January 11, 2000 14:49
Tech Data Signs New Vendors in Peripherals, Networking, And Components Categories
CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Data Corp. (Nasdaq: TECD), a leading global provider of IT products and logistics services, has added six new vendor partners to its product lineup. The new relationships further enhance Tech Data's comprehensive offering in peripherals, networking, and components categories.
Boston Acoustics Inc.
Tech Data will distribute Boston Acoustics' (Nasdaq: BOSA) line of high-
end computer audio solutions throughout the United States and the United
Kingdom. The manufacturer's Desk Top Audio BA635, BA4800, MicroMedia and
MediaTheater systems provide customers with top-quality multimedia solutions
for resellers looking to build sales in this growing category. Based in
Peabody, Mass., Boston Acoustics is a leading manufacturer and marketer of
innovative, high-performance consumer audio entertainment products for the
home, automotive and computer environments.
Ecrix Corp. is an award-winning tape storage manufacturer and developer of
VXA, a new tape technology that features advanced backup and restore
capabilities. Under terms of its U.S., Canadian and Latin American agreement,
Tech Data will distribute the manufacturer's line of tape drives and media
products for resellers seeking an inexpensive backup alternative to DDS3 and
DDS4 technologies. Ecrix is privately held and is headquartered in Boulder,
MAX Internet Communication Inc.
Under a U.S. and Latin American distribution agreement, Tech Data will
provide resellers with MAX Internet Communications' (OTC Bulletin Board: MXIP)
line of video conferencing and video streaming equipment including the MAX
i.c.Live 3600 card and the MAX i.c.Live Video Communication Station. MAX
Internet Communications Inc. manufactures and markets products that provide
true-motion, synchronized video and audio communications and high-quality
video and audio streaming and browsing over a broadband Internet connection.
New Media Technology Corp.
Under a worldwide agreement, Tech Data will distribute New Media
Technology Corp.'s broad line of portable and desktop computing solutions.
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., the manufacturer's products cover a wide
variety of market segments, including data communications, networking and
Taeil Distribution Inc.
La Palma, Calif.
Taeil Distribution Inc. (TDI) is redoubling its marketing efforts in the
channel with the signing of a new distribution contract with Tech Data. Under
the terms of the agreement, Tech Data will distribute TDI's line of FDD
(Floppy Disk Drives) and CD-ROM drives to resellers worldwide. A privately
held company, TDI is the sales and marketing arm of Taeil Media Co. Ltd. and
its affiliated companies Newmax & Dong Ho for North and South American
markets. Taeil Media manufactures a wide range of products from computer
monitors to laser printer engines. TDI is located in La Palma, a suburb of
Los Angeles, Calif.
San Jose, Calif.
Xirlink, the manufacturer of IBM PC Camera family, designs, manufactures
and markets PC and digital still cameras. Through its worldwide partnership
agreement, Tech Data will distribute Xirlink's product line of Internet-ready
device solutions to its more than 100,000 technology resellers. For more
information, contact this San Jose, Calif.-based Company at www.xirlink.com.
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation, founded in 1974, is a leading full-line distributor of more than 75,000 technology products worldwide. The Fortune 500 company and its subsidiaries distribute to more than 70 countries and serve over 100,000 resellers in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. Tech Data provides extensive pre- and post-sale training, service and support as well as high-quality configuration and assembly services and a full range of electronic commerce solutions. The company generated sales of $11.5 billion in its most recent fiscal year, which ended January 31, 1999.
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