Press Release: March 19, 2007
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HP Signs Services Deals with Johnson Controls

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 19, 2007

HP and Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), a global leader in building efficiency and facilities management, have signed two new services contracts.

Expanding on the companies’ decade-long relationship, HP will provide Johnson Controls with global service delivery and data center recovery services.

Under a renewed five-year agreement, HP will become Johnson Controls global services provider for more than 1,000 locations across 60 countries with services, including global asset management and refresh services as well as software deployment management. In addition, HP will provide Johnson Controls with desk-side and help-desk services in the Americas. HP Services will act as a single point of contact for IT staff and end-user queries to bring consistency to IT support and cut service-resolution times.

Under a separate six-year contract, Johnson Controls has selected HP as the sole provider of data center recovery services to protect its business and ensure immediate recovery of its critical business processes in the event of a site outage. HP will provide recovery services for Johnson Controls’ three global data centers in Germany, Milwaukee, Wisc., and Holland, Mich.

HP will host continuously synchronized IT environments at Johnson Controls recovery centers and provide disaster recovery services on an as needed basis for the company’s mission-critical systems and applications.

HP’s desk-side and help-desk services are part of its End-User Workplace Solutions portfolio. HP’s data center recovery services are a key offering in its Business Continuity and Availability solutions. More information about the entire HP Services portfolio is available at http://h20219.www2.hp.com/services/cache/9516-0-0-225-121.html.

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global leader in interior experience, building efficiency and power solutions. The company provides innovative automotive interiors that help make driving more comfortable, safe and enjoyable. For buildings, it offers products and services that optimize energy use and improve comfort and security. Johnson Controls also provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid electric vehicles, along with systems engineering and service expertise. Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) has 136,000 employees in more than 1,000 locations serving customers in 125 countries. Founded in 1885, the company is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisc. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com.

About HP

HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $94.1 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.


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