NobleTek has chosen Avnet Technology Solutions as their value-add distributor for the IBM software offerings because Avnet was clearly able to demonstrate its ability to help a new IBM software partner launch and maintain a successful IBM software reselling practice in several high-growth vertical markets, like energy and utilities. Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., is a global IT solutions distribution leader that collaborates with customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of end-user customers locally and around the world.

Dr. Vijay Vasandani, Vice President and CTO at NobleTek, is very pleased with the development, stating “NobleTek’s core business is to help its customer become more productive and efficient in delivering and managing the life cycle of their products. This partnership with IBM & Avnet Technology Solutions to extend our service offerings to cover the Tivoli Enterprise Asset Management suite of products is in line with our aggressive growth strategy. It will help consolidate our partnership with many existing customers in the aerospace and entertainment industries while opening doors for new partnerships with others in the Energy, Oil and Gas, & Transportation sectors.”

“We hope to make this relationship with IBM & Avnet just as successful and mutually beneficial as the one NobleTek has had in the past with the IBM PLM team.” added Dr. Vasandani.

“It is very beneficial to the market for Avnet, the solutions distribution leader, and NobleTek, a leader in asset management, to join forces to provide complete Tivoli Enterprise Asset Management/Maximo solutions,” said Dan Bridenbaugh, Director of Software, IBM Solutions Group, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “Through Avnet’s SolutionsPath® methodology and Destination: Industry program, Avnet is uniquely positioned to help NobleTek expand its current relationships with end-user customers and accelerate growth with new customers in key vertical markets by including IBM software solutions.”

NobleTek’s Director of Engineering Business Services, Brett Ade, has been managing the EAM services team at NobleTek for the past year, and is looking forward to adding product sales as a value-added part of the EAM solution for its clients. Says Ade, “With the addition of Maximo, we are now able to help our customers solve problems beyond design and engineering - in fact, all the way through to maintenance and support. Maximo directly touches many aspects of the business that PLM and Engineering Services only peripherally address, such as Work Management, Inventory Management and Procurement. We look forward to leveraging our current skillset in addition to scaling up our Maximo team so that we can better partner with our customers to solve real world enterprise problems.”

Upcoming Events

August 9 - August 11 2022

MaximoWorld 2022

View all Events
80% of newsletter subscribers report finding something used to improve their jobs on a regular basis.
Subscribers get exclusive content. Just released...MRO Best Practices Special Report - a $399 value!
“Steel-ing” Reliability in Alabama

A joint venture between two of the world’s largest steel companies inspired innovative approaches to maintenance reliability that incorporate the tools, technology and techniques of today. This article takes you on their journey.

Three Things You Need to Know About Capital Project Prioritization

“Why do you think these two projects rank so much higher in this method than the first method?” the facilitator asked the director of reliability.

What Is Industrial Maintenance as a Service?

Industrial maintenance as a service (#imaas) transfers the digital and/or manual management of maintenance and industrial operations from machine users to machine manufacturers (OEMs), while improving it considerably.

Three Things You Need to Know About Criticality Analysis

When it comes to criticality analysis, there are three key factors must be emphasized.

Turning the Oil Tanker

This article highlights the hidden trap of performance management systems.

Optimizing Value From Physical Assets

There are ever-increasing opportunities to create new and sustainable value in asset-intensive organizations through enhanced use of technology.

Conducting Asset Criticality Assessment for Better Maintenance Strategy and Techniques

Conducting an asset criticality assessment (ACA) is the first step in maintaining the assets properly. This article addresses the best maintenance strategy for assets by using ACA techniques.

Harmonizing PMs

Maintenance reliability is, of course, an essential part of any successful business that wants to remain successful. It includes the three PMs: predictive, preventive and proactive maintenance.

How an Edge IoT Platform Increases Efficiency, Availability and Productivity

Within four years, more than 30 per cent of businesses and organizations will include edge computing in their cloud deployments to address bandwidth bottlenecks, reduce latency, and process data for decision support in real-time.

MaximoWorld 2022

The world's largest conference for IBM Maximo users, IBM Executives, IBM Maximo Partners and Services with Uptime Elements Reliability Framework and Asset Management System is being held Aug 8-11, 2022