CNN has signed an 18-month contract with an Apple specialist, solution provider AIS Computers, to install and support Apple G4 PowerBooks for field operations in a deal potentially worth US$12 million, according to a
VAR Business article.
An AOL Time Warner company, CNN is an international news and information delivery service. Staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by staff in the company’s world headquarters in Atlanta, GA, CNN has bureaus worldwide and a global newsgathering team of almost 4,000.
AIS Computers is based in Fayetteville, GA. It’s been a reseller and service provider for Apple systems since 1982. AIS specializes in supporting hybrid networks, with both Mac and PC clients and servers. Corporate clients have included Federated Department Stores, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, as well as several advertising agencies, corporate in-house production departments and other newspapers.