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  • Avnet wins rights to distribute Websense in NZ

    By Allan Swann | 24 March, 2015 13:45

    Avnet A/NZ has announced that it is has picked up Websense in a national NZ distribution deal, to complement its existing Australian operations.

  • Q and A: Avnet’s Rick Hamada, William Chu and Darren Adams

    By Julia Talevski | 17 March, 2015 09:02

    Avnet CEO, Rick Hamada and Avnet Technology Solutions (TS) Asia Pacific president, William Chu, were recently in town to meet with key suppliers and partners. Along with Avnet Technology Solutions vice president and general manager A/NZ, Darren Adams, the three leaders met up with ARN’s Julia Talevski to talk about the next wave of distribution and how disruptive technologies such as Cloud, are influencing the pace of change in the market.

  • Avnet picks up Delta Energy Systems

    By Allan Swann | 27 February, 2015 12:08

    Avnet has picked up power management solutions vendor, Delta Energy Systems, to push the company's UPS portfolio in Australia.

  • IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Revolution-as-a-Service: The changing role of distribution

    By Mike Gee | 26 February, 2015 19:15

    The latest ARN roundtable brought together a stellar group of industry thought leaders to tackle the topic, Revolution-as-a-Service: The changing role of distribution. This exclusive roundtable investigated the role of the distributor in the new service based world, where the opportunities for profit lie, where distributors should be focusing, specialising and differentiating – and how they can support their partners, at both the vendor and reseller level. This roundtable was sponsored by Avnet, Dicker Data, Distribution Central, Exclusive Networks, Rhipe and Westcon. Photos by ARN Editorial Director, Mike Gee.

  • IN PICTURES: Avnet Reseller Cruise, Sydney, 2/2 (+44 photos)

    By Mike Gee | 21 November, 2014 08:44

    Aaargh, me hearties, 'Twas a cruise to remember. Avnet's 2014 Reseller Cruise filled the decks with ICT industry landlubbers and boaties alike to celebrate the company's excellent year and allow it to share a little bonhomie with its partners. As these pictures show the nautically-themed event was a big hit and everybody got into the spirit of the occasion. Photos by IAN SHARP.

  • IN PICTURES: Avnet Reseller Cruise, Sydney, 1/2 (+43 photos)

    By Mike Gee | 21 November, 2014 08:36

    Aaargh, me hearties, 'Twas a cruise to remember. Avnet's 2014 Reseller Cruise filled the decks with ICT industry landlubbers and boaties alike to celebrate the company's excellent year and allow it to share a little bonhomie with its partners. As these pictures show the nautically-themed event was a big hit and everybody got into the spirit of the occasion. Photos by IAN SHARP.

  • Nutanix raises $US140 million in new funding

    By Brian Karlovsky | 02 September, 2014 14:19

    Nutanix has closed a $US140 million Series E funding round and is now worth more than US$2 billion.

  • Synnex named Apple’s third iPad distributor

    By Nermin Bajric | 01 September, 2014 09:45

    Apple has triggered greater competition in the distribution of the iPad with the appointment of Synnex as its third supplier of the tablet in Australia.

Interviews about Avnet
  • Hall of Fame 2010 inductee - Laurie Sellers: the risk taker

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 19 November, 2010 16:42

    A day in the life of itX Group managing director, Laurie Sellers, is filled with crunching the numbers (he can colourfully chat about how to file an IPO prospectus and recite the steps involved in preparation for the Avnet takeover) to leading a team of 135 people at one of Australia’s most successful distribution companies.

  • Avnet: Tackling a flat market

    By Nadia Cameron | 04 February, 2009 14:11

    Despite the deterioration of global economies and fears of recession, Avnet’s general manager, Gavin Lawless, is optimistic about the IT channel's chances in 2009. In the first of ARN’s new Distributor Directions series with leading distribution chiefs, he talked to ARN about the effects of the economic downturn, market conditions and strategies for the New Year.

 

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