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Arrow ECS Named Global, Americas and EMEA Distributor of the Year at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], has been named global, Americas and Europe, Middle East and Africa recipient of the VMware Partner Network Awards in the Distributor of the Year category.

Arrow ECS Named Global, Americas and EMEA Distributor of the Year at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

 

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado: Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], has been named global, Americas and Europe, Middle East and Africa recipient of the VMware Partner Network Awards in the Distributor of the Year category. The awards were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware’s annual partner event.

“I congratulate the Arrow ECS teams around the world who support VMware and its channel ecosystem for delivering on our commitment to efficiently and effectively increase market penetration for suppliers by providing comprehensive support to enable solution providers to pursue new sales opportunities.”

“The ‘Distributor of the Year’ award is among the highest forms of recognition that a company like Arrow can receive from a supplier, and Arrow ECS is honored to receive this distinction from VMware not only globally but also in two key regions around the world,” said Andy Bryant, president of Arrow ECS. “I congratulate the Arrow ECS teams around the world who support VMware and its channel ecosystem for delivering on our commitment to efficiently and effectively increase market penetration for suppliers by providing comprehensive support to enable solution providers to pursue new sales opportunities.”

“We are proud to acknowledge the achievements made in 2011 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem and congratulate Arrow ECS on winning VMware Partner Network Awards,” said Doug Smith, vice president, global partner strategy and operations, VMware. “Partners worldwide assemble at VMware Partner Exchange to become equipped with the tools and knowledge needed to further realize the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing – making this the leading global event for partners seeking peer-to-peer training, education and networking to enhance their business strategies and distinguish their position in the marketplace. VMware partners continue to be the foundation of our business and we look forward to the future successes of Arrow ECS in 2012, as well as the rest of our partner ecosystem.”

About VMware Partner Exchange 2012

VMware Partner Exchange 2012 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 170 breakout sessions and an extensive exhibitor pavilion, 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 ENTERPRISE COMPUTING SOLUTIONS

Arrow ECS, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., and with offices in 29 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world’s foremost technology suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $6.5 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2011. Visit ecs.arrow.com for more information.

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Contacts

Arrow ECS
Dawn Small, 303-824-4188
Communications Manager
dsmall@arrow.com