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Simmtronics Semiconductors enters into Global Agreement with IBM Corp

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Simmtronics Semiconductors Ltd. has entered into a global agreement with IBM Corp. As per the agreement, IBM has authorized Simmtronics to preload its IBM Client for Smart Work software solution in the Simmbook on Ubuntu operating system. This includes Lotus Symphony office productivity software which is made available at no charge to Simmbook customers.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Indrajit Sabharwal, Managing Director, Simmtronics Semiconductors Ltd. and Mr. Kevin Cavanaugh, Vice President, Messaging & Collaboration, IBM Corporation at Lotusphere, Orlando, Florida USA. Under the agreement, both the companies will execute a joint marketing plan and work closely on the sales opportunities for Simmbook with IBM Client for Smart Work on Ubuntu globally.

"We launched Simmbooks based on the high demand for netbook type devices in enterprises worldwide. Delivering Simmbooks with IBM Client for Smart Work on Ubuntu will help our customers lower their total cost of ownership and be on the forefront of innovation," commented Indrajit Sabharwal, Managing Director, Simmtronics Semiconductors Limited.

“Today’s of IBM Client for Smart Work now delivered on Simmbooks further advances IBM’s commitment to delivering more value to clients who were previously locked in to other desktop solutions,” said Kevin Cavanaugh, IBM vice president of messaging and collaboration. “We realize that clients like choice -- whether its choosing the delivery model for IBM Client for Smart Work or choosing the type of office productivity editors, like Lotus Symphony, a rich client alternative offered free of charge without the worry of vendor lock-in."

The Simmbook is powered by the incredibly small and amazingly smart Intel Atom processor, which delivers the requisite performance needed for enjoying popular applications like emailing, web surfing and instant messaging. Designed specifically for mobile the computing needs, Simmbook provides the power of a full-sized laptop in a compact body. Powered by 1.6 Ghz Intel Atom Processors, Intel Generation 3.5 Integrated GFZ Core Graphic VGA, the Simmbook assures not just power, its exquisite design puts it in a class of its own. Featuring in Black, Blue and Red color chassis, it comes with 10.2-inch LCD screen with 1024X600 resolutions. This Piano Finish Simmbook has 160 GB SATA HDD and it can support up to SATA HDD 500 GB. 1GB DDR2 667MHz Memory is standard with Simmbook. In addition to that it can also support DDR2 667/533 MHz and has one SO-DIMM DDR2 memory slot that supports up to 2GB with high density memory technology module. The built-in 2 speakers with HD Audio provide a soothing experience to the ear and it has an internal Microphone. Simmbook comes integrated with one PCI-E interface that supports 802.11 B/G, 1.3 Mega-pixel PC Camera, 10/100 M Ethernet Controller, Audio / video port, LAN port, three USB ports and supports operating systems like Windows XP SP2, Ubuntu 9.10 and Windows 2007. Weighs about 1.2 Kgs with 3 cell Li-ion battery pack, Simmbook also provides the option to opt for six-cell Li-ion battery pack.

Simmbook is available globally thru Simmtronics Offices and Distributors.

About Simmtronics Semiconductors Ltd:
The company has emerged as leading Memory Modules and Motherboard manufacturer across the globe. In addition to Memory Module, the company is also the leading company in the Netbooks and VGA cards space. So far the company has already received more 46 National and International awards for its technology leadership and product superiority. Clearly the top ranked Memory Module Company in the Asia Pacific; its product portfolio includes Memory Modules 128mb to 4GB Memory modules for  different types for Desktops, Servers, Laptops, Motherboards for Intel / Nvidia and ATi Graphics Cards. The company has three manufacturing facilities and has sales offices in UAE, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, India, UK, USA and Singapore.

First Published: Mon, January 18 2010. 19:22 IST