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  • March 10, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today introduced the new MicroZed™ Industry 4.0 Ethernet Kit (I4EK), enabling multi-protocol Industrial Ethernet solutions based on the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC and Anybus® technology from HMS Industrial Networks.

  • March 9, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced a distribution agreement with Arnouse Digital Devices Corp. (ADDC), a N.Y.-based manufacturer of high-performance, small form-factor x86 pluggable computers, servers and high security devices.

  • Avnet honored for its global leadership and commitment to integrity

    March 7, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it was recognized as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation honors those companies that align principle with action, work tirelessly to make trust part of their corporate DNA, and in doing so, shape future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s

  • Avnet’s online community now offers a series of valuable training modules for partners in the U.S. and Canada from a noted cloud computing expert

    March 2, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it is now offering a series of training modules on cloud computing. These modules are hosted by Dr. Timothy Chou, who launched Oracle into the application cloud service business, started the first class on cloud computing at Stanford University and has delivered keynote speeches to audiences on six continents. The series will be available

  • Avnet recognized by Frost & Sullivan for the third consecutive year for excellence in business processes and supply chain operations inU.S. and Canada

    March 2, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has been recognized with a 2016 Manufacturing Leadership Award (ML Award) from global market research firm Frost & Sullivan in the “Supply Chain Leadership” category. Avnet was honored for its initiative, “Driving Converged and Integrated Supply Chain Solutions Success through Collaboration, Innovation and Communication.”

  • March 1, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Christian Goehring, logistics support supervisor for Avnet, has been named a “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Star.” This recognition program, sponsored by ThomasNet and ISM, honors up-and-coming supply chain professionals who are creating a meaningful impact in the industry.

  • Cette plateforme est un outil complet d’évaluation et de développement matériel et logiciel pour connecter des capteurs intelligents aux logiciels applicatifs métiers via le cloud.

    February 29, 2016

    Avnet Memec - Silica, une société Avnet, Inc. (NYSE : AVT), a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement de sa plateforme Visible Things™ pour le développement de systèmes et d’applications pour l’Internet des Objets (IoT). S’adressant à un large éventail de marchés industriels, Visible Things est une plateforme d’évaluation et de développement ouverte et complète pour les projets IoT du capteur à l’applicatif déporté.

  • Evaluierungs- und Entwicklungsplattform bietet Hardware und Embedded-Software zur direkten Anbindung intelligenter Sensoren und Aktoren an die Cloud sowie Enterprise Systeme

    February 25, 2016

    Avnet Memec - Silica, ein Unternehmen der Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), stellt seine Visible ThingsTM Plattform für die Entwicklung von IoT-(Internet of Things) Systemen und Anwendungen vor. Visible Things deckt zahlreiche Anwendungen ab und ist eine flexible, umfassende Evaluierungs- und Entwicklungsplattform für Edge-to-Enterprise IoT-Projekte.

  • February 25, 2016

    Avnet Memec - Avnet Inc.-bedrijf Silica heeft vandaag de lancering van zijn platform Visible Things aangekondigd. Dit platform dient de ontwikkeling van het systemen en applicaties binnen het internet der dingen (IoT). Visible Things, dat zich richt op uiteenlopende industriële markten, is een zeer flexibel en veelomvattend platform voor de beoordeling van edge-naar-onderneming-projecten binnen het IoT.

  • February 25, 2016

    Avnet Memec - Silica, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, today announced the launch of the Visible ThingsTM platform for the development of Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems and applications. Targeting a wide range of industrial markets, Visible Things is a highly flexible and comprehensive evaluation and development platform for edge-to-enterprise IoT projects.

  • February 24, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Bob Bowen has joined the company as vice president of global trade compliance. In this role, Bowen will oversee Avnet’s global trade compliance program, which ensures that customers and suppliers remain compliant with the evolving laws and regulations in countries around the world. Bowen reports to Mike Buseman, chief global logistics and operations

  • Avnet helps partners capitalize on converged infrastructure and cloud opportunities in the U.S. public sector

    February 24, 2016

    Avnet Government Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has expanded its General Services Administration (GSA) schedule to include NetApp® products and solutions. Avnet partners will now be able to provide NetApp data storage and management solutions to government organizations that rely on their application, virtualization and cloud

  • Avnet and its partner ecosystem in the U.S. and Canada demonstrate how they are helping drive the future of healthcare delivery

    February 23, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today unveiled details on its presence at the 2016 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS16) annual conference and exhibition, to be held February 29 – March 4 in Las Vegas. Avnet’s booth will feature seven members of its partner ecosystem in the U.S. and Canada: Intel, Lumenate, Meridian, Nutanix, Oracle, Sirius and Veeam.

  • February 23, 2016

    For decades, sustainability advocates have been lobbying to convince the corporate world that doing what’s right for the environment and society is good business. But, until recently, the bottom line benefits of corporate social responsibility (CSR) remained unclear. The Winter 2016 issue of Supply Chain Navigator released today by Avnet, Inc.

  • Executives honored for their roles in accelerating growth in the Americas for Avnet and its channel partners

    February 22, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jeff Bawol, president of Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, and Gavin Miller, vice president, marketing, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

  • Named to annual list for 10 consecutive years

    February 19, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, was named to FORTUNE magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 2016 in the wholesalers: electronics and office equipment category. FORTUNE continues to recognize Avnet for its management and leadership in key areas, such as investment value, financial strength, quality and social responsibility.

  • February 17, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Supply & Demand Chain Executive has selected Bob Brenner, senior vice president of logistics and operations, and David Paulson, vice president of business development, Avnet Velocity, as 2016 Provider Pros to Know. Pros to Know is an annual listing of the top supply and demand chain industry professionals. With these awards, a total of 11 Avnet executives have made this distinguished list of supply chain

  • Avnet Government Solutions and IBM Unveil Security-as-a-Service Solutions Aimed at Public Sector

    February 17, 2016

    IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference – Avnet Government Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced new cloud security solutions through its partnership with IBM aimed at the public sector.

  • Avnet to support customers at every stage of the development cycle in designing solutions for the Internet of Things built on IBM technology

    February 17, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced it is working with IBM to increase the development and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in the U.S., Europe and Canada. The two companies’ efforts will help customers develop IoT solutions built on the IBM Watson IoT Platform to help create new revenue streams and operational efficiencies.

  • McDaniel to discuss strategies related to risk-adjusted supply chain management

    February 16, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Wade McDaniel, vice president of supply chain solutions, Avnet Velocity, will be a featured speaker at the Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning (IBF) Supply Chain Forecasting & Planning Conference. McDaniel will present a session titled “A Big Data Approach to Risk-Adjusted Supply Chain Management.” The event will be held at DoubleTree

  • February 16, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced a distribution agreement with ECS Inc. International, a global manufacturer of silicon-based timing devices and frequency control products. Avnet will now offer the complete ECS Inc. International line to customers within the Americas and Asian regions.

  • February 10, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has joined the VMware Partner Professional Services Program (PPSP) as an Enterprise partner. This membership demonstrates Avnet’s continued efforts to sell and deliver consulting services engagements in concert with its partner community, with an emphasis on helping its global partners move their customers to the software-defined enterprise

  • February 2, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced Chuck Delph has been appointed president of Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM) for the Americas region. He will be responsible for the strategy and business activities within the EM group in the region and report directly to Gerry Fay, president of Avnet EM worldwide, effective July 3, 2016.

  • February 1, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today introduced the Agate IoT Solution, a family of integrated kits designed to lower the cost of long-life connected gateway and network edge device development for OEMs. The Agate IoT Solution brings together the hardware, software and services required for next-generation IoT applications.

  • New solutions increase U.S. and Canadian partners’ ability to provide customers with secure hybrid cloud solutions

    January 26, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today enhanced the ability of Avnet partners in the U.S. and Canada to help their customers easily support off-premise and hybrid cloud environments. Avnet will now offer solutions from CenturyLink and IO that enable partners to provide their customers with solutions based on off-premise, co-located data center models.