Acer, the world’s 3rd largest PC manufacturer, is at the forefront of IT companies providing a wide range of high quality computing tools especially designed to provide the best and the most efficient solutions to business-critical requirements. Many years of experience in IT product design and manufacturing has put Acer in the enviable position of being able to PC products that incorporate not only the latest industry-standard applications but also the most advanced multimedia and networking and communications technologies, backed by high-quality after-sales service and technical support. Founded in 1976, Acer ranks among the world's top five branded PC vendors. In 2000, Acer spun-off its manufacturing operation to focus its resources on developing technologically advanced, user-friendly solutions. The decision to support the sales of its product lines through specific marketing activities that best utilise distribution channels, has allowed Acer to achieve excellent results worldwide.