Posts Tagged ‘Acer’
Microsoft is doing a full-court press to get pre-orders of its new Surface Pro 3 tablet, but the device is still unavailable to most of the channel. Perhaps solution providers should take Microsoft’s advice and sell other vendors’ tablets and convertible computers.
The “Post-PC Era” headlines have screamed how the world is moving away from desktops and notebooks as smartphones and tablets take over. The reality: PC sales are actually positive over the last five years and could climb thanks to commercial spending.
A new report by ABI Research not only confirms growing demand for Google Chromebooks, but a sales pace that puts the Web-based devices on track to take a significant share of the market from Microsoft and Apple.
According to a new report, the top PC manufacturers will likely reduce desktop and notebook shipments by as much as 9.5 percent in 2014 as consumer demand wanes for conventional hardware.
Acer has rounded off a topsy turvy year by naming former Intel Corp. executive Jason Chen as its new chief executive – and this time it is convinced it has the right man.
Acer is late to the party with its new “Build Your Own Cloud” effort to steer the vendor closer to a more modern hardware, software and services model.
J T Wang laments ‘harsh challenges’ of past few years as vendor plans global job cuts for 2014.
Microsoft’s new channel chief Phil Sorgen says the reason the Surface tablet isn’t broadly available to solution providers for resale is because Microsoft lacked a distribution strategy. While distribution is now in place, he says Microsoft is taking a “measured approach” to general channel availability.