HP Z Workstations

How to buy

How to buy HP Workstations

Small to medium businesses

Configure your dream workstation with just a few clicks–and have it sent right to your doorstep. Or speak with one of our trained experts.


Monday - Friday: 8am - 11pm (EST)
Weekends: 9am - 11pm (EST)
Closed on holidays

Large Enterprise

If you need hundreds of PCs or more than 50 workstations per year, our Large Enterprise sales reps can be especially helpful with IT managed deployments.


Monday - Friday: 5am - 7pm (PST)
Saturday: 7am - 4pm (PST)
Closed Sundays and holidays

Government and education

Find solutions for your unique organization–including Federal, State and Local Government, Healthcare, K-12 and Higher Education.



State & local government sales team


K-12 education sales team


higher education sales team


Buy from an HP Workstation reseller

HP works with both national retailers and specialized local resellers to bring our workstations to you with great customer service.

Local and regional partners

Local and regional partners specialize in local services and IT solutions. They often provide value added services specific to professional industries like CAD and digital media.

National resellers

National resellers carry HP Workstation standard configurations in stock for fast delivery. Many can also help you load custom operating systems and install 3rd party components.

HP recommends Windows.

HP Remote Graphics Software

Go out and get inspired. No matter where your professional 3D graphics applications are installed, run them flawlessly, securely, and instantly from any location on any PC.1 

With HP RGS 7 you can experience workstation class productivity from a Windows 8 tablet* by turning swipes into hot keys, pinches into zooms, and taps and presses into precise onscreen mouse clicks.

HP RGS 7.2 brings a huge boost in frame rate from HP’s proprietary HP3 codec, all new Velocity status bar and controls, greater collaboration control, native Wacom tablet redirection on Linux, improved Linux audio and a new user interface for admins to customize RGS deployments.

Delivering Mission Critical Applications with Leostream and HP RGS Webinar Replay

RGS video 


Learn more about HP RGS 7 and remote
tablet functionality

HP Remote Graphics Software


HP Remote Graphics Software



Benefit from unlimited remote access

Real-time collaboration

Real-time collaboration

Share your Windows or Linux workstation screen with multiple users simultaneously — grant view-only or full interactive access.

Remote workers

Remote workers

Consolidate workstation power to the server room and allow your professionals to connect in from remote computers at any location.


Workstation class mobility

Workstation class mobility even on a tablet

Get complete remote access to the full power of your workstation and your professional workstation-class applications when off-site1, even when using a tablet.*


HP RGS: There for you today and into the future

For the past ten years HP has added features and fixes to HP RGS specific to the needs of workstation users. That is why workstation users tell us that HP RGS is the gold standard for a remote workstation experience. The lightning fast response time, native Windows and Linux support, built in collaboration functionality, rock solid performance, and the ease and simplicity of deploying and using HP RGS help make it the go-to remote protocol for serious workstation users. And we’re just getting started!

High-quality image

High-quality image

High performance compression enables real-time visualization for graphic-heavy applications.

Advanced video compression

Advanced video compression

Expand the reach of remote workstation access with the massive reduction – up to 50% in some cases – in required bandwidth for RGS connections.

HP Velocity

HP Velocity

Get the best possible remote experience, even when using poor network connections, with HP Velocity 2.1, built directly into HP RGS.

Windows and Linux

Windows® and Linux®

Enjoy cross-platform access with support for both of these desktop environments.

1 Finger Tap

Control any application with custom touch gestures

Windows 8 touch for all your Windows 7 and Linux applications. Zoom, tap and swipe your way to fully mobile creative freedom.

Application independent

Application independent

RGS sends pixels not data. So regardless of what application you're using, RGS just works.



Access one or many workstations with Directory Mode using a single sign-on.

Multiple displays with resolution and layout matching

Multiple displays with resolution and layout matching

HP RGS auto-sets resolution and multi-display settings to match the receiver's system2.


Remote USB

Virtually attach a USB device to a remote system with local control and access3.

Open GL and Direct X

Open GL and Direct X

HP RGS offers full 3D graphics API support for workstation-class performance.

No extra hardware

No extra hardware

This software-only solution allows deployment without additional infrastructure costs. And it's included at no charge on HP Personal Workstations.

RGS Tech Specs

RGS Datasheet

 PDF, 453KB
System requirementsSender and receiver systems require a 1.5 GHz or greater processor with SSE2 and a minimum of two cores, a 32-bit color display adapter, and a minimum of 2 GB of RAM.
  • Sender system graphics: NVIDIA® QUADRO® K2000 or greater. Driver: 341.44 or greater.
  • Public internet access on the receiver side for feature activation.
  • If a proxy is required, Windows system must be set up with manual proxy configuration. PAC and WAPD (automatic configuration script and automatic proxy detection) will not work.
Supported operating systems
  • Windows® 7 Professional
  • Windows® 8.1 Professional
  • Windows® 10 Professional
  • RHEL v6.6, 7 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)
  • SLED 11 SP3 Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • SLED 12 Suse Enterprise Linux Desktop
SupportHP Support Site
Care packs
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Sales support


Download HP Remote Graphics Software
The HP RGS sender is available free for HP Z Workstations and ZBook Mobile Workstations. An HP RGS sender license is available for purchase for use with other HP and non-HP systems.
Windows or Linux

HP RGS 7.2 Sender and Receiver

Free for HP desktop and mobile Z Workstations
Download for WindowsDownload for Linux

RGS Sender on other hardware requires license

Standard license (F9L57AAE)Floating license (F9L51AAE)
Windows or Linux

HP RGS 7.2 Receiver only

Free download for all system types
Download for WindowsDownload for Linux

Download previous version of HP RGS

(Existing license required)
Download previous version

© Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The Information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting and additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers and/or software to take full advantage of Windows functionality. See http://www.microsoft.com  External link .

RGS is license-free on HP Z Workstations and ZBook Mobile Workstations.

* Windows 8 tablets only.

  1. Requires network connection. Performance dependent on network latency and image frame content.
  2. Match display layout not supported on Linux. Resolution matching on Linux may require additional X-server setup.
  3. Not all USB devices supported. Remote USB not supported on Linux Sender. See user guide for more on USB devices.