PALO ALTO, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—April 8, 2008— HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a broad expansion of its imaging and printing portfolio for large businesses.
The company's latest offerings help enterprises manage, secure and
simplify their imaging and printing environments and improve workflows
to reduce costs and enhance productivity.
The new offerings include six HP LaserJet printers, an
enterprise-class scanner for document capture, three access control
printing solutions, four printing services and an accreditation,
certification and test program for HP's software solution development
HP also extended the reach of its $300 million "What Do You Have
To Say?" global interactive marketing campaign to target large
businesses. In the expansion, print and online advertising and
interactive tools will showcase how 3M worked with HP to globally
reduce its device count by 47 percent and save more than $3 million in
just two years.
"HP has cultivated three factors essential to the global
enterprise business: people, partnerships and portfolio," said Vyomesh
Joshi, executive vice president, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. "We
have quadrupled the total contract value of HP Managed Print Services,
bolstered our Print 2.0 strategy with the recent acquisition of
Exstream Software and expanded our focus on imaging and printing
solutions that help customers optimize their infrastructure, manage
their environment and improve workflows."
HP customer quality assurance for partner solutions
The new HP Solutions Business Partner Accreditation, Certification
and Test program (ACT) is the industry's first to accredit partners'
internal processes, review their designs and certify their solutions.
The program gives customers confidence in the quality and feature
richness of the solution, while reducing their implementation time and
Through the ACT program, HP ensures that the partner's internal
development and support processes are pre-qualified using HP's
stringent criteria and that applications have been tested to work with
HP devices and software. Partners in the program must demonstrate
consistent, high-quality delivery of specific solutions built on HP's
software development kits and the HP Open Extensibility Platform.
Ten partners, including Assentis, Capella Technologies, Captaris,
Equitrac, Jetmobile, Kofax, MPI, Omtool, Pharos Systems and ReadSoft,
are now accredited and have specific solutions in the certification
Imaging and printing security
The new HP Access Control Printing Solutions are designed to help
mitigate security and compliance risks, prevent fraud, protect data
privacy and enhance device fleet management. The solutions include:
-- The HP Access Control Secure Printing Solution delivers
enhanced print security through authentication, authorization
and auditing to track printer usage by device and user. It
includes a breadth of authentication options ranging from
network log-in to card-based capabilities.
-- The HP Access Control Secure Pull Printing Solution helps
mitigate security and compliance risks and reduces paper waste
by allowing print jobs to be encrypted and stored until the
authorized user is ready to retrieve and print.
-- The HP Access Control Job Accounting Solution is able to track
detailed print, scan, copy and email usage by device, user,
department or cost center. It accounts for print jobs
effectively and aids in forecasting, internal billing and cost
Expanded device and document capture portfolio
Customers using the six new HP LaserJet devices can improve their
adherence to security and compliance regulations in addition to
increasing productivity. The product rollout includes:
-- The HP Color LaserJet CM6040/6030 multifunction printer series
(MFP) is HP's top-of-the-line color laser MFP designed to
maximize office workgroup productivity with a feature-rich
package that includes A3 printing, advanced finishing options,
robust security and the HP Easy Select Control Panel. Priced
starting at $7,999.(1)
-- The HP LaserJet P4510 Printer series is HP's fastest
single-function black-and-white laser printer. A new
monochrome toner formulation enables lightning-fast print
speeds of up to 62 pages per minute (ppm). Priced starting at
-- The HP Color LaserJet CP6015 Printer series, HP's most
powerful, productive and cost-effective color printer series
to date, is designed for general office needs as well as the
creation of exceptional color collateral with ColorSphere
toner. The series provides the versatility of A3-size printing
and supports the widest range of media. Priced starting at
-- The HP LaserJet P4015/4014 is a value-packed, single-function
black-and-white printer with security capabilities that
include private printing options. The devices ensure fast,
secure performance across the network. Priced starting at
-- The HP LaserJet M9040/9050 MFP, designed for demanding
departments of 30 to 50 users, improves business processes
with high-volume, cost-effective printing with copying and
digital sending from the HP Easy Select Control Panel. Priced
starting at $9,999.(1)
In addition, HP expanded its document capture portfolio by
introducing the HP Scanjet N9120 Document Flatbed Scanner. As HP's
first dedicated enterprise departmental-class scanner, the fast A3
flatbed scanner offers 50 ppm and versatile paper handling with an
automatic document feeder. The HP Scanjet N9120 easily integrates with
HP Web Jetadmin print management software and includes Kofax Virtual
New toner formulation reduces energy consumption
HP's newly enhanced low-melt toner formulation reduces energy
consumption. The toner, available with the new HP LaserJet P4015/4014,
is designed to melt at lower temperatures, yet deliver print quality
consistency at faster print speeds.
As a result, it requires 15 percent less energy to reach fusing
temperature - enabling a 10 to 15 percent improvement in printing
system energy consumption per page.(2)
Boost business productivity with new services
The four new services HP introduced help customers identify
opportunities to improve the efficiency of their imaging and printing
infrastructure and workflows.
The four assessment services include:
-- The HP Industry Benchmark Assessment evaluates the health of
an organization's output environment, allowing comparisons
between a company's estimated imaging and printing environment
against a series of specific industry benchmarks.
-- The HP Optimization Assessment provides expert advice on how
an organization can establish, control and manage its output
environment. It provides cost recommendations for a future
state fleet design and longer term strategies.
-- The HP Managed Environment Assessment measures printing impact
on a business and provides a holistic and clearly defined
picture of the potential savings and improvements by engaging
HP Managed Print Services.
-- HP Workflow Discovery is a customized workflow analysis
designed to streamline and improve business processes.
Building upon HP's "What do you have to say?" campaign, which was
introduced to the consumer and small to medium business market
segments in August 2007, the new "Alternative Thinking About Printing"
enterprise campaign is designed to inspire and empower customers to
work with HP to optimize their imaging and printing infrastructures,
manage their device environments and improve workflows.