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HP Connect combines three user groups

HP supergroup has 50,000 members

The HP user community now has a virtual supergroup with 50,000 members. HP Interex EMEA and ITUG have consolidated into a single organisation called Connect.

At about 50,000 members, Connect will be the largest HP user group, according to its initial president, Nina Buik.

"We realised we are much better together. We have a 50,000-member base out of the gate that is going to have a much stronger voice toward HP," said Buik, who is senior vice president of MindIQ, an e-learning company in Norcross, Georgia, and has served as Encompass president.

The user groups announced their intentions in February.

Member voting that concluded last week was confined to Encompass and ITUG; HP Interex EMEA members had previously agreed to join a combined group, she said. Members "overwhelmingly" went for the change, according to Buik.

However, another HP group, Vivit, was invited to join, but declined, she said. Vivit could not be reached for comment.

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