NEW NETVISTA A60 AND A60i DESKTOPS Tuesday 8 May 2001 PDF Print IBM announces new NetVista A60 business and A60i home desktop systems, boosted by advanced Intel Pentium 4 processors at speeds up to 1.7GHz (1). The NetVista A60, designed for business users, and the NetVista A60i, built for productive individuals at home and small businesses, now feature Pentium 4 processor speeds of 1.7GHz. First introduced in the Autumn of 2000, the NetVista A60 and A60i series of personal systems occupies the high-performance category of the IBM NetVista family of desktop products. In addition to boasting the fastest processor speeds available from Intel, the A60 and A60i desktops provide users with huge hard drives some models featuring up to 40 gigabytes of capacity. Additionally, the A60 and A60i desktops offer four bays and four slots, providing users with a high degree of expandability. While the A60 line is built for performance, it also packs in a number of useful software tools that allow users to run their businesses more efficiently. Easy-to-use NetVista software tools like IBM Backup and Restore and IBM Data Transfer help people transfer their data and electronic personality settings from previous personal computers, and provide one-button restore capabilities in the event of software glitches or system crashes. Pricing and Availability The new NetVista A60i starting at 1313 UK Pounds and the A60, starting at 1004 UK Pounds, are available for order now. (c) International Business Machines Corporation 2000. All rights reserved. - ends - Notes to Editor: About IBM IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM creates, develops and manufactures the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. The fastest way to get more information about IBM is through the IBM home page at http://www.ibm.com. About IBM PCD A pioneer in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge personal computing solutions since 1981, IBM's Personal Computing Division (PCD) offers a comprehensive family of products for optimised performance in a networked world. These range from compact Work Pads and award winning ThinkPad mobiles to powerful IntelliStation workstations, IBM eServer xSeries and the sleek NetVista line of next generation desktops and thin clients. All incorporate innovative IBM design features and is backed by the company's unsurpassed worldwide customer support and service networks. 1. GHz only measures microprocessor internal clock speed, not application performance. Many factors affect application performance. 2. GB equals 1 billion bytes and MB equals 1 million bytes when referring to storage capacity; accessible capacity may be less. 3. For information regarding the terms and conditions of IBM's limited warranty, please visit our Web site : http://www.pc.ibm.com/europe/netvista.html 4. Response time varies. May exclude some holidays. 5. IBM Direct price; does not include taxes or shipping and is subject to change without notice. Actual reseller prices may vary. IBM reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice. Media Contacts: Clare Behling PR Manager, IBM PSG UK and Ireland Tel: 0207 202 3259 firstname.lastname@example.org Louisa Judge/Joanna Lane Brodeur Worldwide (On behalf of IBM) Tel: 01753 44 8870/44 88 47 Ljudgeemail@example.com ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to see this news release as it appears on the Brodeur News Room website and obtain full contact details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/release.asp?rid=1477&cid=... ______________________________________________________________________ Click the link below to login and update your company and subject preferences, or personal details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/login.asp ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to have your login details re-sent to you. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/forgot.asp ______________________________________________________________________ This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.