Compaq Promotion Offers Small and Medium Businesses Savings on Storage and Server Technology Solutions (Advisory)
HOUSTON, October 16, 2001
Today, as part of its weekly 'Business Tuesday' promotion,
Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ) unveiled
industry-leading solutions for small and medium businesses
(SMBs). For a limited time, customers purchasing select Compaq
ProLiant™ servers get a free $1,299 Compaq Smart
Array 5302 storage controller when they buy direct from Compaq
on 1-800-888-2212 and free shipping when they order online
"This offer demonstrates Compaq's commitment to providing small businesses with access to quality and affordable technology solutions," said Robyn West, vice president of Compaq's North America SMB Sales. "We recognize the need to provide enterprise-caliber technology designed to fit the unique needs of emerging enterprises."
The revolutionary Smart Array 5300 series of high-performance Ultra3 array controllers provides reliable data protection for Compaq ProLiant servers. Combined, these technologies offer consistent upgradeability, data transfer and advanced data protection.
Furthermore, Compaq is able to deliver a variety of solutions to meet the diverse needs and budgets of growing businesseseither on the spot, or with flexible financing options. "Under leasing terms with this special offer, customers who qualify with Compaq Financial Services won't have to make any payments until February 2002," said West. "This serves as another way that we can add value to our small business customers."
Final calls for this special offer are at midnight on Thursday, October 18th with the next featured product promotion beginning the following Tuesday, October 23th.
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