Avnet Technology Solutions wins Juniper Networks UK 2008 Distributor and Marketing Achievement Awards

Avnet Technology Solutions, the value-added IT distributor, was recognised at the recent Juniper Networks JUniversity with two awards for its contribution to the channel. 

Avnet was awarded as the Juniper Networks UK Distributor of the Year 2008 along with an award for marketing achievement, which went to Sue Elliott, Marketing Consultant, Avnet Technology Solutions.

We are delighted to receive these awards as they clearly underline the value that we bring to the channel.  We work hard to engage in a structured way with both Juniper and its J-Partners in order to understand their needs and provide the appropriate skills and resources, said Laura Harman, business unit director for Avnet Technology Solutions. This endorsement from Juniper gives a powerful message to our partners that they are working with the right distribution partner. 

Avnet Technology Solutions has continued to support Junipers business throughout 2008 by investing in training, building marketing programmes and delivering first class operations, said David Small, Vice President of Channel, EMEA, Juniper Networks. They have also shown their long term collaboration by expanding their Juniper high-performance network infrastructure portfolio into 2009.



About Avnet Technology Solutions

Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. As a global technology sales and marketing organization, Avnet Technology Solutions has sales divisions focused on specific customer segments and a select line card strategy enabling an exceptional level of attention to the needs of its customers and suppliers. For fiscal year 2008, the group served customers in more than 30 countries and generated US $7.6 billion in annual revenue. 

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 in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners success by connecting the worlds leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2008, Avnet generated revenue of $17.95 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com


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