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.”
@AvnetAdvantage; @AvnetTSGlobal; and @AvnetTSChannels. Connect with Avnet Technology Solutions on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/avnet-technology-solutions . 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 Insight Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Office Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobility, Network and Security, Data Center and Virtualization, Data Protection and Cloud. Insight has sold over three million business and public sector client cloud seats across the globe. With approximately 5,400 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 470 on the 2013 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.3 billion for the year ended December 31, 2012. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com. 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.