HP Debuts Affordable Cloud-ready Thin Client with Broad Operating System options

By CIOReview | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: HP announced HP t420, cloud ready thin client with broad operating support relevant for task workers in call centers; desktop-as-a-service, and remote Kiosk environment. It is cost effective and gives multiple choice of operating system such as the Linux-based HP Smart Zero Core and HP ThinPro, and WindowsEmbedded 7.

“Our new t420 is a great value-priced, cloud-ready thin client that’s reliable and easy to us,” said Jeff Groudan, Worldwide Director, Product Management, Thin Clients, HP

The HP t420 features include affordable, reliable, flash memory storage to occupy lesser space and fan-less design for soundless deployment. The latest thin client offering comprises value-added HP software without additional cost, and integrated browsers. It is easy to install, setup, quick and easy to maintain with HP Device Manager or HP Smart Zero Services. The exclusive software tools for HP Thin Client enables users to track, manage and update entire install bases quickly.

It can be attached to the back of an HP ProDisplay, or it bundles with a display and HP Integrated Work Center Stand to create an all-in-one footprint that keeps I/O ports front and center. It reduces power consumption and cost effective, energy efficient, low-halogen design certified as ENERGY STAR and EPEAT Gold registered.

It offers Gigabit Ethernet for wired-in connectivity when Wi-Fi is not the option and support for 802.11n Wi-Fi. It also supports Microsoft Lync productivity tools like instant messaging, desktop sharing, and VoIP (Voice over IP) for Internet-based calling with a standardize business class USB keyboard and mouse. It offers a choice for customization of branding applications, GUI (Graphical User Interface) hardware compatibility, and more.

“In an era where companies are grappling with issues such as global collaboration, privacy regulations and cost control, they need technology that can bring it all together seamlessly,” concludes Groudan.