PowerDsine, Anixter India form distribution pact

October 3, 2006 -- Anixter will now be a distributor for PowerDsine's complete range of PoE midspan products to enterprise customers in India.

October 3, 2006 -- Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems provider PowerDsine recently signed an agreement with Anixter India, which will now be a distributor for PowerDsine's complete range of PoE midspan products to enterprise customers in India.

Under the distribution agreement, Anixter will offer PowerDsine's midspan products across India, while PowerDsine will provide training and technical support to Anixter and each of that compay's channel partners and system integrators. For its part, Anixter says it will help PowerDsine provide optimal service to its customers while enabling the company to further grow its Indian customer base and generating business opportunities in the market for PoE technology.

Vikas Pinjarkar, India country manager for PowerDsine comments, "PowerDsine has many strategic customers and partners throughout the world, and we look forward to expanding our market presence in India through this partnership with Anixter. Recognized as the world's largest distributor of electrical and electronic wire and cable devices, we are confident that Anixter has the ability to help us convince potential customers in India of the benefits of PoE technology and to help PowerDsine grow its business in the Indian market as it continues to mature."

Kannan Rangamani, country manager for Anixter India, adds, "PoE technology is growing rapidly in India, with the deployment of IP-based devices in almost all verticals. PowerDsine offers a complete range of PoE injectors and midspans, and we are pleased to have been selected as a distributor for these key PowerDsine products. We expect to leverage our existing distribution network infrastructure in India to provide superior customer service, support, and product availability."


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