Avnet Technology Solutions Introduces Virtualization Practice for Resellers in Malaysia

 Avnet supports its resellers and expands Virtualization offerings with HP
 
MALAYSIA, 15 Jan 2013 — Avnet Technology Solutions, a global IT solutions distribution leader and operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), today announced that it has launched its VirtualPath™ practice in Malaysia. As a value added solutions distributor for HP, Avnet’s VirtualPath™ practice with HP will enable its resellers to address their customers’ virtualization offerings. This virtualization practice will provide Avnet partners with enablement and educational resources, as well as knowledge of HP technologies, designed to help them scale and win more opportunities to grow their businesses.
 
Chiew Yue Lam, country general manager for Avnet Technology Solutions, Malaysia commented, “Our VirtualPath™ solutions practice will enable our HP resellers with the skills they require to be successful in crafting and developing solutions that address business and IT challenges.  With Avnet’s success of virtualization practice in the U.S. and India, I am confident that this program will benefit our valued resellers and accelerate their capabilities to pursue IT Virtualization opportunities in Malaysia.
 
“Partners in Malaysia are under increasing pressure to provide the latest technology solutions and services to help customers respond to changing business requirements,” said Thiyagu Letchumanan, general manager, Enterprise Group, Hewlett-Packard Malaysia. “Through solutions such as VirtualPath™, HP helps businesses to facilitate their move to private and hybrid clouds with its leading virtualization portfolio, which is built on HP Converged Infrastructure technology. Together with Avnet’s extensive partner network, HP is able to provide partners with opportunities to expand their businesses by delivering virtualization services and solutions easily and confidently.”

 
HP and Avnet have worked together globally for more than 30 years to create innovative solutions for HP resellers. As a value-added solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions is continuously adding value to the channel through actively engaging with the channel ecosystem and aligning business partner programs with the technology strategies of suppliers. 
 
The Avnet VirtualPath™ University is part of a global Avnet SolutionsPath™ partner program designed to help partners develop solid solutions strategies, along with strategic marketing plans that accelerate their profitability, market share and business growth jointly with Avnet.
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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 the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $10.8 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2012. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit www.avnet.com

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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 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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