PHOENIX — Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will be the first distributor in the U.S. to offer solution provider partners HP ConvergedSystem 700 powered by HP OneView, a comprehensive, innovative solution that delivers a software-defined environment to help customers embrace an open hybrid cloud model with best-of-breed converged infrastructure. Avnet’s pioneering role in bringing this solution to market was unveiled at HP Discover 2014 held in Barcelona, Spain.
Avnet will integrate and configure HP ConvergedSystem 700 to help solution provider partners bring this next-generation converged management solution to market quickly. Initially available in the U.S. with plans for expansion, Avnet will provide partners with the flexible and highly customizable HP solution that is fully tested, validated and integrated, allowing for faster delivery and implementation in customers’ data centers.
“The HP ConvergedSystem 700 represents an innovative way HP is enabling the New Style of IT to help businesses drive agility, increase revenue and cut costs,” said Chris Swahn, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, HP Solutions group. “Avnet’s solution provider partners will have a unique opportunity to introduce this solution to their customers. At Avnet, we understand how to bring converged systems to life. We will help our partners jump-start, install, set up and deploy this new converged infrastructure offering with the speed, delivery and availability they’ve come to expect, while creating a competitive edge for their own businesses.”