HP MediaSmart Server to get Anti-Virus Protection, Enhanced Media Streaming and Vista x64

HP will be making a number of announcements, at CES next week, of about their MediaSmart suite of products, which includes the HP MediaSmart Server. Here’s what you can look forward to: 7 Months Free McAfee Virus ProtectionA partnership with McAfee will see their Total Protection for Small Business suite made available for free for a 7 month period, after […]

HP will be making a number of announcements, at CES next week, of about their MediaSmart suite of products, which includes the HP MediaSmart Server. Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • 7 Months Free McAfee Virus Protection
    A partnership with McAfee will see their Total Protection for Small Business suite made available for free for a 7 month period, after which the license can be extended for a subscription fee. The suite provides anti-virus, anti-spam and internet security protection in one package. No details are available right now on fees after the free license period.
  • PacketVideo Media Streaming
    A partnership with PacketVideo will extend the media streaming capabilities of the MediaSmart Server which will bring a variety of new benefits to users, including album art display and photo thumbnails.
  • Vista x64 Compatibility
    According to the press release, the HP MediaSmart Server will also support connection to Vista x64 systems, as previously discussed by the WHS Product Team in our Q&A last year.
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Source:→ WGS Blog