Providing one-stop service for IoT service development
To accelerate customers’ success in the Internet of Things market, Avnet has gained the capability to offer an end-to-end solution in IoT. In addition to the existing component (chip & module) business and design service, we have acquired the experience and main technologies for supporting IoT software application design, deployment and operation globally, including platform-as-a-service (PaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS), data analytics, business intelligence (BI) and artificial intelligence (AI).
Avnet can provide IoTConnect IOT PaaS (Platform as a Service; which is running upon our partner Microsoft Azure cloud) to enable IoT hardware device connectivity, device management, data collection, command delivery, and firmware remote update (FOTA). The IoTConnect platform also comes with RESTful APIs and other services to support developers creating SaaS app.
Because of the power of the IoTConnect platform, IoT related software can be developed quickly to meet their goals by leveraging all hardware devices connecting to IoTConnect . Or if customers prefer, Avnet can develop the whole application software, including the cloud and SaaS app software, for them so they can launch a reliable service in the specific vertical field soon. And in the immediate lease model, Avnet provides ready-to-use SaaS app on the IoTConnect cloud platform, like Smart Factory, Smart Building and Fleet Management.
To get more value from IoT, Avnet is able to use data analytics and artificial intelligence to obtain insights from the data collected from connected devices and other channels. Our data science experts can propose and implement the most appropriate data structure and artificial intelligence model as per the customer’s requirement. On top of the advisory service, Avnet also provides customers with the necessary support to search for suitable hardware products or solutions from the Avnet IOT ecosystem. Moreover, Avnet cares for and supports customer IoT service’s deployment and operation in the field. Many success stories from our customers prove that data analytics and artificial intelligence can greatly assist in digital transformation. Data science in IoT can lower system maintenance cost or generate more revenue and profits through a new business model. Avnet hopes to help more customers achieve success in IOT through its end-to-end solution.