Breaking NEWS: Acer Wins $46M Victorian Education Contract
Acer, one of the world’s leading suppliers of computers to education institutions around the world and in Australia has been awarded a massive $46M contract for the provision of notebooks for teachers and principals in Victoria.
The Taiwanese Company has already supplied 19,500 Acer TravelMate P2 Series notebooks.
The contract managed by Rod Bassi Sales Director at Acer Australia was won in competition with Dell and HP according to Victorian Government sources
The Department of Education & Training was awarded after extensive analysis of several notebooks on offer in the Australian market.
Designed for the professional on the road the TravelMate comes in an elegant and sturdy matte black and weighs 1.6kg
The notebook is less than 20mm thin and has an FHD IPS display that delivers increased brightness, expanded contrast which is ideal for teachers in busy classrooms.
It also has a narrow bezel delivering the sleek look that Acer products are gaining a big reputation for.
According to Darren Simmons the win is just one of several “big” government contracts that Acer gets awarded because of the quality of their product he said.
“Education is a tough environment, the Aver devices need to be stylish and light but tough enough to handle everyday use thrown at them by teachers. They also need to perform when it comes to managing content for children and the setting up of programs in schools” he said.
The contract for the Windows based devices run from 20/4/2021 right through to 31/10/2021.