Singapore, 15 June 2000 -- Hewlett-Packard Company today announced an expanded portfolio of end-to-end Internet-critical
software and services to help customers rapidly deploy e-services.
The new solutions reduce the complexity that enterprises, service providers and Internet start-ups face in building and running highly available, secure Internet environments.
HP also announced a new relationship with Sprint, in which HP's Commerce for the Millennium solution will be used to help small businesses rapidly establish an e-commerce presence.
Announcement in brief
"By strategically investing in Internet-critical software and services, HP is delivering the secure, always-on foundation and expertise customers need to transform their businesses and execute at Web speed," said Nick Earle, president of HP's E-Services Solutions Organization.
HP is making strategic software infrastructure investments in the areas of service management, security, business process technologies, voice connection and operating systems.
Customers can purchase these solutions or access their capabilities through HP's utility computing services, which offer computing power on a pay-for-use basis.
"The infrastructure software and services that HP is introducing provide a clear signal that the company is accelerating its push to help customers Internet-enable their businesses," said Al Gillen, research manager for system software at International Data Corp.
Complete details on the products can be found at www.hp.com/go/software.
Hewlett-Packard Company - a provider of computing and imaging solutions and services - has 86,000 employees worldwide and had total revenue from continuing operations of $42.4 billion in its 1999 fiscal year.