/ Source: The Associated Press
Microsoft Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. will jointly sell information-technology services to businesses over the next three years under a partnership disclosed Wednesday.
The deal amounts to an expansion of already close ties between Microsoft, the world's largest software company, and HP, the No. 1 computer vendor. The companies said they would invest at least $300 million together in creating and marketing services together. The companies said their new venture would focus on offering services in such fields as communications and data management.
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