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Acer looks to expand footprint

International IT company, Acer this week announced its new investment and growth strategy for the local market describing Namibia as a key country for its continued emerging markets growth and expansion.
Acer is best known for its popular range of desktop PCs, widely found in Namibian offices.
Acer Africa Country Manager, Paul Collins, outlined the company’s growth strategy and at an earlier press conference. “Namibia’s sovereign risk rating makes it one of the best-rated economies in sub-Saharan Africa. A stable political climate, an economic environment that supports foreign investment and positive GDP growth forecasts are some of the factors that contribute to Acer’s bullish outlook on this market. To drive this growth, we have bolstered our customer service delivery capabilities in-country and identified opportunities to support the further development of the education sector though technology,” said Collins.
Acer is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company has celebrated numerous achievements and milestones over the past four decades – from commercializing microprocessor technology in the 1970s to the present day, where Acer is pioneering developments such as Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) and launching strategic initiatives such as the “BeingWare” programme to meet the needs of cloud users.
Acer is further investing in its customer service offerings through the Acer Reliability Promise, which is now available to business customers in Namibia.
“We are confident that our broad portfolio, differentiators such as the Acer Reliability Promise, strong local partnerships and ongoing innovations will enable us to grow from strength to strength in the Namibian market,” said Collins.

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