Avnet to distribute QLogic in the region

Avnet Technology Solutions partnered with QLogic to offer its networking products like 10Gb Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and converged networking solutions throughout the MEA region.

“This agreement emphasizes our commitment to the growing 10Gb Ethernet and converged networking markets and significantly strengthens our Fibre Channel offerings for storage networking. With a broad selection of field-proven, high performance networking products from an industry leader, our expanded portfolio will allow us to better serve the needs of today’s cloud service providers and virtualized data centers,” said Henry Godwin, regional managing director, Avnet Technology Solutions, Middle East and Africa.

QLogic is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking, delivering adapters, switches and ASICs that power today’s data, storage and server networks for leading Global 2000 corporations. The company delivers a diverse portfolio of networking products that include 10Gb intelligent Ethernet adapters and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) converged network adapters, Fibre Channel adapters and switches, and iSCSI adapters and routers. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic products for their networking solutions.

Franco Mezzullo, vice president, EMEA, QLogic, said, “This agreement gives resellers in the Middle East and Africa compelling choices for 10Gb Ethernet and converged networking solutions, as well as industry-leading Fibre Channel technology. With renowned customer service expertise, Avnet is well-equipped to assist customers with QLogic’s unique, field-proven networking technologies.”