Eee drives Asus to new heights in India

 

Asustek said its Indian operations grew by 1100 per cent in the 2007-08 financial year, according to the IT Examiner.

A spokeman for the Taiwanese outfit, Benson Lin, said it was the firm's wee Eee PC which had laid the foundations for the growth. That and the fact it started from a small bit of business in the first place, we suspect.

“We see a lot of potential for growth in the notebooks market. One out of four computers shipped in India in FY 2007-08 was a notebook," he said.

He claimed the consumer notebook market in the country had grown by 141 per cent while the desktop sector had shrunk by six per cent.

theinquirer.net (c) 2010 Incisive Media


 
 
 
Top Stories
Change is the only constant at iiNet
iiNet's Matthew Toohey is trialling IBM's Watson - between preparing for an acquisition and making sure Netflix doesn't swamp the network.
 
Why straight-through processing is the holy grail for banks
Big benefits from stripping away human intervention and digitising processes.
 
CBA sued over frozen millions in IT bribery scandal
Eric Pulier's not-for profit lodges lawsuit in US.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Should Optus make a bid for iiNet?

   |   View results
Yes
  44%
 
No
  56%
TOTAL VOTES: 665

Vote