Compaq's Popular "Business Tuesday" Promotion Features Half-Off Second iPAQ Desktop Purchase (Advisory)
HOUSTON, October 9, 2001
Beginning today, small and medium size business owners have an opportunity to purchase a Compaq iPAQ™ desktop and get half off another, for savings up to $449 savings when they buy direct from Compaq at 1-800-888-2212 or online at www.compaq.com/bt.
This popular desktop features an Intel® Celeron™ processor, 800MHz, and Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition. Other highlights:
- iPAQ desktops are the sleek, unique desktops that simply and affordably provide the ideal features for Internet/intranet and mainstream business computing
- iPAQ desktops offer simplified computing throughout an extended lifecycle while offering stability, consistency, and advanced technologies such as USB and MultiBay
- iPAQ desktops are easier and less costly to deploy and manage, and lower total ownership costs through legacy-free offerings and technologies that simplify use and ownership
"Business Tuesday builds upon our momentum of creating innovative products integrated into solutions for emerging enterprises," said Robyn West, vice president of Compaq's North America SMB Sales. "For example, during this promotion, businesses could purchase 15 Compaq iPAQ desktops for the price of 10. The savings could be invested in more technology or to enhance other areas of the business."
Final calls for this special offer are at midnight on Thursday, October 11th, with the next featured product promotion beginning the following Tuesday, October 16th.
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