Skipton Recognized as Avnet’s Top IBM Storage & Power Partner in Canada

Richmond Hill, Ontario – March 25th, 2013 Avnet Technology Solutions (“Avnet”), Canada’s largest IT Solutions Distributor, announced today that Skipton Group Inc (“Skipton”) was its top producing IBM Storage and Power Partner in Canada, in 2012. Skipton, an exclusive seller of IBM Systems and Technology, designs and implements complex Data Center solutions with a focus on enterprise class clients.

Skipton co-founders Rob Seager and Paul Bruce attribute their continued success to establishing longterm partnerships with their clients, “many of our clients have been relying on our expertise for more than ten years, and our results demonstrate that we understand their needs”. Brian Aebig, VP & GM Avnet Technology Solutions Canada, commented “Skipton has been a top contributor over the years and we’re happy to recognize them with this distinction for IBM Storage and Power Systems. Being our top partner in one of our largest vendor lines (IBM), speaks volumes for how important Skipton is to our success”.

Skipton Group is a leading provider of Business Continuity and High Availability solutions utilizing Information Technology. An IBM Premier Business Partner for the past 14 years running, Skipton is focused on improving the accessibility and availability of business-critical information. Skipton provides end-to-end solutions that include hardware, software and services. For more information on Skipton, visit www.skipton.ca.

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