HP Ultrabooks: For any business on any budgetOctober 15 - 4pm
Designed to fit the needs of any business user or IT budget, HP’s new portfolio of business notebooks aims to redefine mainstream mobile computing.
Ticking the modern day boxes for mobility, durability and security, the tech giant’s new EliteBook series notebook PCs entry to the market comes at a time of need for the industry.
With businesses surrounded by an employee culture centered on mobility, keeping company technology both secure and manageable has become a top concern for IT decision makers’ across the country.
“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,” says Simon Molloy, Market Development Manager: Business Notebooks Printing and Personal Systems, HP NZ.
“HP is leading the transformation of the workplace with innovative and mobile business PCs designed for style, but built for security and reliability.”
According to Molloy, the HP EliteBook 800 series has slimmed down for summer – coming in up to 40% thinner and 28% lighter than previous generations, while delivering enterprise features which allow businesses to provide the Ultrabook experience to everyone in the office.
“They’re designed for frequent travelers with an option for up to 33 hours of battery life and MIL-STD 810G certification for business-rugged reliability,” Molloy adds.
HP Sure Start
Available on HP EliteBooks, HP Sure Start is exclusive to HP BIOSphere and was developed in collaboration with HP Labs, the company’s central research arm, to automatically restore compromised systems so end users can maintain productivity reducing downtime.
Molloy says the HP ProBook 600 series is “tough yet stylish”, focused on delivering a broad selection of business technologies and legacy features, including HD displays and a range of connectivity options.
Designed to fit the needs and budgets of smaller businesses, the new HP ProBook 400 series notebooks are durable, stylish and fast, featuring the speed of the latest 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors.
The HP Security Smart Jacket for HP ElitePad provides mobile authentication, ensuring secure login to corporate networks for mobile professionals.
HP EliteBook 800 series: The ideal travel companion
The HP EliteBook 800 series notebooks are engineered with the security and management features required by enterprise IT, but are customisable to fit the needs of businesses of all sizes.
The new series offers Ultrabook qualification for select notebooks, and features a thinner and lighter profile ideal for travelers, and a sophisticated design in a rich graphite black with meteorite gray accents inspired by high-performance automobiles.
HP EliteBook 800 series notebooks meet MIL-STD 810G testing for impressive toughness and reliability, with a magnesium unibody chassis further reinforced with aluminum accents and featuring an optional back-lit keyboard to maintain productivity in low-light settings.
A durable drop-jaw hinge Ethernet port ensures reliable connectivity without the need for a dongle or other adapter, while HP Trust Circles ensures that only assigned contacts can access critical files.
• The HP EliteBook 820 G1 is up to 35 percent thinner and 18 percent lighter than previous generations, featuring a 12-inch diagonal display and a weighing less than 3 lbs for business travelers who need a light, full-featured device.
• The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is Ultrabook qualified and offers a 14-inch diagonal display with an optional touch display optimized for the Windows 8 experience, plus an amazing battery life of up to 33 hours with the optional secondary Slice Battery.
• The HP EliteBook 850 G1 features a large15.6-inch diagonal display for easy viewing and offers an optional Ultrabook qualification. It is powered by the latest generation Intel architecture and protected by the full HP Client Security portfolio.
HP Sure Start technology: Automatic protection from BIOS attack
Designed in collaboration with HP Labs, HP Sure Start is the latest breakthrough innovation in HP business platform protection and an exclusive self-healing BIOS solution.
Available on the new HP EliteBook 800 series, this unique hardware-based solution detects and remedies malware and security attacks to the BIOS.
HP ProBook 600 series: The thinner, tougher taskmaster
The HP ProBook 600 series PCs are highly configurable HP business notebooks packed with the latest technologies, allowing IT administrators to tailor them to the specific needs of their end users, and only purchase the functionality they need.
Optional 4G LTE WWAN helps keep business connected, while the optional long-life battery keeps businesses productive with business-day battery life.
With USB 3.0 and DisplayPort 1.2 paired with new HD+ and full HD display options and top-mounted speakers, employees can enjoy an outstanding user experience whether connecting with colleagues across the conference room or around the world.
HP ProBook 400 Series: Proven durability meets stylish design
The HP ProBook 400 series now includes three notebooks—the HP Probook 440 G1, the HP ProBook 450 G1 and the HP ProBook 470 G1—with the speed of the latest 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors(5) to help business users work faster.
The HP ProBook 450 G1 also features an optional touch interface on a premium shatter-, reflection-, smudge- and scratch-resistant screen, enabling greater productivity by providing another way to interact with apps and data.
The HP ProBook 400 series is designed to look good on the go with an attractive meteorite gray chassis with soft touch finish and an all-metal keyboard deck.
The HP ProBook 400 series adds substance to its style with a new hybrid hard drive option that offers the responsiveness of an SSD(11) with the capacity of a traditional hard drive, along with optional 4G LTE,(9,12,13) HSPA+ WWAN, (9,13,14) Skype (15) and rich DTS Sound+.
HP Security Jacket: Enhanced identity and network protection for HP ElitePad
The new HP Security Jacket adds critical functionality to the HP ElitePad, HP’s Windows 8 commercial tablet. It allows device and network access only to those with approved access through single- or multi-factor user authentication via a thin and light jacket design.
Ideal for government, healthcare and security-sensitive corporate environments, the TAA-compliant Security Smart Jacket includes a Smart Card Reader(16) that allows FIPS 140-2 encryption solutions and offers an optional fingerprint reader, both of which meet FIPS 201 requirements.
Additionally, the HP Security Jacket offers USB 3.0 and HDMI ports for convenient connectivity.
Paired with HP’s included Device Access Manager software with Just In Time authentication, the jacket’s USB port can be easily secured for limited, authorised use of removable storage devices during a brief allotted time after authentication.
The HP Security Jacket is compatible with the HP ElitePad dock for easy desktop productivity with dual display support.
Pricing and availability
The HP EliteBook 800 series is available in New Zealand from October 2013, with pricing starting at NZD$1,895.