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Tandberg Data Signs Avnet to Broaden Market Base in APAC

Avnet to supply full range of Tandberg Data solutions for SMB data protection

Westminster, Colo., and Thailand, Bangkok (Nov 15th, 2010) Tandberg Data, the global supplier of data protection solutions, today announced the signing of a new distributor agreement with Avnet Technology Solutions, the IT solutions distribution leader and operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT). Under the terms of the agreement, Avnet will supply the full range of data protection solutions from Tandberg Data to the Thai market through Avnet’s extensive channel network.

This partnership gives Avnet customers in Thailand access to Tandberg Data’s reliable data protection solutions that include LTO and DAT tape drives, tape automation, RDX removable disk and network-attached disk appliances with AccuGuard™ deduplication software.

“We are delighted to sign this distribution agreement with Avnet, one of the largest electronic, computer product and embedded solutions distributors in the world,” said Bharat Kumar, vice president of APAC sales and marketing for Tandberg Data. “With their legacy of providing innovative technology to the market and their track record of successfully meeting customer IT needs, Avnet will play a significant role in strengthening Tandberg Data’s sales and service structure in the region.”

“The new partnership with Tandberg Data in Thailand allows Avnet to combine our knowledge of the Thai market with Tandberg Data’s excellence in providing users with competitively priced and highly reliable backup, recovery and archiving solutions,” said Kenneth Koh, director, ASEAN at Avnet Technology Solutions.

About Tandberg Data

Tandberg Data is a leading global supplier of data protection solutions for the SMB.  Tandberg Data offers a wide selection of data storage solutions, including tape drives and media, automated tape solutions, removable disk systems and disk-based appliances.  Tandberg Data solutions are supported by AccuGuard™, an robust, easy-to-use deduplication software.   A worldwide service and support network, recognised globally for its outstanding levels of service, undergirds all product offerings. In addition to the standard warranty and support offerings, on-site service upgrades provide Tandberg Data customers with further peace of mind. 

Tandberg Data products are supported by all major operating systems and software applications to successfully integrate and operate in heterogeneous storage environments.  Tandberg Data markets its solutions exclusively through a global channel of qualified resellers and distributors. This channel model is supported by OEM agreements with major server manufacturers including Apple, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Technology Solutions, HP, Hitachi, IBM, NEC and Toshiba. 

For further information, please visit http://www.tandbergdata.com

Tandberg Data StorageLibrary, StorageLoader, SecureService, DPS1000, DPS2000, VXA, SLR, RDX QuikStor, AccuGuard and AccuVault are trademarks of Tandberg Data. RDX is a registered trademark of ProStor Systems, Inc. LTO is a trademark of HP, IBM and Quantum. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Avnet

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners’ success by connecting the world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

About Avnet Technology Solutions

As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver effective solutions that address the business challenges of their end-user customers locally and around the world. For fiscal year 2010, the group served customers in more than 70 countries and generated US $8.19 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions (www.ats.avnet.com) is an operating group of Avnet, Inc.

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