Tweet: @CommVault signs a sales contract with Avnet bit.ly/tHOP OCEANPORT, N.J. and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 12, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ — CommVault (R) (Nasdaq: CVLT), a leading unified data management solutions (R) and Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced today, through arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS), that they have signed a large-scale distribution agreement. The agreement covers North American commercial markets and first qualifies Arrow as the exclusive value-added distributor for the full suite of CommVault-award-winning business data management products and services. As CommVault continues to strengthen its global presence, this is the latest in a series of global agreements that characterize its commitment to developing a more effective and effective two-step distribution strategy for Channel. The relationship allows commVault to reach more resellers and end-users through Arrow ECS` extensive relationships with more than 7,500 partner resellers and its large size. In addition, CommVault has access to Arrow ECS` community of memory dealers and system integrators, which integrate with the company`s ideal channel partner profile, which focuses on data migration, data archiving, compliance, risk recovery and business continuity planning. The agreement transfers more than 100 dealers on CommVault`s bronze, silver and gold levels to Arrow ECS and receives new support in the form of Arrow ECS engineering, marketing, financing, certification and training services. You`ll also have access to Arrow ECS` full line card with more than 75 brands of computer products. “Extending our pipeline strategy with an experienced and efficient distributor like Arrow ECS is an important part of our growth strategy and we welcome the potential of this relationship for both companies,” said Ron Miiller, CommVault`s vice president of U.S.
sales. “As the business market demand for CommVault products continues to grow, Arrow ECS is well equipped to support our growing number of transactions. The relocation of our channel activities via Arrow ECS is an obvious step in accelerating CommVault`s transition to the market. CommVault`s partnership with VAD will provide even greater value to existing and new resellers in New Zealand, making it easier for CommVault to reach and identify CommVault resellers who have the skills and experience to develop, market, deliver and implement CommVault`s software solutions.