DNS Europe - Arrow ECS by babbian


									An introduction to
       DNS Arrow
                     Partnering for value
                     and growth
Who is Arrow?

                 Arrow is a value-added distributor for
                  components and computer products:

                     Sales: $14.5 billion in 2006/7
                         Components: $9 billion
                         ECS: $5 billion
                     Employees: approx. 13,000
                     Locations: 200 sales facilities in 38
                      countries, 19 distribution centres, HQ in
                      Melville, NY

                 Arrow ECS represents approx. 35% of their
                  total revenue but this is the major growth area
DNS Europe

                     DNS Int. Europe is the headquarters of Arrow ECS
                      in Europe:

                           Acquired by Arrow in 2005
                           Group revenue: >€350 million 2005
                           Employees: 355
                           Acquired Centia/AKS 4th September 2007
   United Kingdom
   DNS Arrow UK
                     DNS Arrow UK (including Centia):

                         Acquired by DNS Int. Europe in
                          January 2007
                         Revenue: €350 million
                         Employees: 250

                     Hub for Arrow ECS expansion strategy and
                      opportunities across Europe
Addressing real business IT issues

Delivering Enterprise Computing Solutions
Professional Services

                                         Impartial pre-sales consultancy and technical advice

                                         Expert design, development and project
                                          management through to implementation

                                         Engineering build centre, allowing minimal disruption
                                          when installing a solution

                                         Customer Support Centre, offering post-sales
                                          support and advice to our contract customers

                                         Central resource desk for scheduling consultants,
                                          providing a response within a maximum of two hours

                                         Fully qualified and certified IT consultant specialists
                                          accredited to the highest standards

                                         Superb state-of-the-art Solution Suites to showcase
                                          our vendors’ latest solutions

One source for IT skills and services
Training Services

                                          An extensive portfolio of scheduled and bespoke
                                           training courses for resellers and end users

                                          Partner with best-of-breed vendors to provide a
                                           broad range of training offerings:
                                              End user training
                                              Accreditation and certification training
                                              Independent issues-based training
                                              Storage networking
                                              Security principles
                                              Virtualisation training
                                              Pay and play workshops
                                              Managed training solutions
                                              Flexibility to offer on-site training

                                          A large team of highly experienced instructors
                                           delivering expert hands-on training and guidance to
                                           technical professionals

                                          World-class training facilities in three UK locations:
                                             London, Harrogate and Reading

Technology training for the real world
Recent accolades, awards and accreditations

                                      Featured in the Top 50 IT training companies 2006

                                      The only security training provider to be accredited
                                       by the Institute of IT Training for over 11 consecutive

                                      Recognised as the largest supplier in 2006 of
                                       training for Bluecoat software in EMEA

                                      EC-Council (The International Council of Electronic
                                       Commerce Consultants) certified ethical hacker
                                       authorised training centre

Seal of approval and commitment to excellence
World-class facilities

                             UK-wide customer centres

                                 3 locations – London, Harrogate and Reading
                                 Presentation suites, meeting rooms, seminars and hot

                             State-of-the-art solution centres

                                   Largest of their kind in the UK
                                   Hardware & software testing / demos
                                   Truly heterogeneous environment
                                   Live testing / proof of concept

                             A nationwide network of training centres

                                 State-of-the art training rooms
                                 3 UK education centres – Harrogate, London and

Available to our partners and customers

                             Over 20 years of experience and proven track
                              record in data storage, network security, enterprise
                              software, virtualisation and access infrastructure

                             World-class vendor partnerships with strong, long-
                              term relationships

                             Fully committed to our extensive network of channel

                             One source for IT skills and services

                             European leader in specialist IT training

                             More information can be found at

Widely acknowledged as best in class

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