Compaq Simplifies Customers' e-Business Infrastructures With Upgraded Intelligent Manageability Tools

New Information on the Compaq Website

Jan 24, 2001, 00:00 ET from Compaq Computer Corporation

    HOUSTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering improved software update
 notification, rapid deployment for Linux and new enterprise management
 integration, Compaq Computer Corp. (NYSE:   CPQ) today announced enhancements to
 some of Compaq's leading Intelligent Manageability tools.  Compaq ActiveUpdate
 2.0, in addition to software updates, now delivers the newest product
 information proactively to customers over the Internet.  The SmartStart
 Scripting Toolkit v1.1 now includes rapid deployment support for Compaq
 ProLiant(TM) Servers running Linux and adds support for Norton Symantec Ghost.
 Updated integration modules provide support for the latest Compaq platforms.
 These modules deliver easy integration for CA Unicenter, HP Openview, Tivoli
 NetView, and Tivoli Enterprise with Compaq Insight Manager.
     For more details on this announcement, please visit Compaq's Web site at:
     New Levels of Simplified Server Management
     Compaq's enhancements to its ProLiant server management tools improve
 usability and deliver the benefits of Intelligent Manageability to more
 customers.  Intelligent Manageability enables customers to ensure the
 availability their IT infrastructures and maximize the effectiveness of their
 scarce IT resources with capabilities that address all phases of the server
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 statements based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and
 uncertainties.  The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
 results to differ materially include: component shortages, delays in the
 implementation of changes in delivery models, increased competitive
 environment and pricing pressures, delays in product rollout schedules, slow
 acceptance for new form factors, employee retention, disruptions related to
 restructuring actions, the financial condition of resellers, delays in new
 systems implementation, operational inefficiencies related to sales cycles,
 equity investment volatility, and emerging market political or economic
 instability.  Further information on the factors that could affect Compaq's
 financial results is included in Compaq's Securities and Exchange Commission
 (SEC) filings, including the latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and the
 Annual Report on Form 10-K, which will be filed shortly.

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