Paris, July 2016 – Arrow Electronics has recently been awarded EMEA Distributor of the Year by NetApp. The award was presented during the annual NetApp Partner Executive Forum in Lisbon, at which NetApp demonstrated its appreciation to its major channel partners.

In the light of the rapidly changing market conditions such as cloud and the increased use of flash technology in data centers, Arrow received the award in recognition of its outstanding services in NetApp`s 2016 financial year. Arrow sells NetApp`s solutions in 14 European countries.

"We intended to hand over the distribution award 2016 to a partner which has understood the direction in which the market is developing, how existing business is advancing and how new business can be generated," said Alfred Manhart, Senior Director Channel & SI EMEA, NetApp. "Arrow has given clear proof of this and has set up innovative processes and thus expanded our position on the market."

More than 200 delegates from 30 countries participated in the NetApp Partner Executive Forum, for the purpose, among others, of gaining insights into the new NetApp product and channel strategy and to exchange news and views on current trends.

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