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HP ZCENTRAL

LIBERATE THE WORK. 
CENTRALIZE THE POWER.

A complete hardware and software solution to power a remote workforce.
 

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ZCENTRAL VS VIRTUALIZED SERVERS

Unlike a virtualized server, our solution provides direct, undivided access to workstation-class performance without the additional maintenance and costs5.

 

ZCENTRAL VS CLOUD

Cloud-based solutions don’t offer the cost-structure you need for power-users. Get predictable pricing without trading-off configurable performance.

 

ZCENTRAL VS OTHER WORKSTATIONS

As the world's only single-source remote workstation solution1, no extra remote hardware or software is required⁵. It's a simple end-to-end solution.

 

THE ULTIMATE HIGH-PERFORMANCE SOLUTION

  • Z POWER. ANYWHERE.

    With 1:1 access, your users get the same experience as if their workstation were next to them. HP ZCentral Remote Boost3 compresses and quickly transports pixels for a seamless experience.

  • KEEP CLOSE CONTROL

    Manage connections between remote power users and your centralized hardware with HP ZCentral Connect.2 Assign individual machines, create pools for groups to share, enable scheduling, terminate idle sessions, and monitor the health status of your hardware. All from a single interface.

  • PROTECT YOUR IP

    Lock your data down tight on the world's most secure workstations⁴. We only transfer encrypted pixels over the network, so your sensitive information never leaves your data closet. It's foolproof.

  • UNLOCK SAVINGS

    We're the only vendor that offers a single-source remote workstation solution with hardware and software1. Share pools of workstations with no additional virtualization software required.

COMPLETE YOUR SOLUTION

For the first time ever, get Z performance in a high-density 1U footprint with HP ZCentral 4R – the world’s most powerful 1U Rack Workstation.9 This slim powerhouse lets you pack more Units – and more power – into your data closet.

 

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NOW YOUR POWER USERS CAN TACKLE
COMPLEX PROJECTS FROM ANYWHERE

SETUP WITH ZCENTRAL REMOTE BOOST IS EASY

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Download the receiver and sender options. Our software is included on Z.3

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Purchase a sender license and download a receiver option for each local device.

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Software Support

Latest Version Release: ZCentral Remote Boost 20.3.1.8860


Service and support for RGS expired March 31st, 2021

MANAGE YOUR TEAM’S CONNECTIONS WITH ZCENTRAL CONNECT

SOFTWARE SUPPORT

Latest Software Version: 20.3.5178.0
 


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USER GUIDES

SIMPLIFY DEVICE MANAGEMENT

Choose HP Device as a Service10 for an easy way to deploy ZCentral software and hardware with users, helping you to reduce IT costs and provide robust end-point protection.11 Trust HP or an authorized channel partner to monitor security on your devices.

  • 1. DISCOVER & DESIGN

    From consulting to assessment and solution design services, let us help you make the best IT decisions and investments.

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  • 2. CONFIGURE

    Save time and increase your IT organization’s productivity when HP custom configures your devices to your specifications.

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  • 3. DEPLOY

    Get your users up and running quickly with delivery, staging, installation, and device set-up service designed to help reduce time, risks and costs.

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  • 4. OPTIMIZE

    Increase user uptime with fast resolution of device issues, OS migration, and through consulting services to optimize your PC environment.

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  • 5. MAINTAIN

    Choose from a wide range of global services for coverage, protection, and support to improve user uptime and IT cost predictability.

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  • 6. RECOVER & RENEW

    Help protect your business data with our secure end of use services, and prepare for a technology refresh that supports environmental sustainability.

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A NEW WAY TO CO-CREATE

HP ZCentral Remote Boost and NVIDIA Omniverse™

 

Working on a multi-software project remotely? With NVIDIA Omniverse you can co-create simultaneously – rendering a 3D design in Maya while a teammate edits in After Effects. And now with ZCentral Remote Boost technology, you have the power of the Omniverse to collaborate remotely from anywhere.

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BUILT FOR WHAT YOU DO

CENTRALIZED RACK-MOUNTABLE HARDWARE
END-POINT DEVICES

FEATURES

FREEDOM
 

Your power users now have the freedom to connect to a workstation from almost any end-point device,3 including slim, light devices they can use in the office or on the go.

SOFTWARE INTEGRATION

With a single-source remote workstation solution, our software is integrated so your users can connect in one-click and quickly start harnessing the power of a remote workstation.

REMOTE CONTROL
 

ZCentral Connect gives you full control of your centralized hardware, allowing you to provide service and maintenance from anywhere6.

OPERATING SYSTEMS
 

Our software is compatible with most major desktop operating systems including Windows, macOS and Linux®.3 This gives you the ultimate flexibility to support your various users.

Disclaimers
  1. Based on workstation OEMs that design, develop, and support both the hardware and software for centralized workstations to enable remote graphics as of October 2019.
  2. HP ZCentral Connect Software requires purchase of a perpetual floating license per simultaneous connection and purchase of 1 year ZCentral Connect Software Support Service and requires download at hp.com/ZCentral. Requires HP ZCentral Remote Boost Software which can be downloaded at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost, a Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 or newer operating system, Microsoft Active Directory and Intel Active Management Technology for select features.
  3. HP ZCentral Remote Boost Sender does not come preinstalled on Z Workstations but can be downloaded and run on all Z desktop and laptops without license purchase through 2022. With non-Z sender devices, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. ZCentral Remote Boost Sender for non-Z Hardware requires a license and Windows 10, RHEL/CentOS (7 or 8), or UBUNTU 18.04 or 20.04 LTS operating systems. macOS (10.14 or newer) operating system and ThinPro 7.2 are only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.
  4. Based on HP’s unique and comprehensive security capabilities at no additional cost among desktop workstation vendors as of January 2017 on HP Desktop Workstations with 7th Gen and higher Intel® Processors.
  5. No additional virtualization hardware or software required (i.e. VMWare, Citrix, GPU virtualization, Teradici, or 3rd party brokers). Specialized IT management not required.
  6. Certain features of ZCentral Connect, such as remotely powering the machines on/off, require Intel AMT and Microsoft Active Directory.
  7. The 60-day free trial of HP ZCentral Remote Boost is available for non-HP sender devices. At the end of the free trial period, the software will cease to function. To continue using HP ZCentral Remote Boost, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. ZCentral Remote Boost requires a license and Windows 10, RHEL/CentOS (7 or 8), or UBUNTU 18.04 or 20.04 LTS operating systems. macOS (10.14 or newer) operating system and ThinPro 7.2 are only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.
  8. HP ZCentral Connect Software 60 day free trial is available for HP and non-HP devices. At the end of the free trial period, the software will cease to function. To continue using HP ZCentral Connect Software, purchase of a perpetual floating license per simultaneous connection and purchase of 1 year ZCentral Connect Software Support Service is required and can be downloaded at hp.com/ZCentral is required. Requires HP ZCentral Remote Boost Software which can be downloaded at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost, a Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 or newer operating system, Microsoft Active Directory and Intel Active Management Technology for select features.
  9. Based on HP internal analysis of 1U racked workstation processor, graphics, memory, and power supply as of July 2020. 
  10. HP DaaS and/or included components may vary by region or by Authorized HP DaaS Service Partner. Please contact your local HP Representative or Authorized DaaS Partner for specific details in your location. HP services are governed by the applicable HP terms and conditions of service provided or indicated to Customer at the time of purchase. Customer may have additional statutory rights according to applicable local laws, and such rights are not in any way affected by the HP terms and conditions of service or the HP Limited Warranty provided with your HP Product.
  11. HP DaaS includes minimum hardware, repair, analytics and financing components and may include additional displays, accessories, and services. The minimum components are subject to change.  

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.