HP, Inc.

Customer Case Study

HP, Inc.

HP Inc. was created in 2015 when Hewlett-Packard was split into two separate companies, HP Enterprise, and HP Inc. HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through a portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, their stated mission is to engineer experiences that amaze.

Vertical Use Case

  • IoT
  • Real-time device management
  • Process optimization

Technical Use Case

  • Ingest/ETL
  • Machine Learning

The Challenges

  • Siloed data: Data stored in multiple systems, in multiple places, that was hard to access and analyze
  • Existing tools difficult to manage: Reliance on old data warehousing technologies and tooling resulting in heavy DevOps work, which typically fell on the data science team

The Solution

Databricks provides HP Inc. with a scalable, affordable, unified analytics platform that allows them to predict product issues and uncover new customer services:

  • Simplified management of Apache Spark™: Turnkey unified platform removed infrastructure complexity and empowered the data scientists to focus on the data and not DevOps
  • Analysis of high volume data in flight: Analyze data from more than 20 million devices with a seamless workflow
  • Improved collaboration and productivity: a unified platform for business analysts, data scientists, and subject matter experts

Databricks’ unified platform has helped foster collaboration across our data science and engineering teams which has impacted innovation and productivity.

John Landry, Distinguished Technologist at HP, Inc.