Security – It’s all or nothing


By: Naresh Desai, Vice President, Specialist Business, Asia Pacific at Tech Data

Cybersecurity has been a hot topic of late due to the deluge of cyberattacks across the globe over the past year, including cyberattacks such as the Yahoo cyberbreach, the US$81 million cyber heist in Bangalore and the Dyn major DDoS (denial-of-service) attack. These attacks, which occurred against organizations that operate across a spectrum of industries, highlight that cyberattacks can impact any business... View Article

Using education to accelerate the journey into next-generation technology

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By Michael Costigan, Vice President, Marketing and Business Innovation, and Leader, Education Services, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific

In our current environment, where technology and business models are evolving more rapidly than ever, individuals and businesses need to stay adaptable in order to succeed, or at the minimum, to survive. Avnet Technology Solutions has transformed many times throughout its history to ensure we can remain at the vanguard of technology trends and to enable our partners to do the same. Throughout... View Article

Commercial vigour in ASEAN boosts demand for next generation technologies

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Companies begin to assess converged infrastructure solutions to improve data center management, simplify IT, and accelerate time to business value

by Bennett Wong, Vice President & General Manager and Mohamed Noorul Huq, Solutions Director, Avnet Technology Solutions, ASEAN


The countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN for short have always been known and favoured for being “exotic” destinations with colourful histories, diverse cultures, beautiful landscapes and beaches. While that remains true, the region’s image has evolved considerably and... View Article

Riding the Information Tsunami: IoT and Big Data Analytics

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by Max Chan, Vice President, Global Information Solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific


There has been a number of exciting developments around the Internet of Things at Avnet lately.  First, we kicked off the calendar year 2016 announcing a newly created role of vice president, Internet of Things in the person of Eric Williams who will steer the company’s global IoT strategy. The year prior, Tim FitzGerald who previously led Avnet’s Cloud Solutions business has been appointed vice president... View Article

Inclusive Culture, Challenging Work, and Recognition Are Key to Employee Engagement at Avnet

By K.T Lim, VP, Human Resources, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific

The top-notch service, support and expertise that we provide to partners and customers will not be possible without our self-motivated and professional employees who live up to the core values of Avnet.

Travelling around Avnet’s offices around the APAC region, I am always delighted to meet and have conversations with our young, energetic and professional team. With trust and respect to their leadership team, our young crew feels comfortable and readily shares their... View Article