What's your favorite docking station? We are replacing our Dell laptops with HP and aren't happy with the current HP docking station (hockey puck). We are looking for third-party docks that provide dual display, ethernet, etc. Specifically reviewing some Belkin, HP hub (w/ additional power cord), and some Amazon. 

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Senior Director, Technology Solutions and Analytics in Telecommunication, 51 - 200 employees
Please elaborate on what you are need besides dual displays, ethernet, etc. E.g. what type of ports do you need for display? What is the resolution required? Are you expecting to use the laptops in clamshell mode and have 2 displays or open so you have your laptop screen + 2 other displays? Any SD card capablities? I assume 1GB ethernet is fine but any of detail you can provide is helpful. 
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Director Of Information Technology in Manufacturing, 501 - 1,000 employees

The majority of our users use two monitors with dual 24-inch monitors (some DP, some HDMI).  They usually have their laptop closed.  Usually, if someone is using the laptop as a screen, it's because they have one monitor (their choice).

No SD card is required.  1GB ethernet.  Audio (in/out) jack is nice to have for some of our earbud users.  Multiple USB ports for the webcam, headset, wireless keyboard, and mouse are needed.

CIO in Services (non-Government), 201 - 500 employees
I have always been a huge fan of the Dell docking stations.  For HP, there are some more generic stations that can be found in many places; I think it depends on how many and what TYPE of connectors you need.
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Director Of Information Technology in Manufacturing, 501 - 1,000 employees

We are migrating from Dell to HP.  Currently, we use Dell Dock WD19S.  I've read good things about the Dell Dock WD22TB4 also.

We need:
USB-C with power delivery (65 watts)
Dual display ports (we have some HDMI and some Display Port)
-A dock with multiple options for displays is great.
1 GB Nic
USB (multiple) ports
Audio out is nice to have.

We've also had some luck with Sabrent USB Type C Dual 4k Universal Docking Station with USB C Power Delivery (DS-WSPD).
It has a separate power brick, NIC, dual displays (each with HDMI and DP option), 4 USB ports, 2 USB C, 1 USB C w/PD, and audio jacks.  The only issue we've had with this device is supply chain issues.

Global Head of AI, Data & Analytics in Software, 10,001+ employees
I have always been a fan of the Targus USB-C Universal Dual Video 4k docking station, I have one at home for my home office, and one for my partners home office.

100w power supply
Gigabit Ethernet
2 video stream inputs (both have a HDMI2.0 and a DisplayPort 1.2a to choose from)
3 USB 3.0 ports
1 powered USB 3.0 (on 'left' side of dock
1 USB 3.1 Gen1 and combined Mic & Headphone port on 'right' side of block
and 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C to laptop

Dock has a lock slot for securing and has screw holes in base for attaching to desks if desired

Good form factor and having powered usb on one side, with type c and audio on other means accessible ports without going to back of dock
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Director Of Information Technology in Manufacturing, 501 - 1,000 employees

Thank you Joshua


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