News : Avnet Embedded Enters Distribution Agreement with TrueUC Solutions LLC
Phoenix, Sep 15, 2014 -- Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces that it has entered into a distribution agreement with TrueUC Solutions LLC, a provider of hosted real-time voice and video communications solutions. Avnet Embedded will now offer TrueUC’s flagship unified communications (UC) software - TrueUConnect, TrueContact and TrueCapture - to customers globally.
UC solutions, like TrueUConnect, TrueContact and TrueCapture, are designed to enhance communications and optimize processes within and between businesses by bringing disparate voice, video and mobile applications together on fixed and mobile networks, allowing users to connect anywhere, anytime using any device, operating system or communications medium.
The TrueUConnect software-as-a-service (SaaS) model enables Microsoft Lync(R) and Office 365™ customers to leverage their existing investment in different VoIP protocols like legacy H.323, SIP end-points or virtual meeting rooms, with the cost-effective, efficient and secure delivery of cloud-based services that reduce latency, manage flows, and eliminate device and media dependencies.
"The right communications and collaboration tools are vital to enabling greater productivity in today’s highly dispersed enterprises, and to maintaining strong and trusted relationships with both customers and suppliers," said John Salemme, vice president and general manager of Avnet Embedded. "TrueUC’scutting-edge cloud solutions platform can transform organizational communications, and together we look forward to bringing these critical business tools to our customers."
"The Avnet and TrueUC alliance brings a holistic view of organizational communications, which are being challenged by dramatic growth and limited resources. The opportunity stems from integrating information from the explosion of Microsoft Lync(R) and Office 365™ in new ways," said Michael Gompers, managing partner, TrueUC Solutions. "Together we will transform companies by enabling solutions that help manage growth and serve internal and external customers better. Through this alliance, Avnet and TrueUC will realize a vision of unlocking the vast potential of Microsoft Lync(R) and Office 365™ installations around the world. We will enable Microsoft(R) users to be more efficient and productive; and truly make investments in Microsoft Lync(R) and Office 365™ more valuable."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Avnet, Inc. is a technology Business-to-business B2B distributor headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Electronics Supply & Manufacturing magazine reports that Avnet Inc., a Fortune 500 company, may be the world's largest franchised distributor of electronic components and subsystems. Avnet has more than 50 centers and locations in more than 34 countries.
Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014