Dear Valued Customer:

Thank you for your time last week.  As you know, the merger of HP and Compaq has begun in earnest.  What an exciting time!

Attached are two preliminary documents for your consideration:

I hope you find these initial documents beneficial to your planning.  More details will follow over the next few weeks. 

Please let me know if you have any immediate questions or concerns.  We look forward to continuing our dialogue with you.

Best regards,

James T. Gibbons
Regional Sales Manager
GEM/SLED Advanced Technologies