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Avnet Signs Indian Distribution Agreement For IBM Software

Avnet Technology Solutions has signed a distribution agreement with IBM that will allow its channel partners to sell IBM software solutions in the Indian marketplace. The distribution agreement enables Avnet and its channel partners to accelerate the delivery of IBM software, including its Tivoli Service Management and Information Management portfolio that are currently fuelling growth in India.

G Balakrishnan, managing director, Avnet Technology Solutions, Partner Solutions Division, India, said, "This further strengthens our global relationship with IBM, in which Avnet and IBM are seen as key partners when it comes to solutions distribution. In India, we already have a distribution agreement for IBM hardware, so this new agreement will now give us a competitive advantage in the market place. We will now be able to offer our channel partners the complete IBM storage, server and software products".

"This partnership is of great significance to our business partner network in India and South Asia," said, Anil Menon, vice president, Channels and Ecosystems, Software Group, IBM India/ South Asia. "We believe that the mid-market space will benefit immensely from Avnet's solution-centric approach. Their value-added distribution model will bring the technology expertise and the skills and resources to the channel community allowing them to demonstrate the strengths of IBM's software portfolio in the marketplace."

IBM offers operating infrastructure environment with a wide range of middleware for all types of computing platforms, allowing customers to take advantage of the globally-integrated era. IBM offers solutions in transaction processing, messaging, data management, information in all of its forms, application development, systems management and social software and Avnet's appointment will help the growing channel community in capturing new clients for these solutions in existing and new markets.

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Updated Date: Jan 31, 2017 02:09:26 IST