The changes are a kind of sequel to the spinoff of the Enterprise Services Group, which is being merged with CSC. The deal, likely to close early in 2017, is expected to hand $8.5 billion to HPE shareholders.
The remaining Enterprise Group is now becoming the hub for HPE’s cloud efforts. The Helion OpenStack and Helion CloudSystem teams are moving into that group, according to an HPE blog entry posted yesterday.
HPE has also created something called the Software-Defined and Cloud Group (SDCG), another addition to the Enterprise Group. SDCG is led by Ric Lewis, who was previously the senior vice president in charge of HPE’s converged infrastructure efforts. His purview included Synergy, HPE’s take on composable infrastructure.
The overall cloud organization within the Enterprise Group will be run by Mark Interrante, who had been the cloud unit’s senior vice president of engineering. He’s replacing Senior Vice President Bill Hilf, who is leaving the company.
Separately, senior vice president Manish Goel is also leaving HPE. He’d been in charge of the storage business; his replacement is Bill Philbin, an HPE vice president.