Arrow Electronics acquires eInfochips as IoT market heats up
Jan 22 2018
Arrow Electronics, a supplier of industrial and commercial electronic components announced it has acquired eInfochips, a product engineering, and software R&D services company.
The acquisition will provide Arrow with some key IoT capabilities as eInfochips has 1,500 IoT solution architects, engineers, and software development resources globally. The acquired company is experienced in chip design, to product and IoT solution delivery, and across many industries.
IoT, cloud, and connected devices is a major practice area of eInfochips. Within the domain, it offers CloudOpS, DevOps, and IoT IPs and Frameworks. The company serves home and industrial automation, medical devices, logistics, retail and automotive industry.
Arrow’s acquisition of eInfochips makes sense in that the former is three key IoT verticals including agriculture, cities and medical. One of its flagship program for its customers is Sensor to Sunset which represents Arrow’s comprehensive portfolio of technology from sensors, wireless connectivity, gateways to cloud platforms, data ingestion, aggregation and visualization, analytics, and security. Acquiring eInfochips helps the company in expanding its services of ideation, design, integration, monitoring and managed services.
+ eInfochips, founded by an Intel chip designer, specializes in Internet of Things design — a reason for Arrow’s interest
+ Arrow’s services link customers to its engineers online to offer virtual collaboration.
+ Arrow employs 18,700 people worldwide, including about 2,000 in Colorado.
eInfochips helps its clients in @Qualcomm #Snapdragon product based design and support services to developers and delivering end-to-end system solutions for #OEMs. To know more, visit: https://t.co/nRAtmKTs2A pic.twitter.com/vttTjUxwYz— eInfochips (@einfochipsltd) January 19, 2018