Security Comes Full Circle: Avnet Advances IoT Security with Azure Sphere Starter Kit

PHOENIX—Security is the biggest challenge to developers bringing new IoT endpoint devices to market. To meet this need, leading global technology solutions provider, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) today introduced the Avnet Azure Sphere MT3620 Starter Kit, which supports rapid prototyping of IoT implementations using Microsoft’s Azure Sphere, an end-to-end solution for creating highly-secured, connected Microcontroller (MCU) devices.…

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Avnet Accelerates IoT Innovation at CES

Through a combination of unique hardware, software and cloud connectivity solutions, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) will bring Internet of Things (IoT) technology to life during CES 2019. The leading global technology solutions provider will introduce enhanced end-to-end IoT capabilities that accelerate the prototyping and development of IoT solutions for customers, provide artificial intelligence (AI) at the…

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U.S. Factory Activity Plunges to a 4-Year Low; Electronics Industry Stalls

U.S. factory activity in December plunged to a four-year low as new orders, production and employment declined sharply from November 2018 levels. Even the electronics industry, which struggled to meet component demand for the entirety of last year, abruptly hit the brakes. “Growth appears to have stopped,” a computer and electronics executive told the Institute for…

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Avnet Accelerates IoT Innovation at CES 2019

PHOENIX—Through a combination of unique hardware, software and cloud connectivity solutions, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) will bring Internet of Things (IoT) technology to life during CES 2019. The leading global technology solutions provider will introduce enhanced end-to-end IoT capabilities that accelerate the prototyping and development of IoT solutions for customers, provide artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge,…

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5 Key Elements Driving Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

From the earliest days of information technology, manufacturing firms have benefited from systems and applications that deliver greater efficiency and improved productivity. This trend is set to escalate as the manufacturing industry begins to transform through increased use of digital technologies.  The benefits of digital transformation are compelling, and the ability of manufacturers to deploy…

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