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HP Announces Host of New Imaging and Printing Products and Solutions for Enterprise Market
Company adds Viacom to customer roster for Managed Print ServicesSAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2008
HP today announced new imaging and printing devices, supplies and solutions to give enterprise customers greater options to boost productivity, security and environmental sustainability.
Designed to help customers transform their businesses by enabling them to optimize infrastructure, manage environments and improve workflow, these new offerings include eight imaging and printing solutions, four HP LaserJet printers, an HP Scanjet device and enhancements to the HP Carbon Footprint Calculator.
“Today’s announcement expands HP’s offerings for enterprise customers,” said Bruce Dahlgren, senior vice president, Imaging and Printing Worldwide Sales and Services, HP. “Along with our history of proven devices, HP continues to provide targeted, cost-effective solutions with the right mix of services and devices to enterprise customers, helping them achieve better business results.”
HP also announced global entertainment company Viacom as a new enterprise customer. With an HP Managed Print Services contract, Viacom worked with HP to reduce its global device count and is projected to save up to 25 percent in imaging and printing costs over the next three years. In addition, the environmentally conscious company is projected to experience a 50 to 60 percent increase in energy savings and to reduce its carbon emissions associated with energy by more than 28 percent.(1)
“HP was the smart choice for us because of their expertise in managing and streamlining large imaging and printing environments,” said Joe Simon, chief information officer, Viacom. “HP Managed Print Services has already delivered significant cost and energy savings. Additionally, our employees embraced the new service, especially when they realized the color is better, the speed is faster, the quality has improved and it provides environmentally sound solutions.”
Offering specialized solutions for enterprise customers
Tailoring solutions to meet specific industry needs, HP has added five new enterprise solutions focused on customers in the healthcare, public sector, automotive and financial services industries. HP also introduced three imaging and printing solutions that span industry sectors to address the security and manageability needs of enterprises.
Designed to streamline information workflows, enhance security and help reduce costs, HP’s newest solutions offer customers industry-specific expertise with a single point of contact for simplified sales, service and support processes.
New hardware products for business solutions
HP introduced new printing devices and supplies to better assist customers in saving time and money and to increase efficiencies for enterprise and mid-sized businesses through printing, scanning and security devices. The new offerings range from HP LaserJet mono, color and multifunction (MFP) devices to high-performance secure hard disks.
Also in the managed mid-sized business segment, HP released new devices and supplies to help customers better compete. The offerings include:
Expanding services and tools to help customers go greenHP Managed Print Services help customers tackle specific business goals – from cost and energy savings to increased efficiency.
HP has expanded the capabilities of its carbon footprint calculator that was announced in May to include a full array of HP printing products as well as competitor products. The HP Carbon Footprint Calculator for printing allows customers to compare the carbon footprints of their existing printer fleet to that of a new, optimized fleet to understand how they can reduce their impact on the environment and reap energy savings.
Additionally, customers can compare any two devices (HP and/or competitor products) or build a custom fleet. The calculator assesses printer energy and paper use, the carbon impact of usage, and associated monetary costs based on the geographical energy assessments for 146 countries.
More information about HP’s enterprising printing and imaging offerings is available in an online press kit at http://www.hp.com/go/2008ipgconference.
HP, the world’s largest technology company, provides printing and personal computing products and IT services, software and solutions that simplify the technology experience for consumers and businesses. HP completed its acquisition of EDS on Aug. 26, 2008. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.
(1) Through automated software controls on HP imaging and printing devices including duplex and sleep modes.
(2)Available worldwide later this month.
(3) Available in the United States later this month.
(4) Available in the United States later this month; expected to be available worldwide in 2009.
(5) Available worldwide in fall 2008.
(6) Available worldwide next month with U.S. street prices ranging from $2,499-$2,999. Actual price may vary.
(7) Available worldwide later this month with U.S. street prices ranging from $599-$1,299. Actual price may vary.
(8) Compared to HP LaserJet P3005 Printer series, using the HP Q7551X Black Print Cartridge. Yields established using ISO/IEC test standards. Actual yields and costs vary considerably depending on images printed, number of color pages printed and other factors.
(9) Available worldwide later this month with U.S. street prices ranging from $549-$599. Actual price may vary.
(10) Currently available worldwide with U.S. street price of $499. Actual price may vary.
(11) Available worldwide this fall with U.S. street prices ranging from $299-$549. Actual price may vary.
(12) Expected to be available in November 2008 for purchase in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and in January 2009 for purchase in Asia Pacific. U.S. street prices range from $199-$249. Actual price may vary.
(13) Instant-on Technology uses cutting-edge fuser technology to produce the first page faster when a printer is coming out of low power mode so print jobs are done sooner. An InfoTrends study shows the typical office print job is three to five pages long: www.infotrends.com/public/Content/Presentations/officeprinteruse.pdf. Time to Completion of a typical office print job tested on HP and select competing products. Actual results may vary.
(14) Compatible with the HP Color LaserJet CP1215, CP1515n/CP1518ni and CM1312 MFP series and is available in North America. U.S. street price is $199.99. Actual price may vary.
(15) Based on average retail pricing for quantities up to 5,000 pages. Source: InfoTrends, “The Cost of Print in the United States,” Aug. 27, 2007. Further details are available at www.hp.com/go/ihm.
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