Video: Avnet Technology Solutions’ 2009 Compass conference

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.

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A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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