This purchase comes 11 short days after purchasing 3Par for $2.06 billion. 3Par is a data storage company, and another piece in the puzzle that Hewlett-Packard is constructing.
Since their purchase of Palm and webOS, HP has been on an obvious crusade to move beyond PC's. With their global scale and the beloved webOS, we can look forward to some solid developments from the HP camp.
Keep your eyes out for Hewlett-Packard's webOS tablet expected the first quarter of 2011.