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Arrow Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with KORE Telematics

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Arrow Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with KORE Telematics12:19 EST Tuesday, January 17, 2012 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has signed a distribution agreement with KORE Telematics, a leading wireless services provider specializing in the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. KORE powers M2M application solution providers across diverse industries including health care, utilities/AMI, enterprise IT, point-of-sales-transaction processing and fleet management. Under the agreement, Arrow customers in the Americas can now access KORE's complete portfolio of services and technologies that offer a high level of reliability and coverage. Providing unified control and management for cellular and satellite network service delivery in more than 170 countries worldwide, KORE its application, hardware and wireless operator partners to efficiently deliver M2M solutions for connected devices. “KORE enhances Arrow's service provider offering and client services to help us serve the diverse needs of our M2M customers and applications,” said David West, vice president of supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow Electronics. “By providing data services, remote management and control for cellular and satellite-enabled applications, we can more efficiently deliver M2M solutions for connected devices.” “As the demand for M2M connectivity continues to accelerate, our partnership with Arrow Electronics will help M2M solution providers deploy applications on the industry's most advanced and reliable global network,” said Robert Metzler, executive vice president of sales and marketing, KORE Telematics. “Combining Arrow's market-leading distribution channel with the KORE global connect service offering, M2M applications solution providers can more efficiently deliver M2M applications anywhere in the world across all vertical industries.” 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