Server technology company, Super Micro Computer, has named Avnet Technology Solutions as its new distributor for the A/NZ region. This local deal builds off an international partnership forged by both companies.
As per the terms of the deal, Avnet’s channel partners in A/NZ will have access to the company’s line of products, including blades, chassis, GPU systems, motherboards, networking solutions, power supplies, servers, server management software, storage technologies, SuperRack cabinets/accessories and workstations.
Avnet will provide its ISV, SI, and VAR partners with Super Micro technology, including products for advanced server Building Blocks Solutions, cloud computing, as well as Supermicro’s Hadoop offering.
Avnet Technology Solutions A/NZ vice-president and general manager, Darren Adams, said Super Micro is a great fit for Avnet as it continues to offer its channel partners best-in-class solutions.
“Super Micro’s innovative, scalable technology, coupled with their green approach to business, is extremely appealing to Avnet as we continue to build upon our offering for partners,” he mentioned.
Adams added that the deal puts both Avnet and Super Micro in a strong position to offer a compelling value proposition to resellers and end customers that enables them to get to market faster and uncover profitable growth opportunities.
“Avnet partners can utilise Avnet’s integration services to offer pre-configured, fully-tested solutions based on Super Micro technology, which can be delivered to customers’ sites with certified shipping.”
Super Micro senior vice-president of international sales, Wally Liaw, said the A/NZ partnership strengthens its global relationship with Avnet.
“It is a strong selling platform to the A/NZ region for our Total Solution, reference architectures and fully-integrated SuperServers.
“Avnet’s technical expertise, market knowledge and trusted business relationships provide a strong platform to enable Supermicro to strengthen its presence in A/NZ as well as efficiently capitalise on new business opportunities,” he added.