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Bringing about simplicity, optimization and innovation in a complex IT environment

In keeping with its commitment to the channel and end user customers in Asia Pacific, premier IT solutions distributor Avnet Technology Solutions recently hosted a seminar series for Asia Pacific end user customers to help them address their enterprise IT issues.

The increasing complexity in IT environment, according to analysts, is probably the greatest challenge faced by enterprise IT today.  Avnet invited legendary IT guru and former IBM Chief Scientist Frank Soltis to speak during the seminar to offer some perspectives on how to bring... View Article


Supplier Acceleration Drives Avnet Technology Solutions’ Profitable Growth

We caught up with Philip Whyte, Vice President, Global Supplier Business Development & Marketing, who was in Singapore recently to meet with Avnet Technology Solutions' business partners and explore supplier expansion opportunities. Together with Michael Costigan, Vice President, Marketing & Business Innovation, who oversees business innovation, marketing and supplier relations in Asia Pacific, we had a good conversation on how Avnet is increasingly putting emphasis on enhancing supplier engagement and developing strategic marketing initiatives to ensure supplier success.


Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Reaps Awards

True to its commitment as a premier solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), continues to accelerate the success of its suppliers, business partners and customers in the region. APAC senior leaders and business units have recently been honoured with multiple awards from business partners in recent months. The awards recognize the sales growth, new product promotions, ease of doing business as well as leadership achievement from supplier partners like IBM, Vmware and Motorola and the Hong Kong’s Environmental Excellence Committee.


Avnet and IBM Plot Their 2015 Roadmap Towards Mutual Success

Big Plays are Software, Services and Storage

Overview of the Avnet-IBM Global Relationship

We caught up with Tony Madden, Senior Vice President, Avnet Technology Solutions who was recently in Singapore to participate in the Avnet-IBM Asia Pacific Kick-Off Meeting. Responsible for ensuring strategic alignment and identifying growth opportunities globally for Avnet and IBM, Tony related how Avnet Technology Solutions president Phil Gallagher instigated Avnet’s focus on supplier relations and how Avnet has since developed their engagement with supplier partners’ network, especially their biggest... View Article


Value added solutions for the Chinese IT market | Highlights

Avnet TS delivers integrated solutions for it distribution in China. Philip Gallagher explains Avnet TS strategy in China. Interview with Philip Gallagher, Global President at Avnet Technology solutions.

Value-added Solutions for the Chinese Market

During a recent interview, Philip Gallagher, President, Avnet Technology Solutions, Global underlined the importance of the Asia Pacific region, which currently represents 30% of Avnet’s total business and 12 percent of Avnet Technology Solutions globally.

Avnet Technology Solutions launched its business in China with IBM in December 2008 and quickly expanded... View Article