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Avnet holds “ISS Academy” in Saudi Arabia

02-02-2011 06:13 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Avnet Technology Solutions, the leading Value added Distributor in the Middle East and Africa region recently held a special training program called “ISS Academy” in association with HP and Microsoft to educate its Preferred Partners, System Integrators and ISV’s on the latest news and updates from HP ISS world.

With leading the Market share over 50% HP Industry Standard Servers (ISS) finds its presence in almost every Data Center across the globe.

Vidyasagar Patro, Senior Technical Consultant, Avnet Technology Solutions Middle East and Africa, said, - “ HP ISS maintains its lead with high I/O performance which is mandatory requirement to design a Virtualized Environment for today’s emerging Cloud Computing Technology. Being a key component of HP’s Converged Infrastructure architecture, HP ISS product line comes in wide range of models in rack as well as blade servers addressing both SME and Enterprise market. “

The one day event held at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia was well attended by several channel partners hailing from various parts of the kingdom. Speakers from Avnet, HP and Microsoft provided all the latest updates on the new technology innovations like cloud computing as well as the opportunities Saudi Arabia market offers to their preferred partners. Avnet highlighted the ways how its partners can accelerate their success and also introduced its partners to the benefits and opportunities of HP services.

About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver effective solutions that address the business challenges of their end-user customers locally and around the world. For fiscal year 2010, the group served customers in more than 30 countries and generated US $8.19 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of 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 world’s 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 July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion.

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