Avnet Embedded to Distribute Rittal Corporation Data Center Products Business Wire PHOENIX -- June 11, 2013 Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has inked an agreement with the Rittal Corporation, a leading provider of information technology (IT) products geared towards the future of data center design. The agreement expands Avnet’s data center product offering with Rittal’s broad portfolio of IT infrastructure solutions. Click to Tweet: Avnet expands data center portfolio with #Rittal products http://bit.ly/UhvnWl “Appointing Avnet as a new solution provider is an integral part of our long-term global channel management strategy for providing new customers with greater access to our broad offering of data center solutions,” explained Uwe Keller, Rittal vice president of IT solutions. “With their emphasis on strong technical support and global support services, Avnet is well positioned to support the growth of our new class of power management and climate control products that enable data center designers to produce smarter, more cost-effective and energy efficient systems.” “The addition of Rittal’s IT solutions to our product portfolio allows Avnet to broaden our support for our customers who are trying to meet difficult data center space or power requirements,” said Chuck Kostalnick, senior vice president of Avnet Embedded. “By providing such an extensive array of enclosures, power distribution, climate control and IT infrastructure solutions, data center managers have the ability to optimize their power and space requirements.” The flexible, scalable Rittal line of IT and industrial products covers every level of data center infrastructure including rack enclosures, power, cooling, monitoring and security. By using Rittal’s innovative Liquid Cooling Packages, designers can take control of heat loss at the cabinet level. Rittal’s TS IT enclosures offer a unique snap-in, tool-free assembly. To view the entire Rittal product line available from Avnet, visit www.AvnetExpress.com. Follow Avnet on Twitter: @avnetdesignwire Contribute to our technical forums View product and company videos Buy our components About Rittal The Rittal Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Rittal GmbH & Co. KG and manufactures the world’s leading industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, including climate control and power management systems for industrial, data center, outdoor and hybrid applications. Rittal's off-the-shelf standard, modified standard and custom-engineered products are recognized throughout the world as innovative, high quality solutions for practically any industrial or IT infrastructure application — from single enclosures to comprehensive, mission critical systems. About Avnet Electronics Marketing Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com. About Avnet, Inc. Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com. Contact: Avnet Electronics Marketing Heidi Elliott, 480-643-7584 Public Relations Heidi.Elliott@avnet.com
Avnet Embedded to Distribute Rittal Corporation Data Center Products
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