Avnet Technology Solutions Introduces Big Data and Analytics Solution in the U.S. and Canada Featuring HP Vertica

June 12, 2013 No Comments

Provides Avnet partners with an integrated, packaged offering of services, software and hardware designed to rapidly generate results for their customers’ big data initiatives


LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HP Discover 2013 – Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced a channel-ready big data and analytics solution for its HP solution provider partners in the U.S. and Canada. The new solution is based on the HP Vertica Analytics Platform that enables users to monetize their current data and scales from gigabytes to petabytes. This is the first solution available through the recently launched Avnet Practice+ for Analytics, which couples IT services and technology solutions with a complete set of enablement and go-to-market capabilities for HP partners.

“Avnet is committed to enhancing HP channel partners’ capabilities to address their customers’ business challenges related to big data”

Avnet’s new big data and analytics solution is composed of a parallel database capable of handling massive volumes of data and an extensible analytics framework optimized for real-time analysis. It features the HP Vertica Analytics Platform, a DL-380p HP server, and storage products to provide partners with a complete solution that they can rapidly implement with their customers. This solution is designed to help partners accelerate their customers’ big data projects to begin generating a return on investment in a matter of weeks.

“Avnet is committed to enhancing HP channel partners’ capabilities to address their customers’ business challenges related to big data,” said Chris Swahn, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, HP Solutions group. “Avnet’s big data and analytics solution with HP Vertica, coupled with our Practice+ for Analytics, arms our partners with a cost-effective solution designed to deliver business results and maximize their customers’ IT investments.”

Built on HP’s converged infrastructure hardware platform, the big data and analytics solution includes:

  • HP AppSystem for Vertica – HP DL380p Gen8 V16 Server with 8TB of SAS Storage
  • Proactive Care Service for the HP DL380p
  • HP Vertica Analytics Platform – Enterprise Edition for 3 TB
  • Software Support for Vertica Analytics Platform
  • Software Installation, Configuration and Integration, with Knowledge Transfer
  • Onsite Hardware Installation

“Organizations of all sizes want to optimize their information assets and use them to drive competitive advantages,” said George Kadifa, executive vice president, Software, HP. “Avnet’s new big data and analytics solution with HP Vertica provides channel partners with a powerful offering to quickly address these customer needs.”

Avnet at HP Discover 2013

Avnet is HP’s largest enterprise solutions distributor, and it will showcase its big data and analytics solution at HP Discover 2013 being held June 11-13, 2013, in Las Vegas, at booth #1437 in the HP Discover Zone. Conference attendees can also learn more about the solution at one of the two sessions Avnet will be participating in, including:

Presentation: “Mobile, Web and Cloud Application Monitoring with HP Performance Anywhere”
An Avnet expert provides an informative demonstration of the new “HP Performance Anywhere” solution for monitoring mobile, web and cloud-based applications.
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT and 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PDT
Location: Demo Theater 4
Presenter: Alex Ryals, vice president, Avnet Services – HP Practice

Presentation“Big Data Analytics at the Speed of Your Business”
A live demonstration based on the HP Vertica Analytics Platform that proves how blazing-fast analytics at massive scale can enable partners and their customers to meet the most challenging analytics use cases now – not after your window of opportunity has closed.
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PDT
Location: Demo Theater 6
Presenters: HP Vertica, Avnet and Tableau Software

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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 the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $10.8 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2012. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit www.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 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visitwww.avnet.com.


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