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Arabia Business Guide
16 January 2003
ACER WINS “BEST NOTEBOOK” AWARD IN THE MIDDLE EAST FOR THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
Seventh annual IT Middle East Awards ceremony sees Acer dominate the mobile
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-
Computers (M.E.) Ltd. continued its domination of the mobile computing market by
winning the “Best Notebook” award for the third year in succession at the
seventh annual IT Middle East Awards ceremony at the prestigious Emirates Towers
The ceremony was presided over by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin
Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Technology, E-Commerce and Media Free Zone.
Acer has been highly active in the notebook sector in the past year, launching
the first Aspire notebook in the UAE.
“We are delighted that the IT community in the Middle East has again recognized
the superiority of Acer’s technology. Receiving the ‘Best Notebook’ award for
the third time strengthens our position as the provider of the newest and best
notebook computers to customers across the region,” said Krishna Murthy, general
manager, Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd
Amongst the world's top ten branded PC vendors, Acer has taken the lead in
bridging the technology gap between conventional PCs and notebook computers.
Demand for notebooks has exploded in recent months, because of increased
multi-media functionality and the convenience of all-in-one design.
“As the popularity of notebook computers continues to rise, we are investing
substantial resources in making mobile computing technology more accessible and
enjoyable for our customers," said Murthy, upon receiving the award.
Photo caption: His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
chairman of Dubai Technology, E-Commerce and Media Free Zone presents the “Best
Notebook” award to Krishna Murthy, general manager, Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd.
Established in 1976, Acer is among the world's top ten branded PC vendors. Acer
employs marketing and service operations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle
East, and the Americas, supporting dealers and distributors in over 100 nations.
In addition to offering a broad spectrum of IT services, Acer is also a leading
innovator of e-business, providing MegaMicro e-enabling solutions that combine
IT products with a range of Micro services delivered via Acer's Mega
infrastructure. For more information about Acer, please visit www.acer.com
About Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd.
Established in 1992, Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd. has over 100 employees servicing
the IT requirements of over 50 countries in the Middle East, Africa and the
sub-continent, Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd. has its own facility in the Jebel Ali
Free Zone. The 22,500 square meter regional office includes a modern and
efficiently managed warehouse, a state-of-the-art Unique Loading (Uniload)
assembly plant and a highly efficient Customer and Technical Service Center
capable of handling component-level repairs. For more information about Acer
Computer Middle East, please visit www.acer.co.ae
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