Acer (company)

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Acer is one of the world's top five branded PC vendors. It owns the largest computer retail chain in Taiwan. Acer's product offering includes desktop and mobile PCs, servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business solutions for business, government, education, and home users.

Multitech, which was founded in 1976, was renamed Acer in 1987. The pan Acer Group employs 39,000 people supporting dealers and distributors in over 100 countries. Revenues reached US $12.9 billion in 2002. The global headquarter is in Sijhih City, Taipei County, Taiwan.

Acer's subsidiary in Australia is Acer Computer Australia, which apart from being number 3 in the overall PC desktop and notebook market, is the leading vendor in key segments such as government and education.

Acer's North American market share has slipped over the past few years while the European market share has gone up. Acer is trying to re-enter the NA market but whether it will work remains to be seen. Much of their success in Europe can be attributed to their sponsorship of the Ferrari Formula 1 Team and former F1 team, Prost Grand Prix. Acer is rumored to be sponsoring the American based Champ Car World Series soon.

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