Atea ASA : Atea Wins Global Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

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Partners from Around the World Recognized for Delivering Solutions for the
Software-Defined Datacenter

Atea today announced that it has been named the Global recipient of a VMware
Partner Network Award in the Renewals category. The award was presented at
VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware's annual partner event, on 26 February in
Las Vegas.

"We are pleased to recognize the achievements made in 2012 by members of the
VMware partner ecosystem," said Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner
Readiness. "VMware Partner Exchange is dedicated to educating and equipping
our partner ecosystem with the resources and insights they need to help
deliver first class solutions for the software-defined datacenter in the
coming year. We congratulate Atea on winning a VMware Partner Network Award
and we look forward to our mutual success in 2013."

"Atea is very pleased to win this award. This is recognition of our hard work
for all our existing customers, as well, not just the many new ones we
acquired this year. VMware brings great value to our customers and with a
higher than 85% renewal rate, this is confirmation of that fact," says Claus
Hougesen, CEO in Atea.

For further information, please contact:
Claus Hougesen, CEO Atea ASA, mobile + 45 3078 1200

About Atea
Atea is the leading Nordic and Baltic supplier of IT infrastructure with
approximately 6,300 employees. Atea is present in 82 cities in Norway, Sweden,
Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Atea delivers IT products
from leading vendors and assists its customers with specialist competencies
within IT infrastructure services. Atea had revenue of approximately NOK 21
billion in 2012 and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange.

About VMware Partner Exchange 2013
VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization
and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner
ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200
sessions, including boot camps, breakouts and workshops, as wellas an
extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to
leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined datacenter to
customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange,

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