SHENZHEN, China, January 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — China Information Technology, Inc. (the "Company" or "CNIT") (Nasdaq GS: CNIT), a leading provider of integrated cloud-based platform, exchange, and big data solutions to the Chinese new media industry, today entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Lenovo Group Limited ("Lenovo"). According to the agreement, the Company was designated by Lenovo as an authorized distributor of smart education terminals integrating proprietary CNIT software and cloud platform and award-winning Lenovo hardware including servers, laptops and tablet PCs for the Chinese market.

Mr. Guangyuan Zong, Chief Marketing officer of CNIT, stated, "We are honored to collaborate with global IT giant Lenovo. After years of research and development, we have won numerous software copyrights and patents for our smart education products. Working with Lenovo attests to the superior quality of our smart education products and demonstrates our aspiration for further expansion. We believe this strategic cooperation will create value for both companies through lower production cost, improved operating efficiency and increased market share."

Mr. Hai Pan, the Account Director of Lenovo Shenzhen-Guilin branch, commented, "Integration between cloud platform, software and hardware is a necessity for the future of smart education. Working with CNIT, we aim to pool our complementary strengths to promote the growth of smart education in China."

The CNIT proprietary Smart Education platform disrupts traditional modes of teaching and learning. Related products and services include cloud-based course preparation, online campus, future classroom, campus culture wall and educational resource bank. The Company has provided its products to students and teachers in thousands of middle schools and elementary schools throughout China.

About China Information Technology, Inc.

China Information Technology, Inc. (CNIT) is on a mission to make advertising accessible and affordable for businesses of all sizes. CNIT is a leading provider of integrated cloud-based platform, exchange, and big data solutions to the Chinese new media industry. Its Internet ecosystem enables all participants of the new media community to efficiently promote brands, disseminate knowledge, and exchange resources. Through continuous innovation, CNIT is leveraging its proprietary Cloud-Application-Terminal technology to level the competitive landscape in the new media industry and deliver value for its shareholders, employees, customers, and the community. To learn more, please visit www.chinacnit.com.

About Lenovo Group Limited

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. The Company’s portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps.

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For further information, please contact:

China Information Technology, Inc.
Tiffany Pan
Tel: +86 755 8370 4767
Email: ir@chinacnit.com
www.chinacnit.com

Grayling
Shiwei Yin
Investor Relations
Tel: +1.646.284.9474
Email: cnit@grayling.com

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