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Acer unleashes account managers on U.K. corporate customers

Plus, Google's new privacy policy and what recent tech earnings mean for the channel

January 25, 2012

Acer unleashes account managers on U.K. corporate customers On The Register, Joe Fay looks at the company’s strategy in the U.K. “The firm has put in place account managers to target major clients. UK MD Neil Marshall said this did not represent any compromise on its channel-only strategy, saying accounts would still be fulfilled through the channel. The firm will not be pitching for services business on its own behalf,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Google’s new privacy policy: The good, bad, scary On ZDNet, gives the details. “Google will know more about you than your wife does. Everything across your screens will be integrated and tracked. Google noted that it collects information you provide, data from your usage, device information and location,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Tech earnings suggest solid 2012 start for channel partners On The VAR Guy, the author explains why. “Generally speaking, it sounds like IT spending was strong as 2011 wrapped up. Numerous tech companies are now offering upbeat statements about their 2012 outlooks — suggesting that hot segments like cloud computing, storage and mobile device management will remain hot niches for months to come,” he writes. What’s your opinion?