About ASUS

ASUS started out as a small consultancy services firm in a Taipei apartment in 1989, helping motherboard manufacturers in the fledgling Taiwanese PC components industry.

Today, it is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS is the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones.

Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion. (updated numbers based off PR)ASUS has a strong global presence, with offices in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Americas, and South Africa.

Being in tune with the customer’s needs, we hope to achieve some measure of perfection – and fulfill the ASUS promise of products that deliver the incredible. It’s a natural evolution of our company, and a synthesis of functional research and pure design that makes all ASUS products simply unique.

Origin of the name “ASUS”

Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek mythology represents inspiration and knowledge. These facets are not lost in ASUS, which is named after it. The company embodies the strength, purity, and creative spirit of this mythical creature, and soars to new heights with each product it produces.
Through the years, ASUS’ visionary approach has seen it become a major proponent in consumer technology, bringing quality innovation and design into consumers’ lives.

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