Acer Inc is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company. Acer’s products line include desktop and laptop PCs, servers, storage devices, tablet computers, displays, smart phones and its peripherals. It also provides e business services to businesses, governments and consumers. In the early 2000s, Acer implemented a new business model, shifting from a manufacturer to a designer, marketer and distributor of products, while performing production processes via contract manufacturers. In addition to its core business, Acer also owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan.
Acer has two type of desktop product line:
1. Business desktops
(A) Acer Veriton series: – Acer Veriton series is a line of Acer PCs designed for business and professional users. The series includes several PCs with different sizes, shapes, performance and functionality. Veriton PCs come in various configurations, as well as dimensions, to cover the specific needs and demands: Micro-tower, Small Form Factor and Ultra Small Form Factor. All Acer Veriton desktop PCs labelled ‘G’ meet a variety of international standards for low energy consumption such as energy star 4.0, EPEAT Silver, RoHS and Green Seal. Product line Examples is N Series, M Series, VM Series etc.
2. Consumer desktops
(A) Acer Aspire Desktop series: – Aspire is a series of personal computers by Acer Inc. aimed at the casual household user or for small business use. The Aspire series covers both desktop computers and laptops. Acer developed the series in order to cover from essentials to high performances.
(B)Desktop Acer Aspire Predator :- The Acer Power S series was replaced by the Aspire desktop series in 2002. The Acer Power S Series consisted of two types: the Acer Power Se Series and the Acer Power Sn Series desktop. As of April 2010 Acer offers the following desktop Aspire models, grouped into four model lines. Aspire Lifestyle Line have Aspire Revo, Aspire X, Aspire M, Aspire Prestige line have Aspire Z, Aspire M, Aspire AZ, Aspire Gaming line have Aspire M, Aspire Predator G and Home Server line have Acer Aspire 5920 and Aspire Easy Store.