Avnet and Veritas to Deliver Expansive Data Management Portfolio to Australian Channel Partners

15 February, 2017  – SYDNEY – Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced an Australian agreement with Veritas, a market leader in information management. This new agreement builds upon successful existing relationships between Avnet and Veritas across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States.

As a Veritas Authorized Distributor, Avnet will now enable their Australian channel partners to successfully harness the power of information by collecting, protecting and analysing data, even in the most demanding environments. The agreement between Avnet and Veritas offers a greater breadth of solutions to Avnet’s valued partners, enabling them to manage and improve access to data that captures key business insights and accelerates informed decision making.

“The relationship with Veritas further enables Avnet to drive scale and profitability for our partners whilst helping end customers accelerate digital transformations within their organizations,” said Darren Adams, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions Australia and New Zealand. “Veritas aligns nicely with Avnet’s solutions specialist strategy, offering our valued partners, and their customers, the opportunity to capitalize on growth opportunities brought about by the cloud.”

“The cloud computing market continues to undergo unprecedented growth, fuelled by the demand from businesses of all sizes to adopt a cloud-first strategy,” said Janet Docherty, channel director, Pacific Region, Veritas. “Avnet brings significant value to the Australian channel with its robust know-how in business development, partner enablement and presales expertise. We are confident this comprehensive distribution mix will further add value across the breadth of services for both existing and new partners.”

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