The Car of the Future

We've written a lot about the quickening pace of innovation in automotive electronics design. And you'll recall the centerpiece of the first part of the Drive for Innovation was an all-electric Chevy Volt, which took us around North America. If you're in automotive electronics design, you're no doubt working on a very important and very…

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Component Trends: ‘Stability’ Reigns

With a few notable exceptions, lead times and prices in electronics components have stabilized since December, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s Market & Technology Trends report for the month of January. In discrete semiconductors, logic and memory products, lead times have and prices have stabilized. In December, both were showing some upward momentum. In the…

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Avnet Enters Partnership Veeam Software to Enhance Virtualization Training Portfolio

BRACKNELL, UK – Avnet Services, the dedicated services business of Avnet Technology Solutions, and part of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has today announced it has become an official Veeam Authorized Education Centre (VMAEC). Through this collaboration with Veeam® Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, Avnet…

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NXP Uses Digi-Key’s Hybrid Distribution Model for Global Customer Growth

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – January 13, 2014 — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced NXP's support of increasing production-level quantities of its semiconductor line. Responding to increasing customer demand, NXP joins a growing number of component suppliers seeking a next-generation distributor, offering…

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Hudak Puts Newark element14 on ‘World Class’ Track

Tom Hudak, who recently took the reins of Chicago-based Newark element14, has three goals for the high-service distributor. He wants Newark element14 to be a great company to do business with, invest in, and work for. To meet these objectives, Hudak is putting plans in place to meet specific goals and metrics that will measure the…

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