No. 16: Acer Group
Headquarters: New Taipei, Taiwan
Snapshot: Acer was founded in 1976 and today is a $16 billion company that makes a plethora of consumer and business devices from desktops, laptops and tablets to HDTVs, projectors and servers. Acer owns the brands Gateway and Packard Bell, both acquired by the company in the 2007 and 2008 time frame.
Acer is a top 20 global server vendor offering high-performance servers that deliver enterprise-class multicore processing, hot-swappable redundancy, and stability in a space-saving package.