Gateway is a trusted technology brand offering services in selling computers. Ted Waitt started this company in 1985. They have a wide range of collection including netbooks, notebooks, displays and desktops. The company, formerly known as 'Gateway 2000' became a Fortune 500 company in 1993. Gateway purchased the renowned PC making company 'eMachines' in 2004. However, the company has become one of the leading PC companies in the world after the acquisition of Gateway in October 2007 by Acer Inc, a Taiwan based company. The company sold products through various channel partners, retailers and e-tailers in Mexico, Japan, the United States, China, and Canada and several other territories including Asia-Pacific and South American regions.