HP launches enterprise-grade tablet
Dubai, March 19, 2013
HP has launched its ElitePad 900, a tablet that balances a beautiful design with enterprise-grade features, functionality and support.
Designed for business, government, healthcare and retail, it features HP ElitePad Smart Jackets, which add connectivity options and longer battery life along with specific add-ons that customise the tablet for specialized uses.
Emirates airline is the first global customer of the HP Elitepad900 tablet using it as the primary interface for the airline’s Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS).
An innovative in-flight communication and customer relationship management (CRM) system, KIS on the HP ElitePad 900 enables Emirates’ pursers to work more efficiently with cabin crew to deliver the personalised service and attention to detail that the airline is known for, said a statement.
“We are extremely proud to launch the HP ElitePad 900 in the Middle East today. This is a product that combines style, features and user experience that business users demand with the connectivity that IT demands, delivering a complete solution for Enterprise customers.” said Salim Ziade, general manager, printing and personal systems group, HP Middle East.
"The HP ElitePad 900 is sleek, agile yet robust, and is perfectly suited to the diverse needs of Emirates’ Pursers,” said Kevin Griffiths, senior vice president - cabin crew, Emirates airline.
The HP ElitePad is an ultrathin, lightweight Microsoft Windows 8 tablet that delivers features to keep IT managers happy and offers an attractive design to its end users. It offers full serviceability, enhanced security and manageability found in HP Elite PCs, packed with a battery that passed over 115,000 hours of tests, said the statement.
Ergonomically shaped to fit comfortably in the hand, the HP ElitePad offers a 25.7 cm (10.1”) display, weighs just 0.68 kg and measures 9.2 millimeters (mm) thin.
Powered by next-generation Intel mobile processors, the HP ElitePad delivers PC productivity for those on the go and Intel x86 compatibility for existing business application support. It is optimized for Windows 8 and supports touch-, pen- or voice-based input. – TradeArabia News Service