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Avnet unveils new IoT services

Distributor to provide advisory, device design and build, cloud and digital, and lifecycle services


Avnet, a global technology distributor, announced its comprehensive set of end-to-end IoT services to enable the seamless delivery of innovative solutions to market through each stage of the IoT lifecycle. 

“Because IoT projects are so different from conventional IT solutions, professional engineers, businesses and startups have struggled to incorporate IoT technology into their business models and ultimately into their products,” said Lou Lutostanski, Avnet’s vice president, Internet of Things. “Avnet has developed a full suite of IoT services to help customers overcome challenges related to design, connectivity, delivery, data analytics, project complexity and other issues. To date, IoT adoption has been slowed by the complexity of the IoT ecosystem, which Avnet has addressed and simplified through these IoT services and our technology partnerships.”

Through these new and enhanced IoT capabilities, Avnet offers end-to-end solutions that guide customers from idea through every stage of their design to deliver connected IoT products into the hands of consumers around the world, delivering on the promise to help businesses reach further.

Avnet will deliver a range of services, including:

  • IoT Advisory Services – Avnet leverages nearly a century of expertise in the technology sector to assist customers with IoT roadmap strategies, business case development, audit and readiness assessments, and proof-of-value workshops.
  • IoT Device Design and Build Services – Avnet helps product developers overcome challenges related to design, manufacturing, technology selection and inventory management.
  • IoT Cloud and Digital Services – With a robust suite of services, Avnet provides customers with support on cloud and analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, web and mobile app development, connectivity and other digital tools.
  • IoT Lifecycle Services – Avnet facilitates the smooth deployment of IoT solutions with services such as field installation and maintenance, device management, firmware and security updates, as well as warranty coverage programs.