ASUS Announces New Additions to Space-saving Commercial Desktop PC and All-in-One PC Line-up
Latest ASUSPRO models bring enhanced
productivity, security and manageability to SMB, education and enterprise
today announced exciting
new additions to its commercial ASUSPRO PC range, with the launch of the ET1620
all-in-one PC, EeeBox EB1036 and EB1037 space-saving desktop PCs, and the ultra-small
form factor (USFF) BT1AD and BT1AE desktop PCs. All models feature the very
latest Intel® processors
for optimum performance and power efficiency. Designed for small-to-medium
businesses, public sector and enterprise customers, these new ASUSPRO PCs offer
enhanced productivity, space-saving design, and advanced management and
security features — including the new and exclusive ASUS Business Manager —
tailored to enhance productivity with minimal impact on operating and
ASUSPRO for advanced management and security
new ASUSPRO models include special hardware and software features designed to
make them secure yet easy to manage.
Business Manager is a set of software tools that simplifies routine maintenance
and optimization tasks such as software and system updates, physical and
password security, backup and recovery, plus power management configuration.
and monitoring of system management features such as hard disk password
protection, I/O port locking and asset tagging is made easier with the
intuitive mouse-controlled UEFI BIOS.
commercial desktops and all-in-one PCs also feature a Kensington Lock slot that
provides added physical anti-theft protection in sensitive or public-facing
additional security option for ASUSPRO desktop models is a Trusted Platform
Model (TPM) chip, which ensures that sensitive information like keys, passwords,
and digital certificates remain safe from external attacks, physical theft, and
other types of intrusion.
ET1620 — the flexible and secure all-in-one
for your business
to meet the needs of applications such as point-of-sale (POS), self-service
machines, educational or digital signage, the ET1620 is an all-in-one PC with a
15.6-inch capacitive 10-point multi-touch display. It is powered by a
next-generation Intel Celeron® quad-core processor that is significantly faster
than previous generations for smooth multitasking performance. With its
multiple I/O ports — including two serial ports, two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0
ports — ET1620 is the perfect partner for a wide range of business uses,
allowing the attachment of a wide range of business peripherals such as barcode
scanners, credit card terminals, printers or document scanners. Its dual video
outputs (HDMI and VGA) allow ET1620 to be connected to any external monitor or
large-screen TV if necessary. Additionally, an optional NFC (Near Field
Communication) module can be installed for even more flexibility, allowing
customers to develop their own applications based around ET1620, such as retail
slim and stylish space-saving design, with an attractively slim 1.3cm bezel,
make it ideal for public-facing use or where space is at a premium, and its
light 2kg weight mean it’s easily transportable. ET1620 can even be
wall-mounted, thanks to its VESA-mount-compatible design, making it an
excellent choice for digital signage, information point or kiosk applications.
EeeBox EB1036 and EB1037 — the smart space
EB1037 are the latest additions to the successful ASUSPRO EeeBox range of
ultra-compact PCs, a product family ideally suited for use in thin client and
digital signage applications. Despite their tiny one-liter volume, 0.7kg weight
and low power consumption, the EB1036 and EB1037 can easily handle even the
most demanding multitasking applications, thanks to the significantly increased
performance and power efficiency of their next-generation Intel Celeron
processors. Featuring both HDMI and VGA video outputs, EB1036 and EB1037
support dual simultaneous displays for increased productivity and outstanding
flexibility. EB1036 additionally features a built-in serial (COM) port that
allows the easy connection of versatile business
peripherals such as barcode scanners, serial printers and LED text displays.
up to 70% less power than a standard desktop PC, the energy-efficient EB1036
and EB1037 can help to reduce operating costs while protecting the environment.
They meet some of the industry’s highest environmental standards, including EPA
ENERGY STAR and EPEAT® Gold level certification.
BT1AD and BT1AE — built for business
requiring outstanding manageability and security in an ultra-small form factor
desktop PC need look no further than the new ASUSPRO BT1AD and BT1AE, a new
addition to the comprehensive ASUSPRO desktop PC family. Designed around
supremely powerful 4th-generation Intel Core™ processors, BT1AE also
incorporates Intel vPro™ technology and an embedded TPM chip to provide
hardware-based malware protection, data security and remote manageability. As
with all ASUSPRO desktop PCs, BT1AE has the option to include ASUS Inventory
and Out-of-Band Management, which helps reduce the cost of identifying and
managing hardware and software throughout the enterprise, and throughout the
HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA video outputs, BT1AE has the remarkable ability to
run up to three independent external displays simultaneously without the need
for extra hardware, making it an ideal solution for multi-screen applications
or to enhance productivity in the workplace. BT1AE has a modular, tool-free
design that ensures easy maintenance, and its extensive range of I/O ports —
including USB 2.0, USB 3.0, plus optional serial and parallel ports — make it
highly expandable, allowing it to grow with your business.
customers requiring a budget-friendly version of BT1AE that maintains its excellent
performance, space-saving design and expandability, ASUS recommends the
companion BT1AD model.
ASUS desktops — leading in satisfaction with
computers reflect a tradition of the finest quality, innovation and longevity.
Based on the PC World USA 2012 reader survey of tech satisfaction, reliability,
and service, users ranked ASUS as a leading choice for desktop PCs, citing high
satisfaction with their value, connectivity, ease of use and reliability. The
survey also found ASUS desktop PCs were one of the most likely to be
recommended to others1. Additionally, PC Mag has recognized ASUS as
the leading brand of choice with its Reader’s Choice award2.