At The Governor's Celebration Of Innovation, Avnet Receives Large Company Innovator Of The Year Award. Photo (L-R): Steve Zylstra, President And CEO, Arizona Technology Council; Dan Allaby, Director, Cloud Offerings, Avnet Cloud Solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas; Tim FitzGerald, Vice President, Digital Transformation, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas; Sandra Watson, President And CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, was recently recognized by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority at the 2016 Governor's Celebration of Innovation. Avnet was selected as the Large Company Innovator of the Year for its Avnet Cloud Marketplace - a digital platform designed to help partners capitalize on cloud computing opportunities. These annual awards honor the visionaries of Arizona's technology ecosystem whose passion and dedication energize Arizona's rapidly growing technology community. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161114006057/en/
At the Governor's Celebration of Innovation, Avnet receives Large Company Innovator of the Year Award. Photo (L-R): Steve Zylstra, President and CEO, Arizona Technology Council; Dan Allaby, Director, Cloud Offerings, Avnet Cloud Solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas; Tim FitzGerald, Vice President, Digital Transformation, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas; Sandra Watson, President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority.
The Avnet Cloud Marketplace offers comprehensive solutions from leading cloud service providers, flexible payment models and a powerful cloud management toolset all in one place, enabling partners to quickly and cost-effectively expand their cloud offerings. The marketplace provides a comprehensive platform that spans the entire cloud ecosystem, delivering a way to easily buy, bill, manage and optimize cloud services. Additionally, partners can create their own branded cloud storefronts in the marketplace to sell cloud services and solutions, making them the single-source cloud providers and trusted advisors their customers need. "Cloud computing offers businesses a more efficient and cost-effective way to develop and manage their IT infrastructure. It is truly revolutionizing IT departments across all industries. With the development of our Avnet Cloud Marketplace, we are providing our partners with the best possible solutions to support their customers' evolving needs in this critical area," said Jeff Bawol, president of Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. "This award validates the incredible efforts of our team to provide our partners with innovative digital platforms that help them profitably grow their businesses."