Acer Computer to supply over 12,500 PCs to more than 700 Jordanian schools
Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd. is to supply over 12,500 of its desktop computers to more than 700 schools across Jordan, in a deal with the Kingdom’s Ministry of Education worth US$12 million, it was announced Sunday.
Under the agreement, Acer will provide its powerful range of Veriton desktop computers to schools throughout the country. It is the second consecutive year Acer has been awarded the contract to deliver its computing technology to Jordan. Last year, it distributed more than 9000 PCs to 500 educational institutions, to support computer-aided training.
“His Majesty King Abdullah, has once again demonstrated his commitment to promote IT learning across Jordan, by ensuring students have access to the best technology available,” said Krishna Murthy, general manager, Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd. “Jordanian students will have the opportunity to develop their IT skills, by using the most advanced equipment on the market.”
“Acer technology was selected by the Jordanian Ministry because of its reliability and suitability for learning in schools,” said Basem Ewaiwi, regional sales manager, Eastern Mediterranean, Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd. “The Veriton range is user friendly, has full multi-media applications, and large memories. They are ideal tools for students to develop their computing knowledge of the world.” (menareport.com)
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