Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has been selected for the 2013 Distributor Partner of the Year Award for the U.S. by Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions. Avnet was recognized as the Distributor Partner of the Year for the U.S. based on extraordinary contributions to Insight’s success in the IT channel, as well as supporting Insight’s client-focused strategies.
“This award highlights the strong relationship between Avnet and Insight and the value that Avnet provides in helping Insight capitalize on new market opportunities,” said Gavin Miller, vice president and general manager, sales and marketing solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “Our unique converged infrastructure capabilities, vertical market solutions training expertise and enablement, and enterprise-level services offerings have helped Insight solve their customers’ business challenges more effectively.”
Avnet supports Insight with a variety of resources that have assisted the company in achieving its business goals and expanding its offerings. For example, Avnet’s SolutionsPath® methodology and vertical market practices further developed Insight’s expertise in high-growth, specialized markets, such as healthcare, government and education. Additionally, Insight engages closely with Avnet Services to provide its customers with a wide range of services-oriented business and IT solutions, including enablement for HP and IBM software.
“I am pleased to recognize Avnet Technology Solutions with the Distributor Partner of the Year Award,” stated Brian Davis, Insight senior vice president, product marketing. “Avnet has been a strong partner for Insight and has enabled us to offer innovative solutions, products and services to meet the complex needs of our clients. We extend our congratulations to Avnet and all their teammates and look forward to an even more successful 2014.”