Hewlett-Packard announced today
the completion of their VoodooPC acquisition. The smaller maker was known for selling high-end gaming desktop and laptop computers. The company which was based in Canada and founded by brothers, Rahul and Ravi Sood will maintain its current distribution model and brand name along with its marketing, sales, support and development operations according to the press release. As part of the deal however, Rahul Sood will become chief technologist, and Ravi will be director of strategy and marketing for the newly formed gaming PC business unit at HP.
“HP is delighted to welcome VoodooPC
into our new gaming business unit,” said Todd Bradley, executive vice president, Personal Systems Group, HP. “Combining VoodooPC’s passion and expertise of the gaming world with HP’s R&D and marketing infrastructure positions HP to play a leadership role in all aspects of gaming.”