Avnet Technology Solutions and HP unveil HP All-in-One PCs to drive mobile connectivity in Indonesia

Avnet Technology Solutions appointed as exclusive distributor by HP to market All-in-One PCs
 
JAKARTA, 16 June 2014 – Avnet Technology Solutions, a solutions distribution leader  and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today announced an agreement to distribute the HP Slate 21 Pro and HP Pro One 400 AIO PC for basic business computing needs, enhancing efficiency and productivity in Indonesia. The HP All-in-One PCs address connectivity needs both inside and outside the office. 
 
"The agreement represents our commitment to delivering technology-based services and solutions that address end-users’ business challenges based on local market needs. As enterprise mobility and BYOD gains traction, professionals need to be empowered with tools for productivity on the road," said Handoyo Singgih, country general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Indonesia. "The HP Slate 21 Pro is a commercial business-grade Android™ device that offers many advantages; it is designed for productivity on the go.”
 
“Businesses today must consider simple, effective and secure devices to maximize performance. With growing demand for mobility in the hospitality, aviation and education industries, Avnet is focused on driving growth for HP and our partners in these areas, helping them to align sales with the latest market needs,” Singgih added. 
 
“HP’s multi-OS approach showcases our innovation and allows us to deliver the right product for our customers’ needs, giving them all the flexibility and ease of use they need from a business PC,” said Martin Wibisono, Category Director, Personal Systems Group, HP Indonesia. “The HP All-in-One PCs referenced today highlight how businesses of any size can increase employee productivity by leveraging the growing Android ecosystem, all while being budget friendly. Avnet has more than 20 years  experience in delivering PCs to organizations across Indonesia, and together, we are poised to secure our leadership position in the Indonesian PC market.”
 
Connected World needs HP Slate 21 and HP Pro One 400
 
The HP Slate 21 features Android 4.3 with productivity support, such as Citrix for virtualization, Kingsoft Office Suite for office productivity and HP Classroom Manager to help the teaching and learning process at school. These features enable users to work on the go. The product has 2 GB memory, a 16 GB hard disk and comes with a three-year on-site warranty. The HP Slate 21 costs Rp 5,300,000, including value-added tax and FoB Jakarta. 
 
According to Indonesia Internet Service Provider Association (APJII), there are 107 million Internet users in Indonesia as of 2014. That number is forecast to grow to 139 million in 2015. To address the needs of a new generation of tech-savvy road warriors, HP and Avnet offer the Pro One 400. The product is equipped with HP Wireless Hotspot to easily connect to the Internet. Another feature is HP BIOS Protection for added security in the face of growing cyber attacks. It also features HP Trust Circle to protect valuable corporate data by ensuring that only approved contacts can access critical files. This product is priced at Rp 7,800,000 in Indonesia, with support options that include a three–year, on-site warranty.
 
To order the HP Slate 21 Pro online, go to www.avnet.me/HPSlate21Pro, and for the HP Pro One 400, www.avnet.me/HPProOne400.
 
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About HP
 
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com
 
About Avnet Technology Solutions 
 
As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers locally and around the world.  The  group  serves  customers  and  suppliers  in  North  America,  Latin America  and  Caribbean,  Asia  Pacific,  and  Europe,  Middle  East  and  Africa.  It generated  US  $10.36  billion  in annual revenue for fiscal year 2013. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.ats.avnet.com/.
 
About Avnet
 
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
 
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