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Arrow Electronics Signs Agreement with Device Cloud Networks for M2M Connectivity and a Service Enablement Platform

Arrow Electronics, Inc. has signed an agreement with Device Cloud Networks LLC (DCN), a leading machine-to-machine (M2M) enablement service provider and mobile network operator for the Internet-of-Things. Under the agreement Arrow customers in the Americas, will have access to DCN’s global service provisioning and connectivity, using a variety of device modules.

“Device Cloud Networks (DCN) is a solid addition to Arrow’s Intelligent Systems business unit which enables us to offer one billing code for global connectivity for customers deploying products and services worldwide. The DCN platform is an easy way for customers to deploy and manage global M2M devices by offering innovative products and services that simplify device management along with a comprehensive suite of diagnostics. Arrow can now offer our customers a full suite of device applications, connectivity enablement and enhanced services,” says Aiden Mitchell, vice president of supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow’s global components business.

“We are excited to be working with Arrow,” says Blake Swensrud, Chairman of DCN. “This agreement represents a significant and exciting opportunity to expand DCN’s reach within the OEM and manufacturing sector across multiple vertical industries to help solve today’s challenges of connecting machines to machines, and having to manage multiple SKUs.”

About Device Cloud Networks

Device Cloud Networks (DCN) provides a comprehensive set of solutions for connecting devices to the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Supporting LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, and Satellite, its next-generation platform for M2M automates the processes for managing devices worldwide. Whether connecting devices, existing applications, or building new applications, the DCN platform has the best tools to get the job done. DCN provides industry with one SKU, competitive rates by zones and consistent service quality through DCN’s alliance of operator partners.

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