Quanta Computer

Quanta Computer

company_name = Quanta Computer, Inc.
company_type = Corporation ( [http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=2382.TW TSEC:2382] )
foundation = Taipei, Taiwan (1988)
location = flagicon|Taiwan Taoyuan County, Taiwan
key_people = Barry Lam
Baili Lin, Chairman of the Board
industry = Information technology
Computer hardware
products = Notebooks, Smart Phones, Servers, Digital televisions, and others
market c
US$ 179.53 billion ("2008")
revenue = profit USD 24.6 billion (2007)
num_employees = over 30,000 worldwide
homepage = [http://www.quantatw.com/ www.quantatw.com ]

Quanta Computer Incorporated (TSE|2382) is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of notebook computers and other electronic hardware. It is the largest manufacturer of notebook computers in the world. [ [http://www.laptop.org/faq.en_US.html One Laptop per Child ] ] Its customers include ACER, Alienware, Apple Inc., Cisco, Compaq, Dell, Fujitsu, Gateway, Gericom, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Maxdata, MPC, Sharp Corporation, Siemens AG, Sony, and Toshiba. It was founded by Barry Lam in 1988, and is still headed by him.

Quanta Computers was announced as the original design manufacturer (ODM) for the XO-1 by the One Laptop per Child project on 2005-12-13, and has taken an order for one million laptops as of 2007-02-15. [http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/021507-one-million-olpc-laptop-orders.html URL last accessed 2007-10-26]

It is estimated that Quanta had a 33% worldwide market share of notebook computers in 2005.


External links

* [http://www.quantatw.com/Quanta/english/Default.aspx Quanta homepage]
* [http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20050923A7031.html Quanta market share]

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