Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced that it has received the Americas VMware Partner Innovation Award in the "Marketing Partner" category at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016, held last month in Scottsdale, Ariz.

"We value and appreciate the achievements accomplished by our partners in 2015," said Frank Rauch, vice president, Americas Partner Organization, VMware. "VMware and our partners will continue to provide organizations with technologies that offer greater flexibility and agility. We congratulate Arrow Electronics on winning a VMware Partner Innovation Award, and look forward to our continued collaboration."

"Arrow Electronics is honored by this recognition," said Howard Goldberg, president of Arrow's enterprise computing solutions business in the Americas. "Through our superior enablement strategies, marketing expertise and deep understanding of VMware's platform, Arrow creates exciting opportunities for organizations to build agile cloud environments tailored to their unique business needs. We look forward to our continued partnership with VMware, delivering the latest cloud computing and virtualization solutions to our customers."

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016

The VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 offers VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 provided partners with the resources they need to develop and execute a comprehensive go-to-market plan in 2016 and beyond.

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 as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations serving over 85 countries.

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