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Video: Avnet Technology Solutions’ 2009 Compass conference

Reporting from distributor Avnet Technology Solutions' conference for its Sun Microsystems partners, where Oracle/Sun, and solutions, were hot topics

DENVER, COLO. — When Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) partners from across North America gathered here recently for distributor Avnet Technology Solutions‘ (NYSE: AVT) annual Sun partner conference, the pending acquisition of Sun by Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) was a hot topic of conversation.

The distributor also made news with the release of its first SolutionPath Playbooks. Available on Avnet’s partner portal, the playbooks are comprehensive reference guides tied to specific solutions with all the technical, market, marketing and sales information a reseller needs to be successful in a specific solution play.

In this CDN video report, we hear from Sun Canada channel chief John Cammalleri, Avnet’s Mike Hurst and HighVail Systems ‘ Bradley Brodkin on the news coming out of Compass 2009.