About Quanta Computer, Inc.
Established in 1988, Quanta Computer is the largest notebook computer ODM company in the world, building over fifty million laptops per year - that's about one every 0.6 seconds. "Rooted in Taiwan with broad vision and aggressive expansion in the global market," Quanta's revenue in 2011 was over $35B (USD).
In addition to dominating the laptop market, Quanta is a leading supplier of datacenter equipment, with a full line of servers, switches, and storage devices, sold both directly and through branded channels to equip some of the world's largest datacenters. Quanta has also extended its businesses into enterprise network systems, home entertainment, mobile communication, automotive electronics, and digital home markets.
Quanta Computer has over 65,000 employees worldwide with over 3,500 people working in R&D and engineering development. Quanta has established operational centers across Asia, America, and Europe to manufacture, configure, and service products. Logistics support is available at a number of locations worldwide to deliver products and services competitively everywhere in the world.
Quanta Research Institute
Quanta Research Institute is strategically positioned within the Quanta Group in technology and product research to identify and accelerate next-generation technologies that can be rapidly and tightly integrated into the product development chain of all business units. To ensure worldwide leadership status through technology innovation and forward-looking corporate culture, QRI collaborates with leading institutions around the globe in numerous cutting-edge research fields. Quanta Research Cambridge grew out of Quanta’s $200M project with MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), as a way to broaden the partnership through a local presence. QRC was launched in 2009 and is pursuing a strategy of cutting edge research with a team of leading researchers.