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HP (NYSE:HPQ) will cut 9,000 jobs in its HP Enterprise Services Business division, the company has announced, as the result of a data center consolidation to move its infrastructure onto its own Converged Infrastructure product lines.

The workforce reduction, which comes two years after HP announced its acquisition of IT services firm EDS, will consolidate the business unit’s commercial data centers, management platforms, networks, tools and applications “to create a more scalable, modernized and automated IT infrastructure that will better serve its clients’ needs,” according to a statement issued by HP.