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Membership of Encompass Australia is open to all people who are interested in the products and technologies of Hewlett-Packard.

This includes continued interest in the enterprise products and technologies previously produced by Digital Equipment Corporation (also known as "DEC" and "Digital"), and Compaq Computer.

Encompass aims are:

  • To promote communication between members and with HP
  • To encourage recognition of customer interests and feedback within HP
  • To encourage symbiosis and mutual benefit between HP and its customers


In view of the changes happening within and outside HP, Encompass members' interests change accordingly, and Encompass readily acknowledges and is ready to respond to these changes. Encompass is interested in all HP products, not just the (so-called) legacy Digital products, including:

  • OS's HP/UX, Tru64, Linux, OpenVMS, NSK, Win NT & 2K & XP (and whatever's next!)
  • Powerplants Intel, StrongARM, Alpha, Superdome, Himalaya, even VAX!
  • Platforms Galaxy, servers, desktops, laptops, even handhelds!
  • Ancilliary StorageWorks, networks, distributed service management, etc
  • Software Design and programming, webdev, graphics, process control, etc
  • Coalface Managing networks, email and file services, intranet and Internet, etc
  • Executive Decision support, solutions provision, futures, etc


Membership in Encompass Australia is free. Once you become a member you remain a member until you request cancellation of your membership.

All membership applications are subject to Board approval. Only members may vote for, nominate for, or continue to hold leadership positions in the Association.

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