In the universe of IoT suppliers, electronics distributors have been a quiet but long-standing contributor from the very early beginnings of IoT (aka M2M). Their role was and continues to be a retailer for devices and sensors that can get machines and things connected. Hardware distributors have been critical to growth of the IoT market because they can effectively serve a very long tail of customers and suppliers that are not buying in large device volumes.
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