Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it has been recognized with an HP PartnerOne Award for Growth Distributor of the Year Canada, HP Enterprise Group at the 2014 HP Global Partner Conference. This award honors Avnet for its performance and strong year-over-year HP revenue growth in Canada. “This award is the culmination of our team’s alignment with the HP PartnerOne program to help our solution provider partners accelerate their revenue growth and profitability around HP software and hardware,” said Brian Aebig, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Canada. “I applaud our team for their dedication to developing the tools, training and resources needed to help our HP partners capture opportunities in high-growth technology and vertical market industries, such as converged infrastructure solutions, big data, analytics and healthcare. Winning in today’s highly competitive market requires the combined efforts of companies at each step in the IT supply chain, and today’s award is a reflection of this success.” “Congratulations to this year’s HP PartnerOne Growth Award winners,” said Andrew Eppich, Vice President, Partners and Channels, Enterprise Group Canada, HP. “With a laser focus on providing industry-leading technology solutions and services to our mutual customers, each of these partners has exemplified outstanding growth through innovation and a true commitment to partnership.” The HP PartnerOne Award winners were selected by a panel of HP Channel executives and presented to outstanding HP partners who have demonstrated exceptional business performance, achieved significant overall growth, and have delivered innovative solutions to customers. Additional information on the 2014 HP Global Partner Conference is available at http://h41111.www4.hp.com/gpc/overview.html. Click to tweet: Avnet Technology Solutions, Canada awarded the HP PartnerOne Growth Distributor of the Year http://avnet.me/89632 Follow Avnet Technology Solutions on Twitter: @AvnetAdvantage and @AvnetTSChannels. Connect with Avnet Technology Solutions on LinkedIn: 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 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.