Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it has received the Global VMware Partner Network Award in the Distributor Partner of the Year category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2015, VMware's annual partner event, held in San Francisco.

"I am pleased to recognize this select group of partners who distinguished themselves at the global level in 2014," said Dave O'Callaghan, senior vice president, Global Channels and Alliances, VMware. "VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to thrive, while providing more agile delivery of IT services - to organizations of all sizes. We congratulate Arrow on winning a Global VMware Partner Network Award and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2015."

In addition, Sean Kerins, president of Arrow's global enterprise computing solutions business, was named as Partner Executive of the Year during the event.

Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged in 17 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2014. Categories included:
  • Consulting and Integration Partner of the Year
  • Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • End-User Computing Partner of the Year
  • Innovation OEM Partner of the Year
  • Marketing Partner of the Year
  • Partner Executive of the Year
  • Renewals Partner of the Year
  • Rising Star Partner of the Year
  • Service Provider Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Software-Defined Data Center Partner of the Year
  • Strategic Alliance Partner of the Year
  • Technical Partner of the Year
  • Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  • vCloud Air Partner of the Year

About VMware Partner Exchange 2015

VMware Partner Exchange 2015 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 170 breakout sessions and an exhibitor Solutions Exchange, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

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