Acer America announced that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Acer as a finalist in the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. These annual awards honor standout hardware, software, and services that are moving the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2018 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 300 products across 34 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users' IT challenges.
Acer’s Chromebook C732T was named as a finalist in the PC Laptops category, for its durable and portable design that can handle the demanding computing needs of students, administrators and teachers, as well as business customers, such as those in healthcare, hospitality, and manufacturing, who can utilize the C732T as a mobile thin client solution.
“Acer is proud to be named as a finalist in the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Awards,” said Phil Burger, Acer’s Sr. Director of U.S. Channel. “The C732T is the ideal Chromebook for students, businesses with extended hours, and any environment with customers and employees that need an easy and secure way to get online. Plus, the Acer C732T has a range of durability features that protect it, further expanding its usability environments.”
The Acer C732T delivers the ideal combination of durability, performance, capabilities, portability and battery life. The Chromebook 11 C732 is compliant with the stringent U.S. MIL-STD 810G military standard, which validates the ruggedness to ensure the durability, reliability and quality of the device.(1) The spill-resistant keyboard has a unique gutter system that drains up to 11 fluid ounces of water. It can be dropped up to 48-inches thanks to its durable corner-shield structure and rubber bumper.
“Each year, the CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize technology vendor offerings that are reshaping the IT channel landscape by increasing worker productivity, reducing cost, and minimizing complexity for solution providers, IT departments, and end users,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company.
“The winners in this year’s awards bring breakthrough ideas to the table for solution providers and their customers, in areas ranging from cloud to security to business intelligence to IoT. We congratulate all the winners and look forward to their future endeavors.”
The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at crn.com/techinnovators.
(1) Tested by a national independent third party test lab following MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6, Procedure IV for transit drop test.