Tangent Goes "Green" Evergreen 17 - An Ultra slim, All -in -One Energy -Saving PC

With its industry-leading power efficiency at 24 watts and 72% less energy usage than Energy Star 4.0 limits, Tangent's Evergreen 17 is designed to be your "Green" desktop PC replacement or an optimal kiosk unit.

BURLINGAME, CA (August 26, 2008) - Tangent Inc., a leader in specialized computing devices, today announced the Evergreen 17, an ultra slim, all -in -one touch screen "green" PC that is environmentally -friendly and provides substantial cost savings with its extremely low power requirements and reduced maintenance.

The Evergreen 17 is designed to help schools and government entities achieve their Green Energy Reduction Initiatives.

"Not only do users experience computing with a touch screen LCD in a space -saving form factor, they also get industry leading power efficiency at 24 watts and 72% less energy usage than Energy Star 4.0 limits," said Douglas Monsour, Tangent's President. "This translates into cost -savings while, at the same time, helping the environment."

The Evergreen 17 comes with the Via Eden 1.0 GHz (fan -less) processor or the ViaC7 1.50 GHz (low noise fan).The operating system is either Windows XP Professional®, or Windows XP Embedded for server and web -based computing. A Linux version is also available The Evergreen 17 has a 10/100/1000 Ethernet onboard and optional wireless LAN.

The Evergreen 17 can be ordered with an optional solid state drive to provide a 100% solid -state system with no moving parts to fail. A selection of 1, 2, 4, 16, 32, or 64GB solid -state drives are available as options. When so -equipped the Evergreen 17 is ideal for server -based and browser -based applications that dramatically reduce the cost of maintaining a fleet of standalone PCs. Spindle drives in capacities from 60 to 250GB are also available. Each Evergreen 17 is equipped with a high brightness TFT panel and resistive touch. It weighs15.8 lbs. and is only 2.25 inches in depth. It also comes in an eye -catching design.

The Evergreen 17 has a starting price of $1,195. Memory is up to 2GB DDR SDRAM. Tangent backs the green PC with a one -year parts and labor warranty and optional one year on -site service. They are available direct from Tangent at www.tangent.com.

About Tangent, Inc. Founded in 1989, Tangent provides technology solutions to education, government, corporate, and healthcare markets. Tangent's award -winning technology includes rugged minis, all -in -one, wireless labs, thin clients, and servers. Tangent products have earned numerous awards, including eight Editor's Choice awards from PC Magazine.

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