Exar Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Arrow Electronics

January 22, 2012 by Jeff Shepard

Exar Corp. has signed a global distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics. Under the agreement, Arrow customers will have access to Exar’s broad portfolio of power management and interface components, communications products, storage optimization solutions, network security and applied service processors. Arrow has been Exar’s channel partner in Europe.

"Collaborating with Arrow on a global basis is an exciting opportunity for us," said Chris Dingley, executive vice president, worldwide sales, Exar Corporation. "Arrow is a premiere channel partner with outstanding capabilities in global logistics, demand creation and technical support."

"With over 40 years of experience in analog, mixed-signal and digital technology that meets the needs of the evolving connected world, Exar is a valued addition to our linecard," said Jeff Eastman, senior vice president of global supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow. "Exar’s depth combined with Arrow’s technical expertise and global reach are sure to drive new solutions to the marketplace and accelerate time-to-market for our customers."