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HP brings reliable document imaging management and cost savings to SMBs

  • 22 April, 2004 09:47

<p>HP brings reliable document imaging management and cost savings to SMBs
SMBs get more with unsurpassed reliability, performance and ease of use of HPs new ultimate space saving all in one printers.</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia, 21 April 2004 Hewlett Packard (HP) today unveiled an extended portfolio of all in ones (AiOs) which enable small and medium businesses (SMBs) to get more from their imaging and printing requirements.</p>
<p>The new all in one printers, available now, complete HP's range of printing solutions for SMBs; offering an array of products which each combine the functions of scanning, printing, copying and faxing in one reliable business device. Leading the pack is the new HP Officejet 9100 AiO series; a high performance six in one document management centre.</p>
<p>The new line up includes three HP LaserJet AiOs and two HP Officejet AiOs, and supports the recently launched HP Smart Office initiative. HP's Smart Office is a specifically designed suite of HP products and solutions that fit into existing IT environments and work together seamlessly; enabling SMBs to focus on their business.</p>
<p>These products also enable users in small office home office (SOHO) environments and SMBs to consolidate their imaging and printing functions, therefore saving space and time, reducing supplies and lowering maintenance costs.</p>
<p>"HP is the leader in the AiO printer space and according to IDC over half of all AiO's sold last year from HP," said Guyon Collins, Consumer Marketing Manager, Imaging and Printing Group, HP Australia. (Based on IDC figures for the 2003 calendar year)</p>
<p>"We retain this position because businesses have come to rely on HP to provide a range of imaging and printing solutions that are easy to purchase, use and manage at all stages of their business.</p>
<p>"For many SMBs, improved efficiency is key; and this new range of AiO printers is designed to meet those needs.</p>
<p>"Customers are assured of finding the right model for their business with maximum return for their investment," said Collins.</p>
<p>The six in one SMB solution, HP Officejet 9100 AiO series
HP's new colour offering, the HP Officejet 9100 AiO is designed to improve business productivity for SMBs or workgroups in larger corporations. Its ease of use, affordability and speed puts it ahead of the rest and makes documents stand out in the crowd. It can scan, print, copy, fax, photo print and digitally send documents and images to file folders or email without the need for a dedicated computer connection.</p>
<p>In addition, the HP Officejet 9100 AiO series is easy to manage and can be conveniently placed where a workgroup needs it. The HP Officejet 9100 printer series is aggressively priced from $999 (recommended retail price) and delivers impressive colour output at a low cost per page due to four separate high capacity ink cartridges.</p>
<p>The HP Officejet 9100 AiO printer series is designed for groups of up to 15 users in networked environments. It enables in house production of colour rich documents such as sales and marketing materials. It also provides remote management features, colour control and tracking options to reduce service and usage costs.</p>
<p>The HP Officejet 9100 AiO printer series comes with digital sending capabilities to expand HP's document management offerings in the market. Digital sending enables users to send hardcopy documents directly from the AiO via email, converting them into digital files at the touch of a button. Besides the fast document sharing, the Embedded Web Server allows managers to keep track of printer usage, order supplies remotely, and control access by authenticating individual users or departments.</p>
<p>The HP Officejet 9100 AiO series' dual processing power ensures users can print, scan, copy or fax while another task is being completed without sacrificing the performance of either job. The series includes the HP Officejet 9110 at a recommended retail price (RRP) of $999, The HP Officejet 9120 at a RRP of $1,499 and the HP Officejet 9130 with a RRP of $1,699.</p>
<p>In summary, the HP Officejet 9100 AiO series offers:
· Up to 25 pages per minute (ppm) monochrome and 22 ppm colour text in Fast mode (9 ppm and 8.5 ppm colour text in Normal mode) and 100 sheet output capacity.
· Separate ink cartridges and printheads for cost effective operation.
· Retractable keyboard for efficient digital sending (optional on the HP Officejet 9110 and 9120 AiO).
· 128 MB of standard memory and 133 MHz processors perform complex tasks quickly.
· Built in USB and parallel port. The HP Officejet 9120 and 9130 AiO printers also come standard with one HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet print server.
· 150 sheet multipurpose tray, 50 sheet reversing automatic document feeder, duplexer unit for printing and copying, and a 100 sheet output tray (HP Officejet 9110 AiO).
· 150 sheet multipurpose tray, 250 sheet input tray, 50 sheet reversing automatic document feeder, duplexer unit for printing and copying, 100 sheet output tray (HP Officejet 9130 and HP Officejet 9130 AiO).</p>
<p>Affordable and compact, HP LaserJet AiOs
HP's range of laser AiO printers is tailored for productivity, performance and volume printing to meet the diverse needs of SMBs, micro businesses and home offices. Space saving and compact in design, they can be set up in almost any environment. Based on the proven HP LaserJet platform, the new LaserJet multifunction printers provide reliable and easy to use scanning, printing, copying and faxing; starting at a low price of $499 RRP for the HP LaserJet 3015.</p>
<p>HP LaserJet 3380 AiO
This laser AiO is aimed at the demanding office environment. It is ideal for small workgroups that require higher print volumes, higher productivity and performance at an affordable price and has a RRP of $1,099. Features include:
· 120 speed dials, 110 group dials and 9 one-touch keys for convenient faxing.
· 50 sheet auto document feeder for unattended faxing, scanning and copying.
· 250 sheet input tray, 10 sheet priority feed easily handles large multi-page documents.
· Printing/copying at up to 19 ppm and print quality at up to 1200 x 1200 dpi.
· 600 x 600 dpi optical (9600 dpi enhanced) colour flatbed scanner for easy book scanning and up to 24 bit for colour images.
· 32 MB RAM upgradeable to 96 MB.</p>
<p>HP LaserJet 3020 AiO and HP LaserJet 3030 AiO
These solutions deliver impressive value for money for SOHO/SMB users. The compact design and flatbed features make it perfect for offices needing space saving solutions. Easy to use, they deliver fast, reliable results with printing, faxing (HP LaserJet 3030 AiO only), scanning and copier capabilities.
The HP LaserJet 3020 and HP LaserJet 3030 AiO offer:
· 50 sheet automatic document feeder for uninterrupted faxing (HP LaserJet 3030 only) and copying.
· Printing/copying speeds of up to 14 ppm.
· Up to 1200 dpi effective output quality.
· 600 x 600 dpi optical (9600 dpi enhanced) colour flatbed scanner for easy book scanning and up to 24 bit for colour images.
· 150 sheet input tray and 10 sheet priority feed.
The HP LaserJet 3020 has a RRP of $599 and the HP LaserJet 3030 AiO has a RRP of $799.</p>
<p>HP LaserJet 3015 AiO
HP's most affordable and compact LaserJet AiO is ideal for SOHO and SMBs with a limited budget. It has a RRP of $499. This is the ideal solution for users looking to replace their fax machine, printer, scanner and copier and have a device that offers more productivity for their office.
· 30 sheet automatic document feeder for uninterrupted faxing, scanning and copying.
· 150 sheet input tray with 10 sheet priority feed.
· Productive printing speed with up to14 ppm printing at 1200 dpi effective output quality.
· A full range of fax features including HP LaserJet Fax software.</p>
<p>SOHO solution, HP Officejet 5510 AiO series
Aimed at SOHOs, HP is now offering a new easy to use, space-saving AiO device that integrates multiple functions to foster creativity, increase productivity and improve workplace efficiency.</p>
<p>Completing the new line up is the HP Officejet 5510 AiO, which offers professional print quality in both colour and monochrome. At a RRP of $399, the HP Officejet 5510 printer offers:
· Fax, scan, or copy up to 20 pages while you attend to other matters.
· Productive printing speed with up to17 ppm printing.
· Flatbed scanner with up to 600 x 2400 dpi optical enhanced (up to 19200 dpi enhanced). Maximum dpi is limited by available computer memory, disk space, and other system factors.
· An estimated duty cycle of 1,500 pages per month.
· Professional photo printing with up to 4,800 optimised dpi mode colour printing and borderless 4R photos using the 4” x 6.5” HP Colourfast Glossy Photo Paper.</p>
<p>Note to Editors: Review models, images and specification sheets are available for all models.</p>
<p>About HP
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the last fiscal year ending 31 October 2003, HP revenue totalled US$73.1 billion. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.au.</p>
<p>Editorial contacts:
Jacqueline Ibrahim
Hewlett-Packard
03 9275 3480
jacqueline.ibrahim@hp.com</p>
<p>Anastasia Jones
Burson-Marsteller
02 9928 1529
anastasia_jones@au.bm.com</p>
<p>Hewlett-Packard
3 Richardson Place
North Ryde, Australia www.hp.com.au</p>
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