(Bloomberg) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. reported declining sales, and said it would “realign the workforce” and cut costs over the next three years, signaling that the stumbling global economy has dented demand for servers.
Revenue fell 16% to $6 billion in the period ended April 30, the San Jose, California-based company said Thursday in a statement. Analysts, on average, expected $6.19 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Profit, excluding some items, was 22 cents a share, compared with an average estimate of 28 cents.
The company said it was putting in place a plan to cut costs, with a goal of $1 billion in savings by the end of fiscal 2022. Measures will including simplifying its product portfolio and supply chain as