By Andrew Gilman – Sr. Dir. of Corporate and Channel Marketing – We’re excited that today Avnet Technology Solutions, a leader in global IT solutions distribution and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) unveiled their Actifio-based offering for their partners across EMEA. As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions does a world-class job of collaborating with with clients to identify and deliver new IT solutions to address their business needs. Its safe to say that they’re the ‘Trusted Advisor’ to ‘Trusted Advisors.’ With the copy data problem becoming a real challenge for organizations of all sizes, Avnet’s team can now help customers and channel partners across Europe, Middle East and Africa to reverse the big data explosion with Actifio’s Copy Data Storage solution.
Our recipe for delivering Copy Data Storage solutions is simple. Find the best partners and provide them with innovative online and in-person training opportunities, and supply valuable sales tools and field marketing/demand generation support to build their sales pipeline. Finally, we surround them with the best channel and sales professionals in the IT industry to help them close business faster and deliver maximum value for our users.
And why do we do all of this? Because we take our partners’ success personally and will do whatever it takes to help them succeed in serving the needs of our users worldwide. We’re very excited for Avnet to join our partner community.