06-06-2011 08:55 AM CET - IT, New Media & Software

Avnet holds “HP Software Academy” in the Kingdom

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Emad Aboukhater, Channel Manager for HP Software Solutions at Avnet Technology Solutions
Emad Aboukhater, Channel Manager for HP Software Solutions at Avnet Technology Solutions
Avnet Technology Solutions, the leading Value Added Distributor in the Middle East and Africa region recently held a special training program called “HP Software Academy” in association with HP to educate its Preferred Partners in Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

“HP Software Academy” is a one day event designed specifically to inform partners about the HP Software portfolio and increase awareness about the benefits of key software products and solutions offered by HP.

The academies in Jeddah and Riyadh were attended by a large number of partners. Top technical experts on Software Solutions from both HP and Avnet were presenting the wide range of HP products available for the rapidly growing IT market of Saudi Arabia including HP Business Optimization and Information Management Solutions. Avnet is constantly developing technical skills of partners in Saudi Arabia. All participants were awarded with a Certificate which was presented by HP and Avnet.

"HP Software Academy was a perfect opportunity for Avnet and HP to meet with our partners. It also enhanced the understanding and knowledge of partners about the wide portfolio of HP Software products and solutions available for them in Saudi” said Emad Aboukhater, Channel Manager for HP Software Solutions at Avnet Technology Solutions.

Emad further added, that “at the same time, the sessions also acted as a strategic venue to discuss the current challenges in the industry and develop key solutions and strategies that can help reinforce HP leadership in the KSA region."

Encouraged by the overwhelming response Avnet plans to take the “HP Software Academy” further to remote areas in Saudi Arabia like Mecca and Abha later this year.

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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