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The New Micro Focus Must Deliver In Three Areas

What HPE Software's Spin-Merge Into Micro Focus Means For I&O Leaders

September 1, 2017

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  • By Eveline Oehrlich
  • with Laura Koetzle,
  • Aaron Kinch,
  • Diane Lynch

Why Read This Brief

As of September 1, 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) completed the spin-merge of a significant portion of its software assets with Micro Focus to create the world's seventh-largest software company. In this brief, Forrester lays out the two areas that will determine the new firm's success — development and operations (DevOps) automation and enterprise service management (ESM) — and crystallizes the three demands that I&O leaders must make of the new Micro Focus.

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