Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard plans on exfoliating some 9,000 jobs this year to save "about $500 million to $700 million a year" via the implementation of automated data centers. Associated Press (via CBS 5) reports: "The Palo Alto technology company says it will invest $1 billion in its enterprise services unit, over a multiyear period. The company says the job cuts will be the result of productivity gains and automation."