Avnet, Inc.

Serving up insight to customers faster than ever with data analytics and warehousing in the cloud

Published on 11 Nov 2015

dashDB is helping us break down barriers to analytics, and make deep insights available to everyone.

Ted Johnson, Director of Infrastructure, Avnet Services

Avnet, Inc.

Computer Services

Deployment country
United States


From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions, globally.

Business need
Managed services clients rely on Avnet and its partners to turn their enterprise data into actionable intelligence. How could they provide clients with the super-fast answers they demanded, while keeping costs low?

Avnet accelerated analytics and reporting with IBM® dashDB™. Running on the SoftLayer® cloud, the fully managed data warehouse service uses in-memory analytics to serve up insight in seconds.

Near 100-times faster reporting gives clients rapid insight, driving better business decisions; cloud model delivers significant savings around infrastructure acquisition and management costs.


IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Cognos Business Intelligence, IBM Bluemix, IBM dashDB


Cognos Business Intelligence, Automation, BA - Business Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Data Warehouse, Enabling Business Flexibility, High Availability, IBM Analytics, Virtualization

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