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Avnet Technology Solutions Recognized as Avaya Distributor of the Year During Avaya Partner Engage Week

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Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today that it has been twice recognized with the Avaya Distributor of the Year award – in Colombia and in the Central America and Caribbean region. Avnet Technology Solutions received the awards during the Avaya Partner Engage Week events held in Bogota and Miami. This honor celebrates Avnet’s overall sales performance and highest market share in Colombia and Central America during 2014.

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Team Avnet: Gerardo Perera, Oswaldo de Avila, Fernando Moreno Lamus, Jan Michael de Kok and David Co

Team Avnet: Gerardo Perera, Oswaldo de Avila, Fernando Moreno Lamus, Jan Michael de Kok and David Cover with this year’s Avaya Distributor of the Year Award for Colombia and the Central America and Caribbean region. (Photo: Business Wire)

“These awards highlight Avnet’s commitment to continuing growth with Avaya in the region, supporting our business partners and capitalizing on unified communications market opportunities,” said Jackelin Ramirez, general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, North Cone region. “The recognition reflects the tremendous dedication of Avnet’s Avaya team in helping our business partners in the adoption of collaboration, networking and mobility solutions that solve their customers’ business challenges.”

“We are pleased that our channel partners see the value of Avaya’s technology and are highly effective at communicating that value to their end customers,” said Santiago Aguirre, channel director, Avaya Latin America and the Caribbean. “We celebrate the recognition of Avnet as Distributor of the Year not only in one, but two regions. The company has shown important growth year over year and has been a true ambassador for our technology and harnessing the power of engagement.”

The Avaya Partner Engage Week is an annual event that brings together specialists from the IT industry and channel partner executives to drive the company’s commitment to its business partners and its focus on growth priorities for the year. During the event, partners attend various trainings provided by Avaya specialists and engineers around its solutions.

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For more information on Avnet Technology Solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, please visit ats.avnet.com/ts-lac.

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About Avnet Technology Solutions

As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions transforms technology into business solutions for customers around the world. It collaborates with customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the changing needs of end-user customers. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $11.0 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2014. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit ats.avnet.com.

About Avnet, Inc.

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 28, 2014, Avnet generated revenue of $27.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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