HP Labs China (HPLC), located in Beijing, was established in November, 2005. The China Lab builds on HP's long-established relationships in China, and will strengthen the partnership between HP and Chinese academia and extensive research community.
HP Labs China currently is a part of the Networking and Mobility Lab (NML) of HP Labs, which conducts fundamental research in networking, communications and mobility areas. Key areas of research include Software Defined Networking (SDN) and communications technologies, to enable bandwidth, speed and latency for extreme data volumes; cloud network controller and management systems; seamless mobility solutions, empowering mobile users with simple, cloud-assisted ubiquitous connectivity services; and mobility research that provides mobile device and persona management, and disrupts the economics of apps and user experiences in the enterprise. HP Labs China mainly collaborates with HP Networking in US and H3C in China for transferring research results into HP products.