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Arrow to Offer IBM Global Training in India

Amstar joins Arrow’s global training alliance to offer official IBM Systems and Software training courses in India

HONG KONG, March 19, 2015–Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), today announced that Amstar Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Amstar) recently joined Arrow’s global training alliance to offer official IBM Systems and Software training courses in India. As an authorized IBM Global Training Provider, Arrow offers a global learning ecosystem that makes IBM Training available around the world, delivered in a consistent manner and based on local requirements.

“Based on the combination of our own local capabilities and the extensive network of Arrow global training alliance members, Arrow is solidly positioned to provide comprehensive training solutions and help improve IBM products readiness in the market place,” said Julie Desombre Martin,global education business practicedirector, Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business. “We look forward to our cooperation with Amstar to rollout our IBM Global Training program to serve the Indian market.”

“We are delighted that Arrow has selected Amstar as their Training Sales and Delivery Partner for India. Amstar is committed to offering a high quality, next generation portfolio of IBM Training solutions that will help individuals and corporations to better deploy and use IBM solutions and technologies,” said Joseph Solomon, head of business development for Amstar.

Arrow and the members of Arrow’s global training alliance now cover 73 countries. Arrow’s dedicated IBM Global Training website, http://edu.arrow.com/ibm, provides all countries covered as well as all trainings available.

The scope of available training on IBM includes:

• IBM Systems Training: IBM Power Systems, IBM PureSystems, IBM System z, IBM System Storage and Storage Networking
• IBM System x and BladeCenter (including x86 technical training courses now owned by Lenovo)
• Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social and Security solutions
• IBM Software Training: Business Analytics, Information Management, Collaboration, Product Lifecycle Management, Rational, Tivoli and WebSphere

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

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