May 30, 2012—CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has signed an agreement with Avnet Technology Solutions to distribute its complete Enterprise solutions portfolio to Avnet’s value-added reseller base in India.

As a part of the agreement, Avnet, one of the world’s largest distributors of technology solutions, will also support value-added resellers with technical, marketing and implementation capabilities to help drive business opportunities in the region.

“Avnet’s strong market presence, qualified value-added reseller network and proven distribution model will help establish a strong channel push for our Enterprise solutions offerings in the region,” said Natarajan Viswanathan, managing director, India and SAARC, CommScope. “The services and support Avnet will provide will empower their partners to better communicate the benefits of integrating CommScope’s Enterprise infrastructure solutions into their dynamic business environments.”

“A pioneer and proven technology leader in structured cabling and intelligent infrastructure solutions, CommScope enjoys a reputation of innovating solutions far in advance of industry standards and is eagerly sought after by forward-thinking and quality-conscious customers,” said Naresh Desai, general manager, India, Avnet Technology Solutions. “By working closely with Avnet and CommScope, our partners will be able to develop and implement advanced communication solutions that are scalable, future proof and ready to respond to the ever changing needs in a dynamic business environment.”

CommScope offers a complete portfolio of network infrastructure solutions that enable Enterprise customers, regardless of size, industry or IT budget, to take advantage of business and technology opportunities. CommScope’s SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® product lines offer voice, data, video and converged solutions ranging from mission-critical, high-bandwidth and emerging applications to applications that demand unrelenting reliability and quality for everyday needs. Backed by CommScope Labs and a 20-year product, application assurance and extended warranty, the product lines are delivered through a global channel network of industry-leading BusinessPartners and distributors, ensuring a consistent and high-level of service and support worldwide.

As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers locally and around the world. For fiscal year 2011, the group served customers in more than 70 countries and generated U.S. $11.5 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions (www.ats.avnet.com) is an operating group of Avnet, Inc.

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SYSTIMAX and Uniprise are registered trademarks of CommScope, Inc.


About CommScope
CommScope (www.commscope.com) has played a role in virtually all the world’s best communication networks. We create the infrastructure that connects people and technologies through every evolution. Our portfolio of end-to-end solutions includes critical infrastructure our customers need to build high-performing wired and wireless networks. As much as technology changes, our goal remains the same: to help our customers create, innovate, design, and build faster and better. We’ll never stop connecting and evolving networks for the business of life at home, at work, and on the go.

News Media Contact:
Manjunath G N, CommScope (India)
+91 80 40150100 or manjunath.g.n@commscope.com

Joseph P. Depa III, CommScope
+1 828-431-9803 or publicrelations@commscope.com

Financial Contact:
Phil Armstrong, CommScope
+1 828-323-4848

This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on information currently available to management, management’s beliefs, as well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently expected. In providing forward-looking statements, the company does not intend, and is not undertaking any obligation or duty, to update these statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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