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BridgeHead, Avnet Deliver Storage

WOBURN, Mass. -- BridgeHead Software, developer of Enterprise Data Archiving software, and Avnet Technology Solutions, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, embedded subsystems, software and services and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), today announced a worldwide distribution agreement to be implemented initially in the U.S. Under this agreement, BridgeHeads Archiving and Backup Software products will now be available through Avnet’s channel partners, with an initial emphasis on the healthcare market.

“Opportunities for technology resellers are growing in all vertical markets that are subject to regulatory and corporate compliance oversight,” said Ryan Witt, senior vice president, sales & marketing, BridgeHead Software. “This is particularly true in the healthcare market where there are rapidly growing needs for secure management and protection of electronic patient medical records and high resolution medical imaging. Disaster recovery data protection and data security are key requirements for any healthcare institution and are called out specifically by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).”

BridgeHead Software Ltd.

Avnet Inc.