Avnet Technology Solutions, a solutions distributor of enterprise computing products and an operating group of Avnet, Inc., has launched its solutions distribution business in China, expanding its geographic footprint in the Asia Pacific region. Avnet Technology Solutions, China, builds on and extends Avnet’s existing integration and components businesses in China.
Avnet Technology Solutions works with hardware and software suppliers to deliver technology solutions to resellers and integrators.
We believe China has a strong and promising future as part of the world economy, and Avnet is continuing to invest in the region,”said Rick Hamada, COO, Avnet, Inc. “By expanding our presence in China we will be able to leverage the success and experience gained through our existing Chinese operations, leverage our global scale and scope, and enhance the value we bring to our suppliers and customers alike.”
Avnet first entered the China market in 1995 with a components business which now operates as Avnet Electronics Marketing and serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers. Avnet continued to expand that business throughout the region and later opened a solutions integration center focused on embedded OEMs in Tianjin in 2006. In addition, Avnet Technology Solutions serves the component needs of system builders and integrators in China through its Computing Components division.
Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. For fiscal year 2008, the group served customers in more than 30 countries and generated $7.6 billion in annual revenue.