HP announced two affordable,
power-efficient HP ProLiant servers as well as the market’s first Quad-Core AMD
Opteron processor-based x86 platforms.
In addition, the company is offering
an expanded customer relationship management portfolio, Linux-based management
tools and remote access technology.
All of the products and solutions
are designed to help small to midsize businesses reduce costs, improve security
and better manage customer relationships.
According to an AMI-Partners report,
this year more than 60 percent of midmarket companies surveyed plan to invest
in technology specifically for customer relationship management and secure
“Through extensive research and
customer interaction, HP has gained valuable insight into the needs of midsize
business customers,” said Urs Renggli, director, worldwide small and midmarket
business, Technology Solutions Group, HP. “As a result, we can deliver
customized, affordable and effective technology designed specifically for them.”
Affordable, power-efficient HP
The new HP ProLiant BL260c G5 offers
customers the most power-efficient and affordable server blade in the industry.
The BL260c costs 20 percent less and is 64 percent more power-efficient
than any other blade on the market. The BL260c, for use with the
award-winning HP BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures, is designed for branch
offices and remote sites with small or virtualization-based environments. It
supports CRM, enterprise resource planning, database applications, web
applications, file/print services and high-performance computing.
HP also introduced the HP ProLiant
DL120 G5, the most affordable rack-optimized HP ProLiant server available. The
single-processor DL120 features the latest Intel Xeon technology and offers
midsize businesses improved efficiency.
In addition, HP is first to market
with Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-based x86 servers for customers of all
sizes. The energy-efficient servers deliver improved processor performance as well
as large memory footprints and storage capacities. They are ideal for demanding
business and scale-out applications as well as virtualization deployments.
In all, these eight blades rack and
tower models can save customers money through server consolidation and lower
Expanded CRM configuration options