IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions, recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its business alliance with networking company, Juniper Networks.
For a decade, the two companies have collaborated to help educate and enable partners to enhance the connectivity of customers’ IT infrastructures with security, switching, and routing solutions in seven countries including Australia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Netherlands, and the UK.
Avnet Technology Solutions global president, Patrick Zammit, said Big Data and analytics, Cloud computing and mobility are driving an exponential increase in connectivity and security demands, and these trends are expected to define the technology industry for the next decade.
“As a result, security and networking presents one of the greatest growth opportunities for our partners. Avnet’s 10-year relationship with Juniper Networks has given our partners a foundation in this market.
“With Juniper Networks, we will continue to look for new opportunities to build upon our mutual success and help our partners address their customers’ business needs related to security and networking as this market,” Zammit said.
Avnet provides its Juniper Networks partners with a range of services and support designed to help extend their value to customers. These include pre- and post-sales technical engineers; professional services including assessments, network health checks, network design and installation, migration, and a 24/7 technical support team; and Juniper Networks’ products for demonstrations.
Juniper Networks Asia-Pacific partners vice-president, Mitch Lewis claimed Avnet’s community of partners understands the needs of the company’s customers and plays a key role in accelerating Juniper Networks’ success.
Avnet also provides partners with a wide variety of resources to strengthen their security and networking expertise.
In addition, Avnet holds more than 250 Juniper Networks sales and technical certifications, including authorised design specialist, datacentre Cloud computing and architectures, and Juniper Networks partner advantage on a champion level.