Intel Partners Weigh In On Formation of Tablet And Netbook Group
By Zewde Yeraswork, CRN
Dec. 9, 2010 6:48 PM EST
Intel (NSDQ:INTC) on Wednesday said it is starting a new business unit dedicated to mobile devices called the “Netbook and Tablet Group.”
While Intel did not officially announce the creation of the new unit — which is unusual — an Intel spokesperson on Wednesday confirmed the formation of the group and said that other business units within Intel will not be affected.
“I am very pleased to see Intel focus on this growing tablet segment,” said Erik Stromquist, COO of CTL, a Portland, Ore.-based solution provider. “They should have formed this group two years ago. However, I am confident it will provide a benefit to the worldwide channel.”
Read the full article here: www.crn.com