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19 August 2005

Lenovo Ranks No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., August 19, 2005 – Lenovo today announced the most recent Technology Business Research (TBR) report concludes that the company has moved into the No. 1 position in notebook corporate customer satisfaction. In TBR’s 2Q2005 “Corporate IT Buying Behavior and Customer Satisfaction Study,” Lenovo was the only company of the four competitors surveyed […]

17 August 2005

Lenovo Names James P. Shaughnessy SVP, General Counsel

Purchase, NY, Aug. 17, 2005 — Lenovo Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of James P. Shaughnessy as senior vice president and general counsel. He reports directly to Steve Ward, CEO, and is responsible for the company’s legal, corporate governance, security and government relations activities globally. Shaughnessy, 50, was most recently senior vice president, general counsel […]

16 August 2005

Barter Joins Lenovo Board of Directors

Hong Kong, August 16, 2005 — John William Barter III has been named as an independent non-executive director of Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE:992; ADR: LNVGY), effective August 10, 2005. “John Barter brings a wealth of business insight and technology experience to the Lenovo board of directors,” said Yuanqing Yang, chairman of Lenovo. “His strategic advice and […]

12 August 2005

Lenovo Expects 2Q PC Shipments in China to Be Triple That of Nearest Competitor

PURCHASE, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2005 — Lenovo (HKSE: 992)(ADR: LNVGY) announced today that it expects second quarter industry data to show that Lenovo’s PC shipments in China are approximately triple that of its nearest competitor and almost four times that of its next nearest competitor, demonstrating a strong performance in the company’s fastest-growing market. In addition, […]

10 August 2005

Lenovo Reports Global Profitability in First Fiscal Quarter 2005/06

Hong Kong, August 10, 2005 — Lenovo results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2005 showed strong organic growth, outpacing the industry in key emerging markets, as well as growth from the acquisition of the former Personal Computing Division of IBM. Lenovo’s consolidated turnover increased 234 percent (year-to-year) to HK$19.6 billion. Pre-tax profit increased […]

20 July 2005

Lenovo Rocks the Monitor Landscape with New ThinkVision L171p

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 20, 2005 — Lenovo today expanded its line of ThinkVision monitors with the introduction of the ThinkVision L171p, a 17-inch Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor that can rotate into portrait mode (1) to offer a vertically-oriented screen that enables viewing of an entire document page, boosting productivity. Building on Lenovo’s leadership […]

11 July 2005

Lenovo Sharpens PC Blade Computing with ClearCube Technology

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., and AUSTIN, TEXAS — July 11, 2005 — Lenovo and ClearCube Technology, today announced that Lenovo will market and sell ClearCube-branded PC blades and management software. Lenovo customers, particularly those in the financial services, healthcare and government industries, will now have the option to use ClearCube PC blade technology. PC blades provide […]

7 July 2005

Lenovo ThinkPad Notebooks Increase Graduate Success at Meredith College

RALEIGH, N.C., July 7, 2005 – Lenovo and Meredith College today announced the successful first-round completion of the Meredith College Technology Initiative, a program that provides all incoming freshmen with ThinkPad notebooks pre-loaded with educational and professional software to enhance the interactive learning experience. Equipped with the necessary technology skills to advance in their respective fields, […]

30 June 2005

Law Firm Sees No Contest in Case of ThinkPad Vs. the Competition

CHICAGO, June 30, 2005 – Lenovo today announced that Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP has deployed ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and ThinkVision monitors throughout its U.S. offices, furthering the firm’s leadership in the use of innovative and service-enhancing technologies. In order to provide efficient, effective and timely legal services and business counseling, Sonnenschein’s attorneys and staff […]

22 June 2005

Lenovo Gets A+ at Babson College By Reducing Data Transfer Time By Two-thirds

WELLESLEY, Mass., June 22, 2005 – Lenovo today announced that Babson College has deployed ThinkPad notebooks for the fifth consecutive year throughout its campus to support innovative learning experiences and increase student productivity. Using System Migration Assistant, a ThinkVantage Technology that allows users to transfer system and network settings from current to new PCs, Babson has […]

15 June 2005

ThinkVantage Technologies Brighten Bottom Line at Kichler Lighting

CLEVELAND, June 15, 2005 — Lenovo today announced that Kichler Lighting, one of the world’s leading decorative lighting fixture companies, deployed more than 300 ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops, complete with ThinkVantage Technologies, helping Kichler to drastically reduce IT costs, synchronize operations and further its commitment to customer satisfaction. A mid-sized, family owned and operated company, […]

9 June 2005

Penn Strikes Innovative Partnership with Lenovo

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 9, 2005 – The University of Pennsylvania and Lenovo today announced a comprehensive partnership that will feature ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops as part of a campus-wide technology initiative, signifying the university’s continuous commitment to innovation and technology leadership. In a three year, multi-million dollar deal, Penn will offer its students, faculty, staff, […]

8 June 2005

Lenovo Announces 2004/05 Annual Results

Hong Kong, June 8, 2005 — Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE:992; ADR: LNVGY) today announced its annual results for the period ended March 31, 2005. In the 2004/05 fiscal year, Lenovo’s profit attributable to shareholders increased by 6.4 percent to HK$1.120 billion. Excluding our investments in globalization — the amortization of marketing rights for The Olympic Partner […]

7 June 2005

Lenovo Writes the Next Chapter in Tablets

– A Simple, Lightweight Flip Changes the View for Tablet Marketplace RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 6, 2005 – Capitalizing on long-term, multidimensional expertise in the development of tablet PCs, Lenovo today announced the newest member of the ThinkPad portfolio — the ThinkPad X41 Tablet, creating a new alternative in tablet computing without compromises in weight […]

26 May 2005

Lenovo Powers up the Desktop with New Dual-Core ThinkCentre Models

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 26, 2005 – Lenovo today announced its latest desktop models, the ThinkCentre M52 and ThinkCentre A52. For the first time, ThinkCentre desktops will incorporate dual-core processing and 64-bit computing capabilities to support today’s most demanding business applications, from medical imaging and graphic design to complex statistical computation. This level of power […]

23 May 2005

Lenovo Earns Top Ratings for Quality and Design in 1Q2005 TBR Study

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — (MARKET WIRE) — 05/23/2005 — Lenovo today announced that the most recent report by Technology Business Research found that quality remains a competitive strength for ThinkPad notebooks. Lenovo was found to be one of the only notebook vendors keeping pace with hardware quality expectations and whose satisfaction ratings for quality […]

17 May 2005

Lenovo Closes Strategic Investment of US$350 Million from Leading Private Equity Firms

Hong Kong — May 17, 2005 — Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992; ADR: LNVGY) today announced that it has closed its previously announced US$350 million strategic investment by three leading private equity firms: Texas Pacific Group, General Atlantic LLC and Newbridge Capital LLC. Lenovo also announced today that effective from closing of the strategic investment, James […]

12 May 2005

Manteo ThinkPad Learning Project Prepares Students for the Future

MANTEO, NC — May 12, 2005 — Lenovo and IBM today announced the Manteo ThinkPad Learning Project, a 1-to-1 computing pilot program that will provide each middle-school and high-school student in Manteo, North Carolina, with a ThinkPad notebook pre-loaded with VitalSource educational software and the ability to access the town-wide wireless network, further strengthening the economic […]

1 May 2005

Lenovo Completes Acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division

New global PC leader emerges New Lenovo board members named Transaction completed successfully, ahead of schedule New innovative products to be shipped within weeks Beijing, China and Armonk, NY – May 1, 2005 – Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992; ADR: LNVGY) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of the acquisition of IBM’s Personal […]

28 April 2005

Omnicell Maintains Leading-edge Position with ThinkVantage Technologies

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , April 28, 2005 – IBM today announced that Omnicell, Inc., a leading provider of patient safety solutions, is equipping its staff with ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops designed to help reduce IT support costs, help-desk calls and direct IT staff intervention. Omnicell is replacing its existing PC solution with ThinkPad T42 notebooks […]

19 April 2005

ThinkVantage Technologies Enable Superior Customer Service at Havertys Furniture

ATLANTA , April 19, 2005 – IBM today announced that Havertys Furniture, a full-service home furnishings retailer, has deployed ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops with ThinkVantage Technologies throughout its enterprise for increased data protection and superior customer service. With a corporate mission focused on customer satisfaction, Havertys’ employees must be able to access customer information easily […]

18 April 2005

IBM ThinkPad X40 Wins eWEEK Excellence Award

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 18, 2005 – IBM announced today that eWEEK has named the ThinkPad X40 notebook a winner in eWEEK’s Fifth Annual Excellence Awards program, in the desktop and mobile hardware category. “The opportunities created by new technology, and by customers’ interest in new ways of using those tools to do business, are […]

11 April 2005

IBM and SANYO Demonstrate Fuel Cell Prototype for ThinkPad Notebooks

TOKYO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 11, 2005 – IBM and SANYO Electric today unveiled initial plans for a prototype micro direct methanol fuel cell system for IBM ThinkPad notebooks. Leveraging SANYO’s latest advancements in fuel cells that increase the longevity of notebook batteries, IBM and SANYO jointly developed a basic design of a fuel […]

7 April 2005

ThinkPad Notebooks Help Teachers Juggle Calendars at Fayetteville Public Schools

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. , April 7, 2005 – IBM today announced that Fayetteville Public Schools, one of the largest public school districts in Arkansas, has deployed more than 700 ThinkPad notebooks to its certified staff, demonstrating the district’s commitment to innovation and excellence through the use of technology. A key factor in the deployment of ThinkPad notebooks […]

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