July 7, 2008

Lenovo, Intel, and Alibaba Alliance Targets SMEs

China-based PC manufacturer Lenovo formed an alliance with chip giant Intel and Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba.com to provide personal computers for the SME sector.

Alibaba will embed its e-commerce platform into the PCs, while Intel will provide support on internet security and services based on its chip platform. The first batch of PCs are expected to be released in September 2009.