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January 9, 2004
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H P W O R L D N E W S
Jan 09, 2004
1. EDITORIAL: Drinking the CCI Kool-Aid
2. TRAINING: Solutions Symposium Call for Papers
3. ADVOCACY: HP Employees Recognized for Commitment to Customers
4. RESOURCES: New Itanium Portal
5. PUBLICATIONS & CONTENT: Inside HP, HP World Magazine and Much More
6. HP NEWS HEADLINES
Drinking the CCI Kool-Aid
Unless you've been away from the planet, you know that Hewlett-Packard
and its key
competitors have been loudly banging the "consolidation" drum. So while
talking about storage and server consolidation, we must address the
elephant in the
living room: all those far-flung and conspicuously unconsolidated
The good news for HP is that the company offers the best solution to
problem of unconsolidated PCs. Called the Consolidated Client
the new offering is probably the most groundbreaking product to come
out of HP in
the past year.
The potentially bad news is that it's not clear that HP understands
what a strategically
valuable concept CCI is.
Go here to read more.
40 HP employees recognized for outstanding commitment
Approximately 40 HP employees were recognized by the User Groups
last month for their outstanding commitment to customer service.
Each year Interex and the HP User Group communities come together to
sponsor the Worldwide Survey of HP Customers. This survey measures
customer satisfaction and the quality of customer relationships with
The survey is then used as a vehicle for advocating to HP on behalf of
customers around the world. In 2003, 4,100 customers participated.
(see www.hpcustomersurvey.org for results).
In this survey, customers have the opportunity to give open-ended
comments about their experiences with HP. The user groups received
hundreds of direct comments about HP employees and selected
employees who, through their actions, delivered an exceptional
experience with HP.
The 2004 Worldwide Survey of HP Customers will go live on the user
group Web sites on Feb. 1, 2004. See www.hpcustomersurvey.org
for more information.
New Itanium Portal
Interex, in conjunction with the HP users groups, recently launched
hpitanium.org, a platform neutral Itanium portal. The site pulls
Itanium information from HP and the HP user groups all in
See www.hpitanium.org for your one stop Itanium resource.
6. News Feed
HP Announces 'Digital Entertainment' Strategy; Will Resell Apple iPods
Court Annuls Tender HP Won to Make Smart ID Cards in Israel
Wall Street To Carly: Prove It!
HP ProLiant Servers First to Break $2 Transaction per Minute
Oracle Database 10g on HP Integrity Superdome Server Sets Benchmark
HP to Recover $2.3 Million in Damages
European Distributor Magirus Embraces Itanium
MySQL Releases Port for HP-UX
HP Expands SMB Offering with New Color LaserJet Printers
HP Recognizes XIUS As Innovative Asian Company
Gartner: Unified Sales Force Will Improve HP's Focus on Enterprises
Data Return Certified by Microsoft and HP
HP Keen on Taiwan as LCD Source
HP Opens SAP Competency Center in Middle East
HP Will Add 2.5-in. Drives to ProLiant Line
HP Experiments With Notebook Insurance In Singapore
HP In Deal With Ping Identity