Lenovo was founded in 1984 in a Beijing guardhouse, and quickly grew to become China’s premier PC company. In 2004, Lenovo acquired the personal computing division of IBM, making it the world’s third largest personal computer company. Now an international competitor in the market, Lenovo was selected as the official computer supplier for the 2006 Olympic winter games in Italy. Lenovo products are recognized as some of the best in the electronics industry, and span personal computers and components, tablets, smart phones, smart TVs and more. The company continues to expand into more and more markets worldwide, and is now the world’s leading PC company and the third most successful smart phone company, and still growing. Its products can be purchased at retail stores around the world, and customers can shop its website for laptops, tablets, desktop PCs, workstations, servers, digital storage solutions, accessories and software, including its top-selling ThinkPads.