Apple vs Acer :

Apple est un virus qui doit être isolé, d’après le PDG d’Acer : JT Wang.

Aie !

Mauvais joueur Acer ?

Source : MidPC

Publié par Zébulon

Geek je suis devenu, Geek je reste... Passionné de nouvelles technologies et plus particulièrement de l'informatique mobile. Les gadgets restent pour moi, une tentation constante... Mais je tiens bon....... Ou pas ! Zeb' pour les Z'intimes...

4 commentaires sur « Apple vs Acer : »

  1. Ce n’est pas en ces termes exacts qu’il l’a dit …

    C’était plutot du genre :
    Apple est un virus, il faut l’isoler et il disparaitra de lui-même.

    Il y a donc une nuance tout de même.

  2. J’ai retrouver les propos :
    Acer : les produits Apple, des virus mutant difficiles à isoler

    Le fondateur d’Acer, Stan Shih, file la métaphore biologique quand il s’agit de parler d’Apple. Selon lui, la popularité de la marque est due à des produits comme les iPhone et les iPad qui sont comme « des virus mutants », difficile à combattre sur le court terme mais qui, à terme, peuvent-être isolés et neutralisés (d’ici à ce qu’ils soient résistants aux antibiotiques…).

    Selon Stan Shih, il risque de se passer, en matière de produits mobiles, la même choses qu’en matière d’ordinateur : même si Apple témoigne de plus de créativité, la force du marché et « l’ouverture » (matérielle) de la plate-forme Windows l’ont rendu dominante. Le cas serait susceptible de se répéter avec Android sur les périphériques mobiles.

    Acer founder Stan Shih, in a talks with reporters on September 8, commented that Apple’s strong popularity is mainly due to its products such as iPad and iPhone, and these products are like mutant viruses, which are difficult to find a cure for in the short-term, but he believes that PC vendors will eventually find a way to isolate Apple and become immune.

    Shih pointed out that Apple deserves to be respected, since it has a completely different strategy than other PC brands. Apple CEO Steve Jobs has always been looking for revolution, while other PC brands evolved naturally and are developing products in a more solid way, Shih commented. But based on the historical experience, a market that evolves naturally will always turn out to be much stronger, according to Shih.

    Shih used the example of the competition between Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s Macintosh OS and noted the Apple has always looked down on Windows and believes it lacks creativity. But Windows’ open platform has attracted the adoption of most PC brands, Shih said adding that, Apple’s PC market has turned out to be limited, with a market share far less than the open Windows platform group. Shih also brought up the example of the competition between video tape formats, pointing out that the open VHS standard won against the closed Betamax format.

    Apple products are a mutant virus, but PC brands will eventually find a cure, says Acer founder

    Shih noted that Google’s Android operating system is already attracting a lot PC brands to develop related products and this is one of the factors that proves that PC brands will eventually be able to isolate Apple.

    However, Shih still praised Apple’s creativity and innovation, especially its highly integrated hardware and software and its completely established online application store and believes its strategy should be a good example for PC brands to learn from. Shih noted that all Apple’s applications are built on a culture of innovation, while Taiwan’s industry has been focusing too much on hardware and, as a result, has not been able to penetrate into the consumer’s heart. He believes that Taiwan IT industry players should speed up their development in software and applications and create a culture of innovation to grab the market opportunity in China.

    Shih also predicted that US-based PC vendors will eventually quit the PC market in the long term, and pointed to IBM’s sale of its PC department to Lenovo is one of the signs. Since profits from PC products will only fall lower and lower, US PC brands are likely to turn their focus to the services industry in the future. Meanwhile, Taiwan PC players, which are used to living on thin profits, will need to start considering how to create more added-value, and not purely produce highly-replaceable hardware products.

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