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HP monthly newsletter
February 2009
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Feature Article

Are you capitalizing on your virtualization opportunities?
Save significant dollars by utilizing the HP, VM ware & Intel solution.

The concepts surrounding Virtualization and Server Consolidation are very important to understand as you consider your options. The details of how to actually proceed are where you need specific real world information. Being able to "look over the shoulder" of those who have undertaken and successfully complete a Virtualization project provides the kind of insight you need to make the best decisions and achieve the highest level of success in your organization.

  • Achieve consolidation ratios of up to 20:1 and saved data center space
  • Reduce application deployment time from an average of 45 days to just 4!
To address the problem, your company may be looking for ways to consolidate stand-alone servers into denser blade and storage systems. This alone is a good first step, but it doesn’t take full advantage of consolidation opportunities. To make greater use of your server and storage resources, you need to add another element to your IT consolidation approaches: virtualization. Virtualization allows you to pool and share your IT resources to increase utilization and reduce costs. Through its ability to consolidate many physical servers into one pool of virtual compute resources, virtualization can result in up to 20:1 ratio of virtual machines on a single physical server. Better still, virtualization enables a change-ready infrastructure in which IT supply can shift quickly to meet changing business demands.

HP announces 0% 12-month lease for a same-as-cash option to ownership Top
HP Announces two new 0% lease promotions. In times like these, you are facing some tough decisions - to invest in technology or to mind their cash flow. Now you can do both, with HP’s new 0% promotions. This promotion allows you to put HP’s reliability and capital to work.
  • 0% 12-month lease for a same-as-cash option to ownership1 - Customers invest in new technology while keeping the costs manageable and predictable. At the end of the lease term, the equipment is theirs for one dollar
  • 0% 36-month lease1 - Sometimes and extended lease makes better business sense. This zero-percent offer provides a fair-market-value purchasing option at the end of the lease.

Spotlight product Top
Desktops with 17" diagonal flat panels

HP Compaq dc5850 Small Form Factor (KA410UT#SC1)
  • HP Compaq dx2450 Microtower (GY395AV#VBH)
  • HP L5006tm Touchscreen Monitor (RB146AT)
  • HP Mini 2140 Notebook PC (KS143UT)
  • HP StorageWorks DAT72 USB Internal Tape Drive Bundle (AE487A)
  • HP LaserJet M3035 Multifunction Printer (CC476A)
Product Announcements
Imaging & Printing (IPG) Section Top
Printers | Scanners | Fax | All-in-Ones

Purchase or lease a select HP printer and save up to $1,000 when you trade-in your old desktop laser / ink printer, any brand, any condition. Between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2009 take advantage of this offer, complete the trade-in on-line claim form, and provide proof of purchase and trade-in an old desktop laser / ink printer for recycling. Purchases and invoices dated prior to or after this timeframe will not be eligible for this promotion. Your claim must be submitted within 45 days of purchase invoice date or February 15, 2010, whichever occurs sooner. This promotion is valid in the Continental US only (continuous 48 states).

Personal Systems (PSG) Section Top
Notebooks | Tablets Desktops | Workstations | Handhelds | Monitors
HP is the world's #1 provider of notebooks
New Post-Sales Support Line Now Available.
Trade, donate, or recycle

» Now I Can - Trade Up
Upgrade to an HP xw4550 Workstation and receive $100 trade-in cash back.
Offer valid May 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.
» Make the Switch
Transition your IBM Workstations to the latest HP Workstation technology and receive up to $400 trade-in cash back.
Offer valid May 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.
» Move Up: Trade Up!
Upgrade the latest HP Workstation technology and receive up to $375 in a cash back allowance.

Offer valid November 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.
Desktop PCs
» Trade In and Go Thin trade-in promotion
Trade your desktop or thin client, purchase a new eligible HP Thin Client and receive Fair Market Value (FMV) + up to an additional $20 per unit purchased. If your trade-in unit does not carry FMV, we will cover the cost to recycle the product in an environmentally-safe manner, and still give you up to $20.
Offer valid between October 15, 2007 and October 31, 2009.

Total Solutions (TSG) Section - Servers | Storage | Blades | Services Top

HP Storage Trade-In Program
The HP Storage Trade-In Program provides a simple way to make purchasing newer technology more affordable while ensuring that outdated equipment is reused or recycled in an environmentally friendly way. HP helps you reduce the costs of storing or safely disposing of out-dated equipment while saving on new HP products - a combination that is good for the planet and good for business.
» It Pays to Trade ProCurve Networking Promotion
Trade in any hub, switch, router, or wireless device and get cash back on your purchase of select ProCurve Networking by HP product.

Promotion effective June 1, 2006.
» Upgrade To BladeSystem Trade-In Promotion
Participate in the ProLiant trade-in program and receive trade-in cash back of up to 25% of the Internet List price on select c-Class Blade servers and necessary c-Class infrastructure, power, and interconnect products.
Offer valid from August 1, 2006 - October 31, 2009.
» HP Server Migration Pack - Universal Edition
Let the ProLiant trade-in program make it easier and more affordable for you to migrate and/or virtualize your servers. Receive $125 cash back for every purchased license of HP Server Migration Pack - Universal Edition. Promotion valid from November 1, 2007 thru January 31, 2009.
Offer valid in U.S and Canada.
» HP ProLiant trade-in program
Now open to all HP customers! Receive generous trade-in cash back allowances when you upgrade to new HP ProLiant servers.
  • Receive up to $15,000 - depending on trade-in server specifications
» HP Integrity and HP9000 TradeUp Program
Trade-ins toward high-end servers are currently managed in a separate program. Learn more about the HP Integrity and HP9000 TradeUp Program.
Rack, UPS, and KVM
» Rack, Power, and KVM Trade-In Promotion
Take advantage of our HP Rack, Power, and KVM Trade-In Promotion and receive a 7% or 15% trade-in cash back allowance of the current list price on select HP 10000 Series Rack, select HP UPS, or select HP KVM switches.

Genuine HP Supplies Section Top
Ink | Toner | Paper
Purchase Edge
Here's how it works
You buy the same HP supplies you normally do such as HP LaserJet toner, HP Inkjet print cartridges, and HP Storage Media. Then En Pointe submits your HP supplies invoice information to HP and you receive one PurchasEdge point for every $4 USD* you spend on HP supplies.

Your points can be redeemed for free HP printers, scanners, PDAs and more. You also earn PurchasEdge points for returning your cartridges to HP for recycling. Earn more if you batch your empty cartridges. If you need return envelopes or boxes simply order a box off www.hp.com/recycle. It ships to you free of charge and includes all return labels, all prepaid by HP.

It's a great way to stretch your company dollar and help the environment by ensuring your empty supplies are properly recycled.

To enroll in PurchasEdge today, click the link below: http://www.purchasedge.com/join/194506 and receive 150 points just for signing up.

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