Multispecialist Avnet Technology Solutions has joined the NVIDIA Tesla Preferred Partner program to help high-performance computing (HPC) customers drive business growth in expanding industries, including life sciences, finance, oil and gas and manufacturing. The Tesla Preferred Partner program is a sales, marketing and business development program for VARs, OEMs and ODMs that are driving the growth of the HPC market. As a program member, Avnet will provide partners and resellers across EMEA with advanced server and workstation platforms with the new NVIDIA Tesla K20 family of GPU accelerators, which are based on the next-generation NVIDIA Kepler GPU computing architecture. The NVIDIA Tesla Preferred Partner program represents a select group of organisations around the world committed to advancing HPC across a range of scientific and engineering fields. As a new program member, Avnet will receive a number of benefits, including early access to NVIDIA products, sales and marketing tools and support, technical support and training programs.