IoT is more complex than traditional IT projects. Not only does it involve more technology components, it involves more business stakeholders. Success comes down to building a solid business case—and then lining up the resources to execute on it. Avnet can help organizations of any size create connected devices that run safer, smarter and more efficiently. We provide more than hardware and software solutions—we have the in-house expertise to guide you through your entire IoT business journey. From consult to design and manufacturing to insights, Avnet is your one partner throughout the consult, develop and deployment steps of the IoT ecosystem.

Define your IoT strategy

Adopting IoT can cause major impacts on your business' architecture, standards, security and business models. Even the savviest business planners will likely encounter multiple barriers to adoption. Most companies need an industry expert by their side to be successful. 

Avnet helps companies adopt IoT strategy and technology to create a host of new digital opportunities across various industries, including retail, manufacturing, oil and gas, fleet and logistics. We're also part of the groups helping to shape emerging global IoT standards, including the IoT M2M Council and the LoRa Alliance.

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Benefits

Our goal is to ensure you have the latest IoT info and educational resources to profit from the booming IoT market. Benefits of partnering with Avnet for IoT solutions include:

  • Enhanced situational awareness
  • Process optimization
  • Instantaneous control and response in complex autonomous systems
  • Take preventive measures with predictive analytics capabilities
  • Minimize downtime and increase productivity
  • Gain business opportunities with BI
  • Competitive advantage

IoT is a growth area, and will remain so for many years. Still, you can’t jump into IoT just to say you’re there. Avnet can help you vet, understand and articulate how IoT can truly help your business through:

Proof of value workshops

Our workshop moves beyond the theory of IoT to provide you with the knowledge and the concrete steps for creating and accelerating sales opportunities. We’ll work on:

  • Use case definition
  • Opportunity assessment
  • Your IoT roadmap, including how to build and deploy a pilot project and value realization
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Audit and readiness assessment

We’ll map out your digital capabilities, explore how IoT can enable outcome-driven business models, explore specific scenarios on how IoT can transform your business and assess your current state of readiness for actualizing IoT.

Transformation roadmap strategy

We assist our customers in reaching their business goals with services that support them to develop a comprehensive understanding of the nature and impact of transformational technologies.

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Let's create together

You have a concept for a new product, or maybe an idea to reinvent an existing product using IoT technology. No matter where you are with your plans, Avnet can help you succeed.

By partnering with Avnet, you can focus on innovation and your customers - knowing that all design, supply chain and manufacturing considerations are in the hands of experts.

Design expertise

Our design capabilities help accelerate time to revenue.

  • Product development
  • Technology and component selection
  • Integration
  • Device management
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Building devices

Our software and hardware specialists can help you put your design in motion and be ready for large-scale manufacturing.

  • Manufacturing
  • Inventory management
  • Connectivity
  • Security
  • Gateways and PLC programmers
  • Sensors and device installation
  • Device registration and configuration
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Speed development of IoT products

Avnet IoT solutions and PoC platforms include hardware, software and security building blocks that are pre-coded to send data to the cloud. This saves you coding time and speeds up your IoT solution development. Our solutions deliver:

  • Robust and secure IoT cloud
  • Decoupling sensors and applications
  • Optimum device connectivity
  • Complex event processing and real-time analytics
  • Flexible deployment modalities
  • Remote device management
  • Rich REST APIs/SDKs for easy app development
  • Open and industry standards

IoTConnect™

IoTConnect™ is a cloud platform that facilities device communication and management, data storage and app creation - which is ideal for creating IoT solutions and digitizing the business. The platform helps address the common challenges many companies are facing today, including unexpected downtime, low efficiency and lack of the information needed to take corrective measures.

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Digital Solutions

Avnet's offers 9 scalable and repeatable vertical software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications that are each already 60 percent complete - so you won't need to build from scratch. Our IoT experts will help you customize and complete the solution to fit your specific needs.

 
 
 
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Implement, maintain and optimize for new revenue

Avnet can help you implement and maintain your IoT products while optimizing everything for recurring revenue opportunities.

  • Field installation and maintenance: Enabling technology environments to be set up and operate smoothly by leveraging our certified staff of technical resources for installation and maintenance
  • Technical assistance center: Provides value-added technical assistance center services for customers, eliminating the need to develop these capabilities in-house
  • Advanced exchange: Enabling customers to provide mission-critical parts and on-site support with customizable advanced exchange programs (stopping and replacing a shipment)
  • Depot repair and refurbishment: Leverage our centralized technical expertise and operational excellence for cost effective repair management. Our skilled engineers, a high-value training program and smart planning allow us to quickly add new devices from multiple vendors
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Servicing technology OEM warranty programs

 

  • Whether deploying a custom white box solution or an off-the-shelf supplier device, Avnet will ensure you have the right warranty coverage to support your solution throughout the world
  • Do you have equipment with expiring service contracts? Let Avnet manage renewals and extensions. We have options for both OEM and after market programs to continue support for your critical devices.
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IoTConnect annual service level agreements

Avnet will provide support, guidance and DevOps support that will address the technical, usability and scalability of your solution after initial deployment. This maintenance contract entitles you to:

  • Support for any customizations and enhancements in the solution delivered to you by Avnet
  • Monthly support report delivered to your primary technical contact
  • Support: the option of support over phone and email

Key features:

  • Bug fixing
  • Troubleshooting
  • New feature development
  • Change request in existing feature
  • Service pack, release and version software upgrades
  • Urgent and Emergency issues will be handled appropriately

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