- Nexus Data Center Family of Switches
- MDS Family of Fiber Channel SAN Switches
- Unified Computing System (UCS) Blade and Rack Servers (B and C)
Avnet’s Cisco partners in Latin America and the Caribbean will be supported by the distributor’s recently formed Converged and Data Solutions group. This group supports technology suppliers that are leading the market with converged solutions, including Cisco, EMC, NetApp and VMware. It provides partners with assistance related to business consulting, technical pre-sales assistance and business development. Additionally, Avnet will support its channel community with demand generation; technical expertise; training and development; and financial and logistics services.“With the creation of the Converged and Data Solutions group, Avnet brings the most advanced integration skills and expertise in converged infrastructure solutions for data centers to the Latin America and Caribbean region,” said Nicolas Di Biase, regional business development manager for Converged and Data Solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions, Latin America and Caribbean. “The capabilities provide partners with clear differentiators, such as the Cisco SAP HANA application, FlexPod data center platform, and VSPEX infrastructure. This new business unit represents Avnet's commitment to helping our business partners find more opportunities to grow within the emerging converged infrastructure solutions market.” Cisco has worked closely with Avnet in the data center market since 2009. During that time, Avnet has developed a solution provider community for Cisco in EMEA and North America with deep data center expertise, and empowered them with a wealth of resources and tools designed to accelerate converged data center infrastructure market opportunities. As a result of these efforts, Avnet recently received two Cisco Partner Summit Global awards, which recognize exemplary channel partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as models to the industry. Avnet was selected as the Cisco Global Distribution Partner of the Year, and was also honored as the Cisco Worldwide Data Center Distributor of the Year for the second consecutive year. Latin American and Caribbean partners can further develop their data center expertise through Avnet’s SolutionsPath ® practices, which focus on developing specialization in vertical markets, including finance and retail. Additionally, Avnet will provide partners with expertise in other markets driving the need for converged infrastructure solutions, including government, healthcare, hosting and outsourcing, energy, manufacturing and telecommunications. Click to tweet: Avnet expands distribution relationship with #Cisco, will now distribute #datacenter products in Latin America and the Caribbean. For more information on Avnet Technology Solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, please visit http://www.ats.avnet.com/en-lac. All brands and trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks, and are the properties of their respective owners. Avnet disclaims any proprietary interest in marks other than its own.
About Avnet Technology SolutionsAs 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.