IT corporation Hewlett-Packard (HP) will continue providing Shell with hardware and services to support the oil and gas company's global business for the next five years.
Under the renewed agreement, HP will deliver more than 150,000 products to Shell's 100,000 employees and contractors working in more than 100 countries through its worldwide network of local channel partners. The products will include PCs, tablets, peripherals, printers, workstations, servers, storage, and networking hardware. HP will also provide IT integration and support services.
HP has been an IT supplier to Shell for over 14 years, said Nick Lazaridis, senior vice president, Printing and Personal Systems and managing director, Asia Pacific and Japan, HP. He added that the extended contract will enable Shell to gain access to "quality tools and services [that will help] increase efficiency, which in turn will help them stay competitive in developing areas and established markets.
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