Avnet Technology Solutions and Eaton Electric Systems today announced an agreement that will see Avnet Technology Solutions distributing the full range of Eaton’s Power Quality products and services to the Australian IT channel. Avnet will distribute the Eaton range of Power Quality products, including Eaton’s scalable BladeUPS technology, enclosures, ePDUs (enclosure power distribution units), Environmental Rack Monitoring, VoIP and PoE (Power over Ethernet) Midspan solutions, software and connectivity products.
In addition, Avnet will distribute Eaton’s mid-to-high range of UPS products (formerly both Powerware and MGE Office Protection Systems), and focus on delivering turnkey solutions for enterprise data centre infrastructures. Eaton will support Avnet with dedicated account management for pre-sales and post-sales engineering and technical support. Avnet’s business partner community will also benefit from Eaton’s extensive training and certification program.
“Avnet is an ideal partner for Eaton in Australia. They have a skilled team across the IT spectrum from virtualisation to IP telephony, market reach and a deserving reputation for excellence among enterprise-based organisations. The partnership will enable us to concentrate our resources on servicing the higher end data centre enterprise and government market where there are increased requirements for power distribution and environmental monitoring solutions driven by legislation, compliance and budget priorities,” said Darren Butterworth, Eaton’s national IT channel manager.