Englewood, CO, September 19, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS), a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. [NYSE: ARW], today announced it received the highest ratings among value-added distributors in four categories of CMP Channel’s 22nd Annual CRN Sourcing Study. Arrow ECS was recognized by solution providers across the industry as the No. 1 value-added distributor for Ease-of-Doing Business, Product Exclusivity, Breadth of Product Line, and Post-Sales Support Configuration and Integration.
“Solution providers feel strongly they are receiving outstanding service from Arrow ECS in these key areas,” said Kevin Gilroy, president of Arrow ECS. “A top priority for Arrow ECS is to support solution providers in areas such as these that enable them to focus on their business and grow faster than the market.
“This recognition indicates that Arrow ECS is supporting partners throughout their sales cycle. I congratulate all of the teams at Arrow ECS on this achievement.”
Arrow ECS helps its reseller partners grow their business by providing a high level of support for all of their business needs, whether it’s business planning, customized solutions, quoting, marketing, financing or configuration.
The CRN Sourcing Study recognizes distributors, manufacturers and alternative sources with which solution providers are most satisfied and most commonly do business. The 2007 study was conducted online in August and included nearly 1,200 purchasers at small, medium and large resellers and system integrators. The CRN Sourcing Study winners were announced in the Sept. 17 issue of CRN at www.channelweb.com.
About Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions
Arrow ECS, a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. [NYSE: ARW], provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world’s foremost technology suppliers, including HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, EMC, NetApp, Hitachi Data Systems, and other leading storage networking, software, and security suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $2.5 billion in worldwide computer products sales in 2006. Visit www.arrowecs.com.