Avnet Empowers VARs for Amazon Web Services, Cloud Services

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT) are expected to unveil a cloud computing partnership, Talkin’ Cloud reported. For VARs that offer on-premise database and storage solutions, the Amazon-Avnet relationship could offer a clearer path into cloud services. Here’s why. For starters, Avnet will help VARs to monetize Oracle’s database running in Amazon’s cloud. Plus, a cloud storage gateway will allow VARs to link customers’ on-premises systems to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). Even if customers aren’t ready to run production dat (IT news)