Avnet Silica announces partnerships to develop IoT connectivity solutions

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Avnet Silica has forged partnerships with Arkessa, Spica Technologies and UbiquiOS to provide full range of IOT connectivity solutions.

Arkessa provides a secure global connectivity service that gives OEM companies the ability to design, develop and connect smart sensors, embedded devices and gateway solutions over cellular networking technologies, as well as cloud and enterprise software applications.

Spica Technologies offers its devicepoint IoT application framework, which provides a set of composable services that can be configured to deliver any number of IoT solutions.

Finally, UbiquiOS supplies a connectivity platform for embedded wireless applications. The stack makes for easy integration into the leading cloud platforms for presentation of data and management of networks.

Avnet Silica has also signed an agreement with Sierra Wireless to include its entire device to cloud offering in the range of Silica products and services. Avnet Silica now provides Sierra Wireless SIM and Connectivity services, as well as IoT cloud platform services.

“It is important to us to align to and partner with the right suppliers so we are able to offer the right technologies to support our customers,” said Philippe Fremont, vice president of technical marketing, at Avnet Silica. “These new partnerships with data connectivity, cloud services and embedded connectivity software companies, along with the extension of the Sierra Wireless product range available through Avnet Silica, makes us the most well-positioned distributor to offer a full range of technology and services to accelerate the development and deployment of edge-to-enterprise IOT projects."