Xerox makes it to the top 10 in the Lighthouse Systems Index

Xerox, the world’s leading document management company, is the biggest gainer this month as it up 4 positions. The firm appears to be on the roll with the introduction of new printing solutions and its acquisition of Image Quest Inc has also helped it to raise its profile.

Asus, the winner of the 2007 China IF Design Awards and Four Prestigious 2008 International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards, has also gained 4 positions. The firm is now positioned at the 28th spot and with its Eee PC Top being billed as the America’s Most Wanted Christmas Gift the firm may even make it to the top 25 next month.

Vmetro which has announced new storage devices for use with its Vortex data recording solutions has also gained 4 positions.

Oce is the only new entrant to the top 25 this month. The firm has announced the opening of its first liaison office in Bangalore and analyst focus on its distribution strategy in India has immediately helped it to gain 3 positions.

Lenovo is the biggest loser this month and it has dropped down 7 positions. The firm’s announcement of a new plant in Poland has yet to get the attention of analysts. AMD which has announced the opening of a research and development (R&D) facility in Bangalore has also dropped 5 positions. Texas Instruments(-3) is the only firm to have dropped out of the top 25 this month and is now ranked at 26th spot.

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Duncan Chapple