HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company, continues to lead the Indian PC industry in terms of total annual shipments of commercial and consumer desktop PCs, as per IDC’s India Quarterly PC Market Tracker, 1Q 2006, May 2006 release. According to the report, HCL recorded an impressive growth during the fiscal in terms of total unit shipments of 32.94% in FY 05-06 (April 2005-March 2006) over FY 04-05 (April 2004-March 2005) as compared to market growth of 20.69%. HCL maintained its leadership position in terms of commercial desktop PC shipments in the Indian market for the fifth year consecutively.
Mr. George Paul, Executive Vice President – Marketing, HCL Infosystems Limited, said, “The recent IDC PC tracker report yet again acknowledges HCL’s leadership in terms of annual desktop PC shipments. It bears testimony to the trust of our valued patrons as well as the strength of our competencies in terms of offering multiple technology solutions, complete end-to-end IT implementations and pan India, well spread and extensive service infrastructure. HCL assures to constantly take up each forthcoming challenge with greater responsibility and passion in its pursuit of sustaining this invaluable trust and confidence, that our patrons have placed in us.”
According to IDC’s India Quarterly PC Market Tracker, 1Q 2006, May 2006 release the commercial desktop PC category witnessed a 14.58% year-on-year growth (1Q 2006 over 1Q 2005) with HCL shipments growing at the rate of 25.56% year-on-year (1Q 2006 over 1Q 2005). HCL maintained its leadership position in the commercial desktop PC segment in FY 05-06 in the Indian market.
The report further states that while the consumer desktop PC category witnessed a 32.63% year-on-year growth in unit shipments (FY 05-06 over FY 04-05), HCL shipments in this category grew at a rate of 47.52% (FY 05-06 over FY 04-05).
Besides, according to the company, the introduction of a series of innovative products like the Media Center PC to address the entertainment segment, HCL has undertaken aggressive initiatives to make PCs more affordable and easy to buy, with attractive financing options coupled with them. This has played a significant role in increasing the affordability of PCs amongst the middle class consumer, who up to now, felt that the PC was beyond his reach. As a result, this year witnessed high growth, specifically in the consumer desktop PC segment.
With a comprehensive range of offerings both for the price conscious budget buyers as well as high-end, loaded configurations for the enterprise segment, HCL has been successful in delivering better value to its customers. Backed by three decades of rich experience to understand and cater to technology requirements of Indian customers, HCL’s inherent strengths of distribution depth and committed pan-India Direct Support Infrastructure of 2,800 engineers operating across 300 cities and towns enables HCL to offer a single window of IT, Office-Automation and Communication product and service solutions to customers across the country.
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, AMD, Toshiba, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia, Apple and Zee among others.
HCL Infosystems has direct customer services center across 300+ 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. For more information please visit www.hclinfosystems.in
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a leading Global Technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of US $2.9 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-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 32,000 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 us at www.hcl.in