October 24, 2016 8:31 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc.

Company Overview

Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc. distributes IT solutions, services, software, and hardware for energy, financial, logistics and transportation, government and public sector, telecom, healthcare, technology, and retail markets. It offers computer components, displays, server and infrastructure products, and server based computing/thin clients; application lifecycle management, business intelligence, cloud and process automation, cloud migration, enterprise integration, and performance management solutions; and big data, converged infrastructure, Internet of Things, and security and networking solutions The company also provides enterprise and data center technologies, including digital signa...

8700 South Price Road

Tempe, AZ 85284

United States

Founded in 1921





Key Executives for Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Global President
Age: 49
Vice President and Group Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Avnet, Inc. and Director of Avnet, Inc.
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc. Key Developments

Avnet Technology Solutions Hires Mathias von Bescherer as VP of Operations, Asia Pacific

Avnet, Inc. announced the appointment of Mathias von Bescherer to the role of vice president, operations for Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific. Within this role von Bescherer will lead and provide strategic direction for business operations, as well as drive effective consolidation and optimization in the region. Based in Singapore, von Bescherer will be focused on driving further operational excellence, identifying efficiencies across the business and delivering best in class customer service for the Asia Pacific region. He will also work to enhance and maintain an optimum balance in productivity, service and financial results for the company. von Bescherer has more than 18 years of international experience in business, sales and operational roles across the United States, Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to joining Avnet, he held strategic roles at Microsoft including Asia Pacific Sales Excellence Lead SMS&P (Small and Midmarket Solutions & Partners) after four years as director in both consumer channel and business operations in the APAC region.

Avnet Technology Solutions Expands Distribution Agreement with Veeam Software

Avnet Technology Solutions expanded its distribution agreement with Veeam Software. Specifically, Avnet will now offer its solution provider partners in the U.S. and Canada Veeam availability solutions. This expands upon the existing distribution relationship between Avnet and Veeam in Europe. Combining Veeam's products and Avnet's expertise, these offerings will allow channel partners to more effectively address their customers' business needs.

Avnet Technology Solutions Expands its Integrated Infrastructure Offerings with Cisco and IBM’s New Versastack Solution

Avnet Technology Solutions announced that it will begin offering Cisco and IBM’s new VersaStack solution in Latin America. VersaStack combines the innovation of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure – which is composed of the Cisco Unified Computing System, 'ACI-Ready' Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS switches, and UCS Director -with the efficiency of the IBM Storwize storage system. Partners will be able to utilize this integrated system to accelerate cloud, big data and analytics, and mobility deployments, helping customers solve some of their great challenges. The VersaStack solution will benefit Latin America channel partners in several key ways, including: Channel Focus: Channel partners will be the primary route to market for the VersaStack solution. The new solution will provide partners with an integrated system that will enable them to maximize the synergies between the IBM and Cisco channels, while allowing customers to streamline the deployment and operation of their data center infrastructure and the applications that reside on that platform. The Avnet team will help partners quickly take advantage of this opportunity based on its experience in accelerating the success of Cisco in the data center market and its nearly-30-year global distribution relationship with IBM. Reference Designs: VersaStack will be backed by Cisco Validated Design (CVD) reference architectures. Partners can use these reference architectures to design and deliver solutions specifically tailored to their customers’ business needs faster and with less risk. As partners are developing their expertise in these areas, they can also rely on Avnet’s highly experienced sales and technical team to assist them throughout the sales cycle.

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