Due to a strategic alliance between Microsoft and an Ecuadorian company called Xtratech, users can access the new operating system, Windows 8.
Xtratech was founded 15-years-ago and has two factories located in the industrial zone of Guayaquil, Ecuador. The company employs 300 workers and assembles from 300 to 400 units per day. Since 2003, the company has had partnerships with Microsoft.
Nowadays, Xtratech covers the 40% of the assembled computers in Ecuador. Users can uptade the new operating system by accessing to Xtratech webpage and paying $14.99. Locally, the company has an inventory of 350 computers with Windows 8. (JP)