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  • Portfolio of OneTech Services Delivered and Project Managed Through Avnet Provides Quality-Assured Resources to Accelerate Partner Growth

    August 14, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced OneTech Connect, an Avnet-managed ecosystem of trusted North American IT service delivery partners.

  • Channel Veteran Honored for 21 Years of Industry Leadership

    August 8, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services, and an operating group of Avnet, Inc.

  • August 6, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a division of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announces plans to offer a new half-day On-Ramp Technical Session(TM) to provide digital design engineering professionals insight to power supply management.

  • Enables Avnet Partners to Take Advantage of Complete Line of VMware Software for Optimized IT Management

    July 31, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced an expansion of its Virtualization and Consolidation Solutions Practice in the United States through a distribution agreement with VMware, the global leader in software for industry-standard virtualized desktops and servers.

  • July 26, 2007

    MUNICH, Alemania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ: 046890), uno de los mayores fabricantes LED del mundo y SILICA, empresa de Avnet (NYSE: AVT), han firmado un acuerdo por el que Avnet distribuirá toda la línea de productos LED y de iluminación de Seoul en Europa. El acuerdo, con efecto inmediato, permite acercar las soluciones de iluminación eficiente y otras aplicaciones LED a los clientes industriales de Europa.

  • July 26, 2007

    MUNICH (Allemagne)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ : 046890), l'un des plus grands fabricants de LED du monde, et SILICA, société du groupe Avnet (NYSE : AVT), ont signé un accord aux termes duquel Avnet distribuera l'intégralité de la gamme de LED et de produits d'éclairage à semi-conducteurs de Seoul Semiconductor en Europe. Cet accord qui prend effet immédiatement, offrira des solutions d'

  • July 25, 2007

    MUNICH, Duitsland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ: 046890), één van de grootste LED-fabrikanten in de wereld, en SILICA, van Avnet (NYSE: AVT), zijn een overeenkomst aangegaan welke zal betekenen dat Avnet de hele LED-lijn en de halfgeleiderverlichtingsproducten van Seoul zal gaan distribueren in Europa. De overeenkomst gaat per direct in en gaat ervoor zorgen dat energiezuinige verlichting en andere LED-toepassingen beter beschikbaar

  • July 25, 2007

    MONACO, Germania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ : 046890), uno dei maggiori produttori di diodi elettroluminescenti (LED) del mondo, e la SILICA, unimpresa facente parte del gruppo Avnet (NYSE : AVT), hanno stipulato un accordo ai sensi del quale la Avnet distribuirà lintera linea della Seoul di LED e di prodotti per lilluminazione allo stato solido in Europa.

  • July 25, 2007

    MÜNCHEN, Deutschland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ: 046890), einer der größten LED-Hersteller der Welt und SILICA, ein Tochterunternehmen von Avnet (NYSE: AVT), haben einen Vertrag abgeschlossen, unter dem Avnet das gesamte Sortiment von Seouls LED- und Halbleiter-Beleuchtungsprodukten europaweit vertreiben wird. Der ab sofort gültige Vertrag wird die Erhältlichkeit von energiesparenden Beleuchtungslösungen und anderen

  • July 25, 2007

    MUNICH, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ: 046890), one of the largest LED manufacturers in the world, and SILICA, an Avnet (NYSE: AVT) Company, have entered into an agreement whereby Avnet will distribute Seouls entire line of LEDs and solid state illumination products in Europe. The agreement, which takes effect immediately, makes energy efficient lighting solutions and other LED applications more readily available to

  • July 24, 2007

    PHOENIX & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Memec, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas and Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), and integrated semiconductor product provider Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM) have signed a distribution agreement. Under the new pact, Avnet Memec will distribute Caviums security and MIPS® based single and multi-core processors in the Americas.

  • July 17, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), and Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) today announce a distribution agreement. Under terms of the new pact, Avnet will distribute Agilents Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMIC) line of millimeter-wave semiconductor products in North America.

  • July 16, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Avnet Technology Solutions announced it has won the Operational Excellence Award at the 2007 Microsoft Partner Program Awards. The company was chosen out of the top U.S. Microsoft Partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology. The awards were distributed at a ceremony held May 16 in Phoenix, Arizona, at Microsofts Channel Partner Summit.

  • Agreement Enables Avnets Partners to Offer Encryption as a Part of a Complete Storage Solution

    July 10, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced a distribution agreement with NeoScale Systems, the trusted leader in enterprise storage security solutions. Avnet will provide services and support for the full suite of NeoScales storage security appliances, providing its value-

  • Avnet Will Distribute SMART's Entire Line of Memory Modules to Channel Partners in North America

    July 9, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions (Avnet), a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services, and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), and SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. (SMART) (NASDAQ: SMOD), a leading independent manufacturer of memory modules, embedded computing subsystems, and TFT-LCD display products, today announced that they have reached an agreement for Avnet to

  • Acquisition to Strengthen Avnet Times Position in the UK and Ireland IP&E Distribution Market

    July 3, 2007

    MUNICH, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Time, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA and Avnet, Inc., (NYSE:AVT), announced today that it has acquired the UK-based Interconnect, Passive and Electromechanical (IP&E) distributor, Flint Distribution Ltd. Flint will be combined with the Avnet Time organisation. The newly formed business will have annual revenues of 31 Million Euros. Carl Barton, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Flint,

  • June 26, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2005 Justin Dyster and Shane Lewis saw a need for a rugged handheld computer that was a little more advanced than anything else currently available on the market. The two engineers left the major defense and aerospace systems contractor they worked for, moved from Tucson to Chandler, Arizona, and began their quest to design and build the worlds first rugged ultra mobile PC. They turned to Avnet Electronics Marketing

  • June 25, 2007

    C&D Technologies, Inc. has named Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), its Distributor of the Year. The award was based on outstanding sales revenue and design-win success during the 2006 calendar year.

  • Join the Companys Technology Experts at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Conference Centers June 25-28, 2007 in Orlando, Florida

    June 21, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT), will exhibit at the third-annual Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) Americas (www.freescale.com/ftf) June 25-28, 2007, at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Conference Centers in Orlando, Florida. The forum, which offers engineers more than 370 hours of technical training classes and 220 Freescale partner demonstrations, has become a top embedded

  • 14-Year IBM Executive Joins Leading Distributor Whose Relationship He Helped to Develop

    June 11, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services, and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced the addition of Joe Rueda to the senior management team for its IBM business unit. As vice president of sales, Rueda will be responsible for managing sales teams across the United States to profitably grow business for Avnet and its

  • Nationwide Survey Names Avnet Electronics Marketing the Top Performer in All Franchised Distribution Categories

    June 4, 2007

    SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), has achieved its strongest results ever in the latest nationwide survey by Electronics Supply & Manufacturing Magazine.

  • POURS Solutions Provide Electronics Industry Customers with Supply Chain Services Designed to Reduce Procurement Costs by Eliminating Non-Value-Add Activities

    June 4, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the 15 years since its inception, the Point Of Use Replenishment System (POURS®) launched by Avnet Electronics Marketing has nearly tripled its number of customers. In 1992, Avnet released the original DOS version of POURS, and has continued to evolve the supply chain offering to meet the needs of customers. In 2001, Avnet introduced www.pours.com -- the first online replenishment system for the electronics industry.

  • The International Microwave Symposium is the Premier Conference of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S)

    May 31, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT), will exhibit at the annual IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (http://www.ims2007.org/) June 5-7, 2007, at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) is a transnational society with more than 9,000 members and 80 chapters worldwide. Visit Avnet at Booth No. 1623 at the premier conference

  • Site Designed to Quickly and Easily Guide Avnets Partners Through Developing Enterprise Mobility Solutions and Educate Them on Technology and Service Options

    May 15, 2007

    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) and a distributor focused on enterprise computer products and embedded subsystems, today unveiled an online store for enterprise mobility solutions, which can be accessed at www.avnet.com/mobility/.

  • May 10, 2007

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Three Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) executives will share their insights on the issues of the day at next weeks Electronics Distribution Show and Conference (EDS). Avnet Electronics Marketing executives Greg Frazier and Alex Iuorio, and Avnet Logistics Jim Commiskey will participate in three industry seminar series panels at EDS in Las Vegas on May 16, 2007.