This is another interview that I did in 2005. I know that it is an old interview but it should give you some information about NEC presence in
NEC is a Japanese ICT company and it has worldwide presence. NEC is always keen to invest in research and development (R&D) and it is always trying to make the life of the consumers and business organizations easier through inventing new technology. It is very strong in the laptop(Notebook), brand PC and servers and a strong feature of its products is the fact that its computers can provide very high performance for both the consumers and business organizations while at the same time they save electricity compared to the products of many other brands. It is a market leader in
Razib Ahmed: Tell us briefly about NEC.
Alfred Tan: NEC is a Japanese company and in the Asia Pacific region, we are a very strong player in the technology market. We are focusing on Asia and in
Razib Ahmed: Why have you selected Navana as your partner?
Alfred Tan: As you know, Navana is a trusted name in
Razib Ahmed: What is your goal in
Alfred Tan: As I told you that we never compromise on quality and standard. We like to introduce the same standard in
Razib Ahmed: I hope you know that the market of
Alfred Tan: Yes, we are fully aware of this reality. However, let me tell you one thing very clearly. Although initially, NEC servers may sound a bit expensive as we focus on maintaining highest standard, within a few years, the customers discover that NEC servers may sound a bit expensive as we focus on maintaining highest standard, within a few years, the customers discover that NEC servers are much cost effective than other servers because in other servers when you want to add something you have to take license again. But in our server, you don’t need it. The reality is that you are paying a price anyway. You judge the price of a product on the basis of its performance. For example, a bank has no choice but to install the latest technology and the choice is up to them whether they like to present their customers the safest and best technology in the market or they want to go for a cheap solution only to save money. We are not here only with expensive products. For the consumers, we have got laptops in the price range below $1000.