Acer buys iGware

The Taiwan based computer manufacturer Acer, are bolstering their ambitions for a cloud computing service with a plan to take over the US based cloud computing company iGware, which is the same firm that provides the Wi-Fi service for Nintendo for an estimated $320 million.

According to the new chairman and chief executive JT Wang of Acer;

“iGware offers expertise in cloud technology software design, with services already deployed on [a] large scale and long-term basis. As a mid- to long-term investment objective, the valuable core technology and capabilities will help create uniqueness for the Acer brand, and support a vast number of our users based on [an] open platform.”

Source [FT]