RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(Lenovo (HKE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the ThinkCentre A63 desktop, an essential desk side companion for small-to-medium businesses (SMB). The new desktop combines powerful productivity features such as Lenovo’s Enhanced Experience for Windows 7 for blazing fast boot-up time and choices for the latest AMD Sempron™ processors, AMD Athlon™ II processors and AMD Phenom™ II processors, all at an affordable price tag starting at $329.)--
“The new ThinkCentre A63 desktop delivers on the three ‘P’s’ that businesses need in today’s fast-paced, cost-conscious environment: power, peace of mind and price.”
“We know that PCs are the technology backbone for SMBs to run their businesses,” said Dilip Bhatia, executive director, ThinkCentre Marketing, Lenovo. “The new ThinkCentre A63 desktop delivers on the three ‘P’s’ that businesses need in today’s fast-paced, cost-conscious environment: power, peace of mind and price.”
The feature-packed ThinkCentre A63 desktop helps SMBs stay connected, productive and secure without requiring major investments in IT or technical know-how.
Lenovo’s Enhanced Experience for Windows 7
Lenovo has optimized the ThinkCentre A63 desktop for an excellent computing experience, particularly around saving users time during boot up and shut down. On average, Lenovo Think PCs with Enhanced Experience for Windows 7 boast 57 percent faster boot times and five second shutdown times compared to other Think PCs running Windows XP or Vista.1
360 Degree Customer Support
When purchasing PCs, SMBs often consider the support they will receive after the sale. To meet these needs, Lenovo offers a variety of flexible warranty options for the ThinkCentre A63 desktop as well as a ThinkPlus Priority Support enhanced service plan. Priority Support features 24x7 priority call routing to advanced technical support for issues with Lenovo hardware and preloaded software applications. ThinkPlus Priority Support helps reduce the amount of time IT staff spend troubleshooting PC problems because they get instant access to the right level of support on the first call, which can translate into increased PC uptime, greater end user satisfaction and significant support time and cost savings for businesses.
Lenovo has engineered a unique ThinkVantage Toolbox for ThinkCentre PCs running Windows 7, which comes included in the cost of the PC. This recently introduced combination of PC health, security and support tools helps customers avoid IT costs and lost productivity associated with individual PC usage. For example, the new ThinkVantage Toolbox will notify ThinkCentre A63 users of any PC problems and offers solutions to quickly repair the PC before components fail or data is lost.
The ThinkCentre A63 also includes a variety of ThinkVantage Technologies, such as Rescue and Recovery to help recover and restore files, and Power Manager to easily manage and remotely control a PC’s energy usage even when it is turned off.
Pricing and Availability2
The ThinkCentre A63 desktop starts at $329 and will be available beginning in mid-January on www.lenovo.com and through business partners.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building exceptionally engineered personal computers. Lenovo’s business model is built on innovation, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction as well as a focus on investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.
1Improvement claim is based on testing Windows 7 machines of identical configuration, one machine without any optimization and the other optimized. Data based on boot and shutdown times of XP SP3, Vista SP1, Windows 7 on indicated systems. Performance will vary over time depending on other software installed which may adversely affect the startup process.
2Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.