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Before I sat down to write this, my first EBN Velocity blog since I assumed responsibility for Avnet's custom supply chain solutions business — Avnet Velocity — I spent a fair amount of time conferring with the editors of EBN and my Avnet Velocity predecessor Gerry Fay about their visions for the EBN Velocity project.…

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Arrow Enhances Investment in Converged Infrastructure Market With Intel

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.– Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced expanded converged infrastructure support including dedicated resources and a strategic alliance with Intel Corp. to assist North America solution providers with x86 market opportunities. Also, Arrow now offers presales engineering services, demand generation, education and highly specialized integration services specifically related to converged infrastructure solution sets through…

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Arrow Teaches Evolutionary Demand Generation Using Social Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) officially unveiled a robust program around social-media enablement and lead generation that is available to North American solution providers authorized to sell Oracle technology. “Given social networking now pervades not only personal life but also the business environment, social media can be effective vehicles for identifying new…

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Avnet Introduces Configured, HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions

TEMPE, Ariz. — Industry analyst firm IDC predicts that worldwide converged infrastructure sales will reach $17.8 billion by 2016, representing a 40 percent compound annual growth rate.¹ To help U.S. and Canadian HP solution provider partners capitalize on this market opportunity, Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of…

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STMicro Sites Get ISO Energy ‘OK’

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced that all six of its front-end manufacturing sites have achieved certification to the latest, most stringent ISO 50001 energy-management standard. The certification process involved developing tools to systematically measure the energy consumption of each piece of equipment, including buildings, and…

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Avnet Supports Zed Touch Display Kit

Developing an interactive GUI or touchscreen application? Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit. The designs are supported on either the MicroZed™ or Zedboard™ kits. Click to Tweet: Avnet Electronics Marketing releases 7-inch Zed Touch…

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