Hewlett-Packard announces a wide range of Internet and intranet services and products including new servers and a software suite for server and network management.
The announcement includes the following:
--HP Domain Business Suite: Internet and intranet software for system, network, and application management based on HP OpenView, Netscape's SuiteSpot server software, and HP OpenMail integrated messaging.
--HP Domain Enterprise Server family: new Unix-based Internet and intranet servers bundled with HP Domain Business Suite. The servers provide system, network, and application management for single-view, multiserver configuration, management, and administration from a browser. The Domain Enterprise Server family consists of models 715, D210, D350, K220 and K460. Prices range from $9,450 to $85,000.
--HP Domain Partner Program: a program targeted at the development of Internet- and intranet-based computing solutions across different operating environments such as Windows NT and Unix.
--HP NetServer Web Master: an integrated Internet PC server solution based on Microsoft Windows NT which gives small to medium-size businesses quick Internet access, according to HP.
--Channel programs: programs that enable HP reseller partners to build customer solutions. Also, enhanced consulting services and support programs which allow customers to take advantage of opportunities on the Internet. HP and Microsoft plan to launch a worldwide channel program targeted at the corporate market. This program will "train and equip" the channel to market and sell HP NetServer systems and Microsoft Windows NT products with a "Seminar-in-a-Box".