Hewlett-Packard, renowned for HP, was founded in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Davy Packard in Palo Alto, California. HP is an American multinational corporation in the field of information technology. The company's headquarters are located in the Silicon Valley, California, USA, and is actually the oldest company in the valley. The company is also one of the largest IT companies operating in almost every country in the world. The owners of the company (Hewlett and Packard) decided to nominate a name for their company. They decided to put their names on the company. As a result, they dropped a lot, with the name of each one falling. The start of the name of the company would be with the first letter of the name, which eventually fell to the name of the first Hewlett, and thus became the name of the company hp. HP's main products include powerful servers, switches, storage devices, laptops, digital cameras, computers, televisions, printers, cell phones, network management software and more.