HP APC 2011:Q&A to Todd Bradley .

This is a short summary about one Q&A made today to Todd Bradley at the HP APC 2011 last day event in Las vegas.

Q: WebOS and the Touchpad and the opportunity around it.

A: Palm was a “very strategic decision” for HP, and the focus was a precursor to what the cloud strategy. “Look at content consumption and content creation, we’re pretty good on the creation side, but there’s a whole new range of models in terms of consumption.” By purchasing webOS and launching Touchpad, HP has an opportunity “to leapfrog” the Wintel model. Focus with Touchpad will be on a product and suite of services that are enterprise-ready.
Wednesday March 30, 2011 9:15

Putting tablets in context: About 50 million tablets this year. We’ll consume over 400 million PCs. “This is not the end of a sprint but the beginning of a marathon. And all of you have seen this many times… when we show up to a fight, we show up ready to fight.”
Wednesday March 30, 2011 9:16

Bradley says there are 46 tablets in the market today, almost 100 introduced at CES in January. “This isn’t an Apple vs. HP thing,” Bradley says… HP will take on all tablet comers.
Wednesday March 30, 2011 9:17

“They should be worried more about how they’re going to compete with HP,” Bradley warns.
Wednesday March 30, 2011 9:17

Chernick urging Bradley to stick with HP for the long run.
“These is no one-year deal,” Bradley says.

Bradley: HP “is almost an unmatchable platform in the world.”
Wednesday March 30, 2011 9:21

The full liveblog on this link:
Liveblog: Bradley and VJ bring APC home