ARROW Electronics, an American company listed on the Fortune 500, is one of Huawei Enterprise Business Group’s (EBG) strategic partners. ARROW Enterprise Computing Solutions or ARROW ECS, distributes comprehensive Huawei product lines. Its sales network spans more than 20,000 plus downstream channel partners at 460 places in over 80 countries and regions. ARROW ECS serves 100,000 plus Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), contractors, and commercial customers. ARROW ECS and Huawei started collaboration in France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland in 2016, with additional collaboration in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Brazil, and Portugal in 2017.
The two companies are leaders in their respective business domains. ARROW ECS holds a leading position in Europe to provide value-added services, with strong electronic capabilities, broad distribution channels, highly effective global supply chain systems, and high-quality delivery networks. Huawei provides various solutions in the enterprise and ICT markets. The two companies are in alignment in terms of strategic directions, focus on specific regions, and target industries.
With strong cooperation, leading technologies and capacities, the Arrow-Huawei business volume expects to increase by more than 80 percent, by the end of 2017. Recently, with excellent performance in Europe, Arrow has been awarded ‘Excellent Distributor’ from Huawei.
During Huawei Connect 2017, ARROW ECS signed a Framework Distribution Agreement for Europe with Huawei, which signifies that the ARROW ECS-Huawei cooperation has reached a new milestone since 2011 when the cooperation first started.
Mr. Eric Nowak, President of EMEA from ARROW ECS, and Mr. Ma Yue, VP of Huawei EBG, attended the Agreement Signing Ceremony.
The two companies also reached Global Certified Service Provider (CSP) agreement in November 2017 which allows ARROW to provide Huawei certified services to all end users and partners. Furthermore, both of the companies would like to enhance cooperation and improve support in the Internet of Things (IoT), training, marketing, demos, and services.
By working with Huawei, Arrow hopes to bring more innovative, differentiated, and leading ICT products and solutions to more end users in the global ICT markets, with better efficiency while easily helping customers to achieve success in digital transformation.