Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman spoke with CRN about the company's plan to simplify and streamline, Aruba market share gains, Cisco layoffs and why customers should make the move from Cisco UCS to Synergy.

The discussion with Whitman came after HPE reported adjusted earnings of 35 cents per share on sales of $9.9 billion for its second fiscal quarter ended April 30. The Wall Street consensus was earnings of 35 cents per share on sales of $9.64 billion.

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