Landslide Victory for HP Vectra PC; More than 20 Awards in 1998 Demonstrate HP Vectra PCs are the Favorite Among Top Industry Trade Publications.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. 3, 1998--The ballot boxes are full; the votes have been counted, and HP Vectra PCs have won the top spot. Hewlett-Packard Company today announced that its HP Vectra PCs have swept the awards conferred con·fer
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1. To bestow (an honor, for example): conferred a medal on the hero; conferred an honorary degree on her. by some of the most influential PC publications in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. , France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Spain, winning more than 20 prestigious awards -- even before the year is out.
In the United States, HP prevailed in the corporate PC category in major PC trade publications, winning more awards than any other major vendor.
Around the world, the HP Vectra PC was praised for its industry-leading performance, manageability and serviceability (system) serviceability - The ease with which corrective maintenance or preventative maintenance can be performed on a system (e.g. by a hardware service technician). Higher serviceability improves availability and reduces service cost.
Serviceability is one component of RAS. . For example, in January, PC Magazine awarded the HP Vectra PC its famous Editors' Choice Award, calling it the PC that "hits a home run on every count".
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see cryptococcosis. magazines were equally strong in their praise, with 10 total awards. Across both continents, the HP Vectra PC family won abundant honors, including the following: -0-
-- eight prestigious PC Magazine Editors' Choice Awards in the United States, UK and Spain; -- Windows(R) Magazine (United States) "Best Buy" and numerous Winlist appearances; -- PC Computing (United States) Five Stars and A-list appearances; -- Byte (United States) "Best" award; -- Personal Computer World (UK) Editors' Choice and 1998's "Best PC for Business"; -- Info PC (France) Five Star award; -- PC Welt (Germany) Number 1 and Top 10; and -- PC Professionale (Italy) VIP award.
HP Vectra PC support and services also have earned excellence accolades. For the third year running, Computer Reseller An organization that sells hardware and software to the general public. Resellers purchase products from software publishers and hardware manufacturers. News nominated nom·i·nate
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1. To propose by name as a candidate, especially for election.
2. To designate or appoint to an office, responsibility, or honor. HP PCs as "Channel Champion" for dedication to channel partners. In addition, PC customers rank HP's service and reliability highly as well, giving the company top rankings in reader surveys conducted by PC Magazine and Windows Magazine.
HP Vectra PC information can be found at http://www.hp.com/go/vectra.
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