Yesterday, Microsoft announced the Surface Enterprise Initiative, which brings a new set of solutions to help enterprises get the most from Windows 10. Along with Dell and others, HP is also joining the initiative. HP is going to sell and support Surface Pro devices through its enterprise sales channels.
These same customers – especially global customers – have said they would like to see HP not only selling Surface Pro 3, but also supporting it. To respond to this set of customer needs, we are excited to announce that as part of the Surface Enterprise Initiative with Microsoft, we will be offering the Surface Pro 3 through the HP direct sales force. Independently, we will also be offering a new set of HP Care Packs designed specifically to help customers to plan, configure, deploy and manage in enterprise environments. We also plan to offer some mobility workflow transformation tools and services that will be available next year.
HP also confirmed that this does not mean that they won’t be offering detachable products in the future. They highlighted products like the HP Elite X2 1011, HP Pro X2 210, HP Pro X2 612 and HP Pavilion X2 which are detachables and more coming in the future.