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  • Conference call and webcast to follow at 1:30 p.m. PDT / 4:30 p.m. EDT

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a global technology solutions company, today announced it will report financial results for the first quarter fiscal year 2020 on October 24 after market close. Following the earnings release, Avnet Chief Executive Officer Bill Amelio and Avnet Chief Financial Officer Tom Liguori will host a webcast and conference call at 1:30 p.m. PDT / 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the financial results and provide a corporate update. Conference Call Details To participate in the live...
  • Launches new Avnet Super Store on B2B e-commerce platform 1688.com and offers Alibaba Cloud-enabled Raspberry Pi product

    PHOENIX & HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) has launched an Avnet Super Store on Alibaba Group’s China-focused B2B purchasing and wholesale marketplace, 1688.com, through an alliance with Alibaba Group, one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies. The companies announced the alliance, which brings together two established sources of technology innovation, on stage today during Alibaba’s Apsara Conference in Hangzhou’s...
  • 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...

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  • Avnet - Intel 50th Anniversary Logo

    This month, Avnet and Intel are celebrating 50 years of working together to bring innovative technology to market. In honor of the milestone, Intel senior leaders will be travelling to visit Avnet facilities—specifically the Global Integration Center and the Corporate Headquarters—for site tours, business updates and celebrations.

    The two companies first began collaborating in 1969, when Tony Hamilton, then CEO of Hamilton Electro Sales (acquired by Avnet in 1962), and Intel co-founders Gordon

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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