Avnet Technology Solutions has marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with F5 Networks. Avnet and F5 have closely collaborated to provide channel partners with IT solutions for data center, cloud, and software-defined networking (SDN) deployments.
Through its security and networking practices, Avnet supports F5 and its partners in eight countries: Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the U.K., the U.S. and Vietnam.
“Even with the tremendous amount of change in the IT industry over the past decade, security and networking remain foundational elements of almost every IT implementation,” said Tony Madden, senior vice president and supplier business executive for Avnet Technology Solutions, Global. “Avnet’s and F5’s expert teams understand the complexities and nuances required to successfully assist partners in addressing the security and networking needs of their customers. We look forward to another decade of working with F5 to empower our partners to create IT environments for their customers that deliver secure, fast and reliable applications.”
Avnet’s expert sales and technical teams also provide partners with specific training on F5 products and projects, and sales mapping to align with end-user information. Partners can also access Avnet’s sales and marketing resources, demand generation campaigns and financing programs to further accelerate their success.
“Avnet has been instrumental in growing our presence in key countries around the world, and their dedicated sales, marketing and technical teams have helped our partners drive incremental business and close deals effectively,” said Jim Ritchings, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels, F5 Networks. “The next decade will undoubtedly bring an incredible number of changes to the security and networking industry, and Avnet has proven to be a trusted advisor that can help us and our partners serve the ever-changing needs of customers.”