Archive for August, 2012

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HP iQuote ProLiant Finder Now Live

August 29, 2012

We’ve extended the PPS Finder across to HP ProLiant. If you know what specification you want (technology, price, in stock etc.) but are not sure of the best fit HP ProLiant server range then the HP iQuote ProLiant Finder is for you !

ProLiant Finder

Simply use the filters on the left to reduce the number of systems to less than about 50 and the appropriate products will display in the right hand pane. You see a graphic plus a short spec table. Once you’ve chosen your perfect ProLiant simply click to load in HP iQuote.

As always we welcome your feedback to help us improve – use the feedback form.

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HP ProLiant DL560 Gen8 now in HP iQuote

August 29, 2012

We have put the DL560 Gen8 live on iQuote and are now ready for you to start quoting. It is the first 4 Processor-capable family that we have put live into iQuote, and we will be adding more Blade (BL) and Rack (DL) 4 Way Servers in the near-future.

HP describes this family as follows:

“The HP ProLiant DL560 Gen8 is a brand new server in the ProLiant portfolio that redefines density-optimized 4-socket rack server technology without compromising on performance, scalability, and expandability.”

Initial Models:
Americas: 686784-001, 686785-001, 686786-001
Europe: 686784-421, 686785-421, 686786-421

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HP iQuote Functions July 2012

August 10, 2012

HP iQuote users are using some of the newer features more and more. We tracked the following trends in June/July 2012:

  • Searching for Options: 4220 (June was 3700) searches.
  • Intelligent Searches (from Banner Adverts or Validation Notes): 278 (June was 170).
  • System Finder: 216 (June was 150).

Using the above features makes HP iQuote more powerful and quicker to use. So we’re delighted that our user community is adopting them. Clicks on Banner Adverts (Emulex) and Exports to QuoteWerks also increased month on month.

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HP iQuote June/July 2012 Utilization

August 9, 2012

A catch-up on global utilization for HP iQuote based on New Quotes generated. Overall a steady couple of months….thank you for your continued support.

June 2012 (17,764 New Quotes)
AMS region narrowly edged utilization with 50.3% of New Quotes. Overall Reseller-generated quotes increased in terms of share to 34.5% (May 2012: 32.6%).

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July 2012 (18,845 New Quotes)
EMEA led quote volume with 54.2%. Reseller-generated quotes climbed again to 38.6%.

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HP 3500 Pro Desktops now in HP iQuote

August 9, 2012

US Smart Buys and EMEA Models available in HP iQuote. Here’s how HP describes the range:

“ Introducing the HP Pro 3500 Microtower Business PC – powerful, expandable and modern from the inside out.”

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Part Number Information
US Smart Buy Models: B5P44UT, B5P45UT, B5P47UT, B8U54UT
EMEA Standard Models: QB286EA, QB290EA, QB291EA, QB292EA, QB293EA, QB294EA, QB295EA, QB296EA, QB297EA, QB299EA, QB300EA, QB301EA, QB302EA, QB303EA, QB305EA, QB311EA, QB312EA, QB313EA, QB314EA, QB317EA, QB318EA, QB319EA, QB322EA

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HP 3505 Pro Desktops now in HP iQuote

August 9, 2012

EMEA Models available in HP iQuote. Here’s how HP describes the range:

“The HP Pro 3505 Microtower PC is a personified PC with its space efficient industrial design. It supports high speed memory and super fast processors for a customized level of performance. It helps to increase productivity, mitigate risk, and improve the overall computing experience.”

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Part Number Information:
EMEA Standard Models: QB306EA, QB307EA, QB308EA

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HP 4300 Pro Desktops now in HP iQuote

August 9, 2012

EMEA Models available in HP iQuote. Here’s how HP describes the range:

“Introducing the HP Compaq Pro 4300 Small Form Factor; a business-reliable PC platform designed to match your everyday needs and deployment functions.”

Part Number Information:
US Smart Buys: B5Q06UT, B5Q08UT, B5P90UT
EMEA Standard Models: LX814EA, LX816EA, LX817EA