|Industry||Server, computer, storage, special computer, information security products, network, ERP, software|
|Headquarters||Jinan, Shandong, China|
|Sun Pishu (Chairman & CEO)|
|Products||Cloud Computing, Big Data, Key Application Host, Server, Storage, Artificial Intelligence, ERP, etc.|
|Revenue||63.2 billion yuan (2015)|
|Subsidiaries||Venezolana de Industria Tecnológica, C.A.|
Inspur, whose full name is Inspur Group, is an information technology enterprise in mainland China focusing on cloud computing, big data, key application hosts, servers, storage, artificial intelligence and ERP. On April 18, 2006, Inspur changed its English name from Langchao to Inspur, in a move intended to open up the international markets. The company is listed on the SSE, SZSE, and SEHK. Inspur Group [clarify] including Inspur Information, Inspur Software, Inspur International and Huaguang Optoelectronics, as well as VIT, C.A.. It provides IT products and services to more than 80 countries and regions around the world.
Inspur started as a local company based in Shandong, with its business activities spanning North China. In the early 2000s the company moved its marketing center to Beijing, and expanded its operations to the national level.
In 2009, Inspur acquired the Xi'an-based research and development facilities of Qimonda AG for 30 million Chinese yuan (around US$4 million). The centre had been responsible for design and development of Qimonda's DRAM products.
In 2011, Shandong Inspur Software Co., Ltd., Inspur Electronic Information Co., Ltd. and Inspur (Shandong) Electronic Information Company, established a cloud computing joint venture, with each holding a third.
Inspur Servers is a series of server computers introduced to China market in 1993 by Inspur., an information technology company, and later expanded to the international markets. The servers were likely among the first originally manufactured by a Chinese company. It is currently developed by Inspur Information and Inspur Systems, its subsidiary company founded in the US with the headquarters in San Francisco, California. The product line includes GPU Servers, Rack-mounted servers, Open Computing Servers and Multi-node Servers.
In June 2020, the United States Department of Defense published a list of Chinese companies operating in the U.S. that have ties to the People's Liberation Army, which included Inspur. In November 2020, Donald Trump issued an executive order prohibiting any American company or individual from owning shares in companies that the U.S. Department of Defense has listed as having links to the People's Liberation Army.
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