Yet another August acquisition – the fourth this month so far – came to our attention with learning that Arrow Electronics, Englewood, Colorado, has acquired Seneca Data, Syacuse, New York.
Terms of the agreement were nor disclosed.
A Fortune 150 company with 16,500 employees worldwide, Arrow is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2013 sales of $21.4 billion.
Senaca Data is a major U.S.-based custom computer manufacturer,
On the surface of these two statements, it looks like they have little to do with digital signage. Wrong!
Seneca is already deeply embedded in the digital signage sector, offering its products through partners like Scala, Rise Vision, Navori and SignageLive. Last April, Kevin Cosbey joined Seneca as business development manager from AOpen, which signals that Seneca takes digital signage seriously.
And while Arrow has been in the industry for some time, bringing Seneca into the fold is expected to strengthen Arrow’s footprint.
Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 58 countries. Arrow brings technology solutions to a breadth of markets, including telecommunications, information systems, transportation, medical, industrial and consumer electronics.
in business for more than 35 years, Seneca has met the needs of customers in diverse industries with original and partnered technology solutions. It serves the evolving needs of business, digital signage, digital security and surveillance, and digital broadcast customers nationwide.