Digi-Key Inks Global Deal with Sanken

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has announced a global distribution agreement with Sanken Electric Co., a leading global supplier of analog power semiconductor products. Sanken’s long history began in 1937, when the Toho Industrial Research Laboratory was established and commenced research and trial manufacture of selenium rectifiers. Today, Sanken’s semiconductor…

Wireless LAN Market Gains Ground in Q2

 A recently published report by Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, revealed the Wireless LAN (WLAN) market grew 13 percent in the second quarter 2013 versus the year ago period. For the second quarter in a row, Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems gained the most revenue share in…

SageCloud and Avnet’s Rorke Sign OEM Pact

 SageCloudTM, Inc., a leader in ultra-reliable storage systems at disruptive price points for archival, backup and big data, and Rorke Global Solutions™ a business unit of Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), today announced a strategic relationship to jointly bring to market new, petabyte-scale storage…

Coilcraft Updates ADS Component Library

Expanding on its full suite of RF Inductor design tools, Coilcraft has added an updated ADS Component Library to its selection of online 2D/3D, S-Parameter and SPICE Models. Coilcraft’s Component Library includes models of its RF and Spring inductors and integrates with Agilent’s Advanced Design System (ADS), helping engineers accurately simulate the performance of Coilcraft…

India: Distribution’s Next Hotspot

India isn’t the hottest market for electronics right now but with more than 1.2 billion people, it has the potentials to become one in future, hence the attention being paid to it by many of the world’s biggest electronics equipment manufacturers and other players in the industry supply chain. Component distributors, especially, are avidly exploring…

Avnet EM Launches Wi-Go Series

Today, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), released an enhanced Wi-Go Module, a wireless accessory module for the Freescale® Freedom development platform, the FRDM-KL25Z, along with new training support.  Created by Avnet engineers, this updated wireless development board offers a number of new features including enhanced smart phone modeling…

RS Components Inks Pact With Renesas

RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has signed a direct franchise agreement with Renesas Electronics( http://cn.renesas.com ) (China) Co., Ltd., a leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions. With this agreement, RS Components can support customers in Mainland…