The HP User Group currently provides the following facilities and services to members. We welcome suggestions for additional benefits that we can provide.
Seminars and Partner Events - covering topics such as System Administration, Networking, Storage, OpenView, Linux, Windows, HP-UX, Tru64, and OpenVMS
E-PING - our Technical Journal is published up to 5 times a year. This contains technical articles contributed by experienced users as well as information from HP and Partners
Scheduled Training Courses (including HPCP courses) run by HP Education and other Partners booked through HPUG are available at a 10% discount for HPUG members
World Wide HP Computer User Groups We provide speakers for HP User Group events and maintain links with other HP User Groups around the world
HPUG UK and World Wide liaison - We maintain an excellent working relationship with HP, both within the UK and with Engineering Groups and Corporate Management around the world, ensuring the views of our members are heard in the right places within HP
Technical Help-Line - This is an informal peer to peer service provided through the User Group office. Ring in or e-mail us with any queries you may have. We can't guarantee to solve your problems, but we probably know someone who can!
Discounts on book purchases. Up to 20% discount on all technical books from O'Reilly and Elsevier (this includes the Digital Press series)
HP-UX software library - This has been developed and is maintained by Liverpool University in the UK; HPUG will assist members in obtaining copies of the software - currently over 1000 packages
OpenVMS Hobbyist Licences allows current HPUG members to run OpenVMS Systems at home for non-commercial purposes
Discounts on hardware purchases. HPUG can arrange special rates on hardware for personal use which may be of interest to our members
These benefits are in addition to the major advantage of belonging to a User Group that has a significant voice in influencing the future directions of HP. We have an excellent working relationship with HP in the UK, with Engineering Groups around the world and even at the highest levels of Senior Corporate Management.