HP Delivers “Just Right IT” Portfolio for Small Businesses

<p>HP today introduced its <a href="http://h20384.www2.hp.com/serverstorage/us/en/solutions/just-right-it.ht...“Just Right IT”</a> 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.</p> <p>The portfolio includes new server, printer and PC products designed and priced “just right” to deliver affordability and value to small businesses. </p> <p>“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.” </p> <p><b>Simplify management of business operations</b></p> <p>Designed for micro and small businesses with increasing IT needs and constrained budgets, the following HP solutions make it easier to increase productivity by providing: </p> <ul> <li>Increased reliability with the <a href="http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF05a/15351-15351-4237916-423791... ProLiant MicroServer</a>. 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. </li> </ul>


Metrofuser Introduces Remanufactured LaserJet P3015 Fuser to Market

<p>Roselle NJ – September 7th, 2010 Laser printer parts manufacturer Metrofuser (<a href="http://www.metrofuser.com">www.metrofuser.com</a>) has introduced remanufactured fusers for the Hewlett Packard LaserJet P3010/P3015 printers (RM1-6274)</p> <p>“Reliable laser printer parts solutions are in high demand with the advent of more feature-rich laser printers in the marketplace - particularly for Hewlett Packard LaserJet printers,&quot; stated Will DeMuth, Chief Operating Officer, &quot;Our customers require the most precise imaging technology in this demanding market and our R&amp;D team has devised a solution for the P3015fuser.&quot;</p> <p>&quot;We believe remanufacturing is not only a eco-friendly alternative, but it is also a chance for the part to evolve from its original state. At Metrofuser each repair generation is an evolution to greater quality - a continuous improvement from the original factory model. From implementing engineering upgrades and component-level redesigns all the way through to process engineering efficiencies, the evolution and innovation never stops at Metrofuser.&quot;</p>


HP Introduces Virtualized Storage Services to Improve Data Management for Clients

<p>PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2010 </p> <p>HP Enterprise Services today announced a new storage management capability that helps clients better organize and manage the explosion of digitized data to gain superior control of their information while improving asset utilization.</p> <p>The <a href="http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA1-0554ENW.pdf">HP Virtualized Storage Service</a> (VSS) can save clients up to 30 percent in costs by maximizing utilization and moving appropriate data to less expensive storage tiers.<sup>(1)</sup></p> <p>HP VSS manages data and improves efficiency through thin provisioning and data tiering: </p> <ul> <li><u>Thin provisioning</u> taps unused storage space within a network and creates a pool that each storage instance can use. By pooling together available storage space, clients can maximize the utilization of storage assets to keep costs in check. </li> <li><u>Data tiering</u> helps clients eliminate downtime and more efficiently store critical data by allowing them to move data based on its priority from one tier to another without an outage.&#160; </li> </ul> <p>The advanced capabilities of HP VSS can be accessed via HP data center facilities or in-house systems with HP Enterprise Services remote service capacities. Using <a href="http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/en/WF05a/12169-304616-304628-304628... StorageWorks XP Disk Array</a> systems and the XP line of software in tandem with HP VSS allows clients to benefit from the latest storage technology without the risks and time investment involved in an in-house, client-led deployment.</p>


Simply Brilliant Braille HP Teams with ViewPlus to Put Braille in Living Color

Capture1 Objective:

ViewPlus wanted to develop a too to help people with visual impairments communicate better with their sighted counterparts.


ViewPlus teamed up with HP Specialty Printing Systems (SPS) to combine HP TIJ 2.x color inkjet printing technology with advanced paper embossing technology to produce raised color text and graphics, making it possible for people who are sighted and visually impaired, or have learning disabilities, to collaborate on the same document, communicate more effective and develop better comprehension and learning. HP SPS also helped bring the resulting product to market by providing engineering support and featuring the prototype at trade shows.

IT improvements:

• Emprint features a fully integrated solution without the need for an add-on product • Documents printed with Emprint have the same high quality as documents printed with HP inkjet printers • Emprint uses the same paper and reliable ink cartridges as HP inkjet printers • Emprint can print Braille and ink together or separate

Business benefits:

• Coupling HP color inkjet printing technology with Braille embossing serves multiple needs; people with visual impairments, normal sight and learning disabilities can work together more effective• Partnership with HP ensures high-quality printing and further bolsters credibility in the marketplace • Tripled initial sales forecasts in its frst month on the market


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