DigiTruck Behind The Scenes

Arrow has received rave reviews for our sponsorship of the DigiTruck in Africa, and the CBS special television show, “Courage in Sports” helped to spread the word about the DigiTruck’s capabilities as a sustainable, mobile classroom. But what CBS didn’t show were the torrential rains, thick mud, and difficulties setting up the DigiTruck without certain…

All Aboard the Digitruck

My friend Sarah was watching Arrow’s “Courage in Sports” program at the airport when the “DigiTruck Project in Tanzania” aired. She says she wanted to poke someone and say, “This is what my friend Carol does – isn’t it incredibly great?!” I can’t take much credit for the DigiTruck personally, but I am extremely proud…

E-waste infographic makes a splash

Arrow Value Recovery’s new E-waste infographic covers the causes behind the electronic waste challenge, how widespread e-waste is becoming, how consumers can affect a change, and how organizations can extend the useful life of electronic devices. E-waste makes the headlines daily, with tales of hazardous materials improperly tossed out, piled up, or left in huge…

Glimpses of Gartner

When it comes to IT asset disposition as a topic of interest, I think the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit is the place to be. And I want to thank Gartner for honoring our request to put IT asset disposition at the beginning of the conference. Too often the neglected stepchild, ITAD…

Arrow Electronics Collaborates with Nonprofit “Close the Gap” to Help Bridge the Digital Divide in Africa

CENTENNIAL, Colo.– November 2, 2015 –Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) and the nonprofit organizations Close the Gap and Hoops of Hope were profiled last night on the CBS program “Courage in Sports” for their efforts to turn used cargo containers into fully equipped digital classrooms and health clinics that can be deployed to remote areas…

Big Data, the Data Center and the Facilities Manager

Disappearing are the days when IT can remain oblivious to the electricity it uses. For a long time, IT’s primary accountability has been in the areas of availability, reliability and performance. These are the criteria written into service level agreements. The electricity bill is not among them, and typically falls to facilities management or may…