Avnet Technology Solutions and Delta Energy Systems Partner to Deliver Cleaner, Greener UPS Solutions in Australia

Avnet Technology Solutions and Delta Energy Systems Partner to Deliver Cleaner, Greener UPS Solutions in Australia

SYDNEY, 26 February 2015 - Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), and Delta Energy Systems, the global leader in power and thermal management solutions, together announced today that they have signed a distribution agreement. Under the agreement, Avnet’s Australian channel partners will now have access to Delta’s full UPS range which is trusted by leading organisations across a wide array of industries, from financial institutions and medical centres to small businesses.
"Signing Delta reinforces our continued focus on solutions distribution and provides yet another profitable growth leverage point for our partner ecosystem", says Darren Adams, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Australia and New Zealand. “Delta’s innovative UPS range, including the HPH, RT and GAIA Series, delivers best of breed technology, designed with high power performance and efficiency in mind. We look forward to bringing these reliable solutions to our partners within Australia.”

Taking advantage of Delta’s highly reliable and efficient power management products and datacentre infrastructure solutions will enable Avnet’s customers to be increasingly competitive in the mission critical power supply space. Headlining these solutions for small-medium applications, the HPH Series features leading AC-AC efficiency up to 96%, low input current harmonic distortion (<3%) and unity power factor, while the entire range enjoys the safety of double-conversion topology, compact design and superior power performance, to provide the ultimate availability and reliability for protecting IT loads.

"We are excited to align our brand with a corporation that shares Delta’s core values of quality, transparency, integrity and community care, and truly values our underlying philosophy of creating innovative and efficient technology solutions for a sustainable future,” says Allen Chao, director, Delta Energy Systems Australia. “We look forward to establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with Avnet that is built on loyalty and trust."

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About Delta Group
Delta Energy Systems is the Australian subsidiary of Delta Electronics. Founded in 1971, Delta is a global leader in power and thermal management solutions and is a provider with world-class stature in several product segments. Our mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” focuses our role in addressing key environmental issues such as global climate change. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and in innovative research and development, Delta's businesses encompass Power Electronics, Energy Management, and Smart Green Life. Delta has sales offices worldwide with manufacturing facilities and R&D centres in Taiwan, China, USA, Europe, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, India, Mexico and Brazil.

Throughout its history, Delta has received many global awards and recognition for its business milestones, innovative technology and corporate social responsibility. Since 2011, Delta has been selected as a member of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World) for 4 consecutive years. In 2014 it was also included in the DJSI Emerging Markets Index for the 2nd consecutive year and ranked first in five criteria among DJSI’s World-leading Electronic Equipment, Instrument and Component Companies sector. For detailed information about Delta, please visit: www.deltaww.com.

About Delta UPS and MCIS BU
Delta’s MCIS business unit (BU) has developed a variety of UPS solutions. Positioned as “The power behind competitiveness,” the MCIS strives to play an important role in making our customer’s businesses and operations more competitive. Our mission is realized by providing highly reliable and efficient power management products, including UPS and datacenter infrastructure solutions that ensure the continuity of mission critical operations and better total cost of ownership (TCO). For more information about Delta MCIS products, please visit: www.deltapowersolutions.com.

About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions transforms technology into business solutions for customers around the world.  It collaborates with customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the changing needs of end-user customers. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $11.0 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2014. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.ats.avnet.com.

About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2014, Avnet generated revenue of $27.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Media Contact:

Sarah Harvey
Avnet Technology Solutions
Phone: 61 2 8875 0523
Email: sarah.harvey@avnet.com

EASTWEST PR for Avnet Technology Solutions
Melinda Ilagan
Phone: 65 6222 0306
Email: avnet@eastwestpr.com

Madeline Tyson
Marketing & Communications Specialist (AU/NZ)
Delta Energy Systems (Australia)
p:  + 61 3 8543 3017
e:  madeline.tyson@delta-es.com.au

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