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Avnet Technology Solutions Awarded HP PartnerOne Growth Distributor of the Year Canada, HP Enterprise Group

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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 for the second consecutive year with an HP PartnerOne Award for Growth Distributor of the Year Canada, HP Enterprise Group at the 2015 HP Global Partner Conference. This award honors Avnet for its performance and year-over-year HP revenue growth in Canada.

Avnet recognized with an HP PartnerOne Award for Growth Distributor of the Year Canada, HP Enterpris

Avnet recognized with an HP PartnerOne Award for Growth Distributor of the Year Canada, HP Enterprise Group at the 2015 HP Global Partner Conference. From left to right are: Dragan Drasko (Avnet), Ron Fuller (HP), Debbie Naumus (Avnet), Roy Rivers (Avnet), Ivanka Grottoli (Avnet), Chris Champagne (HP), Michelle Bates (HP), Dave Camposarcone (Avnet), Brian Aebig (Avnet), and John Dathan (HP). (Photo: Business Wire)

“Winning this award for the second consecutive year further highlights Avnet’s commitment to the HP PartnerOne program and in helping our solution provider partners grow their businesses profitability around HP services, software and hardware,” said Brian Aebig, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Canada. “Today’s rapidly changing technology market requires partners to be able to sell complete solutions that are tailored to their customers’ business challenges and help them realize the benefits of each pillar of the 3rd Platform – mobile computing, cloud services, big data and analytics, and social networking. Our team’s dedication to developing the tools, training and resources has enabled our HP partners to help their customers innovate, grow and accelerate their success.”

“Congratulations to Avnet on winning the HP PartnerOne Enterprise Growth Distributor of the Year award for Canada,” said Sue Barsamian, senior vice president and general manager, Indirect Sales, HP Enterprise Group. “Avnet’s accomplishments serve as examples of how HP distributors and solution providers can partner with HP to deliver best-in-class customer outcomes and growth through innovation, teamwork and an overall commitment to excellence.”

Avnet distributes HP in more than a dozen countries around the world, including the following locations in the Americas: Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, the U.S. and Canada.

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.

In addition, during the 2015 HP Global Partner Conference, Avnet was separately presented with the HP Education Services Award by HP Technical Services for Avnet’s work in the education services space. Avnet excelled in selling HP Education Services and grew their business significantly between 2013 and 2014. This growth was a result of specific and unique selling strategies Avnet implemented that were differentiated from others. Earlier this year, Avnet was made an HP ExpertOne Learning Partner, enabling a new channel for delivering and reselling more HP technical training through Avnet Academy.

Additional information on the 2015 HP Global Partner Conference is available here.

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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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