Tech Data has announced a European distribution agreement with Advantech. Penning a deal with Advantech, Tech Data will take charge of distributing Advantech’s range of industrial IoT solutions as well as edge-to-enterprise Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing projects.
The Advantech product portfolio covers a comprehensive range of technologies from hardware and software to specific industry solutions for intelligent industrial automation and control. Tech Data resellers and system integrators across Europe can now access Advantech’s extensive range of innovative products, which enable business outcomes for edge-to-enterprise IoT projects in industrial spaces, extreme environments with harsh conditions, transportation or outdoor applications.
Advantech is the latest addition to Tech Data’s IoT solutions partner ecosystem, bringing special focus on data acquisition sensor capabilities, IoT networking infrastructure and data interfaces supporting a variety of environments.
Victor Paradell, vice president, IoT & Analytics Solutions, Europe, at Tech Data said: &ldquldquo;Success in IoT requires strong partnerships and collaboration. With this agreement, we will help our channel partners to deliver a complete solution, including the required IT and OT elements for the industrial sector. Industry 4.0 is driving growth in the IoT sector and Tech Data is now able to provide reliable end-to-end industrial solutions to help our partners resolve end-customer needs and deliver transformative business outcomes.”
Meanwhile Jash Bansidhar, sector head of Industrial IoT Europe at Advantech, added: “Advantech has selected Tech Data to accelerate its go-to-market for Industry 4.0 and Smart City systems integrators. The partnership enables both companies to offer enhanced customer value by rolling-out international solution ready platforms (hardware and software) in industrial markets. Our cooperation enables us to offer one-stop-shop IIoT products and solutions that bridge the gap between OT and IT in factories and provide best-in-class customer service.”