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Company description: HPE is a descendent of the iconic Hewlett-Packard Co. founded in 1939 and respected as one of the longest-running and most successful IT companies in history.
The company maintains its headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., and is publicly traded as HPE on the New York Stock Exchange. It has a market cap of $22.2 billion, reported revenue of $31 billion in 2017 and employs about 66,000 full-time employees.