Avnet Technology Solutions Recognized as the Distributor Partner of the Year for the U.S. by Insight

  Avnet Technology Solutions Recognized as the Distributor Partner of the Year
  for the U.S. by Insight

Business Wire

TEMPE, Ariz. -- November 26, 2013

Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an
operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has been
selected for the 2013 Distributor Partner of the Year Award  for the U.S. by 
Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a  leading worldwide technology
provider of hardware, software and service solutions. Avnet was recognized as
the Distributor Partner of the Year for the U.S. based on extraordinary
contributions to Insight’s success in the IT channel, as well as supporting
Insight’s client-focused strategies.

“This award highlights the strong relationship between Avnet and Insight and
the value that Avnet provides in helping Insight capitalize on new market
opportunities,” said Gavin Miller, vice president and general manager, sales
and marketing solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “Our unique
converged infrastructure capabilities, vertical market solutions training
expertise and enablement, and enterprise-level services offerings have helped
Insight solve their customers’ business challenges more effectively.”

Avnet supports Insight with a variety of resources that have assisted the
company in achieving its business goals and expanding its offerings. For
example, Avnet’s SolutionsPath^® methodology and vertical market practices
further developed Insight’s expertise in high-growth, specialized markets,
such as healthcare, government and education. Additionally, Insight engages
closely with Avnet Services to provide its customers with a wide range of
services-oriented business and IT solutions, including enablement for HP and
IBM software.

“I am pleased to recognize Avnet Technology Solutions with the Distributor
Partner of the Year Award,” stated Brian Davis, Insight senior vice president,
product marketing. “Avnet has been a strong partner for Insight and has
enabled us to offer innovative solutions, products and services to meet the
complex needs of our clients. We extend our congratulations to Avnet and all
their teammates and look forward to an even more successful 2014.”

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About Insight

Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware,
software and service solutions to business and government clients in North
America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.Insight is focused
on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Office
Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobility, Network and
Security, Data Center and Virtualization, Data Protection and Cloud. Insight
has sold over three million business and public sector client cloud seats
across the globe. With approximately 5,400 teammates worldwide, Insight is
ranked No. 470 on the 2013 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.3 billion for
the year ended December 31, 2012. For more information, please call
1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com.

About Avnet Technology Solutions

As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates
with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and
hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers
locally and around the world. The group serves customers and suppliers in
North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle
East and Africa. It generated US $10.36 billion in annual revenue for fiscal
year 2013. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For
more information, visit http://www.ats.avnet.com/.

About Avnet

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 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion.
For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

Contact:

Brodeur Partners, for Avnet Technology Solutions
Marcia Chapman, 480-308-0284
mchapman@brodeur.com