Corporate  |  JUNE 6, 2013 4:35AM

Acronis, Avnet form distribution relationship

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acronis-logoAcronis, a leading provider of disaster recovery and data protection solutions, has entered into a new distribution relationship with Avnet Technology Solutions.

The latter is a global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc in Malaysia.

In a joint statement today, Avnet Technology Solutions Malaysia country general manager Chiew Yue Lam said the company will distribute Acronis solutions, which provide protection for businesses threatened by potential technology disasters.

“Disaster recovery and data protection solutions present a tremendous revenue opportunity for value-added resellers, especially in the small and medium business market.

“With Acronis solutions, we will provide channel partners with the technology and resources they need to address this market opportunity and help build competitively differentiating business practices,” he added.

Bill Taylor-Mountford

Bill Taylor-Mountford

Meanwhile, Acronis Asia Pacific president Bill Taylor-Mountford said: “We are pleased to work with Avnet in Malaysia.

“With their established channel network and advanced marketing programmes, we will be able to extend our footprint extensively in Asia and expand our suite of disaster recovery and data protection solutions throughout Malaysia.”

Under the new alliance, Avnet will sell, market and support Acronis’ suite of disaster recovery and data protection solutions to resellers and manage service providers.

As a result, Avnet channel partners will have access to a wider range of data protection and business continuity solutions provided by Acronis.


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