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  • Acquisition strengthens software and IoT capabilities at device level

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) has signed an agreement to acquire Witekio (formerly known as Adeneo Embedded). Witekio is a privately held company with expertise in software and embedded systems that helps developers overcome the technical challenges and complexity of developing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Today’s announcement furthers Avnet’s end-to-end IoT strategy by adding more capabilities and expertise in embedded software, edge computing and...
  • Relationship reinforces Avnet strategy to streamline and scale IoT security

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) has entered into a strategic alliance with Trusted Objects, a software company specializing in the Internet of Things (IoT) security, to bring to market a scalable end-to-end security solution for low-power IoT devices. The relationship provides IoT customers with the ability to comprehensively secure their devices while speeding time to market, reducing costs and managing complexity. “With Trusted...
  • Integrated kit harnesses the Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC and MATLAB to provide a seamless, easy-to-use platform for developing best-in-class wireless solutions

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) today announced the availability of the Avnet RFSoC Development Kit using the Zynq UltraScale+ from Xilinx, Inc., enabling system architects to explore the entire signal chain from antenna to digital. Using MATLAB® and Simulink® from MathWorks, and RF components from Qorvo, the kit enables users to quickly deploy systems for 5G wireless communication, including for aerospace and defense uses, by...

Story Makers Blog

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    We’ve just rolled out a brand new resource for business leaders looking to transform their organization by harnessing the incredible potential of the Internet of Things (IoT). While IoT spending is expected to reach $745 million this year, 3 out of 4 organizations get stuck in proof of concept purgatory—because they’re just not ready to unlock the technology’s potential. There are more than a few pitfalls and stumbling points on the path to successful IoT implementation, but, fortunately, we

  • Man surrounded by LED lighting displays in trade show booth

    Avnet has been attending LIGHTFAIR International for more than a decade. This year, we showcased some truly illuminating technological developments, including our high-performance LHM201 Horticultural LED Module, designed to optimize plant growth and facilitate precision agriculture. 

    With a lot of ingenuity behind this advanced lighting solution, it wasn’t the only standout in our booth. Several suppliers with whom Avnet works closely also brought their best and brightest lighting

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    Avnet’s Rise program provides career and leadership development and celebrates achievements while promoting diversity of women in the workplace. Each year, the Rise committee celebrates and honors the company’s women through networking opportunities, recognition, events and more. Recently the Avnet Rise committee hosted a celebration and award ceremony for this year’s selection of the 2019 Female Leader of the Year Award and first-ever recipient of the Shining Star Award.