Partners weigh in on HP's Xerox U-turn: HP's bleeding cash on print and supplies and they need to fix it

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Partners discuss their thoughts on HP’s apparent change of heart and the future for a merged entity

As HP released its quarterly figures on Monday, CEO Enrique Lores announced a dramatic U-turn when he said the vendor was now "open to engage" with Xerox after four months of often-explosive twists and turns and speculation over whether Xerox will acquire HP. The U-turn is likely not a surprise to most, but for partners of the vendors, there are differing takes on why it happened. "It's either investor pressure or they want to take some intelligence out of speaking with them," Carl Mazz...

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