Nampa, Idaho, November 16, 1998 — Leading the transition to Microsoft Windows 2000, Micron Electronics, Inc. today announced shipment of Windows 2000 ready personal computers across its entire line of desktop and notebook products, and support for mid-market business IT professionals.. Customers who buy Micron products that are Windows 2000 Ready today will get great cutting-edge PC solutions today and will be prepared for the future.
Micron is a leading provider of Windows NT-based solutions with over 50% of business desktop systems and over 20% of notebook systems shipping preinstalled with Windows NT Workstation 4.0. Today’s announcement furthers Micron’s commitment to providing its customers with the tools they need to compete and win in today’s new economy.
Micron’s entire line of ClientPro® business desktop systems are Windows 2000 Ready. Most configurations of Millennia®
desktop and TREK
notebook lines are also ‘Windows 2000 Ready.’
“Microsoft Windows 2000 is widely regarded as the most significant advance in the history of personal computer operating systems,”
said Mark Gonzales, vice president of worldwide marketing at Micron Electronics.
“We will work with Microsoft and our customers to provide support for Windows 2000 to enable them to win in today’s demanding new economy.”
“We’re excited to be working with Micron to deliver Windows 2000 Ready PCs,”
said Brad Chase, vice president Windows marketing and developer relations at Microsoft.
“Businesses can prepare now for Windows 2000 Professional, while taking advantage of the increased reliability, security, manageability and performance of Windows NT Workstation 4.0 today.”
‘Windows 2000 Ready’ Systems
Effective last September, Micron’s entire ClientPro business desktop and NetFrame server system product families moved to ‘Windows 2000 Ready’ systems exclusively. Most configurations of Millennia desktop and TREK and GoBook notebook lines also ship ‘Windows 2000 Ready.’ All customers, are able to order ‘Windows 2000 Ready’ systems from Micron.
Micron also recently unveiled a robust new web site (www.micronpc.com) that is designed to better attract and meet the needs of the company’s customers–power consumers, mid-market businesses and government An important component of this site is the Windows Direct area. This area will provide customers with product and support information about Windows NT, as well as in-depth technical resources, from white papers to drivers and service packs.
Micron Electronics, Inc., a recognized industry leader and direct vendor known for its award-winning products and services, develops, manufactures and markets high-performance, competitively priced computing solutions to consumers, small businesses, commercial and public sector buyers. Its superior customer service and toll-free technical support is available to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. SpecTek, a division of Micron Electronics, Inc.,processes and markets various grades of DRAM products under the SpecTek®
brand name. The company is majority-owned by Micron Technology, Inc. Contact Micron Electronics at www.micronpc.com or 1-800-209-9686.
ClientPro, Millennia, NetFRAME, TransPort TREK, GoBook and SpecTek are trademarks or registered trademarks of Micron Electronics, Inc. Pentium, Xeon and Celeron are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.