Avnet Unveils Top Technical Education Courses to Accelerate Partners' Growth in 2016
In 2016, next-generation technologies related to big data and analytics, cloud, converged infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), mobility, networking and security represent key areas of IT spending in the U.S. and Canada. To help solution provider partners capitalize on these opportunities, experts from Avnet Academy, an education and training organization within global technology distributor Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), identified the top education courses partners can leverage to enhance their skills and position their organizations for success in the New Year.
"The start of the New Year is a perfect time for partners to assess their technical skills and create an actionable plan to make sure they are up to date in the areas of the greatest importance to their customers," said Matt Fox, vice president of Education Solutions, Avnet Services. "Our expert team has outlined the critical training courses that will bolster partners' knowledge of the products and solutions related to big data and analytics, cloud, converged infrastructure, IoT, mobility, and security and networking."
Fox continued, "Partners that strengthen their skills in next-generation technologies will be well positioned to help their customers evolve to meet the rapidly changing technology landscape. Avnet continues to grow our offerings in these areas as evidenced by our recent acquisition of ExitCertified® with its expertise in big data, cloud, security, and converged and hyper-converged solutions training."
The top training courses for 2016 include:
Big Data and Analytics:
Internet of Things:
Security and Networking:
For a full description of these courses or to register, visit the Avnet Academy website at academy.avnet.com.
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From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions. Avnet is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $27.9 billion for the fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.