RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – August 31, 2012: (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) During this year’s premier channel XChange event hosted by UBM Channel, Lenovo won three XChange 2012 awards, starting with the Overall Best of Show award, as well as XCellence awards in the categories of Best Hardware and Channel Executive Presentation. The XChange XCellence Award winners are selected by top solution providers and honor the technology vendors with the most exceptional products, programs and technologies.
This year’s event, held in Dallas, TX from August 19th through the 21st, brought together more than 250 solution providers and 100+ vendor companies. A leading and independent industry event, the conference combines demonstrations of new products, services, and solutions with insight from market experts, and unique networking opportunities to help foster industry discussion and business opportunity.
“Lenovo is committed to the channel and working with our business partners to develop and deepen our relationships. We are honored by this recognition from the channel community and will continue to put our channel partners first,” said Chris Frey, vice president and channel chief for North America.
Every year, the XChange event brings solution providers and vendors together to discuss new technologies and better ways of doing business.
“Over the past two years, solution providers and their vendor partners have been navigating through a dramatic transformation in business models and technology solutions. It has been unlike anything channel executives have witnessed before,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president of Strategic Content, UBM Channel. “The winners of the XChange 2012 XCellence Awards have demonstrated to the market that they not only understand the complexities of this evolving market, but can consistently deliver the high-quality, results-driven solutions their partners require.”
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US21 billion personal technology company serving customers in more than 160 countries, and the world’s second-largest PC vendor. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile Internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.