If you've been waiting for the perfect moment to buy computers and peripherals for your schools, now's your chance.
Competition among manufacturers is ferocious, and it is likely only to get fiercer. Result: a golden opportunity to knock down those computer-to-student ratios.
Why is competition so intense right now? Economic problems in Asian markets have derailed many overseas sales. That slowdown hit computer makers just as domestic business and consumer computer purchases were taking a breather. To compensate, manufacturers are turning to education.