CALGARY, Alberta and DENVER, Colorado (February 6, 2015) — Agility, collaboration, dedication, and experience. They’re cornerstones of Long View’s Hybrid IT approach – and they’re also essential components of the Avnet Partner Awards program.

Long View, one of North America’s most powerful providers of Hybrid IT solutions and services, is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of the 2014 Avnet Converged Solutions Award, as part of Avnet’s inaugural Avnet Partner Awards.

“We’ve always said at Long View that IT brings the capability, but Hybrid IT delivers the solution,” says Dave Frederickson, Long View’s Vice President of Sales and Business Development. “We feel a distinct kinship with Avnet, because our organizations have a similar outlook – with each customer’s solution requiring a unique blend of elements that conspire to create a competitive advantage.”

The Avnet Partner Awards recognize the company’s valued partners for excellence in delivering on customer needs and driving business results. The awards program tracks, measures, and rewards Avnet’s U.S. and Canadian partners for their performance in the IT channel, with 10 awards across eight categories.

“With this award, we recognize Long View’s performance and achievements as an Avnet partner, and look forward to Long View continuing to raise the bar in delivering business value and market growth,” says Jeff Bawol, president, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “Together with our partners, Avnet remains focused on investing in an entire portfolio of products and services to enable our mutual customers to transform technologies into complete business solutions and accelerate their success.”

Avnet Technology Solutions is the world’s leading global IT solutions provider and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT).

Leveraging its extensive resources, strategic alliances, technology expertise and network makes it easier and more affordable to enter and excel in high-growth technology and vertical markets worldwide. At a time when solutions delivery equals business performance, Avnet is committed to offering – together with its partners – the most complete platform to enable organizations to grow their business and better leverage global resources.

Avnet accelerates its customers’ growth by providing the tools, resources and services to help them create competitive advantages. By working with a broad and diverse alliance of partners, Avnet extends the value of the platform with a range of implementation, integration and value-added services.

Avnet will formally recognize the winners of the Avnet Partner Awards at its annual Avnet Technology Solutions Partner Summit to be held in Phoenix, Ariz., from Nov. 9 to 11, 2015. This event will bring together hundreds of Avnet’s top partner and supplier executives that span the entire Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas’ line card, and dozens of industry leaders to share their perspectives on the evolving IT landscape.

ABOUT LONG VIEW: Long View is one of the most powerful IT solutions and services companies in North America, with offices across the continent. With a clear focus on combining business and technology through our Hybrid IT solutions, including cloud, IT infrastructure, managed services, and end user support, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like for our clients. Innovative, flexible, cost-effective, and business focused . . . that’s Long View.

ABOUT AVNET TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS: As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions transforms technology into business solutions for customers around the world. It collaborates with customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the changing needs of end-user customers. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $11.0 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2014. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.ats.avnet.com.

ABOUT AVNET, INC.: Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners’ success by connecting the world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2014, Avnet generated revenue of $27.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

For more information:

Tannis Ebbels
Director of Marketing and Communications
Long View

Phone: 403.387.3489
E-mail: tannis.ebbels@lvs1.com

www.longviewsystems.com

Marcia Chapman
Brodeur Partners, for Avnet Technology Solutions

Phone: 480.308.0284
E-mail: mchapman@brodeur.com