“The new relationship between Avnet and TMS will help us increase our flash-based storage sales,” said Stan Wysocki, vice president of sales, Mark III Systems. “We know Avnet will provide Mark III with the required enablement, marketing expertise and market intelligence needed to effectively incorporate the TMS products into our solutions portfolio.”With more than 25 years of IBM distribution experience, Avnet offers a wide variety of enablement services for business partners related to flash-based storage and TMS. This includes in-depth training and market education, such as custom executive coaching, and sales and technical training. Additionally, Avnet provides pipeline development and support, including lead generation and appointment-setting campaigns, customized end-user demand generation events, and executive briefings to close opportunities, as well as live and virtual demonstrations. Business partners can also gain greater specialization in the data center through Avnet’s SolutionsPath® practices, focused on high-growth vertical markets, including energy, finance, government, healthcare and retail. Follow Avnet Technology Solutions, North America, on Twitter: @AvnetAdvantage and @AvnetTSChannels. 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. 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 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.