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Acer is now no. 1 on Indian desktops -- IDC

MUMBAI, March 14, 2012: Taiwan headquartered Personal Computer maker Acer, became the No 1 in the desktop segment in India, with a market share of 12.2% per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to IDC’s latest report*. Acer achieved the top slot in the desktop category with Q-on-Q growth of 5.2% and witnessed Y-o-Y growth of 19.4% that accelerated the performance of the company. 
Says S. Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, AcerIndia: “Our unique business model that ensured fresh technology being contemporized ahead of others, along with efficient and seamless logistics support proved to be extremely critical for us in meeting customers’ requirements across various industry verticals. We also had various channel partner initiatives that helped motivate our partners during difficult business environment.” * IDC andGartner report Q4 2011.
Acer has been the no 1 netbook vendor in India for 10 of the last 13 quarters and the no 1 TFT monitor vendor for last 9 quarters. It is the world’s no. 4 PC vendor and also no. 4 in India with a market share of 11.15 percent according to IDC ( Q3 2011).

The Acer Group employs 8,000 people across the globe. Revenues for 2011 reached US$15.7 billion. www.acer-group.com