Stockholm, 8 september 2010 – Today, HP introduced its “Just Right IT” portfolio, which makes it easy for micro and small businesses to get exactly the IT capabilities they need at just the right time and just the right price so they can focus on better serving their customers.
The portfolio includes new server, printer, and PC products designed and priced “just right” to deliver affordability and value to small businesses.
“While small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) remain cautious about the economy, they continue to look for ways to simplify operations and prepare for growth,” said Anil Miglani, senior vice president at AMI Partners, a strategy consulting firm. “HP, with the help of its channel partners, offers an expanded technology portfolio with realistic financing options that enable SMBs to manage data expansion, improve employee productivity and retain, as well as attract, clients.”
Simplify management of business operations
Designed for micro and small businesses with increasing IT needs and always constrained budgets, the following HP solutions make it easier toincrease productivity by providing:
— Increased reliability with the HP ProLiant MicroServer. Leading the lineup of Just Right IT offerings, this quiet, energy-efficient server combines affordability, performance and data protection for businesses with up to 10 employees. It helps them more effectively centralize information and access files faster so employees can more easily share information while knowing business and customer data are secure.
— Seamless print connectivity with the HP Officejet Pro 8500A e-All-in-One series and HP Officejet 7500A Wide Format e-All-in-One, the world's first wide-format AiO with web connectivity.(1) These printers include HP ePrint and print apps, allowing users to send print jobs from any mobile device(2) and directly access content from the web without a PC.(3) The Officejet Pro 8500A delivers professional color at up to 50 percent lower cost per page than lasers,(4) while the Officejet 7500A offers the lowest cost per page versus in-class, wide-format inkjet all-in-ones and prints up to 13 by 19 inches.(5)
— Reduced energy costs and customized storage with the HP 500B Series Business Desktop PC. This minitower includes a Windows® 7 operating system, configurable hard drives, and an array of conveniently positioned bays and ports for easy access. It also provides a power-saving alternative for advanced photo, video and audio sharing.
— Improved monitoring and management of technology infrastructure from a single console with the new HP Insight with Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010. Designed for midsize businesses that have virtualized servers and storage, this software combined with HP support services can reduce the overprovisioning of IT resources.
Simplify data availability and protection
SMBs need to secure business data while maintaining accessibility in the event of a disaster. New HP data availability and data protection solutions offer clients:
— Increased performance and storage flexibility with the 10GbE iSCSI capabilities of the HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 Modular Smart Array (MSA), which speeds the server/storage connection bandwidth by 10 times.
— Improved business continuity and a simplified user interface for managing backup and recovery with HP Data Protector Express 5.0 Software. Designed specifically for the general user, it makes operation fast and easy..
— Simplified shared storage with the HP P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA) software, the only solution that offers clients with virtualized servers the ability to move to shared storage without purchasing a physical storage area network infrastructure.
— Increased system availability with process improvements as recommended by the HP ITSM Assessment for Virtualized Environments Service.
Simplify communications and connectivity
Wireless, voice and data networks can be complex and difficult to manage. New HP voice-over-IP and wireless offerings provide SMBs:
— Improved application access and increased network security with the HP V-M200 802.11n Access Point Series, which connects up to 64 simultaneous mobile users to the network at wire-like speeds.
— Simplified deployment of a complete virtualization environment using Virtualization Smart Bundles with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, consisting of storage, servers and networking technology for clients that have never experienced the benefits of virtualization.
Just Right IT expands reach for channel partners
New HP SMB solutions are available through HP channel partners and directly from HP. The Just Right IT portfolio lets channel partners save their micro and small business customers time and money by meeting the full range of technology needs – from printers and PCs to servers and networking – with one trusted partner.
HP Financial Services, the company’s leasing and life cycle asset management services division, offers SMBs a range of total financing solutions designed to help them manage budgets as they upgrade their business technology. The HP Financial Services Channel Partner Program is a one-stop financing solution that provides authorized channel partners with comprehensive financing solutions for their customers’ IT environments.
Additional information about HP’s new SMB offerings is available at www.hp.com/go/whatsnewforsmb.
För ytterligare information, vänligen kontakta:
Magnus Wetterberg, produktchef HP ProLiant, HP Sverige, tel: 08-524 94 921
Gunilla Lundqvist, informationschef, HP Sverige, tel: 08-524 90 400
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(1) Compared with B-size/A3+ inkjet all-in-ones with fax less than $300 from major vendors as of March 2010. Details at www.hp.com/go/officejet.
(2) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any internet- and email-capable device. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintcenter.
(3) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Services may require registration. Apps availability varies by country and language. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintcenter.
(4) Majority of color laser all-in-ones less than $600, March 2010; Details at www.hp.com/go/officejet. HP Officejet Pro ISO yield with highest-capacity cartridges based on continuous printing; details at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
(5) Letter cost per page comparisons for B-size inkjet all-in-ones with fax less than $300 from major vendors as of March 2010. Details at www.hp.com/go/officejet. HP Officejet ISO yield with highest-capacity cartridges based on continuous printing. Details at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
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