Dell today introduced a new brand of products that include desktop PCs and Notebook PCs called Vostro products. These PCs are targeted at small businesses where there are no large IT organizations to support PCs and networks. Here is more info:
"Dell today extended its commitment to customers with a new brand of notebook and desktop computers designed for small businesses. The Vostro branded products feature no trialware and simple to use tools that address top-of-mind problems such as data back-up, PC performance and health, and specialized networking support for customers without dedicated IT staff.
The Vostro (Latin for ?yours?) product and services family is a milestone in the company?s strategy to reduce the cost, time and complexity of managing information technology for customers of all sizes.
Designed specifically for a simple network and businesses with fewer than 25 employees, Vostro offerings available today include:
* Notebooks: Vostro 1000, 1400, 1500 and 1700 starting at $449; * Desktops: Vostro 200 mini-tower or slim-sized case starting at $319; * Printers: Dell 1320c Color Laser printer at $299; Dell 1125 Mono Laser at $249; and, * E198WFP 19-inch monitor at $229.
* 15.4? display; dual core AMD processors; up to 2GB of memory; up to 120GB hard drive; 3-1 media card readers; and choice of Windows Vista or Windows XP.
Vostro 1400, 1500 and 1700
* Wireless a/g/n Wi-Fi, optional Built-in Mobile Broadband from top 3 U.S. carriers and optional Bluetooth; advanced wireless architecture for the fastest Wi-Fi connections and fewest dead spots of any leading notebook provider; up to 8 hours of battery life * MediaDirect with Instant Office, the fastest one-button instant access utility available that enables users to check their calendar and contacts or other Office documents in seconds * Optional Intel Core 2 Duo Processors; up to 4GB system memory * Durability with magnesium-alloy chassis, sealed keyboards and StrikeZone hard drives * 8-1 media card reader; optional integrated Web cam for video conferencing.
* 14.1? wide anti-glare display; and integrated or dedicated graphics (128MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8400M GS).
* 15.4? wide anti-glare display; integrated or dedicated graphics (128MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8400M GS or 256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT); and choice of Windows Vista or Windows XP.
* Integrated numeric keypad; 17? wide anti-glare display; and integrated or dedicated graphics (128MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8400M GS or 256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT).
A performance desktop will be added to the Vostro lineup in late August. Detailed product information is available at www.dell.com/webelieve.