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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 […]

5 April 2005

New ThinkPad X41 – Ultraportable, Ultra Secure, Ultra Easy-to-use

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. , April 5, 2005 – Building on trends in biometric adoption, identity verification costs and government compliance, IBM today announced the ThinkPad X41 ultraportable notebook — its lightest and smallest ThinkPad with a built-in fingerprint reader. And IBM also announced new ThinkPad software that automatically performs a complete system hardware check and […]

1 April 2005

Phase-one Testing of Lenovo Computing Products Completed Successfully Before Torino IOC Experts

BEIJING, April 1, 2005 – Lenovo Group announced today that its phase-one testing of technology for the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games has been successfully completed. The company’s PC and server technologies, recently used at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championship in Torino, Italy, have met the demanding standards of both the Torino 2006 Organizing […]

31 March 2005

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

Hong Kong, March 31, 2005 – Lenovo Group Limited (“Lenovo”) (HKSE: 992; ADR: LNVGY) today announced an agreement with three of the world’s leading private equity firms, Texas Pacific Group (“TPG”), General Atlantic LLC (“GA”) and Newbridge Capital LLC (“Newbridge”), to provide Lenovo with a US$350 million strategic investment for its acquisition of IBM’s PC business. […]

23 March 2005

College of William and Mary Picks IBM ThinkPad Notebooks for New Program

WILLIAMSBURG, VA — Mar 23, 2005 — The College of William and Mary has chosen IBM ThinkPad notebooks for its new myNotebook computing initiative, a program designed to use mobile technology to enhance teaching and communication at the second-oldest educational institution in the United States. Beginning with the fall 2005 semester, students at William and […]

21 March 2005

Monumental Life Decides on IBM ThinkPad Notebooks

BALTIMORE, MD — Mar 21, 2005 — Monumental Life, one of the nation’s largest life and supplemental health insurance providers, has significantly reduced its total cost of ownership and frequent need for PC-related services and support by switching to IBM ThinkPad notebooks for its mobile sales force, IBM and Future Tech Enterprise, Inc., an IBM […]

17 March 2005

IBM Prescribes ThinkPad Notebooks and ThinkCentre Desktops at ParadigmHealth

CONCORD, CA — Mar 17, 2005 — IBM today announced that ParadigmHealth, a leading provider of disease management services for intensive and clinically complex patients, has deployed more than 200 ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops. The company plans to continue to work with IBM and the new Lenovo to further expand its deployment of ThinkVantage […]

10 March 2005

American Savings Bank Gains Competitive Edge With IBM ThinkVantage Technologies

HONOLULU, HI — Mar 10, 2005 — IBM today announced that American Savings Bank has deployed more than 1,500 IBM ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops equipped with ThinkVantage Technologies, providing employees robust tools to increase productivity and deliver superior customer service. In the highly competitive and fast-paced financial services market, customer service helps determine loyalty. […]

9 March 2005

Committee on Foreign Investment in U.S. Completes Review of Lenovo-IBM Deal

ARMONK, N.Y. & BEIJING — March 9, 2005 — IBM and Lenovo today announced completion of the review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), clearing the way to complete the sale of IBM’s Personal Computing Division to Lenovo. The CFIUS review was concluded in advance of the statutory deadline. “Lenovo is […]

2 March 2005

IBM Think Products Demystify Wireless Networking

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — March 2, 2005 — IBM today announced a new secure wireless networking solution designed to address two central concerns of medium-sized businesses: security and complexity. The IBM Secure Wireless Networking Solution for Cisco Systems combines IBM and Cisco technologies to tighten security in a single, tested and proven solution, creating […]

1 March 2005

IBM Personal Computing Division Names Enzweiler, Mungall to Lead Channels

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 1, 2005 – IBM’s Personal Computing Division today announced two key executive appointments in its worldwide business partner sales and channels organization. Mark A. Enzweiler was named vice president for its worldwide business partner sales, and will continue in this role in the new Lenovo company. Stephen Mungall was named […]

24 February 2005

IBM and Tech Data See SMB Opportunities for Lenovo

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — Feb 24, 2005 — IBM announced today that technology resellers leveraging the new Lenovo will realize greater process efficiencies when designing and deploying computing solutions for their small- and medium-sized business customers. By leading with ThinkVantage Technologies, channel partners can lower the overall PC lifecycle costs through IBM’s competitively priced […]

17 February 2005

Heating Oil Partners Ignites Efficiency with New IBM Think-Family Technology

DARIEN, CT, February 17, 2005 – Heating Oil Partners, a leading heating and air conditioning supplier in the Northeast, is using IBM’s new Think Express program to deploy ThinkPad and ThinkCentre personal computers to help keep its customer support network running efficiently this winter season, IBM and Computer Tech announced today. The IBM Think Express […]

16 February 2005

IBM Locks Up Lead In PC Security

RSA 2005, SAN FRANCISCO, February 16, 2005… IBM today built on nearly six years of leadership and innovation in PC security by announcing three new security technologies for its industry-leading ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops, including new biometric fingerprint options, data encryption solutions and embedded notebook traceability tools. The availability of these new technologies follows […]

11 February 2005

New 19-Inch IBM ThinkVision Monitor Designed for New Trends in Desktop Computer Use

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., February 11, 2005 – IBM today introduced its newest ThinkVision desktop monitor, the 19-inch Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), ThinkVision L190. IBM’s unique ThinkVantage design and innovative features include an ultra-narrow bezel for multi-monitor environments, fast response time and one of the widest ranges of tilt in its class. Answering industry demand […]

10 February 2005

Swift Transportation Co. Loads Up on IBM PCs With ThinkVantage Technologies

PHOENIX, AZ — Feb 10, 2005 — Swift Transportation Co. (Swift), a truckload shipper to widespread retailers, is using new IBM ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre small form factor desktops to better support the workload of business applications essential to the flow of shipment orders, tracking and billing, IBM and Insight, an IBM leading Business Partner, […]

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