Asus today released the ASUSPro Series BU400 Ultrabook, designed for enterprise market with enhanced security, better management, and light yet durable design for improved mobility. Here's more info on this new Ultrabook from Asus:
The ASUSPRO Series BU400 Ultrabook delivers a slim, light, and elegant product that weighs just 1.64Kg, packed with durability-enhancing capabilities, including carbon reinforced construction. It adds productivity-boosting highlights such as optional NVIDIA NVS 5200M business graphics, and passes demanding ASUS quality assurance testing, with anti-shock hard drives to protect data from harm. User comfort is addressed by the responsive keyboard and smart touchpad, plus an optional touchscreen is available (BU400A SKU, available January 2013). The BU400 incorporates extensive security and management features such as self-encrypting storage, TPM, and Intel Anti-Theft technology, giving customers the best of pro-grade notebook power and usability alongside the advantages of the new Ultrabook device class.
The Asus BU400 features a seamless one-piece keyboard for improved input accuracy and comfort. The large touchpad supports more gestures with greater precision, helping customers increase productivity the intuitive way. For visual acuity, the BU400 offers anti-glare wide-view panels with HD and HD+ resolutions that prevent eye-strain due to unwanted reflections. In January 2013, ASUS will begin offering the BU400A SKU with a multi-point touchscreen for customers who prefer a more natural hands-on approach that brings experiences similar to those offered by pads, tablets, and smartphones.
Optional advanced NVIDIA NVS 5200M graphics accelerate multi-screen performance to enable better sharing of presentations with large groups. In terms of processing power, the BU400 applies 3rd generation Intel Core processors with vPro technology. Additional Intel-based features include Intel Small Business Advantage, and Intel Smart Connect, both tailored to the special needs of business and organizational buyers. ASUS has gone to great lengths to embed robust security measures on the BU400. Storage uses a smart self-encrypting design that makes data highly secure, while Trusted Platform Module hardware and fingerprint readers further guarantee controlled access so confidential information remains well-protected. Intel Anti-Theft technology and Computrace LoJack for Laptops help users retrieve lost or stolen notebooks, and offer remote data and operating system locking to prevent intrusions.