MICROSOFT TO ENTER INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH HEWLETT-PACKARD
MicroSoft and Hewlett-Packard announced at a press conference the beginning of their strategic partnership that will include joint introduction of products from the technological family Dot Net of Bill Gate's company. The two firms will invest together more than USD50MN in the development of the new series of informational products worldwide, which according to experts will be the basis of the future information networks. They are suitable for use in the big national corporations and in the national administrations as well. MicroSoft and Hewlett-Packard have already prepared products for the needs of police offices, insurance companies, etc. The two companies will actively participate in the electronic government project which has already been launched in Bulgaria.