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BerthaB---re: HP Folio/TPM on TV.

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barge   Sunday, 03/18/12 03:54:51 PM
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BerthaB---re: HP Folio/TPM on TV.
The below "Ultrabooks" article offers a nice comparison between the HP Folio Vs Dell's XPS-13 marketing strategy.

I find it interesting that Dell is being more aggressive than HP in hooking the consumer to the future glories of Trusted Computing.

Also here is a Dell video introducing the xps-13 by the consumer marketing guys. At about 2 minutes the TPM is mentioned.

23 Jan 2012


Ultrabooks promise the benefits of a MacBook Air but run Windows. This class of product typically starts under $1,000 and weighs less than 3 pounds. Past attempts at such platforms were either prohibitively expensive (often costing over $3,000) and/or with less than 2 hours battery life. In addition they tended to be consumer-only, lacking things like TPMs (Trusted Platform Modules), image management, and business support programs. The Dell XPS 13, launched at the show, is the harbinger of a trend to address such issues. It is attractive, thin, light, starts at less than $1,000 and has an estimated 8 hours of battery life. In addition it has a TPM, can be integrated into corporate buying programs, falls within image management offerings, and can be wrapped with enterprise services. The Dell XPX 13 joins the HP Folio, which came out last year, in that it is business-focused but the Dell offering more aggressively embraces the consumer side of the equation and the consumerization trend. So far it is the most balanced of the offerings brought to market and sets the standard for what I think will be an increasing wave of products designed to both appeal to consumers but work in the enterprise.

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