Corporate Information Strategic Focus Makes the Difference As industrial and embedded computing applications become more diversified, customers are demanding to get solutions tailored for vertical applications and high-quality local support. To fulfill such needs, Advantech strives to develop its global partner network with a strategic focus. We only partner with distributors, VARs, and system integrators who value quality services as we do and pride themselves with profound industry know-how and technical competency. Through our comprehensive training and certification programs, Advantech partners are expert consultants in our rich portfolio of product offerings and applications for various vertical segments. Currently, Advantech has partners in the following categories: Business Alliance Partners Advantech is the global premier partner of Intel Embedded Alliance and gold distributor and global IoT partner of Microsoft. All the business alliance partners have been carefully selected and closely cooperated to improve the service Advantech provide to customers, helping them add value whilst meeting stringent requirements in a wide array of industries. These partnerships aim to enable an intelligent planet by offering hardware or software that empower the connected eWorld. Channel Partners Solution Partners Solution Partners are 3rd parties who integrate Advantech products and value-added software and peripherals to provide turn-key solutions. Advantech’s Solution Partners offer our customers a full range of field proven integrated solutions in Medical, Telecom, Transportation, Gaming, Power & Energy, Building & Home Automation, Factory & Machine Automation, Environmental Monitoring & Facility Management, Retail, Hospitality & Self-service, and many more. Their solutions are validated with Advantech products for compatibility, quality, and service. Advantech Industrial IoT Channel Partners (CPs) are focus on industrial automation, embedded systems and general computing platform markets. With local inventory, logistic services, technical support and other add-on value services, our partners can provide professional services and prompt delivery of system components for system integrators’ control and automation applications. Aligned with our regional sales offices and service centers, Advantech CPs have formed a strong service network to offer professional pre-sales and post-sales worldwide. Advantech also identified the channel partners, focus on specific vertical segments, to provide local value-added services for our customers, such as application development, technical consultation, design service, integration & installation, on-site services, technical training and project management. These CPs are certified value-added resellers with expertise in application development and system integration for each segment. Table of Contents