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Arrow Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Exosite

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Arrow Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Exosite10:49 EDT Wednesday, March 23, 2011 MELVILLE, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has signed a distribution agreement with Exosite (www.exosite.com), a machine-to-machine (M2M) application and cloud computing software company. Under the agreement, Arrow customers will have access to Exosite's cloud-based data platform for M2M applications, providing data acquisition, back-haul and storage capabilities, and monitoring and management of connected devices. Exosite's Platform connects people with their devices and systems, allowing for real-time remote management of assets and processes. “Exosite is a strategic addition to Arrow's M2M solutions and services strategy,” said Jeff Eastman, senior vice president of global supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow Electronics. “Today's product design requirements don't end with the software running on the product. Our customers need end-to-end connectivity to visualize, deliver and react to the data from their products, and we can provide that functionality with Exosite.” “A significant challenge for designers introducing M2M applications is extracting the full potential of unique connected device systems,” said Erik Rorvick, business development manager for Exosite. “The Exosite Platform allows embedded engineers to quickly build and maintain robust monitoring configurations that can create critical competitive advantages.” About Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 1,200 suppliers and 115,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 340 locations in 52 countries. Arrow Electronics, Inc.Chris Maio, 631-847-5454Manager, External Communicationscmaio@arrow.com