Zenith Computers started in 1980, in order to bring the latest technology products to the Indian market. The company has created a market in India for computing in offices, banks, households, education and every sector that has benefited from technological advancement.
The company launched laptops in India for the first time, and was the first to introduce networking in the country, and many others such as Unix, CPM, touchscreens and other innovations. Its success has been evidence enough.
When Zenith began, it was the 59th ranked PC company, with many major business houses having entered this new and exciting space and now it is the 2nd largest PC company in India.
The company has employee strength of 800 people with 15 branches. The shares of company are listed on NSE and BSE.
Zenith's factory is spread on 60,000 sq ft of land area in Goa.
It has many firsts to add to its credentials; namely it was first to introduce Unix in India, It brought networking to India in 1987 before IBM did, first to bring laptops in 1991, India’s first education PC/education laptop was introduced by Zenith, first sub-25k Pentium laptop in India and; first to introduce common operating system in India with CPM even before MS DOS. Added packages SuperCalc, WordStar & DBase2
The Zenith NPD (New Product Development) Centre in Mumbai researches, ideates, develops and manufactures PCs and laptops for computing, communication and entertainment.
Zenith PCs and laptops are now available in South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, SAARC and Asia.
The company caters to clients like Intel, Microsoft, Tata Group, Godrej, Taj Hotels, Kotak, HDFC, Mahindra and Mahindra, Toyota, Colgate, State Bank of India, ICICI, ITC, Castrol, Reliance Infocom, Aviva and even IBM.
Laptops, desktops, thin computing.
CHIP Magazine presented the Zenith Presidio with the best value award under the ultra portable category of the laptop comparison test in 2008.
The company was the winner of Government of Maharashtra IT award under the category IT hardware in 2008.
Economics Times presented the AVAYA most customer responsive company award in the IT hardware category to Zenith in 2006.