HP t820 Flexible Series Thin Client launched

HP said its latest t820 Flexible Series Thin Client will help businesses benefit from better performance, security and manageability.

The HP t820 will be available worldwide in November. Pricing is available upon request. It will be targeted at industries such as financial trading, architecture, engineering, and military or government agencies.

HP supports new NVIDIA GRID graphics processing units (GPUs) for the HP WS460c Generation 8 (Gen8) Graphics Server Blade.

The HP WS460c Gen8 Graphics Server Blade with NVIDIA GRID GPUs will be available worldwide this fall. Pricing starts at under $9,000.


HP says the new announcement is aimed at reducing price per user and boosting performance for graphics in virtualized environments.

HP is the #1 player in the thin client market globally with 28.2 percent worldwide market share in the first quarter of 2013.

The HP WS460c — combined with the HP Multi-GPU Carrier, a graphics adapter card enabling up to eight users per blade — delivers comprehensive blade server graphics portfolio.

HP is expected to address growing demand in today’s market for quad-core processing and multimedia graphics on thin clients.

“With the HP t820, we’ve delivered a more advanced thin client solution to give companies the speed and performance required for their most demanding applications,” said Jeff Groudan, marketing director, Thin Clients, HP.

The HP t820 supports three large monitors out of the box, and with an AMD Radeon HD 7650A MXM graphics card and with one or more optional multistream DisplayPort hubs, it can expand to seven high- definition (HD) monitors.

HP Velocity network performance management software, included with the HP t820, automatically adapts to changing network conditions and improves network utilization so users experience fewer disruptions when using real-time communication applications.

The HP t820 is VMware Horizon View certified and RFX certified for Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard (WES) 7 E operating systems, giving users the flexibility to deploy and manage the virtual desktop solution that best fits their needs.

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