CENTENNIAL, Colo. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 24, 2016 — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has joined the ARM® mbed™ partner ecosystem, which brings together leading embedded and cloud technology companies, component manufacturers, system integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to accelerate internet of things (IoT) innovation.
“ARM is at the heart of some of the world's most advanced digital products and its collaborative ARM mbed IoT Device Platform is doing so much to drive sustainable growth within IoT,” said Murdoch Fitzgerald, vice president of semiconductor marketing at Arrow. “Arrow is excited to bring valuable mbed resources to our customers around the globe, and collaborate with the mbed ecosystem on guiding IoT innovation forward.”
As part of the ARM mbed partnership, Arrow—and by extension its customers and suppliers—will have access to the mbed IoT Device Platform, which offers developers a simplified, streamlined approach to creating embedded connected solutions. This access includes early rights to platform sources that enable porting code and integrating solutions before they go public.
“Arrow will be a valuable addition to the ARM mbed partner ecosystem as we continue to support customers throughout the IoT product life cycle journey, from device to cloud,” said Michael Horne, deputy general manager and vice president of marketing and sales, IoT Business Unit, ARM. “Arrow’s comprehensive IoT capabilities, ranging from hardware, sensors and product design to connectivity, data analytics and secure, sustainable end-of-life asset retirement will help the mbed developer community accelerate innovation in IoT systems.”
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