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Verio Signs Agreement With Arrow ECS To Expand viaVerio Program Base and Extend Service Offerings To VARs

July 29
14:03 2010

Web Hosting NewsCENTENNIAL, CO – Verio Inc., the leading provider of online business solutions to SMBs worldwide, including business web hosting, application hosting and Software as a Service (SaaS), and  Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW), today announced a North American distribution agreement.

Through the Arrow Fusion℠ Professional Services Program,  Arrow ECS will connect its global network of value-added resellers (VARs) to Verio’s full suite of services including  Verio’s Virtual Private Servers , Managed Private Servers, Shared Hosting, Domain Name Registration, Hosted Microsoft® Exchange and SharePoint, and other SaaS solutions. Arrow ECS will work directly with Verio’s sales force to identify new VAR opportunities and educate VARs about the value of offering hosted solutions, and how those solutions can help minimize the typical time required to generate new customer revenue.

Arrow ECS VARs can now offer hosting and other managed solutions to their existing customers and prospects, representing an alternative form factor to traditional information technology services. Also, they can take advantage of the additional professional services offerings that are backed by the strength of the viaVerio Partner Program and its industry-leading benefits.

“We continue to focus on enhancing our value for resellers by providing a broad range of products and services that will help them meet their customers’ demands, increase their portfolio of offerings and create new revenue opportunities,” said Joe Burke, vice president of worldwide services for Arrow ECS. “Our agreement with Verio enables us to deliver award-winning hosting solutions that will strengthen our value proposition for resellers while also expanding the Arrow Fusion Professional Services program.”

The viaVerio Partner Program achieved record growth in 2009, through the company’s recruitment of more than 650 new VARs to the program.   On the heels of this success, Arrow ECS’ programs focus on professional services and broad universe of VARs provide the perfect opportunity for continued growth.

“We continue to build upon our indirect channel and establishing a relationship with a global distribution partner was key to our continued growth,” said Steve Renda, senior vice president, global sales and marketing for Verio.  “Our solutions complement the products and services that Arrow ECS currently provides and we are eager to work together to grow the Arrow ECS professional services offering, while also expanding our footprint in the global reseller community.”

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., and with offices in 26 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world’s foremost technology suppliers.  Arrow ECS reported $4.9 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2009. Visit for more information.

About Verio Inc.
Verio is the leading provider in delivering online business solutions to SMBs worldwide. Distributed through its global network of OEM and viaVerio channel partners, Verio’s solutions provide web hosting, application hosting and SaaS that enables SMBs to drive online success. Verio is a subsidiary of NTT Communications, one of the largest companies in the world and supports its operations with their highly reliable and scalable Global IP Network providing customers and partners with access to business solutions in more than 200 countries. For more information, visit

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