HP Introduces Rapid PC Deployment Solution to Reduce IT Costs; HP Also Unveils Latest Notebook and Desktop Products and Instant Support Services for Customers.Business Editors/High Tech Writers
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HP also unveiled two consumer notebook PCs, a liquid crystal display liquid crystal display (LCD)
Optoelectronic device used in displays for watches, calculators, notebook computers, and other electronic devices. Current passed through specific portions of the liquid crystal solution causes the crystals to align, blocking the passage of light. (LCD) monitor, wireless desktop accessories and expanded Web-based instant support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services . These products and services help customers meet their evolving computer needs -- at home, in the office and on the road.
The HP rapid deployment solution, powered by Rembo Auto Deploy and Rembo Auto Backup, offers businesses an easy way to quickly deploy thousands of individualized in·di·vid·u·al·ize
tr.v. in·di·vid·u·al·ized, in·di·vid·u·al·iz·ing, in·di·vid·u·al·iz·es
1. To give individuality to.
2. To consider or treat individually; particularize.
3. PCs in a short time. HP is implementing the solution and expects to deploy 70,000 PC units globally in less than 6 months.
The solution helps information technology (IT) managers save time by assisting them in effectively maintaining and deploying software images, automating installations and customizing across multiple locations. This also helps to reduce the overall cost of deploying and maintaining PCs.
In addition, HP now provides customized software See custom software. services for overall project management. The rapid deployment solution supports both HP and non-HP notebook and desktop PCs running either Microsoft(R)- or Linux-based operating systems.
For the ongoing management of hardware and software imaging, HP also provides PC management services. This outsourcing solution includes a core set of client, server, network and support capabilities to help companies control IT costs and increase end-user productivity through standardization, centralized cen·tral·ize
v. cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing, cen·tral·iz·es
1. To draw into or toward a center; consolidate.
2. IT management and improved service levels.
"HP brings a strong set of assets to customers around the world," said Webb McKinney, president, HP Business Customer Organization. "With the HP rapid deployment solution, HP is delivering on its promise to provide customers with a breadth and depth of products and solutions that can simplify PC deployment and reduce overall operating costs operating costs npl → gastos mpl operacionales ."
PCs, Display Units, Accessories and Extended Instant Support Unveiled
The HP Pavilion HP Pavilion may refer to:
Newly announced accessories for the HP Pavilion n5000 series include a 3Com Bluetooth PC card and an integrated mini-PCI modem/LAN, both of which enable convenient and reliable wireless computing.
For desktop users, HP introduced a 17-inch LCD pivot display (the HP L1720 monitor), rounding out the family that already includes 15-inch and 18-inch LCD monitors. New desktop PC accessories include an ergonomic cordless keyboard and mouse kit.
Expanded HP Instant Support services can benefit both notebook and desktop PC users with online diagnostics and resolution. This integrated phone- and Web-based service now incorporates extended Web support capabilities for networked and local printers; the ability to download BIOS and driver updates; and significant enhancements that make HP Instant Support easier to use. With a new self-help capability, HP Instant Support enhances the customer experience by providing users with timely access to information and assistance, as often as they need it.
HP Showcase Information
HP is showcasing a variety of products in its booth (No. 2204) on the trade show floor during PC Expo A trade show for resellers, corporate managers and technical professionals from CMP Media LLC, a subsidiary of United Business Media. First held in New York in 1983 with 120 exhibitors and 9,600 attendees, the show grew from the personal computer's early years to 550 vendors and more than , being held June 26-28 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. . Conference attendees will have the opportunity to experience HP equipment firsthand, including consumer and business notebook PCs, desktop PCs and printers, as well as digital cameras, software and the latest in server technology.
Additional information about these products and services can be found in HP's PC Expo online press kit at http://www.wswinteractive.com/hp/pcexpo.
More information about Rembo technology can be found at http://www.rembo.com.
Hewlett-Packard Company -- a leading global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services -- is focused on making technology and its benefits accessible to all. HP had total revenue from continuing operations continuing operations
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This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that the market for the sale of certain products and services may not develop as expected; that development of these products and services may not proceed as planned; and other risks that are described from time to time in HP's Securities and Exchange Commission reports, including but not limited to the annual report on Form 10-K Form 10-K
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