Thursday, April 22, 2010

Intel EU+ Expansion Growth Award Won by Avnet Technology Solutions

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Avnet Technology Solutions (, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. ( (NYSE: AVT | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating (, was awarded the Intel EU+ Expansion Growth Award by Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating?) at the recent Intel Distributor Enabling Conference in Barcelona, Spain. Avnet was recognized amongst more than 40 EMEA distributors for excelling and maximizing growth opportunities in 2009. The award was presented to Francesco Capizzi, European Intel product manager, Computer Components, Avnet Technology Solutions, EMEA.

Avnet Technology Solutions' Computing Components division is Europe's premier distributor of leading-edge PC components. The division has a focused line card that ensures a close relationship with each supplier and a sales force that is able to deliver in-depth knowledge on each product.

recognized Avnet with this prestigious award not only because of their ability to drive growth in Europe for Intel products, but also because of their expertise in channel management and solutions development," said Maan Ahmadie, EMEA Director of Distribution at Intel. "Our partnership with Avnet has enabled Intel to serve a broad set of geographies and customers in Europe. We appreciate their dedication to the Intel channel, and their ongoing commitment to generating profitable growth for their business partners."

Avnet Technology Solutions' Computer Components division distributes Intel's leading-edge products, including processors, motherboards, networking and servers, which are designed to work together to deliver a complete technology solution. With a centralised logistics facility, Avnet Technology Solutions' Computing Components is able to hold large stocks of products from leading manufacturers, such as Intel and other complementary suppliers, providing next day delivery in many cases across Europe.

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