Inspur, the full name of 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. The original English name Langchao, on April 18, 2006, Inspur changed its English name to "Inspur" and replaced the corporate logo. This move is intended to open up the international market and create a new wave of internationalization. Its “Inspur Software” is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange of China, and the SSE A shares are 600756. Its “Inspur Information” is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange of China, and Shenzhen A-shares are 000977. Its "Inspur International" is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, 596.
Inspur Group is one of the leading large-scale IT enterprises with strong comprehensive strength in China. It is a leading cloud computing leader in China and an advanced information technology product and solution service, provider. Inspur Group owns four listed companies, including Inspur Information, Inspur Software, Inspur International and Huaguang Optoelectronics. Its business covers systems, technologies, software and services, and semiconductor industry groups. It provides IT products to more than 80 countries and regions around the world. and service.
Inspur Group ranks No. 3 in the Top 500 Competitiveness of China's Large Enterprise Group in 2008, and No. 10 in China's Top 100 Electronic Information Enterprises. In 2014, China's top 100 software companies ranked No. 5, and in 2015, China's top 500 companies ranked No. 244. The world's fastest-growing server company in 2014. Inspur server has been ranked first in the sales of state-owned brands for 17 consecutive years. Inspur storage has ranked first in sales of state-owned brands for 9 consecutive years, and Inspur Group's management software has ranked first in market share for 10 consecutive years. According to Gartner's statistics in the first quarter of 2015, Inspur completely surpassed internationally renowned companies such as IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Dell, and once again ranked first in the Chinese X86 server market with 21% of server sales. This is the company's first three quarters in the past five quarters to win the first place in the Chinese market, ranking fifth in the global server market share. Inspur has the only national key laboratory in China's IT field, "National High-Efficiency Server and Storage Technology Key Laboratory". China's first key application host wave, K1, has made China the third after the US and Japan. The country that masters the core technology of high-end servers won the first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2014. The Inspur Tissot K system has surpassed Oracle in the United States and ranks among the top three in the high-end Unix server market. In August 2016, Inspur Group ranked 218th in the "2016 China Top 500 Enterprises".

Inspur Group Co., Ltd.
state-owned enterprise 
IndustryServer, computer, storage, special computer, information security products, network, ERP, software
Founded1945 (1945)
HeadquartersJinan, Shandong, China
Key people
Sun Pishu (Chairman & CEO)
ProductsCloud Computing, Big Data, Key Application Host, Server, Storage, Artificial Intelligence, ERP, etc.
Revenue63.2 billion yuan (2015)[1]
SubsidiariesVenezolana de Industria Tecnológica, C.A.


As recently as 2000, Inspur was a local company based in Shandong, with its business activities spanning North China. The company later moved its marketing center to Beijing, the IT industry hub of China, and expanded its operations to the national level.

In 2005, it was reported that Microsoft had invested US$20 million in the company.[2] On 18 April 2006, the company switched its name from "Langchao" to "Inspur" in hopes it would increase its sales from overseas markets by as much as thirty percent by 2010.

Inspur announced several agreements with virtualization software developer VMware on research and development of cloud computing technologies and related products.[3][4]

In August 2009, Inspur acquired the Xi'an-based research and development facilities of Qimonda AG for 30 million Chinese yuan (around US$4 million).[5][6] The centre had been responsible for design and development of Qimonda's DRAM products.[6]

In November 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 33.3% .[7]

See also


  1. "Inspur Group Profile Profile". Inspur Group. Archived from the original on 6 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  2. "Microsoft Invests Even More in China". SCI-Tech China Daily. 27 September 2005. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  3. Tuo Yannan (23 May 2012). "Vmware joins with China's Inspur". China Daily. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  4. "VMware and Inspur Announce OEM Agreement to Further Accelerate Adoption of Virtualization in China". Press release. VMware. 25 June 2008. Archived from the original on 18 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  5. "Inspur completes takeover of Qimonda's Chinese research center". EE Times. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  6. "Inspur Group struggles to compete with foreign technology powerhouses". Alibaba. 23 August 2009. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  7. "Shandong Inspur Software Co., Ltd. to Set up JV". Reuters. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
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