Intel's Plan To Save PC System Builders (Video)

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At the Intel Solutions Summit 2013, the chip maker discussed its plan to help save the custom PC channel with all-in-one desktops and touchscreen Windows 8 systems.

The custom PC channel is hurting, but Intel is trying to help system builders get back on track. At the recent Intel Solutions Summit 2013, the world's largest chip maker discussed how it hopes to keep custom PC makers healthy by infusing the channel with new chips and motherboards for touch-screen-capable all-in-on (AIO) desktops. Intel is also pushing partner training for Windows 8 systems with touch-screen support. But can Intel alone keep the system builder channel going? For more on this issue, check out this week's CRN tablet app exclusive on the future of the custom PC channel.