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 AMD Honors Top Channel Partners Helping Drive Success in North American Commercial Market

SUNNYVALE, Calif. 8/1/2012

AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the recipients of its North American Commercial Channel Partner Awards at the annual AMD North American Executive Commercial Channel Summit in San Francisco on July 25, 2012. During the two-day event, AMD’s valued channel partners came together to share insights on topics that will help define the future of the commercial channel.

“AMD understands that strong channel partnerships are critical to driving our success in the commercial market,” said John Byrne, senior vice president of Sales, AMD. “Events like The North American Executive Commercial Channel Summit ensure AMD is continuously working closely with our commercial channel partners to ensure our products, technologies and programs address their evolving needs. I would like to congratulate all of the AMD North American Commercial Channel Partner Awards winners and look forward to another great year working together to provide differentiated products and solutions for the commercial market.”

The 2012 North American Commercial Channel Partner Award winners are:

  • VAR of the Year 2011 – SHI
  • Commercial Distributor of the Year 2011 – Synnex
  • DMR of the Year 2011 – PC Connection
  • Regional OEM of the Year 2011 – Penguin Computing

AMD partners were evaluated based on a combination of performance, strategic focus, and engagement. This year’s winning channel partners went above and beyond the criteria developing innovative technical solutions using AMD technologies.

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Contact Information
Heather Lennon
AMD Public Relations
(289) 695-2086
heather.lennon@amd.com

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