September 10, 2006
Intel vPro products announced
Intel had announced vPro technology, a package of hardware and software based on Core 2 Duo processor earlier this year. The platform promises to provide Unprecedented levels of computing performance and more proactive control of security and costs. Intel found in its study that the vPro platform could save 40% in total cost for businesses. Several major PC vendors have announced vPro based products and many software developers have also released product for vPro.
Intel says vPro addresses issues like security threats, cost of ownership, resource allocation, asset management and uptime. vPro includes technology like second generation of Intel Active Management Technology, Intel Virtualization, the new Intel Q965 Express Chipset and Intel 82566DM Gigabit Network Connection. vPro benefits are yet not available on laptops but will be introduced in Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology codenamed Santa Rosa early next year.