HP Supports Microsoft Windows 2000-Compatible Program; Microsoft Windows 2000-compatible PCs from HP Offer Full Benefits of Future Windows Operating Systems.
PALO ALTO Palo Alto, city, California
Palo Alto (păl`ō ăl`tō), city (1990 pop. 55,900), Santa Clara co., W Calif.; inc. 1894. Although primarily residential, Palo Alto has aerospace, electronics, and advanced research industries. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 1998-- Hewlett-Packard Company today announced that its HP Vectra Corporate PCs, HP Kayak PC Workstations, HP Brio The HP Brio is a computer line made by Hewlett-Packard.
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(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. (R) 2000-compatible under the Microsoft(R) Windows 2000-compatible program, enabling easy transition to Windows 2000, the next version of Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. .
Now HP's customers are equipped with the tools to run tomorrow's business applications and to maintain the benefits of high-performing, manageable, reliable and secure PCs.
Support for the Windows 2000-compatible program, combined with the diverse range of HP corporate PCs, ensures that HP customers will benefit from increased functionality under Windows 2000; this includes 64-bit PC performance, reduced total cost of ownership (TCO (1) (Total Cost of Ownership) The cost of using a computer. It includes the cost of the hardware, software and upgrades as well as the cost of the inhouse staff and/or consultants that provide training and technical support. See ROI. ) and robust PC security. With HP shipping more than half of its corporate PCs with Windows NT 4.0 Workstation and its superior Windows NT service and support, HP customers could not be better prepared for the transition to Windows 2000.
"Our long-standing relationship with Microsoft continues to satisfy our business customers worldwide," said Jacques Clay, HP vice president and general manager of the commercial computing business, "We believe the combined strength of HP PCs and Microsoft Windows 2000 provides a completely forward-engineered business-PC solution that furthers this success."
"HP corporate PCs, combined with Windows NT Workstation 4.0, offer our customers a compelling business computing system for today and prepare them for the future with Windows 2000 Professional," said Brad Chase Brad Chase is a fictional lawyer, portrayed by Mark Valley, on the ABC television series Boston Legal. David E. Kelley, the creator of Boston Legal, Chase went to Dartmouth College for his Undergraduate studies, according to a diploma on the set of his office. , vice president Windows marketing and developer relations at Microsoft. "Our cooperative efforts provide customers with improved PC manageability, reliability, security and performance on mainstream business PC platforms."
HP provides worldwide Microsoft-authorized support with comprehensive multivendor coverage for corporate customers' overall Windows NT or future Windows 2000 needs. HP's complete portfolio of Windows-based services, including support, disaster recovery, and professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. and training, allows customers to choose the services they need as they migrate to business-critical Windows 2000-based applications.
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