HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling company, was rated as the number one PC manufacturer by DATAQUEST report on the Top 20 IT companies in the country in the ‘PCs and Notebooks’ segment. According to the report, HCL recorded an impressive growth in terms of unit shipments during the fiscal maintaining its lead in the desktop market with shipment of over 4.73 lakh units – acquiring 13.7% of the market. HCL sold almost 10% more than its nearest rival HP and way-ahead other players like IBM/Lenovo & Zenith.
As per the report, this growth is attributed to company’s aggressive plans to target B & C class cities and expand its distribution network. Other significant initiatives adding to this growth are launch of the low cost Ezeebee Pride priced at Rs. 12, 990 and high-end home PC called HCL Beanstalk Neo, complementing the Beanstalk range. HCL Beanstalk Neo was also country’s first desktop to come with Windows XP Media Center OS. HCL’s first of its kind PC on EMI scheme also played an important role by increasing the affordability index with middle-income group consumers.
Mr. George Paul, Executive Vice President – Marketing, HCL Infosystems Limited, said, “The DATAQUEST Top 20 results bear testimony to the consumers’ confidence in HCL Infosystems to meet their diverse IT needs. We have committed ourselves to deliver better value to our customers through our inherent strengths of unmatched reach, robust nation-wide service network and comprehensive offerings at all price points.”
The growth is also attributed to some of the large orders bagged by the company from some PSU clients, like commissioning of the country’s largest Internet backbone network for BSNL, large mandates from MTNL & other banks. From the government side, nodal agencies like Tamilnadu’ ELCOT went for large-scale installations.
“HCL made an impact by announcing a slew of offerings during both the price conscious budget buyers as well as the higher end offerings aimed at the high value segment” said the DATAQUEST Top20 Report 2005 on the company’s performance.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It has partnerships with some leading global player like Intel, Toshiba, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia among others.
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It has partnerships with some leading global player like Intel, AMD, Toshiba, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia and Sun Microsystems among others.HCL Infosystems has direct customer services center across 260+ locations and two ISO 9001 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. With a mission to provide world-class information technology solutions and services to enable its customers to serve their customers better, HCL Infosystems is forever setting new standards of IT in the country.
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a leading Global Technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of $2.2 billion. IT Products and Services contribute to revenues of over $1.1 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India, HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 29-year-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India’s original IT garage start ups. Its range of offerings span Product Engineering, Technology and Application Services, BPO, Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of technology and telecom products. The HCL team comprises of 25,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 15 countries including 300 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information please visit www.hcl.in