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Arrow Electronics Hosts M2M Seminar Series Featuring Business Insight and Technical Tools

Friday, November 18, 2011

Arrow Electronics Hosts M2M Seminar Series Featuring Business Insight and Technical Tools13:25 EST Friday, November 18, 2011 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) is hosting its inaugural machine-to-machine (M2M) seminar series, beginning Jan. 19, 2012, in San Jose, Calif. Designed for industry executives and engineering professionals to gain business insights and technical tools to help launch and deploy successful M2M applications, the seven-city tour runs through March 28, 2012. Arrow's M2M Solutions seminar will address the various dimensions of M2M technology, highlighting the importance of relevant partners and solutions, while demonstrating full end-to-end applications. Business-building elements will be addressed as well, such as deploying services as part of the product offering and billing solutions to create new revenue streams and operational efficiencies. “M2M technology is opening up new business models, new services and new ways of reaching customers,” said David West, vice president of supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow Electronics. “The Arrow M2M Solutions seminars are designed for senior executives, mid-level management and engineering professionals seeking to drive tomorrow's technology initiatives today.” Arrow Electronics offers solutions to help solve the connectivity and application specific challenges within M2M systems. With an expanding network of over 50 partners, Arrow's services and solutions include wireless connectivity solutions, HW/SW security, compliance testing, service carriers, cloud services, and billing solutions. Arrow M2M Solutions seminars will be held in the following locations: San Jose, Jan. 19 Orange County, Jan. 24 San Diego, Jan. 26 Seattle, Feb. 2 Boston, Feb. 28 Minneapolis, March 21 Austin, March 28 Register for the seminar online line by visiting www.arrownac.com/m2m and access news and information regarding the latest products, resources and services. 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 Englewood, Colo., 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