Avnet unveils its strategy for MSC
Following the acquisition of MSC, American semiconductor specialist Avnet has finally officialized its strategy for its new subsidiary. The German distributor will manage the distribution of embedded electronics in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey, while its own Avnet Embedded will focus on the remaining European countries (namely Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
Avnet Names Michael Buseman Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer
Multispecialist Avnet has named Michael Buseman as chief global logistics and operations officer. As announced in July, Avnet's current global logistics and operations officer, Gerry Fay, was promoted to global president for Avnet Electronics Marketing. Buseman was selected to succeed Fay based on a strong background of more than 25 years of experience in the electronics industry. Having begun his career as a process and manufacturing engineer, Buseman is an accomplished operating and supply chain executive with global experience managing manufacturing and warehouse operations in the electronics manufacturing systems (EMS) provider space.
Avnet Embedded launches image services portfolio
Embedded computing specialist Avnet Embedded has unveiled a range of new embedded software services for the EMEA market. Mainly focused on Windows Embedded, they will include onsite audit service, installation, production and training on image creation, a development kit for image creation and an Image Solution Kit containing guides, drivers, sample images and other tools. This offer should be available in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Avnet acquires assets of Seamless Technologies
Multispecialist Avnet has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Seamless Technologies, an IT private cloud and data center automation service provider. Seamless Technologies provides expertise and services in IT infrastructure software technologies, automation, cloud, virtualization, integration, and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices. Seamless Technologies has developed a robust cloud practice, working with customers of all sizes on their transition to private, public and hybrid cloud environments. The company generated revenue of approximately €10.5 million in the 2012 calendar year.
Avnet Embedded unveils pan-European distribution deal with Locosys Technology
Avnet Embedded has signed a distribution agreement with Locosys Technology, a research and development focused company, providing design capabilities and technical expertise in developing GPS products and modules. Based on the agreement, Avnet Embedded will now be able to offer the Locosys portfolio of GPS related end-products on a pan-European level to its customers through its offices in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.