Acer wins Lebanese finance contract

The Taiwanese computer manufacturer will supply hardware to Credit Libanais bank.

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By  Michele Howe Published  May 29, 2007

Acer has scored a deal to supply 30 of its G540 Acer Altos servers to Lebanese bank Credit Libanais. As part of the deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, the Taiwanese computer manufacturer will also provide sales and technical support through its local partner Computel Lebanon.

“Having met the demand for servers in many of the world’s highly sophisticated financial institutions, Acer is proud to be the supplier of choice to Credit Libanais Bank,” said Philip Ashkar, regional marketing and communications manager at Acer.

Acer’s other clients in Lebanon include the Lebanese operations of the Jordan National Bank, which also installed servers from Acer.

The vendor has enjoyed strong growth in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region over the past few months. It currently has a 12% market share for PC shipments in the region, according to the latest figures from IDC.

Acer's PC shipments jumped 46.7% in the first quarter over the same period a year ago, the research firm said.

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