As companies muscle through on-going economic and logistical shifts, many are recognizing the need for more robust and flexible mobile PC solutions to empower their remote workers.
The changes have ushered in a need to get more out of a business notebook. With breakthrough performance, long-lasting battery life, and an array of professional manageability features that help enable secure and productive remote work without draining IT resources, AMD Ryzen" PRO 4000 series processors are defining a new standard for modern business PCs. These processors provide organizations with enterprise-grade computing horsepower in a sleek, mobile form factor, eliminating the need to choose between the flexibility of a laptop or desktop-grade performance.
The Ryzen PRO 4000 processor family delivers capabilities typically seen in desktop platforms, such as 8 cores and 16 threads, in sleek, stylish notebooks offering all-day battery life with the Ryzen" 7 4750U processor so there are no trade-offs, says Matt Unangst, Director of Commercial Business at AMD. Employees want as much performance as they can get. They want the flexibility to do what they need to do, whether thats in the office, working from home, or in an airport or plane. Thats what translates into productivity.
Meeting the new standard
Based on the needs of todays workforce, here are the core requirements for a modern business notebook:
For example, the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U platform offers up to 37% faster performance running Microsoft Office in PCMark 10 Applications benchmark compared to the previous generation Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U processor. The same AMD platform in the same test scenario offers up to 19% faster performance in Microsoft Word, up to 77% faster performance in Excel, and up to 27% performance uplift in PowerPoint. AMD Ryzen PRO graphics also ensure top-notch performance for graphics-intensive applications like videoconferencing and visually-rich digital media.
AMDs Memory Guard technology, another prominent security feature, employs system memory encryption to help protect confidential data and information in a PC. According to third-party surveys and data, a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds, and 80% of the costs associated with laptop loss can be tied to a data breach.,. With AMD Memory Guard, available exclusively on Ryzen PRO processors, AMD is helping drive security innovation throughout the PC ecosystem. In addition, the AMD Ryzen PRO 4000 platform also supports Bitlocker and complements Windows 10 PRO security capabilities, including Windows Device Guard and enhanced sign-on.
In addition to security, manageability is also a critical consideration among IT decision makers; IT departments, already stretched thin, will find the platforms robust feature set AMD PRO manageability helps simplify tasks surrounding deployment, imaging, patching, updating, and remote management.
Given the challenges of todays work environment, employees need more than the average mobile platform to remain productive and engaged. The AMD Ryzen PRO 4000 solution offers a no-compromise option. Defining a new standard for Modern Business PCs, the Ryzen PRO 4000 series processors offers breakthrough performance and long battery life, while supporting the security and manageability features that businesses depend on.
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 Testing as of 1/24/2020 by AMD Performance Labs on a Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U Reference Platform vs. Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U(HP EliteBook 745 G6).PCMark is a registered trademark of Futuremark Corporation. Results may vary. RNP-6
All Day Battery Life is defined as at least 8 hours of continuous battery life per the MobileMark 14 benchmark test. A properly configured HP EliteBook 835 G7 with AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U Processor, gets up to 24 hours of MM14 battery life: https://press.hp.com/us/en/press-releases/2020/hp-provides-ultimate-office-experience-at-home.html Actual battery life will vary based on several factors, including, but not limited to: system configuration and software, settings, product use and age, and operating conditions. AMD has not independently tested or verified the battery life claim. See www.bapco.com for additional details. RNP-28.
 As of February 2020. Most Cores and Threads in a mobile business processor for ultrathin notebooks. RNP-19
Wi-Fi 6 availability varies by laptop manufacturer and are system configuration dependent. Check with your laptop manufacturer for compatibility information. GD-149.