Cubic to expand operations in Japan
Cubic Telecom is going to expand operations in Japan and Asia Pacific with Lenovo.
Dublin-based Cubic Telecom is to expand its operations in Japan and Asia Pacific with Lenovo, the world's largest PC vendor. This will enable Cubic Telecom to extend its unique global connectivity solution to its partners in Japan and the Asia Pacific region. The agreement between Cubic Telecom and Lenovo was announced during an Irish Government Trade and Investment Mission to Japan led by An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D.
Welcoming the announcement during a meeting in Tokyo involving Cubic Telecom and senior executives from Lenovo, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said:
"Japan is an important growth market for Ireland as we promote Irish companies that have a global reputation for excellence and quality. Cubic Telecom is a great example of a highly innovative, export-focused, Irish company with a world-class product offering in the mobile communications industry. Cubic Telecom's strategic collaboration with Lenovo is a testament to the quality of their product and underlines Cubic Telecom's continued success in global markets."
Rod Lappin, Vice President of Lenovo Group and President of NEC Lenovo Japan Group, stated: "in addition to being the fastest growing PC company in the world, Lenovo provides a full range of smart connected devices spanning Notebooks, Smartphones, Tablets and Smart TVs. Cubic Telecom is working with Lenovo to support the deployment of this rapidly expanding range of connected devices in Japan and Asia Pacific."
Speaking from Tokyo, Barry Napier, Cubic Telecom CEO, stated: "Cubic Telecom is very pleased to be working with Rod's team to support the expansion of Lenovo devices with a unique embedded connectivity solution in the Japanese and Asia Pacific markets. We are also very grateful for the support we have received from Enterprise Ireland as we expand our international operations in Japan and the Asia Pacific Region. The Cubic Telecom team is learning from the very demanding Japanese standards for superior quality of service to help develop a great foundation for our global solution. We have gained a lot of learnings from our Japanese partners who are renowned globally for their superior levels of service."
Lenovo is a US$34 billion global Fortune 500 company specialising in personal technology and is the world's largest PC vendor. Lenovo has headquarters operations in Beijing, China and in Morrisville, North Carolina, U.S.A; major research centres in Japan, China and USA and manufacturing in China, USA, Mexico, India and Brazil. Lenovo operates a joint venture with NEC (Lenovo NEC) which is the largest PC company in Japan. Lenovo provides a full range of "Smart Connected Devices," including PCs, Smartphones, Tablets and Smart TVs. In Lenovo's latest annual report, Mr. Yang Yuanqing, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated that "we have a long-term goal of becoming the leading personal technology company in the world - to lead the industry with an ecosystem of devices, services, applications and content for people to seamlessly connect to people and to Web content." For more information visit: www.lenovo.com
Cubic Telecom is a global connectivity platform company that offers mobility solutions that power connectivity for leading Internet of things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobile device companies across the globe.
An expert in Connected Intelligence, Cubic Telecom enables global scalability with local connectivity anytime, anywhere. Cubic provides connectivity in over 100 countries; the most robust network, device and retail partnerships worldwide; and flexible over-the-air (OTA) device management for clients and partners.
Cubic creates connectivity where there was none before, with a belief in the future of things: a future where everything is connected. Cubic’s vision of interconnectivity will improve lives, and make the world a more interesting and intelligent place to be. Clients which also believe in this work include Audi, Lenovo, HP, Rakuten and LeTV.
Based in Dublin Ireland, Cubic Telecom’s partners and customers include some of the world’s leading Fortune 100 tablet and notebook manufacturers, retailers, and M2M and automotive companies. The company is privately held with over €75 million in funding by Audi Electronics Venture GmbH, Qualcomm, Valid, Enterprise Ireland and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, among others.
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