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Artificial Intelligence
Avnet to showcase power of AI and machine learning
June 2021
"We will continue to work hand in hand with our suppliers and partners to further contribute to the development and maturity of the entire AI ecosystem."
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Schneider Electric
EcoDataCenter deploys liquid cooling tech by Iceotope
May 2020
EcoDataCenter’s Sweden colocation facility will lead the way in offering chassis-level immersion cooling technology for customer’s hosted IT loads.
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Internet of Things
Avnet brings Mipsology FPGA deep learning to APAC
March 2020
This agreement extends Avnet’s IoT ecosystem, bringing Mipsology’s deep learning inference acceleration solution to its customers.
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Nokia
Ethisphere recognises 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies
February 2020
This year 132 organisations from 21 countries and 51 industries have been recognised on the list.
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Internet of Things
Avnet announces IoT programme and marketplace
January 2020
New partner programme gives developers a place to build and scale IoT solutions.
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Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric collaborates on liquid cooling solutions
October 2019
Schneider Electric, Avnet and Iceotope are teaming up to jointly develop new liquid cooling solutions for data centers.
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Internet of Things
IoT & sensors are hot topics in product development
January 2019
"Survey respondents also noted these are the most underrated technologies when it comes to innovation."
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Internet of Things
Avnet to boost AI/IoT solutions with acquisition
December 2018
The acquisition of Softweb Solutions adds software and artificial intelligence to Avnet’s ecosystem and bolsters its IoT capabilities.
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Digital Transformation
Tech Data to operate as a unified global brand
September 2017
The company says the re-brand highlights their expanded reach and capabilities as a global leader in technology distribution and services.
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Cloud
Avnet Singapore scoops best distributor award from Xilinx
September 2017
Avnet Singapore has walked away with Xilinx’s award for 2017 Best Distributor Dedicated Field Application Engineering (DFAE) in Taiwan and ASEAN.
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Tech Data
Rebate woes hit Tech Data profits, despite sales boost
September 2017
Tech Data has recorded a solid increase in net sales on the back of its Technology Solutions acquisition, but weaker than expected profits for Q2.
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Avnet Technology Solutions
Darren Adams departs Tech Data; Michael Costigan takes on interim role
July 2017
Darren Adams has left the top Australia and New Zealand job at Tech Data, with Michael Costigan taking on the interim general manager position.
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Awards
Avnet takes home multiple accolades at Micron Technology Awards
June 2017
Avnet has won big at the Micron Technology Awards, honoured with three awards for its ‘outstanding technical and business performance’.
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Cloud
Avnet merges multiple Asia distribution centres into one
May 2017
Avnet is merging its centres in to one new facility, in a move the company says will increase productivity efficiency and speed-to-delivery.
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Avnet Technology Solutions
Tech Data bringing Aussie AWS visibility SaaS offering to the channel
April 2017
Aussie SaaS offering Stax, which offers visbility and insight into AWS loads, is moving into channel sales with a deal with Tech Data.
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Avnet Technology Solutions
Tech Data achieves Professional Services Certification across APAC
April 2017
​Tech Data announced that it has made further inroads in the APAC region - specifically India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
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Internet of Things
Avnet has a new look following "Reach Further" launch
April 2017
A brand is more important than a marketing campaign, it is an authentic expression of the character and values of the company.
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Internet of Things
Avnet to provide insights into IoT at upcoming event
March 2017
IoT Asia 2017 is fast approaching and Avnet is set to showcase a range of its end-to-end solutions.
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Cloud
Avnet announces new president for Asia Pacific operations
March 2017
Avnet today announced the promotion of Frederick Fu to the role of president for Asia Pacific – effective immediately.
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Cloud
Avnet eyes IoT market in Vietnam as enterprises seek BI and IoT infrastructure
March 2017
Demand is high in Vietnam for real time business intelligence and a robust IoT infrastructure, Avnet says as it rolls out its latest IoT solutions.
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Avnet Technology Solutions
Tech Data (the former Avnet) signs distie deal with Zadara Storage
March 2017
Tech Data will make Zadara Storage solutions easily accessible to channel partners worldwide through its Avnet Cloud Marketplace.
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Avnet Technology Solutions
Tech Data wraps up multi-billion dollar acquisition of Avnet TS
February 2017
The world's second largest distributor is finally coming to APAC after the recent acquisition of Avnet.
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Cloud
Avnet bulks up data management portfolio with Veritas signing
February 2017
Avnet will distribute Veritas information management offerings in Australia in a deal it says will help partners harness the power of information.
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IT Training
Avnet signs global contract for Lenovo’s training program
February 2017
"Education is key in ensuring that Avnet and our channel partners can take the most innovative technologies to market – first."