HP has introduced a new range of business notebooks; the EliteBook and ProBook series notebook PCs. the notebooks have been designed with mobility, durability and security in mind and a slightly thinner than the previous range.
“IT decision makers today are faced with history’s most diverse and technically savvy workforce, and their demands for devices that reflect personal style and productivity preferences present a unique business challenge,” said Enrique Lores, senior vice president and general manager, Commercial PCs, HP.
The Note Book Series include:
– The HP EliteBook 800 series is 40 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than previous generations and are designed for frequent travellers as it has a battery life of up to 33 hours and MIL-STD 810G certification for business-rugged reliability.
– The HP ProBook 600 series , apart from being stylish, it is a tough and it delivers a broad selection of business technologies and legacy features, including brilliant high-definition (HD) displays and a range of connectivity options.
– The HP ProBook 400 series, It is budget friendly and very good for small businesses. The notebooks are durable, stylish and fast, featuring the speed of the latest 4th generation Intel CoreTM i3/i5/i7 processors.
– The HP Sure Start, an EliteBook was developed exclusively to HP BIOSphere and was developed to automatically restore compromised systems so end users can maintain productivity reducing downtime.
– The HP Security Smart Jacket for HP ElitePad provides mobile authentication, ensuring secure login to corporate networks for mobile professionals.
– HP Sure starts crisis recovery mode immediately and automatically detects the effects of an attack and replaces the corrupted BIOS Boot Block with a clean copy from the secure memory-all within about 30 seconds. This allows businesses to eliminate employee downtime due to a non-operational unit caused by BIOS attacks, and helps save IT time by avoiding help desk calls or service ticket requests. Plus, its hardware-based approach means it is effective against new sources of attacks, even those not yet identified.
With the growing trend of tablets Laptops are slowly loosing popularity in the market and we would seriously want to know if the tablet market is really a threat to HP. Another thing worth finding out is if the desktop market has difficulties in the market given that the mobile technology is slowly affecting major organisations.