Press Release: 10. December 2009

Transform education the HP way!

Bangalore, September 1, 2009 – Taking the classroom experience to the next level, HP India, the leading IT company is set to transform educational institutes in Bangalore with its new HP Learning Solutions. The service brings together world-class hardware and best-of-breed software to provide end-to-end solutions. By helping identify, develop, deliver and support solutions that empower educational institutions, HP will enable colleges in Bangalore to achieve better academic standards.


Promising a truly global classroom experience where teaching will be interactive and interesting, these solutions will help institutes go beyond textbooks to hone the skills and knowledge of the students and faculty alike. The HP Learning Solutions (HPLS) aims to identify, develop, deliver and support solutions that will enable educational institutions in Bangalore to achieve better academic standards by deploying adequate and appropriate technologies. This enhanced experienced will be achieved through the combined offerings of the service that includes the HP Educenter, HP Procurve Mobility Academy Solution, HP Solidworks Lab, Industry relevant certification courses by HP Education Services and HP Financial Services.


Speaking on the occasion, Himanshu Seth, Country Manager, Mid-market and Education, Personal Systems Group, HP India, said "Schools, colleges and universities worldwide are striving to enhance the quality and efficiency of education that translates into a bright career for students.  We would all agree that IT can play an important role as a key education enabler. Today, employees are required to be innovative, acquire digital prowess, communicate effectively and work across teams. This is where technology can facilitate adoption and learning for students and also support and empower faculty with the HP Learning Solutions."


Aligned to the above vision, HPLS aims to partner and train teachers to provide students a right mix of experience and content in an interesting and effective manner.


The HP Educentre brings the best in class video and text content on five streams of engineering prepared by NPTEL. Similarly, HP ProCurve enhances classroom learning and collaboration and helps control infrastructure costs by delivering anywhere, anytime wireless services to a broad array of users and devices campus-wide. To bridge the gap between ‘what the university provides’ and ‘what industry expects’, the HP Solidworks Lab gives the students a first hand experience of cutting-edge technologies used by engineering professionals worldwide use to design innovative, real-world products. To top it up, HP provides HP Financial Services enables colleges to manage IT assets with customized options.

HP Learning Solutions has trained more than 100,000 students across India and has rendered its services to some of the most reputed institutions including IIT - Delhi, Kanpur, Chennai, Bombay and Roorkee , NIT- Trichy and Durgapur, Amity Business school, VIT, BIT Misra, Vinayaka Mission, PSG College Coimbatore and many more. The potential to widen this circle of benefit to even more education institutes is immense. According to IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker 2009, demand from education contributed largely to the overall PC shipments in the commercial segment.



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Editorial contacts:
Deepti Dang
Personal Systems Group,
HP India
deepti.dang @hp.com


Mansi Pal
Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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mansi.pal@bm.com
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6/2009

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