- Press Release
Avnet Technology Solutions UK scores a hat trick at CRN Awards with Distributor of the Year, Software Distributor of the Year and Storage Distributor of the Year
Bracknell, 22 November 2011:
Avnet Technology Solutions, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today that Avnet Technology Solutions UK was named as Distributor of the Year, Software Distributor of the Year and Storage Distributor of the Year at the recent CRN Channel Awards 2011.
The awards recognised the overall service and support provided to resellers taking into account product focus and choice, availability and distribution services, pre- and post-sales support, market development assistance and online capabilities. An independent panel of judges determined the initial shortlist for each category with a further panel of independent judges deciding the over winners – for the Distributor of the Year category this involved a face-to-face presentation to the judges.
John Toal, vice president and country manager at Avnet Technology Solutions UK said, “The CRN awards are seen as the channel Oscars in the UK and Avnet is proud to have scored a hat trick this year. Avnet’s role as a solutions distributor is to support its business partners to evolve and grow their businesses by providing the resources, tools, products and services that help them to add more value to their end user customers. We see these awards as recognition of our efforts and confirmation of the important contribution that Avnet brings to the channel.
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