Avnet picks up huge IBM training contract

ibm-officeMonstrous distie Avnet has been picked by IBM as a Global Training Provider, opening up training to its partners around the world.

Avnet’s starting its training operations worldwide as of today, beginning with Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the UK, Ireland, and the USA, before planning to open its centres in the Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and Latin America regions.

The company will be offering over 2,500 IBM training courses, which will be available directly to IBM employees, resellers, and other customers around the world, through its network of IBM Training Partners.

Global prez at Avnet Technology Solutions, Phil Gallagher, boasted the enormous contract will really boost the recent launch of Avnet Services. ”

Veep for IBM Training Bob McDonald said in a statement that Avnet is the company for the job, noting its worldwide reach.