Veeam Appoints Avnet to Expand Virtualisation and Disaster Recovery Footprint into Indonesia

Distribution partnership will provide Indonesian resellers with framework to maximise sales and leverage cross-vendor synergies with VMware
 
JAKARTA, Indonesia – February 10, 2014 –– Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Windows Server Hyper-V, has signed a distribution agreement with Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), in Indonesia. Under the agreement, Avnet will provide existing and potential customers with a one-stop shop for Veeam’s award-winning solutions for virtual infrastructure management and data protection, storage and security solutions. Avnet will also support the local market in delivering training, customer service, quotation management and marketing activities to help them grow their virtualisation business and develop more targeted, value-adding sales programs and campaigns.
 
Avnet’s partnership with VMware complements Veeam’s backup and replication technologies and will provide customers with seamless integrated solutions. Veeam® Backup & Replication™ unifies backup and replication in a single solution, and its patent-pending vPower® technology leverages virtualisation for the ultimate data protection in the VMware vSphere® environment.
 
“Avnet is an ideal distribution partner for Veeam. Its expertise and robust selection of virtualisation products, combined with its extensive partner network coverage, are extremely attractive assets as we look to fuel the continued growth of our Indonesian presence,” said Lam Kok Wah, regional sales director, Asia, at Veeam. “We work very closely with our partners to ensure we provide cost-effective solutions to help manage data protection. Through the partnership with Avnet we will develop deeper, more strategic relationships with our existing partners and reach out to new partners focusing on opportunities in virtualisation.”
 
Avnet Country General Manager, Pak Handoyo Singgih, noted: “Veeam is highly complementary to our existing solutions portfolio, and we will focus on helping business partners maximise sales opportunities and margins in Indonesia’s rapidly growing virtualisation market. Our goal is to provide the channel with a one-stop shop for their virtualisation business.  Furthermore, we will be making extensive use of our marketing, sales and technical expertise, knowledge of the local market and trusted business relationships to help Veeam capitalise on opportunities in Indonesia.”
 
Veeam recently announced strong year-on-year growth results for APAC. For the fourth quarter of the 2013 financial year, the company reported 43 percent year-on-year growth in total bookings revenue across the APAC region, while new licence bookings revenue increased 41 percent compared to the previous year.
 
In Asia Pacific, Avnet Technology Solutions now distributes Veeam in Australia and Indonesia.
 
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, visit http://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.
 
About Veeam Software
Veeam® is Modern Data Protection™. We believe today’s IT requirements have changed and that “3C” legacy backup problems—high costs, increased complexity and missing capabilities—are no longer acceptable for any organisation. Veeam provides powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions that are Built for Virtualisation™ and the cloud—a perfect fit for the modern datacenter.
Veeam Backup & Replication™ is VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, recovery and replication. This #1 VM Backup™ solution helps organisations meet RPOs and RTOs, save time, eliminate risks and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Backup Management Suite™ combines Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE™ in a single integrated solution to protect virtualisation investments, increase administrator productivity and help mitigate daily management risks. Veeam Management Pack™ (MP) extends enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center. Veeam also provides free tools for the virtualisation community.
 
Learn more by visiting http://www.veeam.com.
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