Avnet Technology Solutions secures IBM Distributor of the Year in Australia for seventh consecutive year

Apr 3, 2014

SYDNEY - Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), was named IBM STG Distributor of the Year for Australia for the seventh consecutive year. IBM announced the achievement at the IBM Business Partner Summit held in Sydney on Thursday, 12 March 2014.
One key success that has led to the team securing this award was the 30 percent year-on-year growth of the Avnet Technology Solutions maintenance business. As an organisation, Avnet has continually strived to build new routes to market and solutions to enable their business partners grow, while at the same time extending the breadth and depth of IBM’s reach into the marketplace. This award is a strong testament to Avnet’s consist execution of this strategy.
“Avnet is extremely proud to receive this award from IBM,” says Darren Adams, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Australia and New Zealand. “For over 13 years, Avnet has worked closely with IBM to deliver innovative and industry-leading solutions to our channel partner community. The Avnet IBM team has worked consistently to produce strong results across the board for IBM products and we look forward to future opportunities to continue this success for Avnet and our partners.”
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About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers locally and around the world. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $10.36 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2013. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visithttp://www.ats.avnet.com/.
About Avnet
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 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Media Contacts:
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


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