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Arrow gets VMWare gongs

Arrow logoDistributor Arrow Electronics said it had received two gongs at the VMWare partner exchange.

It picked up the Partner Network award and also was recognised as emEA Distributor Partner of the year.

Jesper Trolle, VP of sales for Arrow enterprise computing in EMEA said his company has a key focus on products such as VMWare’s desktop-as-a-service and NSX network virtualisation.  That contributes to the channel’s bottom line.

And Dave O’Callaghan, senior VP at VMWare in charge of partners said Arrow had distinguished itself at the global level.  “We congratulate Arrow on winning a global VMWare Partner network award.”

Arrow supplies over 100,000 OEMs, contract manufacturers and commercial customers. It operates across 460 place in 58 countries.

Arrow finalises Computerlinks buy

intel-nuc-minipc-designMajor distributor Arrow Electronics said it has finalised the buyout of Computerlinks.

Computerlinks was majority owned by Equistone and announced its sale to Arrow back in August.

Now the deal has gained approval by European and US antitrust authorities.

Computerlinks had 700 employees operating in 22 countries and now Arrow has said it has created an integration team made up of senior staff from both companies to weld the two companies together.

The combined group will now operate in 33 countries worldwide and include a bigger professional services team.