Partnership & Alliance
BCM is an Associate member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance
October 13, 2010 – BCM Advanced Research, in conjunction with Avalue Technologies (3479 TW), announced its promotion to the Associate member worldwide in the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance program. As of 2014 the alliance has been renamed to Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance reflecting the new era of thousands of smart devices connected with leading cloud technology.
As a member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, BCM is recognized as a reliable technology partner serving the embedded ecosystems with a trusted supply line of Intel® embedded architecture based products and services with extended product lifecycles. These embedded solutions can be found today in a wide range of markets including retailing, industrial automation, gaming, medical, video surveillance, digital signage, interactive self-serve Kiosk, intelligent eHome appliances, transportation, energy, and network communications to name a few.
The Associate membership opens a wider door for BCM to align closely with Intel® to better serve our clients in their use and adoption of Intel® embedded architecture. As an Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance Associate member, BCM stays technologically connected in receiving early access to the latest Intel® technical roadmaps, test platforms, design support, and business objectives. Additionally, our R&D engineers and account managers will be in a position to better serve our clients by further educating themselves about the latest Intel® embedded technologies by actively participating in Intel® training, market development programs, and other ecosystem activities. Click HERE
for more information regarding the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance program.
BCM is an NXP Proven Partner
Research joined the NXP Proven Partners program. As a member of this program, BCM is granted to receive early access of ARM / RISC-based product design documents, software support and sample kits for testing which will benefit our prospective customers by shortening their development process and enabling quick time-to market productions. The program provides periodically training for BCM engineers and account managers to obtain not only the most updated processor/chipset information but also tell the latest technology trend with successful applications stories of using RISC-based devices in the real market. With the support offered by the NXP Proven Partner program, BCM is confident to satisfy ODM/OEM customers who are seeking ARM computing designs. Link to NXP Proven Partner Program
BCM is a Gold Member of the Intel Technology Provider 2011
BCM was part of Intel’s Channel Partner in years. Early this month, Intel® announced the redesign of this program by integrating its Intel® Channel Partner with Intel® Technology Provider into a single membership program to support the sales and marketing efforts of all channel partners including embedded computing design manufacture like BCM.
The Intel® Channel Partner program is now the Intel® Technology Provider program. To be qualified as a Gold Partner, the participated companies need to successfully demonstrate their strengths and capabilities in developing and implementing Intel® based solutions as well as completing all of the required training. As a Gold Member, BCM is qualified for a range of benefits spanning from various networking and technical training events to intensive marketing and product support including advanced warranty replacement which will benefits our customers in receiving spare parts without waiting for the defective part to be returned.
“BCM is also an Associate member of the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance. Both the ECA and Intel® Technology Provider partnership have been helping BCM winning several big ODM projects by providing client-satisfied solutions with long life hardware support since BCM partnered with Intel®. We also have been delivering thousands of our off the shelf Intel® based industrial motherboards and systems to our worldwide distributors in the industries. As part of the Gold member in this program, BCM commits to continuously extend the membership benefits, some of which are exclusive to Gold members, to our loyal customers to increase more and more win-win situations.” commented by Tom Skibinski, VP of Sales and Marketing of BCM.
For more information about the Intel® Technology Provider Program visit http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/reseller
BCM Advanced Research is a subsidiary of Avalue. BCM was acquired by Avalue in 2006 due to its strong presence in North America as a leading provider of industrial motherboards and systems for large US based OEM/ODM customers. Founded in 1990, BCM has well established facilities and infrastructure to provide excellent engineering, logistic, and project management support in the Americas. The combined operational, R&D, purchasing, and manufacturing resources provided by the acquisition has allow BCM to transition from primarily a US-focused OEM/ODM provider to a recognized worldwide leader in the industrial motherboards and systems.