Desktop PC suits education, government, and business uses.

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Optimized for Windows Vista(TM), Model E-2610 is equipped with Intel® 945 chipset, choice of Intel® Core(TM) 2 Duo dual-core processors, 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, and choice of 6-bay mini-tower, 3-bay desktop, or 3-bay small form factor BTX chassis. Broadcom 10/100/1000 Ethernet with Alert Standard Format 2.0 enables PC to alert management console to any problems, so issues can be resolved remotely. Data is protected by encryption and network authorization.



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New Gateway PC Features Big Performance in a Small Package



Catholic Health System to use Gateway desktop PCs for patient registration and monitoring, record keeping and administration

IRVINE, Calif., March 29 /-- Gateway, Inc. today announced a new Small Form Factor (SFF) desktop PC that brings enhanced performance, manageability and flexibility to Gateway's education, government and business customers. The Gateway(R) E-2610 desktop is optimized for Microsoft Windows Vista(TM) and features the Intel(R) 945 chipset, a choice of Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo dual-core processors, three BTX case options and a choice of hard drives at an affordable price.

The Gateway E-2610 can be configured for entry-level to high-end mainstream performance, making it ideal for mass deployment into areas where performance and reliability are crucial. The unrivaled processor performance and energy efficiency of the Intel Core 2 Duo processors combined with Gateway's innovative BTX chassis design, allow this PC to easily handle both power-hungry graphics and data-intensive software applications.

Gateway's innovative, three-bay BTX chassis design more efficiently cools internal components, delivering exceptional reliability and longer system life. The tool-free design also makes it simple to access components without removing the front bezel or replacing optical drive retention screws, enabling IT organizations to quickly and easily support and service this desktop.

"The Gateway E-2610 is a small form factor desktop that provides high-end performance and system flexibility at a great value," said Steve Bulling, senior group desktop product manager for Gateway. "Our customers appreciate that this system can be tailored to fit any business environment through the choices we offer in processors, drives, and the BTX chassis."

Buffalo, New York-based Catholic Health System in is one of the state's largest healthcare providers with 8,200 associates and 1,200 physicians. They utilize more than 600 Gateway desktops throughout their organization, from hospitals, primary care centers and diagnostic and treatment centers to surgery centers, long-term care facilities, adult homes and home care agencies. Each entity uses the desktops for different business functions, from patient registration and monitoring to record keeping and administration in the organization's multiple offices. Gateway's desktop PCs provide organizations like Catholic Health System with the performance and flexibility necessary to master day-to-day business applications or data-intensive software programs.

"Gateway was able to understand our varied computing needs and identify an affordable, reliable solution that best fits our organization," said David Rhoads, technical operations manager at Catholic Health System. "Since we have a variety of entities within our healthcare system, we especially appreciate the expandability options and easy serviceability of the Gateway systems."

The Gateway E-2610 was designed to deliver the flexibility and reliability that is necessary to meet an organization's specific demands. In addition to processor and hard drive options, the Gateway E-2610 offers the Intel(R) 945G chipset, Intel graphics, DDR2 667MHz SDRAM memory and a choice of a six-bay mini-tower, three-bay desktop, or a three-bay small form factor (SFF) BTX chassis architecture.

Manageability is improved with the combination of Gateway Systems Manager software and integrated Broadcom 10/100/1000 Ethernet with Alert Standard Format (ASF) 2.0 support. ASF enables a PC to alert the management console to any problems, so issues can be resolved remotely using an industry standard management console.

The Gateway E-2610 protects customer's data with GatewayShield(TM) Internet, hardware and data protection featuring Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2 for data encryption and network authorization. TPM provides enhanced protection against data theft by encrypting files, authenticating network access and passwords, and safeguarding email communications and file transfers. Ideal for IT-managed environments, PCs with TPM better protect critical applications and capabilities, such as email, web access and local protection of data.

Pricing and Availability
The Gateway's E-2610 Desktop will be available now for a starting price of $599. For more information, customers can visit www.gateway.com/ or call 1-800-GATEWAY. Solution providers and value-added resellers (VARs) interested in partnering with Gateway through the ProNet Partner Program can find more information at www.gateway.com/pronet.

United States Based Telephone Technical Support
While many PC vendors go off-shore to save service costs, Gateway's telephone technical support for Professional customers is 100-percent based in the United States. Customers are assured their calls are handled by knowledgeable, experienced, well-trained and dedicated support agents close to home.

Gateway Professional
From value-priced servers to ultra-reliable desktops to comprehensive services, Gateway has served organizations for 20 years. Gateway makes technology purchase, use and support simple through the programs developed for education, government and business customers as well as the ProNet Partner Program that brings channel-friendly benefits to help solution providers strengthen and grow their businesses. Gateway customers include many of the world's leading organizations, such as the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency, the University of Arizona, state of California, state of New York and others. For more information on Gateway Professional solutions, visit www.gateway.com/business.

About Gateway
Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway (NYSE:GTW) has been a technology pioneer, offering award-winning PCs, servers and related products to consumers, businesses, government agencies and schools. Gateway is the third largest PC company in the U.S. and among the top ten worldwide. See www.gateway.com/ for more information.

CONTACT: Erin Davern of Gateway, Inc., +1-949-471-7785, erin.davern@gateway.com

Web site: www.gateway.com/

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