Arrow Offers Development Systems for Integrating Motorola MicroTCA

The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced the availability of development systems that integrate Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) MicroTCA(TM) products for North American customers. The development systems are designed to help engineers speed the building and testing of their network with an application-ready platform.

“Arrow and Motorola have a long history of bringing innovative technology to the embedded computing industry,” said Bob Behn, vice president, Marketing, Arrow North American Components. “Through this alliance, our customers should benefit with application-ready solutions that will enable them to get their products to market more quickly.”

With first shipments already underway, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can obtain immediate access to a customizable system platform to accelerate their telecommunications, defense and aerospace, and healthcare applications. Arrow integrates Motorola’s MicroTCA communications server technology for solutions tailored to meet customers’ specific requirements.

“We are pleased to be working with Arrow to bring these solutions to market,” said Paul Virgo, director, MicroTCA Marketing, Embedded Communications Computing, Motorola. “As a standards-based technology, MicroTCA makes it easy for the development of quick, customizable solutions for manufacturers in a variety of market segments.”

About Arrow North American Components
The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of semiconductors and passive, electromechanical and connector products, computing solutions, services and supply chain solutions tailored to serve distinct customer segments with dedicated sales teams. Two primary, customer-focused NAC groups serve these market segments: The Arrow Electronics Components Group serves local OEM and contract manufacturing customers, and the Arrow/Zeus Electronics Group targets the aerospace and military markets. Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products.