Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced its new agreement with SAP America. Arrow is adding SAP products and solutions to its portfolio and is becoming one of the first distributors in the United States to join the SAP® PartnerEdge™ program for authorized resellers. “Arrow is pleased to support SAP’s channel both today and in the future as excitement about new technologies from SAP evolves,” said Sean Kerins, president, North America, for the enterprise computing solutions segment of Arrow. “SAP is a highly strategic fit for the Arrow portfolio, given its solutions fall squarely within our key focus areas for the ECS business in North America, those being data-center convergence, mobility and business analytics.” Technology now available through Arrow’s ECS segment include the SAP® BusinessObjects™ business intelligence solutions, as well as the SAP® Sybase® Adaptive Server Enterprise, the SAP® Sybase® IQ server, a relational database-management systems, the mobile device management solutions SAP® Afaria®, as well as mobile solutions from SAP. “We are pleased to welcome Arrow to the SAP PartnerEdge program. Arrow is a distributor that is highly committed to and successful in managing the channel both for the suppliers it represents and its solution provider community,” said Troy Richardson, head of ecosystems and channels SAP America. “Launching this program was yet another step to expand our global distribution business. SAP is looking forward to the agreement with Arrow and to the benefit for our resellers and customers.” About Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics ( www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations in 53 countries. SAP, PartnerEdge, Sybase and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. Business Objects, BusinessObjects and the Business Objects logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Business Objects in the United States and/or other companies. BusinessObjects is an SAP company.
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