Arrow ECS Launches Web-Based Tool to Help Resellers Manage HP Services Agreements

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Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], today launched the SMART System, a tool to help resellers monitor their customers’ service agreements on HP solutions.

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The SMART System has already helped us realize additional business with our customers

The SMART System, which stands for Services Maintenance And Renewal Tool, provides Arrow ECS' HP-authorized resellers with comprehensive data on each customer's current HP services agreements via a secure Web site. The tool features a variety of search capabilities to quickly and easily locate contracts.

Also, resellers can identify contracts that are within 30, 60 and 90 days of expiring and prepare renewal quotes directly from the SMART System. Resellers can download contracts for active agreements to share with their customers.

"Arrow ECS developed the SMART System to assist resellers with growing their HP services business," said Andy Bratton, vice president of Arrow ECS' HP Group. "This program helps resellers avoid lapses in coverage for their customers and identify additional revenue opportunities."

"The SMART System has already helped us realize additional business with our customers," said Pat O'Connor, business development manager of Agilysys. "For instance, we completed a technology refresh for a customer after identifying an opportunity through the SMART System data to replace the customer's older servers."

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., Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world's foremost technology suppliers, including HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, EMC, NetApp, Hitachi Data Systems, and other leading storage networking, software, and security suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $4.8 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2007. Visit http://www.arrowecs.com for more information.

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