Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Receives SAP® APJ Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the Category “Platform”


Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Receives SAP® APJ Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the Category “Platform”

Award Presented at SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Singapore


SINGAPORE - 17th January 2014

Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific today announced it is the recipient of the SAP® APJ Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the category “Platform.” Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region that have made outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals. Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific received its award during the SAP® Field Kick-Off Meeting Singapore (SAP FKOM Singapore), held Jan. 13-15. 

“This award represents Avnet Technology Solutions’ commitment to creating longstanding, trusted relationships with its customers and suppliers.” said William Chu, President, Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific, “Our geographic reach, technical expertise and vertical market insights enable companies to experience the benefits provided by SAP’s cutting-edge technology platform and run their business better through real-time insight and analysis of their operations.”

Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging Asia Pacific Japan partner base, nominations for the SAP APJ Regional Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of regional and global SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.

“SAP congratulates Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific as the recipient of the SAP APJ Partner Excellence Award 2014 for Platform,” said Anthony McMahon, senior vice president, Ecosystem and Channels, SAP APJ. “Partners extend our ability to bring SAP innovation to more customers and add their proven solutions to serve our customers in the region. Together with Avnet, we are helping customers transform their business and delivering the innovation that fuels revenue and growth.”

"The addition of market-leading SAP technologies to our portfolio in 2013 supported our ability to help our channel partners offer the types of IT solutions that gave them a competitive edge." added Chu. "Avnet’s integration capabilities and solutions distribution methodology ensures that we deliver additional value to each engagement and efficiently address the specific needs of those partners in our reseller, ISV and system integrator network."

SAP FKOM Singapore is an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners.  It is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to drive success during the upcoming year. Colleagues across the region gathered in Singapore to gain and exchange updated information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. This year’s SAP  FKOM Singapore hosted more than 3,000 attendees from the region.

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