Arrow and Avnet will offer McAfee’s embedded solutions

Security vendor McAfee has teamed with value-added distributors Arrow Electronics Inc. and Avnet Embedded to help bring its embedded security solutions to market. The distributors will now offer McAfee Embedded Security to their

Published on: June 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Distributor Avnet plans spending cuts after 41 per cent income drop

Phoenix-based distributor Avnet Inc. is planning US$40 million in cuts after reporting a sharp 41.6 per cent drop in GAAP net income for the third quarter of its 2013 fiscal year, ending March

Published on: April 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Avnet acquires professional services firm

2013 was just two-days old when Avnet Inc. of Phoenix added to its services business by acquiring San Jose, Calif.-based TSSLink, a privately-held IT professional services organization. Financial terms of the deal were

Published on: January 3rd, 2013 CDN Staff

Avnet arms channel partners with new cloud training program

Avnet Technology Solutions is arming its Canadian and U.S. channel partners with some new tools to help them move from providing on-premise solutions to annuity-based cloud services.The Tempe, Arizona-based company launched its Avnet

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Slideshow: Avnet Technology Solutions’ IBM Partner Summit 2010

Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT) held its annual IBM Partner Summit in San Antonio, TX., where more than 800 guests were in attendance this year. Company executives also took this time to announce

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Avnet is betting big on services

SAN ANTONIO, TX - As a value-added solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT ) works toward its multi-million dollar business goal, company executives highlighted the importance of services and channel-led play in

Published on: October 29th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

IBM has a five-year plan, and it includes the channel

SAN ANTONIO, TX - As IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) works toward its 2015 business plan, analytics, cloud, Smarter Planet and software are top of mind for the vendor. The company also announced the

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Oracle outlines how it wants to use the channel

Broomfield, Colo. -- At last year's edition of Avnet Technology Solutions' (NYSE: AVT) annual Partner Summit conference for its Sun Microsystems partners, Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) was still closing its acquisition of Sun

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Oracle sees North American partners, not Canadian partners

Broomfield, Colo.- As legacy Sun Microsystems get their heads around the new channel and sales culture under Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), Sun's Canadian partners may have more adjustments to make than others. While

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Avnet targets three new verticals: banking, energy/utilities and retail

Solutions distributor Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT) is adding three new vertical markets to its <a href="" target="_blank" SolutionsPath methodologies: banking, energy/utilities and retail. They'll join the existing HealthPath and GovPath vertical offerings

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Value added YouTube

There are boring TV networks, like CSPAN. There are generally pretty awful TV networks, like FoxNews. Then there's Avnet On Demand.Although not actually a bona fide TV network, Avnet On Demand is a

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Shane Schick

With Cisco on board, Avnet’s NetworkPath targets the data centre

Coming not long after bringing Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) on board as a vendor partner, value-added distributor Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT) has expanded its SolutionsPath program with NetworkPath, designed to help partners

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Video: Avnet Technology Solutions’ 2009 Compass conference

DENVER, COLO. -- When Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) partners from across North America gathered here recently for distributor Avnet Technology Solutions' (NYSE: AVT) annual Sun partner conference, the pending acquisition of Sun by

Published on: August 26th, 2009 Jeff Jedras