- Press Release
Avnet Technology Solutions Receives HP Software Partner of the Year Innovation Award
Bracknell, Berks, UK, 27 January 2011:
Avnet Technology Solutions, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it has been recognised as HP Software Partner of the Year for Innovation (UK & Ireland). The award was presented during HP Software Universe in Barcelona. The achievement acknowledges Avnet’s exceptional service levels and reflects the company’s innovation of new leading edge solutions for its software channel.
The award honours partners who have made an outstanding contribution in 2010, such as developing innovative solutions to meet individual customer needs or helping to generate significant incremental revenue for joint success. The award is an example of HP’s continued efforts to identify major project breakthroughs and jointly develop innovative solutions that meet customer requirements. Award winners are determined through an established criteria that includes a review of all partner submissions based on delivery and revenue success.
“Avnet’s experience in delivering effective initiatives to the channel, along with HP’s dedicated resources has enabled us to bring to market a number of innovative solutions to drive incremental business,” said Scott Murphy, HP & Symantec Divisional Leader at Avnet. “Specifically, the Insight Operations Appliance provides small and medium size businesses with a bundled management solution to realise significant savings within their IT infrastructure”
“Avnet has proven itself to be a prime distributor for HP Software within the United Kingdom,” said Adam Featherston, Commercial Channels, EMEA, HP Software. “Not only has Avnet assisted us in introducing our HP software portfolio to Avnet’s channel partners, but they also have stepped outside traditional distribution by creating innovative solutions which deliver tremendous value to HP, our partners and our customers.”
Further information can be found at: http://www.ts.avnet.com/uk/vendors/hp/software/ioa/
About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver effective solutions that address the business challenges of their end-user customers locally and around the world. For fiscal year 2010, the group served customers in more than 30 countries and generated US $ 8.19 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. Visit: www.ts.avnet.com/emea/
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com (AVT_IR)
For more information please contact:
Avnet Technology Solutions
Linda Patterson, Marketing Director
T: +44 (0)1344 662000