How to get your LinkedIn profile to show the correct company
for each position.
LinkedIn Tips & Traps - Positions
Micro Focus UK and US Headquarters [scroll down] Other
Keep in mind that Micro Focus is a completely separate
company from HPE
-- not a successor corporation to HPE.
First step: Which HP-related
companies am I a retiree or former employee of? HPInc, Hewlett
Packard Enterprise, Agilent, Compaq, DEC, DXC, EDS,
Keysight, Micro Focus,
Tandem... or multiple companies?
Given HP's complex history of acquisitions, divestitures,
and spinoffs, the company that you are legally a former
employee of may not be obvious.
Before contacting one of the HP-related companies, check
Which Company for links to official and unofficial contact information for each company.
Stock and HPE
For those who transitioned to Micro Focus:
401(k) Members report that the next 401(k) match payout was
to be on the date of their transition.
- You are classified as a former employee or retiree of HPE. Treated as
though you left HPE to join any other company. Entitled to whatever
retiree coverage you qualified for at the time you left HPE. (If
qualified for the
"Pre-2003" retirement program,
classified as a retiree of HPE but medical benefits administered by HPInc.)
article summarizing breakup of Hewlett-Packard into HPInc,
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC, and Micro Focus.
"Transaction valued at approximately $8.8 billion, including
50.1% ownership of the new combined company by HPE
shareholders and a $2.5 billion cash payment to HPE." --original
Sept 7, 2016
Pre-spinoff diagram of Micro Focus product history,
including the product lines being acquired from HPE --
ArcSight, Autonomy, Mercury, Opsware, Peregrine, Tower,
Vertica -- with the original HP acquisition price for
MicroFocus-HPES Portfolio 4/1/17
Micro Focus sold the Atalla hardware security business
(formerly part of HPE)
Announcement Also sold 1,400-employee
open-source enterprise software company SUSE (formerly part
of Novell) for $2.5 billion in cash.
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