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Lenovo - South Africa
Previosuly known as IBM.
Lenovo. New World, New Thinking.
IBM / Lenovo Repairs are done in South Africa by Lenovo South Africa.
Lenovo South Africa
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Lenovo South Africa
Lenovo strives to be a new world company that makes award-winning PCs for our customers. We operate as a company uninhibited by walls or organizational structures using worldsourcing to harness the power of innovation across our global team. We design innovative and exciting products and services to meet our customers' needs
With an initial capital outlay of only RMB200,000, (US$25,000) Lenovo's founding chairman Liu Chuanzhi, together with 10 like-minded colleagues, launches the New Technology Developer Inc. (the predecessor of the Legend Group) funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
IBM PCD moves from Boca Raton, Florida, to Raleigh, North Carolina.
Legend introduces the first Legend-brand server.
Legend introduces the first Legend brand laptop.
Legend signs an Intellectual Property agreement with Microsoft, the most valuable deal ever made in China at the time.
The millionth Legend PC comes off the production line. Intel Chairman Andy Grove attends the ceremony, and takes the PC for Intel's museum collection.
IBM PCD announces its exit from the retail business.
Legend becomes the top PC vendor in the Asia-Pacific region and heads the Chinese national Top 100 Electronic Enterprises ranking.
Legend launches pioneering Internet PC, with its "one-touch-to-the-net" feature, which enables millions of Chinese PC users to easily access the Internet.
Legend becomes a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index - HK.
Legend ranked in top 10 of world's best managed PC venders.
Legend successfully spins off Digital China Co. Ltd., which is separately listed on the Hong Kong Stock
Legend first introduces "digital home" concept and launches accessories-enabling PC.
IBM PCD announces desktop PC outsourcing pact with Sanmina-SCI.
Legend's supercomputer, the DeepComp 1800 makes its debut. It is China's first computer with 1,000 GFLOP (floating point operations per second) and China's fastest computer for civilian use, ranked 43rd in the Top 500 list of the world's fastest computers.
IBM PCD introduces its ThinkCentre desktop PC line.
IBM PCD ships its 20-millionth ThinkPad notebook PC.
Based on the collaborative application technology, Lenovo initiates IGRS Working Group, in cooperation with a few large companies and the Chinese Ministry of the Information Industry, to promote the formation of the industrial standard.
Lenovo launches a Tech RoadShow 2003 nationwide to promote Lenovo's innovation.
Lenovo successfully develops DeepComp 6800 in November 2003. It ranks 14th on the global list.
IBM PCD introduces the first notebook with an integrated fingerprint reader.
Lenovo becomes an Olympic worldwide partner. It is the first Chinese company to become a computer technology equipment partner of the IOC.
Lenovo completes the acquisition of IBM's Personal Computing Division, making it a new international IT competitor and the third-largest personal computer company in the world.
Lenovo announces the closing of a US$350 million strategic investment by three leading private equity firms: Texas Pacific Group, General Atlantic LLC and Newbridge Capital LLC.
Lenovo introduces the industry's thinnest, lightest and most secure Tablet PC, the ThinkPad X41 Tablet.
Lenovo technology flawlessly supports the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, supplying 5,000 desktop PCs, 350 servers and 1,000 notebook computers. Lenovo also hosts seven Internet i.lounges for use by Olympic athletes and visitors.
Lenovo delivers a supercomputer for a Formula One racing team that will provide eight teraflops of computing power.
Lenovo's ThinkPad X300 is called "the best laptop ever" by BusinessWeek magazine.
Lenovo becomes senior sponsor of Computing Equipment and System Operation Service for the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
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