FUD Zilla claims Acer will be the first company to roll out a system based on the NVIDIA Ion platform. Many more, including Zotac, are interested in Ion based nettops, but it seems everyone is waiting to see how Intel will react.
Our well informed sources have confirmed that the first Ion designs should be out in Q2 2009, while others will follow in Q3. Everyone making Atom based systems is interested, but it looks like that most OEMs want to see what happens to the first one that brings the design out.
Intel is a nasty player and partners know that. The big question is, do you really want to upset Intel and possibly hurt your business in 2009?