The $214-million HP takeover of Neoware has boosted awareness of thin client end-user device technology as a mainstream market option, but it has also taken out one of the former top three vendors in the space. Before the acquisition, Wyse Technology held the lion's share of the market, followed by HP and Neoware respectively. Since the acquisition, HP has gained some ground on Wyse.
What Is HP Gaining?
The takeover has not only boosted HP's market share, it has also improved HP's product offering. Neoware's strengths lay in several areas: