Avnet Receives HP Software Partner of the Year Innovation Award

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Distributor Avnet Technology Solutions has been recognised as HP Software Partner of the Year for Innovation (UK & Ireland). The award was presented during the HP Software Universe in Barcelona. The achievement acknowledges Avnet’s ‘exceptional service levels’ and reflects the company’s innovation of new leading edge solutions for its software channel.

The award honours partners who have made an outstanding contribution in 2010, such as developing innovative solutions to meet individual customer needs or helping to generate significant incremental revenue for joint success. The award is an example of HP’s continued efforts to identify major project breakthroughs and jointly develop innovative solutions that meet customer requirements. Award winners are determined through an established criteria that includes a review of all partner submissions based on delivery and revenue success.

“Avnet’s experience in delivering effective initiatives to the channel, along with HP’s dedicated resources has enabled us to bring to market a number of innovative solutions to drive incremental business,” said Scott Murphy, HP & Symantec Divisional Leader at Avnet. “Specifically, the Insight Operations Appliance provides small and medium size businesses with a bundled management solution to realise significant savings within their IT infrastructure.”

“Avnet has proven itself to be a prime distributor for HP Software within the United Kingdom,” said Adam Featherston, Commercial Channels, EMEA, HP Software. “Not only has Avnet assisted us in introducing our HP software portfolio to Avnet’s channel partners, but it have also stepped outside traditional distribution by creating innovative solutions which deliver tremendous value to HP, our partners and our customers.”