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As you assess and plan your HP e3000 transition, use this quick reference guide to determine which of the many programs offered by HP and its partners can be of assistance to you.

 Quick reference guide topics:

»  Hardware and software programs
»  HP partner key offerings
»  Training and education programs
»  Services and financing programs

 Hardware and software programs

For details on the hardware and software programs listed below, please contact your local sales representative or reseller.

HP e3000 transition program

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Tradeup discounts

Trade-in your current HP e3000 (9x8, 9x9, 99x, A- or N-Class) and get up to 15% off a new Integrity server. Trade-up credits can now be combined, so you can trade-up multiple older HP e3000s to reach the 15%-off credit limit.

Loaner systems
Free loaners for HP e3000 customers who are migrating one or two HP e3000s to another HP platform. The program includes a free six month loaner system (HP-UX, Windows or Linux) for migration purposes with a substantial purchase discount or leasing option provided at the end of the six months. Loaner systems are subject to availability.

Mission critical and enterprise hp-ux
Any customer may trade in their HP e3000 MPE license for a similar license of Enterprise OE for PA-RISC or a discounted Mission Critical OE for PA-RISC, MirrorDisk/UX, Process Resource Manager, MC/Serviceguard, OnlineJFS 3.3, Workload Manager or C/ANSI C Dev Bundle.

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 HP partner key offerings

HP is working with key ISV and tools partners to map their transition plans and identifying the key rolls for their applications in the HP e3000 transition roadmap.

HP e3000 platinum partners
Experienced HP e3000 partners selected by HP to deliver comprehensive end-to-end HP e3000 transition services, these partners can help develop the transition strategy and plan, pull all the needed tools and applications together, and direct the transition.
Platinum partners include:

»  M.B. Foster
   call George Marcinek at 1-800-ANSWERS
»  Speedware
  call Chris Koppe at 514-747-7007 x8264

HP e3000 transition tools and services partners
HP’s transition tools and services partners offer a wide variety of tools and services to ensure you get the best support for your HP e3000 transition. Go to the e3000 partner website for links to .pdf files listing all the transition tools and services partners.

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 Training and education programs

HP has developed a comprehensive training curriculum specifically for HP e3000 customers. These programs include a white paper, transition aids, webcasts (live and replay), web-based coursework, and in-depth classroom courses.
Visit the training and education site for the latest information.

HP e3000 transition webcasts
This series of webcasts is for customers that need to know how to transition from the HP e3000 to another platform. Planning, budgeting, technical and financial services, alternative approaches, tools, and training are all discussed. The series includes presentations appropriate for people at every level of your transition project, including: planners, system managers, database administrators, programmers, and executives. The topics include first steps, planning, compilers, databases, budgeting and risk management for CEOs and other executives. Each program is presented using streaming audio and slides.

HP-UX fundamentals web-based courses
The fundamentals area of the HP e3000 transition training curriculum features several HP-UX fundamentals courses from an MPE/iX perspective, a UNIX Foundation Technology set of courses (including specifics on HP-UX 11i), for developers. An excellent starting place is to take the first course in the fundamentals area entitled Quick Start to UNIX. This course presents material on basic commands and pointers to documentation.

In-depth courses
HP Education Services offers classroom courses designed to deliver in-depth, hands-on, instructor led HP-UX training. These course are recommended by the curriculum experts and reflect the minimum recommendation for HP-UX in-depth training. In addition, there are over 100 HP-UX oriented courses available to ensure your success.

Reference papers and tools
The HP e3000 Business Servers Information library contains a series of seven white papers focusing on various business and technical aspects of your HP e3000 transition. These are a must read for all HP e3000 customers. The topics are: HP e3000 Transition Considerations, Business Planning Guide, Technical Planning Guide, Compilers and User Interfaces, TurboIMAGE and Databases, KSAM and the MPE File System, and MPE Commands and Networks.

In addition, there are 3 unique cross reference tools as part of the transition training curriculum. These are cross reference web-based tools that convert from MPE information to HP-UX. Specifically, they will convert MPE commands, programming APIs (A.K.A. intrinsics), and the most common system administration functions. In addition to being an indispensable collection of tools, they are also fun to use.

»  Business planning guide 2442 KB
»  Technical planning guide 3145 KB
»  Compilers and user interfaces 2146 KB
»  TurboIMAGE and databases 3657 KB
»  KSAM and the MPE file system 2876 KB
»  MPE commands and networks 2744 KB

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 Services and financing programs

For details on the services and financing programs listed below, please contact your local sales representative or reseller.

transition support services
Special service enhancements designed to assist new or existing PSS (Personalized Support Services) and CSS (Critical Support Services) customers with transition-focused activities.

HP consulting
Discounted services for HP e3000 customers facing a more comprehensive
transition strategy.

HP outsourcing
HP e3000 outsourcing services from HP.

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