John Solomon: Navy Picks HP Computers for Global Info Grid Access

HP logoHewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will supply up to $40 million in computers to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s overseas enterprise network.

The Navy intends for the HP EliteBook notebook, Elite tablet and Compaq Elite desktop products to help refresh the branch’s OCONUS enterprise network located in domestic and international bases, HP said Thursday.

“This agreement allows Navy personnel to access critical information with seamless connectivity to the global information grid, ” said John Solomon, senior vice president of printing and personal systems and managing director for the Americas at HP.

HP received the order through a contract held by Integration Technologies Group.

The contract contains a two-year base period and a two-year option.

OCONUS provides network access to warfighters that are based in the Far East, the Middle East and Europe.

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