Kobian launches desktopss under XPlore PC series
After having tapped the notebook market with low cost product, Kobian Electronics India, a subsidiary of Kobian Singapore has launched its low cost desktop range in the country under the XPlore PC series. The Mercury branded desktops comes out with four models as part of the series, which includes XPlore 1000, XPlore 2000, XPlore 3000 and XPlore 4000 and are positioned as value for money PCs.
Mercury Time Event
Mercury Time Event scheme held in Nigeria for the period May - Aug 2005Prize Award Venue and Date: Dec. 15th at Hotel Sheraton - Lagos, NigeriaObjective: To felicitate resellers and win confidence among channel.First Prize: Honda Civic CarPre-Event Publicity:A press release was published in ThisDay, Daily Independent, Business Day and New Age Newspaper respectively. The aim was to generate awareness for the event and a lot of our target participants were reached through this medium.Media Relations:9 Newspapers were represented at the event by their IT reporters. They are Guardian, M2, Financial Standard, BusinessDay, Vangaurd, Champion, Daily Independent, New Age and National Mirror Newspaper. Agency decided to use its media contact to give the event good publicity. We hope to read the post event reportage in the media between Monday - Friday next week.
Kobian Washes Hands off Prakash
"People First has always been Kobian's credo. At the same time, Kobian's commitment to its customers is total and is founded on transparency, delivery of value for money and following very high ethical standards. It is following these fundamental values that Kobian had asked Mr. Vivek Prakash, its acting CEO, India Operations and Head of Sales and Marketing to put in his papers once it realized that his ex-employer had preferred criminal charges against him which are being investigated," Said a statement released by the company...
VIA Technologies set to crash PC through PC1 Initiative
VIA Technologies, a Taiwanese developer of silicon chip and computer processors says it is ready to launch its low cost computers into the Nigerian market under its PC 1 Initiative. By Chidiebere NWANKWO The Initiative which focuses on distribution of low cost PCs to emerging markets, including Nigeria, will also set off its internet connectivity programme to remote areas...
Kobian spreads wings in India
Kobian Ltd, the Singapore-based manufacturer of Mercury-brand motherboards and other components, has set up its India operations and announced aggressive growth plans in the country.According to Vivek Prakash, the new CEO of Kobian ECS India, the two business groups, namely PC components business and lifestyle and computing biz group, will be the consolidated. "This will drive growth across product lines," reasoned Prakash. Additionally, Prakash has initiated team expansion program and channel consolidation...
Kobian - Top 10 Most Admired Companies
"CRN'S ANNUAL PERCEPTION STUDY REVEALS WHAT INDIA'S CHANNEL PLAYERS THINK ABOUT VENDORS AND HOW CHANNEL-FRIENDLY THEIR POLICIES ARE ACROSS MULTIPLE PRODUCT SEGMENTS"Over 4,420 independent responses from 650 partners for the CRN Most Admired Company 2004 perception audit, respondents were asked about the performance of the vendors in each of the categories. Top 10 rank-holders listed scored higher than the other 80-odd vendors in the fray because of several reason. The most important being their unflagging commitment and support to channels. Also, they have continuosly striven towards the development of channels.
Ex-Samsung Trio Strengthen Kobian Team
Kobian Singapore, owner of the Mercury brand, has announced a new management team that has come on board to "lead the company's growth plans and market share aspirations in the Indian market".The company said that the management change is a "precursor to a significant revamp of Mercury brand business direction and product portfolio in the months ahead".