How Lenovo Plans to Crack the Server Market

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Known for its ThinkPad laptops, Lenovo is trying to find its way into the data center, despite the dominance of the Big 3: IBM, HP and Dell

Lenovo, known for laptops like the ThinkPad line, is expanding into the enterprise through server and storage products. Lenovo's first servers shipped in 2008 for small and midsize businesses, and an Enterprise Products Group was formed this year to attract larger customers.

  • Company: LenovoGroup Ltd.
  • Headquarters: Beijing
  • Employees: 33,000
  • 2013 Revenue: $33.87 billion
  • CEO: Yang Yuanqing
  • What They Do: Lenovo, which acquired IBM's PC division in 2005, claims to be the world's largest PC vendor. It also makes smartphones, tablets and TVs. Now Lenovo is expanding into the corporate IT market with server and storage products.
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