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Arrow ECS Adds Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Solutions to Growing North American Networking Portfolio

<p> <i>Arrow ECS also distributes Alcatel-Lucent in the U.K.</i> </p>

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Arrow ECS Adds Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Solutions to Growing North American Networking Portfolio17:12 EDT Tuesday, November 01, 2011 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], now offers the full line of enterprise voice, data and security solutions from Alcatel-Lucent in North America. The addition of Alcatel-Lucent enterprise solutions to Arrow ECS' networking portfolio is the result of Arrow's acquisition of Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. Arrow ECS also distributes Alcatel-Lucent enterprise solutions in the United Kingdom. “Alcatel-Lucent represents a significant addition to our networking offerings for resellers,” said Mike Nowlan, vice president of the North American security, virtualization and networking practices for Arrow ECS. “We look forward to connecting our resellers to Alcatel-Lucent enterprise solutions, and we are eager to introduce Alcatel-Lucent's resellers to all of the products, solutions and services available through Arrow ECS.” Nu Horizons resellers will be integrated into Arrow ECS, thereby giving many access for the first time to Arrow ECS' line card of more than 75 leading solutions and services across the data center. The legacy Nu Horizons team that these resellers have relationships with will continue to serve as their primary support resources. “With its broad reseller base and extensive enablement support, Arrow ECS now offers the reseller community a broader range of technology solutions that are reputable in enterprises across North America,” said David York, vice president, North America channel sales, for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. “In addition, existing Alcatel-Lucent resellers benefit from the added support, services and complementary solutions available through Arrow ECS.” ABOUT ARROW ENTERPRISE COMPUTING SOLUTIONS Arrow ECS, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., and with offices in 29 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world's foremost technology suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $5.6 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2010. Visit ecs.arrow.com for more information. Arrow ECSMedia Contact:Dawn Small, 303-824-4188Communications Managerdsmall@arrow.com