Currently being on the inside of these organisations there is an inherent incompatibility between HP and EDS on many levels. It seems the integration process is in a holding pattern. Many decisions may be differed due to current economics which is not the way to handle a takeover. You need decisive action what I am seeing is quite the opposite.
Reading between the lines with this article makes you wonder why the takeover occurred if they are going to divest a big chunk of the business.