Advantech and Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA Partner to Target Pro AV Market

advantechlogoAdvantech, the embedded platform and integration services leader has signed an agreement with Avnet Technology Solutions. The partnership is formed specifically for the ProAV market in Europe. Avnet Technology Solutions is a global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc.

State-of-the-Art Signage Solutions for the Pro AV Market

As a global IT distributor, Avnet provides a variety of services designed to assist partners in bringing end-to-end digital signage solutions to the market quickly and cost-effectively. Bas Smeets, Business Development Manager Advantech explains the motives of partnering with Avnet “With the tremendous growth in demand for professional digital signage and retail/hospitality solutions in Europe, Avnet’s comprehensive experience and large customer base will help Advantech expand its business in this area.”

One-Stop Shop for Signage Needs

Advantech provides an extensive range of reliable and innovative products that will help to complement Avnet’s existing product portfolio with a high end industrial brand and further enhance the one-stop shop strategy for signage needs.David House, Sales Director, Integrated Solutions Division, Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA commented “We have built an ecosystem of highly trained and knowledgeable partners who serve as an extension of our suppliers’ sales forces. The addition of Advantech’s industrial offering complements Avnet’s growing portfolio and strengthens its existing market position as a leading distributor of digital signage products and solutions in the IT B2B market.”

About Avnet

As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers locally and around the world. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $10.36 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2013. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit

About Advantech

Founded in 1983, Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative products, services, and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, automation products, and global logistics support. We cooperate closely with our partners to help provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications across a diverse range of industries. Our mission is to enable an intelligent planet with Automation and Embedded Computing products and solutions that empower the development of smarter working and living. With Advantech, there is no limit to the applications and innovations our products make possible.