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Avnet to distribute ASUS Motherboard and Graphics Cards in Australia

Avnet to distribute ASUS Motherboard and Graphics Cards in Australia

Sydney, Australia, October 28, 2013 – Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced a distribution agreement with ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era. Under the terms of the agreement, Avnet will distribute ASUS motherboard and graphics card products in Australia, overseeing a variety of Intel, AMD and NVIDIA-based components.

Avnet Global Computing Components (AGCC), a global business unit within Avnet, will market and distribute the components and support ASUS by providing a consistent brand and sales approach and a go-to-market strategy that fully leverages Avnet’s expertise and global scale. 

Mohit Jain, senior director, Avnet Global Computing Components, Asia Pacific, said, “Avnet Global Computing Components welcomes the opportunity to work with ASUS in Australia. Being able to distribute the ASUS range of motherboard and graphics card products in Australia, Avnet will ensure that we link our business partners to the right ASUS solutions so end-user customers will experience the ultimate in customer choice and satisfaction. Avnet is proud of the partnership we have with ASUS and looks forward to extending the relationship into new markets.”

Mia Tsai, Managing Director of ASUS Australia, said, “Both highly experienced in the global market, ASUS and Avnet have formed a likely partnership focusing on the distribution of motherboards and graphics card products. Avnet understands the Australian market and we look forward to seeing ASUS grow through acceleration of time to market and gaining a competitive advantage.” 

For further information on ordering processes and product ranges, visit www.asus.com/au/ or call the ASUS Hotline on 1300 278 788.

About ASUS
ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 globally with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers and the company’s revenue for 2011 was approximately US$11.9 billion. 

About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers locally and around the world. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $10.36 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2013. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.ats.avnet.com/

About Avnet
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 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.