Avnet Expands its Internet of Things Portfolio with relayr Solutions

Published On: December 19, 2016Categories: Buzz, Uncategorized

Avnet, Inc., a Phoenix-based technology distributor, has announced an agreement with relayr to deliver Internet of things (IoT) solutions in the U.S. and Canada.

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Boston, relayr offers a cloud platform, consulting services and hardware aimed at enabling an end-to-end development solution consisting of a cloud platform that communicates from Any-to-Any (any service, any software, any platform, any sensor), open source software development kits and industrial-grade sensor kits for rapid customer prototyping. The company principally serves the manufacturing, infrastructure management and retailing verticals.

Through this agreement, partners will have access to relayr’s enterprise middleware platform, and related tools and support.

“relayr plays a pivotal role in providing all key components to develop complete IoT solutions, and Avnet has the time-tested experience and expertise to deliver those solutions with the value demanded by the channel,” said Josef Brunner, relayr CEO and co-founder. “Our cloud-based enterprise middleware platform for industrial IoT enables organizations to connect any device, harmonize heterogeneous data streams, and make them available for dashboards, mobile apps, services, and analytics.”

Avnet will also provide extensive sales enablement and hands-on trainings for partners around relayr’s Cisco gateway product offering, relayr middleware, consumer-grade and industrial sensors.

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Through this announcement, Avnet is intending to offer an effective starter kit that can help allied partners to capitalize on the potential of IoT.


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