Englewood, Colo. -- Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it has received the VMware Partner Network Award in the Global Distributor Partner of the Year category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2014, VMware’s annual partner event, held in San Francisco in February. Arrow was also recognised as the EMEA Distributor Partner of the Year.
“The sales, marketing and engineering teams across Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business worldwide are to be commended for these distinctions,” said Andy Bryant, president of Arrow’s global ECS segment. “Arrow is proud of our longstanding and strategic relationship with VMware.”
“I am pleased to recognise this select group of partners who distinguished themselves at the global level in 2013,” said Dave O’Callaghan, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, VMware. “VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to master the new reality of the software defined enterprise that enables more agile delivery of IT services – for organisations of all sizes. We congratulate Arrow on winning a Global VMware Partner Network Award and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2014.”
“The awards clearly demonstrate Arrow’s commitment to support and enable the channel in its virtualization efforts,” says Jesper Trolle, vice president sales for Arrows enterprise computing solutions business in the EMEA region. “Arrow has a key focus on new solutions such as VMware’s desktop-as-a-service and NSX network virtualization, which can provide the channel with new rapid-growth opportunities. We are excited about VMware’s innovative solutions approach, and the awards will further fuel the motivation of the Arrow teams worldwide to serve the channel with best-in-class virtualization solutions.”
Recipients of Global VMware Partner Network awards were acknowledged in 18 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2013.
About VMware Partner Exchange 2014
VMware Partner Exchange 2014 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 190 breakout sessions and an exhibitor Solutions Exchange, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 58 countries.