Layoffs? Restructuring? HP Partners Say Theyll Cope

By Jacqueline Emigh  |  Posted 2005-02-10 Print this article Print

Resellers, integrators, ISVs and other partners steel themselves against the ramifications—rumored or real—of the big CEO shakeup at HP, but not everyone's pleased with the names being floated for Fiorina's replacement.

Carly Fiorinas departure from HP has gone hand in hand with rumors ranging from immediate sales layoffs to a larger corporate restructuring somewhere down the road. But partners from a variety of sectors say theyre set to take organizational changes in stride. Some even see new opportunities for partners. "One of our closest friends