Would You Buy Dell From ADI?

This ADI promo mailer hit my inbox today:

I did some price checking, and found ADI pricing was higher than Dell.com direct pricing for the same gear, ie:

I did not expect undiscounted Dell.com public pricing would beat ADI, but that's the case here. Are you surprised?

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