Asus - located in Taiwan, the company producing personal computers, as well as computer components such as motherboards, graphics cards, as well as laptops, mobile phones, Internet tablets, optical drives and monitors.
As of 2014 the company is the third supplier of personal computers and tablets in the world in terms of sales (after HP and Dell).
Asus brand name comes from the word Pegasus. Full name - ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Chairman of the Board ASUSTeK Computer - Jonney Shih.
The market capitalization of the company at the middle of October 2007 - 10.66 billion dollars.
At the moment (as of November 2013) Asus Motherboard sells more than any other company, reaching the number of 30 million in 2004. However, this number includes products that have undergone a rebranding.
Asus also produces a variety of components for the products of other corporations, including Sony (PlayStation 2), Apple Inc. (iPod, iPod Shuffle, MacBook), Alienware, Falcon Northwest, Palm, Inc., HP, and many other manufacturers are using ASUS motherboards in their systems, (c 2008 all the above products are manufactured at the production facilities Pegatron Corporation).