Avnet Silica extends its line card, partnering with Arkessa, UbiquiOS and SpicaTechnologies, and broadens its agreement with Sierra Wireless to provide connectivity for M2M and IOT solutions
Poing, Germany, Avnet Silica, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, today announces partnerships with Arkessa, a leading M2M managed services provider; Spica Technologies Ltd, who offer cloud based service solutions to capture, manage and present data; and UbiquiOS, supplier of embedded software to manage local connectivity and connectivity to the cloud. Avnet Silica has also signed an additional agreement with Sierra Wireless to expand the scope of products and services to include Sierra Wireless’ entire device to cloud offering. Avnet Silica now provides Sierra Wireless SIM and Connectivity services, as well as Internet of Things (IOT) cloud platform services, in addition to the existing hardware cellular module business across Europe.
With the successful launch of Visible Things at Embedded World in Germany this year, Avnet Silica endeavours to become a key partner for customers looking for the complete edge-to enterprise solutions, from the chip level design, right through development and manufacture, ending in connected intelligent devices that can be deployed, monitored and managed out in the field.
“It is important to us to align to and partner with the right suppliers so we are able to offer the right technologies to support our customers,” said Philippe Fremont, vice president Technical Marketing, at Avnet Silica. “These new partnerships with data connectivity, cloud services and embedded connectivity software companies along with the extension of the Sierra Wireless product range available through Avnet Silica, positions us as the most well-positioned distributor to offer a full range of technology and services to accelerate the development and deployment of edge-to-enterprise IOT projects.“