Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW), a global provider of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, and Infosys BPO today announced an agreement to jointly market comprehensive services for information technology asset lifecycle management to their US clients. Arrow and Infosys will provide end-to-end IT asset management services, including procurement, deployment and configuration, support, and decommissioning and disposition of assets.
Enterprises across high-tech, manufacturing, telecommunication, banking, retail, and consumer packaged goods industries can now leverage the shared expertise of Arrow and Infosys to manage their IT asset lifecycles more cost-effectively. This includes facilitating the repair, resale, or recycling of laptops, desktops, mobility devices, enterprise gear, and other hardware. In addition, the combined resources of Arrow and Infosys will help enterprises comply with regulatory requirements more easily and strengthen sustainability measures related to the management of IT equipment.
Arrow’s value recovery business provides specialized management of reverse material streams, IT asset recovery and remarketing services that enable technology users to generate greater efficiencies and value at the end of IT product lifecycles. Infosys BPO will bring its proven capabilities across business process transformation and outsourcing, and mature global delivery network to help deploy and manage these solutions.
Infosys has provided technology and business process management services to Arrow for more than 10 years. The alliance expands the existing relationship between the two companies.
Tim Kolbus, Vice President, Global Logistics Services, Arrow:
“Arrow considers its long-standing relationship with Infosys for business process management support to be a competitive advantage. The new alliance strengthens the bond between our companies as Arrow will become the reverse logistics and asset recovery provider not only for Infosys clients but also Infosys itself.”
Gautam Thakkar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys BPO:
“This alliance provides our clients with a cost-effective way to oversee technology deployments by harnessing the benefits of a streamlined IT asset management process combined with an integrated end-to-end service delivery solution. Collaboration with clients like Arrow is a key part of our strategy to accelerate innovation. Together, we help enterprises more smartly and efficiently manage IT assets, platforms and equipment.”
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Arrow Electronics (
) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.
Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions. We enable clients, in more than 30 countries, to stay a step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. We help them transform and thrive in a changing world by co-creating breakthrough solutions that combine strategic insights and execution excellence.