Germany to get HP MediaSmart next month, Carlos Montalvo on the HP MediaSmart Server

At “Connecting Your World Event” n Berlin,  HP announced that HP MediaSmart Server will ship in Germany next month, the eighth European country to receive the product (others being UK, France, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway). Carlos Montalvo, VP Marketing & Services for HP’s Managed Home business confirmed that HP had no plans in […]

At “Connecting Your World Event” n Berlin,  HP announced that HP MediaSmart Server will ship in Germany next month, the eighth European country to receive the product (others being UK, France, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway).

Carlos Montalvo, VP Marketing & Services for HP’s Managed Home business confirmed that HP had no plans in place to extend the MediaSmart Server into other countries at this point, but that Italy could be an option in the future. “It’s something we’re looking at - there’s no decision but we believe there’s an opportunity there”.

Germany, however, has been a target for some time – “We’re working to identify those markets we think have a critical mass of multi-PC households with Internet and we’re also working with Microsoft to see where there is strong demand for the initial beta, and Germany had one of the highest number of downloads and beta users”.

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