EMCO is a software development company founded in 2001 and headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland. It develops network management software used for automation of remote administration, network audit, remote software deployment, network monitoring, permissions audit and power management tasks in corporate networks. EMCO provides commercial solutions and freeware tools for automation of network administration tasks and remote management of Windows computers. The company products are implemented as Windows desktop applications with a graphical user interface. They are designed to be installed on servers or administrator desktops and used for centralized network management. The IT staff working with those applications must have an administrative access to the network computers in order to manage them remotely. EMCO products rely on the Microsoft network infrastructure to perform remote management operations, thus allowing management of computers within a local network only. Remote management access to computers via the Internet is not provided.
The Hewlett-Packard Company is an American global information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It develops and provides a wide variety of hardware components as well as software and related services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by William "Bill" Redington Hewlett and David "Dave" Packard starting with a line of electronic test equipment. HP was the world's leading PC manufacturer from 2007 to Q2 2013, after which Lenovo remained ranked ahead of HP. It specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise and industry standard servers, related storage devices, networking products, software and a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. HP markets its products to households, small- to medium-sized businesses and enterprises directly as well as via online distribution, consumer-electronics and office-supply retailers, software partners and major technology vendors. HP also has services and consulting business around its products and partner products.