HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company, maintained its number one position in the total desktop PC market for the period of Jan – September 2003. According to the recent IDC report, HCL leads the market by shipping 160, 295 units, with a market share of 24.6 per cent of the total branded desktop PC market. In the same period, HCL tops the tally with the market with share of 10.5 percent in the commercial market segment.
Mr. George Paul, Vice President – Marketing, HCL Infosystems Limited, said, “We have been growing steadily in the desktop PC segment, thanks to our inherent strengths of unmatched reach, service support and a competitive price point. It will be our endeavor to implement an aggressive marketing strategy not just to maintain the number one position in the segment, but to grow further.”
HCL shipped 50,470 PC units during the period of July – September 2003, which is significantly higher than its nearest MNC competitor. With this performance, HCL leads with an impressive market share of over 11.3 per cent in the commercial PC market. This is a growth of 79.9 per cent over the third quarter of 2002. In the consumer PC market, HCL registered a whopping growth of 107.6 percent over third quarter in 2002.
“It is high time the Indian IT prowess is given its due recognition in the industry. The reports from industry experts like IDC affirm the vast potential we have to spread the power of computing across the length and breadth of the country,” concluded Mr. Paul.
The performance and impressive growth of HCL is attributed to the technological innovations introduced by the domestic IT majors in its PCs, apart from other factors. HCL recently launched the HCL Beanstalk Media Center PC, which makes it the first Indian brand to do so. The PC has been specially developed by HCL Insys, coupling with the newly designed interface of Microsoft Windows XP media center edition, to completely revolutionize digital entertainment in India.
On the enterprise business front, recently bagged orders include those from the Canara Bank, Asian Paints, Andhra Bank, South Central Railways, Punjab National Bank, BSNL (Patiala), ITC (Kolkata) and Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd (AMTRON), to name a few. The Infostructure business saw several networking and security orders from large corporates, PSUs, Banks, and Railways. The Company was awarded with ISO 9001:2000 certification for consultancy, implementation, support, audit and management services for its Infostructure services.
The launch of the EzeeBee PC for below Rs 20,000 has re-defined the price points in branded PC segment.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company, offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It works closely with many leading global player like Intel, Toshiba, HP, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia and Sun Microsystems among others. HCL Infosystems has direct customer services center across 170 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.