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CENTRALIZE THE POWER.

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A COMPLETE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SOLUTION
TO POWER A REMOTE WORKFORCE

Need access to graphics-intensive applications at home?
Connect to your PC in the office with HP ZCentral Remote Boost. Free 60-day trial.

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NOW YOUR POWER USERS CAN TACKLE
COMPLEX PROJECTS FROM ANYWHERE

THE ULTIMATE HIGH-PERFORMANCE SOLUTION

  • KEEP CLOSE CONTROL

    Manage connections between remote power users and your centralized hardware with HP ZCentral Connect². Assign individual machines or create pools for groups to share. All from a single console.

  • Z POWER. ANYWHERE.

    With 1:1 access, your users get the same experience as if their workstation were next to them. HP ZCentral Remote Boost3 compresses and quickly transports pixels for a seamless experience.

  • PROTECT YOUR IP

    Lock your data down tight on the world's most secure workstations⁴. We only transfer encrypted pixels over the network, so your sensitive information never leaves your data closet. It's foolproof.

  • UNLOCK SAVINGS

    We're the only vendor that offers a single-source remote workstation solution with hardware and software1. Share pools of workstations with no additional virtualization software required.

GET THE SIMPLICITY YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR

ZCENTRAL VS VIRTUALIZED SERVERS

Unlike a virtualized server, our solution

provides direct, undivided access to

workstation-class performance without the

additional maintenance and costs5.

ZCENTRAL VS CLOUD

Cloud-based solutions don’t offer the cost-structure you need for power-users. Get predictable pricing without trading-off configurable performance.

ZCENTRAL VS OTHER WORKSTATIONS

As the world's only single-source remote

workstation solution1, no extra remote

hardware or software is required⁵. It's a

simple end-to-end solution.

COMPLETE YOUR SOLUTION

For the first time ever, get Z performance in a high-density 1U footprint with HP ZCentral 4R – the world’s most powerful 1U Rack Workstation.11 This slim powerhouse lets you pack more Units – and more power – into your data closet.

 

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SIMPLIFY DEVICE MANAGEMENT

Choose HP Device as a Service12 for an easy way to deploy ZCentral software and hardware with users, helping you to reduce IT costs and provide robust end-point protection.13 Trust HP or an authorized channel partner to monitor security on your devices.

  • 1. DISCOVER & DESIGN

    From consulting to assessment and solution design services, let us help you make the best IT decisions and investments.

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  • 2. CONFIGURE

    Save time and increase your IT organization’s productivity when HP custom configures your devices to your specifications.

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  • 3. DEPLOY

    Get your users up and running quickly with delivery, staging, installation, and device set-up service designed to help reduce time, risks and costs.

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  • 4. OPTIMIZE

    Increase user uptime with fast resolution of device issues, OS migration, and through consulting services to optimize your PC environment.

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  • 5. MAINTAIN

    Choose from a wide range of global services for coverage, protection, and support to improve user uptime and IT cost predictability.

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  • 6. RECOVER & RENEW

    Help protect your business data with our secure end of use services, and prepare for a technology refresh that supports environmental sustainability.

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SOFTWARE RESOURCES

Latest Version Release:

ZCentral Remote Boost: 20.1.0.26348

ZCentral Connect: 20.1.2966.0

QUICKSPECS

DATASHEETS

MORE RESOURCES

USER GUIDES

BUILT FOR WHAT YOU DO

CENTRALIZED RACK-MOUNTABLE HARDWARE
END-POINT DEVICES

FEATURES

FREEDOM
 

Your power users now have the freedom to connect to a workstation from almost any end-point device,6 including slim, light devices they can use in the office or on the go.

SOFTWARE INTEGRATION

With a single-source remote workstation solution, our software is integrated so your users can connect in one-click and quickly start harnessing the power of a remote workstation.

REMOTE CONTROL
 

ZCentral Connect gives you full control of your centralized hardware, allowing you to provide service and maintenance from anywhere7.

OPERATING SYSTEMS
 

Our software is compatible with most major desktop operating systems including Windows, MacOS and Linux®. This gives you the ultimate flexibility to support your various users.

Disclaimers
  1. Based on workstation OEMs that design, develop, and support both the hardware and software for centralized workstations to enable remote graphics as of October 2019.
  2. HP ZCentral Connect Software requires purchase of a perpetual floating license per simultaneous connection and purchase of 1 year ZCentral Connect Software Support Service and requires download at hp.com/ZCentral. Requires HP ZCentral Remote Boost Software which can be downloaded at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost, a Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 or newer operating system, Microsoft Active Directory and Intel Active Management Technology for select features.
  3. HP ZCentral Remote Boost does not come preinstalled on Z Workstations but can be downloaded and run on all Z desktop and laptops without license purchase. With non-Z sender devices, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. ZCentral Remote Boost requires Windows, RHEL (7 or 8), UBUNTU 18.04 LTS, or HP ThinPro 7 operating systems. MacOS (10.13 or newer) operating system is only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.
  4. Based on HP’s unique and comprehensive security capabilities at no additional cost among desktop workstation vendors as of January 2017 on HP Desktop Workstations with 7th Gen and higher Intel® Processors.
  5. No additional virtualization hardware or software required (i.e. VMWare, Citrix, GPU virtualization, Teradici, or 3rd party brokers). Specialized IT management not required.
  6. HP ZCentral Remote Boost requires a Windows (10 or 7 SP2), RHEL (6, 7 or 8), UBUNTU 18.04 LTS, or HP ThinPro operating system. MacOS (10.13 or newer) operating system is only supported on the receiver side.
  7. Certain features of ZCentral Connect, such as remotely powering the machines on/off, require Intel AMT and Microsoft Active Directory.
  8. Based on hp.com store and dell.com store pricing dated September 2019, and performance based on core count of a racked-mounted HP Z4 G4, 6 core workstation configuration with 3 year warrant support, compared with two configurations of Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server configured with VMware Horizon Advanced 10 pack CCu license and 3 year support, Quadro Virtual Data Center Workstation hardware and licenses, and 3 year support. One configuration of the server uses 36 cores to be shared among 9 concurrent users, the other uses 56 cores to be shared among the same 9 users to ensure that each of the 9 users avail of 6 cores simultaneously, to more closely approximate the maximum CPU core availability of 9 racked Z4 workstations. Note that the processors on the Dell servers have a lower base frequency in both cases.
  9. The 60 day free trial of HP ZCentral Remote Boost is available for non Z Workstations system (no license required if Sender is running on Z Workstations or ZBooks). At the end of the free trial period, the software will cease to function. To continue using HP ZCentral Remote Boost, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. HP ZCentral Remote Boost requires Windows, RHEL (7 or 8), UBUNTU 18.04 LTS, or HP ThinPro 7 operating systems. MacOS (10.13 or newer) operating system is only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.
  10. HP ZCentral Connect Software 60 day free trial is available for HP and non-HP devices. At the end of the free trial period, the software will cease to function. To continue using HP ZCentral Connect Software, purchase of a perpetual floating license per simultaneous connection and purchase of 1 year ZCentral Connect Software Support Service is required and can be downloaded at hp.com/ZCentral is required. Requires HP ZCentral Remote Boost Software which can be downloaded at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost, a Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 or newer operating system, Microsoft Active Directory and Intel Active Management Technology for select features.
  11. Based on HP internal analysis of 1U racked workstation processor, graphics, memory, and power supply as of July 2020. 
  12. HP DaaS and/or included components may vary by region or by Authorized HP DaaS Service Partner. Please contact your local HP Representative or Authorized DaaS Partner for specific details in your location. HP services are governed by the applicable HP terms and conditions of service provided or indicated to Customer at the time of purchase. Customer may have additional statutory rights according to applicable local laws, and such rights are not in any way affected by the HP terms and conditions of service or the HP Limited Warranty provided with your HP Product.
  13. HP DaaS includes minimum hardware, repair, analytics and financing components and may include additional displays, accessories, and services. The minimum components are subject to change.  

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 an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.