Avnet Technology Solutions, India Pvt Ltd Wins Partner Executive – Most Valuable Player Award Winner at VMware partner Exchange 2012

Avnet Technology Solutions, India Pvt Ltd wins Partner Executive- Most Valuable Player Award Winner at VMware Partner Exchange 2012
India - February 23rd, 2012-Avnet Technology Solutions, India Pvt Ltd today announced that, Naresh Desai, General Manager, India has been named the APJ recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Partner Executive Most Valuable Player category by VMware. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware’s annual partner event, on Feb. 14 in Las Vegas, Nev.
“We are proud to acknowledge the achievements made in 2011 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem and Avnet Technology Solutions, India on winning a VMware Partner Network Award,” said Vicki Batka, senior director, Channels, VMware Asia Pacific Japan. “With more than 7,000 partners in the VMware Partner Network across Asia Pacific Japan, our partners continue to be the foundation of our business, and of our success. As organizations further realize the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing, we look forward to future successes of Avnet Technology Solutions India in 2012, as well as the rest of our partner ecosystem.”
 “I am honored to receive this award and take pride in our team efforts and the acknowledgement that we have received from VMware. Avnet Technology Solutions, India has always focused on accelerating the success of our partners and vendors through our solution based approach, hard work, dedication, sharp business acumen and team spirit. I hope our continual efforts will be mutually beneficial and be acknowledged in the future as well” says Naresh Desai, General Manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, India
APJ partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged by VMware in 15 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2011:
             SMB Partner of the Year
             Solution Provider of the Year
             Government Partner of the Year
             Academic Partner of the Year
             Infrastructure Virtualization Partner of the Year
             Business Continuity Partner of the Year
             Desktop Partner of the Year
             Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
             Distributor of the Year
             Emerging Market Partner of the Year
             Cloud Application Platform Partner of the Year
             Emerging Products Partner of the Year
             VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year
             Systems Integrator of the Year
             Partner Executive MVP
About VMware Partner Exchange 2012
VMware Partner Exchange 2012 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 170 breakout sessions and an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com.
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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. For fiscal year 2011, the group served customers in more than 70 countries and generated US $11.5 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions (www.ats.avnet.com) is an operating group of Avnet, Inc.
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 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 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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Suprit Chawla
Manager Marketing Communications
Avnet Technology Solutions, INDIA
Tel: +91 9167207286

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