Paris, August 2016 - Oracle recognized Arrow Electronics with its 2016 Oracle Value Added Distributor of the Year – EMEA Award. Arrow is a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

The Oracle Value Added Distributor of the Year - EMEA Awards encourage innovation by Oracle Value Added Distributors, who use Oracle's products and technology to create value for customers. The award reflects Arrow`s success in adopting OPN’s specialized approach which is aimed at enabling partners to establish industry recognition by following a formal process to become specialized in key Oracle solution areas.

Arrow was presented the 2016 Oracle Value Added Distributor of the Year – EMEA Award for demonstrating excellence by contributing with the highest revenue among the value-added distributors.

“Arrow sells Oracle`s products and solutions in 21 European countries and we are proud to receive this award the second time in a row,” says Patrice Roussel, Head of Strategic Alliances, Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions EMEA. “We are investing heavily in Oracle-dedicated resources such as Oracle Authorized Solution Centers at several locations across EMEA to support the Oracle Partner base with excellent services and know-how.”

“Arrow has demonstrated an outstanding level of innovation in delivering proven, Oracle-based solutions that solve our joint customers' most critical business challenges,” said David Callaghan, Senior Vice President, Alliances and Channels, Oracle EMEA. “We congratulate Arrow in achieving the 2016 Oracle Value Added Distributor of the Year – EMEA Award. This achievement is a testament to their dedication to excellence and to providing customers solutions and services that drive real business value and results.”

About Arrow
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations serving over 85 countries.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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