Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, Wins Data Center Architecture Distributor of the Year Award at Cisco’s 2014 Americas

  Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, Wins Data Center Architecture
  Distributor of the Year Award at Cisco’s 2014 Americas Distribution Forum

Business Wire

TEMPE, Ariz. -- February 21, 2014

Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an
operating group ofAvnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), announced today that it is the
recipient of a Cisco Americas Distribution award for Data Center Architecture
Distributor of the Year for the third consecutive year. Cisco unveiled the
winners on January 29 at its annual Americas Distribution Forum in Marana,
Ariz.

“Cisco is proud to work with so many well-respected and industry-leading
distribution partners, and it is an honor to recognize Avnet Technology
Solutions as a Cisco 2014 Americas Distribution Forum award winner,” said
Andrew Sage, vice president, Americas Distribution, at Cisco. “The award
presented to Avnet Technology Solutions recognizes its excellence and quality
execution in 2013 for this category.”

“For the third consecutive year Avnet has received the Data Center
Architecture Distributor of the Year award from Cisco, which speaks to the
depth of this relationship,” said Pete Rzonca, vice president and general
manager, Cisco Solutions group, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “This
award recognizes Avnet’s unique ability to offer cutting-edge Cisco technology
to the channel by leveraging Cisco’s cornerstone position in multi-vendor
converged solutions. As our partnership expands around the world, we see great
opportunity ahead.”

Cisco 2014 Americas Distribution Forum awards reflect a distributor’s
excellence in business execution around a number of technology architecture
categories, including cloud computing, collaboration, data center &
virtualization, enterprise networking, security, as well as innovation,
enablement and accelerating the business.

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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
 
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