SOURCE: Avnet Technology Solutions

August 21, 2007 17:04 ET

Social Bulletin -- Avnet Technology Solutions Hosts Sun Partners at New Frontiers Conference

Avnet's Reseller Community Meets to Discuss Opportunities in Selling Sun Solutions and Complementary Technologies

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwire - August 21, 2007) -

  • 17th annual New Frontiers conference hosts approximately 270 Avnet Technology Solutions reseller partners, plus more than 200 technology supplier representatives at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Avnet Technology Solutions is the world's largest distributor of Sun Microsystems enterprise hardware, software and services. With a relationship that dates back to Sun's early years, Avnet Technology Solutions has shared Sun's vision and built practices and capabilities that provide channel partners with complete technology solutions.
  • Keynote speakers include Avnet (NYSE: AVT) Chairman and CEO Roy Vallee; Former Senator Paul Sarbanes; and former Philadelphia football player Vince Papale
  • News coming from the event includes:

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Partners who attended last year's New Frontiers conference commented:

"Your people are probably the most professional and courteous hosts I have been associated with at a conference." -- Tom Finnerty, Structured Communication Systems, Inc.

"New Frontiers is a must attend conference. It is great venue for networking, learning new products and technology and great place for relaxation." -- Ahmad Gramian, CorpInfo Services

"Your team did a great job energizing participants at this conference. Great venue, great presentations and content, and just an overall terrific experience." -- Christine Manesis, Accuvant

Additional relevant news from Avnet Technology Solutions includes:

About Avnet Technology Solutions

Avnet Technology Solutions is a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services with locations in more than 30 countries. As a global technology sales and marketing organization, Avnet Technology Solutions has sales divisions focused on specific market segments and a select line card strategy enabling an exceptional level of attention to the needs of its customers and suppliers. An operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), Avnet Technology Solutions posted US$6 billion in revenue for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2007. Visit www.ats.avnet.com/.

About Avnet

With more than 250 locations serving customers in 73 countries worldwide, Avnet markets, distributes and adds value to the products of the world's leading electronic component suppliers, enterprise computer manufacturers and embedded subsystem providers. Additionally, Avnet brings a breadth and depth of service capabilities, such as supply-chain optimization, logistics solutions, product assembly, device programming, computer system integration and engineering design assistance. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2007, Avnet generated revenue of $15.68 billion. Visit www.avnet.com/.

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Please contact Sonia Bovio, on site at the New Frontiers conference, to arrange for interviews or additional quotes.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:

    Sonia Bovio
    Brodeur, for Avnet Technology Solutions
    p: 602-808-1164
    m: 602-758-2651
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