THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 2, 2008
Digi-Key Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global technology leader in fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, for the distribution of Finisar® optics products in North America.
For two decades, Finisar has been a leading provider of pluggable optical modules for the datacom and telecommunication industries. Finisar's network modules, components, and development kits are now featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.
"We are very pleased to enter into this new partnership agreement with Finisar," said Mark Larson, president and COO of Digi-Key. "We are certain that Finisar's products will be of high interest and appeal to our customers as they enable efficient designing and testing of networking systems."
"The superior advantages offered by Finisar products combined with Digi-Key's commitment to service is a powerful partnership that will surely benefit the customers," said Todd Swanson, vice president of sales and marketing at Finisar Corporation. "We are excited to be part of Digi-Key's outstanding distribution network and look forward to a long relationship."
About Digi-Key Corporation
Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.