HP To Acquire Bristol Technology

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has agreed to acquire Bristol Technology Inc., a Danbury, Conn.-based provider of technologies that monitor business transactions. No financial terms were disclosed. < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Bristol has raised over $9.1 million in VC funding from firms like Apax Partners, Connecticut Innovations and Jerusalem Venture Partners. www.hp.com www.bristol.com< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />