Avnet Embedded Named Dell OEM’s Americas OEM Partner of the Year

logoAvnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has been named a winner in Dell OEM’s channel program Partner of the Year Awards for Dell’s Fiscal Year 2015.

The annual awards that honor Dell partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers were presented at the Channel Partner Summit that kicked off Dell World 2014. Award winners are selected from a group of nominations based on their dedicated use of Dell technologies to provide solutions for their customers’ needs.

“With today’s challenging market conditions, customers need more support than ever before in differentiating their products. As a part of Dell’s partner ecosystem, Avnet Embedded has the opportunity to help customers bring innovative tailored solutions powered by Dell’s extensive portfolio of OEM-ready hardware and components to market quickly and cost-effectively,” said John Salemme, vice president and general manager of Avnet Embedded. “On behalf of the entire Avnet Embedded team, we look forward to another great year in service to our customer community.”

“Our partners extend and enhance Dell’s reach to do more for our customers,” said Joyce Mullen, vice president and general manager, Dell OEM Solutions. “Congratulations to Avnet Embedded on winning Dell’s Partner of the Year Award by demonstrating a superior level of expertise, as well as a focus on delivering customer value with Dell OEM solutions.”

OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) partners complement Dell’s own offerings by providing various value-added, integration and supply-chain services. As a Dell OEM Premier Partner, Avnet Embedded gains expertise in hardware, software and services that help eliminate complexity for OEM customers and create greater efficiencies in their design and manufacturing process.