SY BMM, V.G. Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Laptops were originally considered to be "a small niche market" and were thoughtsuitable mostly for "specialized field applications" such as "the military, the InternalRevenue Service, accountants and sales representatives". But today, there are alreadymore laptops than desktops in businesses, and laptops are becoming obligatory for student use and more popular for general use.
Key players in the Indian Industry today:
Hewlett-Packard Company commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporationheadquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States; with offices at the old CompaqCampus in Houston, Texas. HP is the largest technology company in the world andoperates in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturingcomputing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product linesinclude personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well asa diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Today HP serves more than one billion customers in more than 170 countries on six continents. When HP merged withCompaq in 2002, it took over Compaq's existing naming rights agreement. As a result,HP sells both HP and Compaq-branded machines.
Segments of HP:
StudentsTravelersHome and FamilyEntertainmentTechnology and Style
Models of HP:Mini
: To help schools offer affordable computing to every student, HP introduced a full-function, mini-notebook PC priced starting under $500.Designed for the educationmarket, the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC is flexible enough for students to use from theclassroom to the family room. The HP Mini provides mobile professionals a sleek,lightweight device that provides access to information and the ability to collaborate withothers as well as to communicate via email, instant messaging or even bloging.