Original Equipment Manufacturer. Company that manufactures computer equipment, which is then marketed by another vendor
A company that produces the equipment that bears another company´s label. [Go to source
A misleading term for a company that buys computers in bulk from a manufacturer , then customizes the machines and sells them under its own name. The term is a misnomer because OEMs arent the original manufacturers. Another term for OEM is VAR (value-added reseller ).