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Avnet Technology Solutions launches cloud services in Singapore

Zafar Anjum | Aug. 15, 2012
Offers 99.999 percent uptime, service available through reseller channels.

Avnet Technology Solutions has launched Avnet Cloud Services to the reseller channel in Singapore, announced the IT solutions distributor today.

This new service allows resellers to enter the fast growing cloud services market with no upfront investment, said the company in a statement.

According to the company, its Cloud Services forms part of the newly created services division. This division specialises in high availability (99.999 percent) hosted private cloud, virtualisation and disaster recovery solutions.

"Our cloud services offering represents a paradigm shift for the IT channel and changes the basic assumptions of what traditional IT distributors can offer," said Michael Costigan, vice president of marketing and business innovation, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific.

"We know that data sovereignty, security and uptime are critical," said Bennett Wong, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, ASEAN. "We have invested heavily in high-grade data centres, a fully accredited support function, to ensure our resellers can provide their customers with the highest quality service."

Avnet currently has four data centres: one in Singapore, two in Sydney, Australia, and one in Melbourne, Australia.

 

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