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ZyXEL Joins Graybar to Expand Market Reach with Independent Operating Companies (IOCs)(October 17, 2011)
ANAHEIM, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/17/11 -- ZyXEL Communications Inc., a leading provider of secure broadband, security networking connectivity and routing products, today announced a strategic distribution agreement with Graybar. Targeting independent and regional service providers, Graybar will sell ZyXEL's residential gateways, digital home connectivity solutions and SMB networking and security products.
A Fortune 500 company, Graybar is a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products, and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its new relationship with Graybar, ZyXEL will extend its reach, resulting in potential increased market awareness and deployment amongst Graybar's client base. It will also facilitate project-based business with IOCs by broadening their CPE product portfolio. ZyXEL will offer a wide range of solutions through Graybar, including its integrated broadband gateways for fiber and DSL, home connectivity and entertainment solutions covering wireless, HomePlug AV Powerline and HPNA technologies, and networking solutions for SMBs.
"Graybar is looking forward to growing sales with ZyXEL in the broadband utility market," said Steve Stone, vice president, electrical construction and comm/data at Graybar. "ZyXEL offers many products and solutions that will help Graybar continue to work to our customers' advantage."
"We're proud to be working with Graybar," said Brian Feng, senior vice president at ZyXEL. "The alliance of top-notch logistical services from Graybar and rich, integrated broadband solutions from ZyXEL will prove to be a win-win for both our customers. The Graybar partnership complements the market presence and reach of our distribution system in support of the IOC market."
Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of nearly 240 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit www.graybar.com or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.
About ZyXEL Communications
Twenty-one year-old ZyXEL offers a high-performance, carrier-grade suite of access and security solutions. Through our partner alliances, we provide businesses with complete solutions and seamless support. With expertise in diverse technologies including wireless, security, cloud-managed solutions, Ethernet Switching, xDSL, and Powerline, ZyXEL offers integrated, secure network solutions to SMB, SOHO, residential and service provider markets. The company recently introduced its Aerobeam line of products designed for the home entertainment enthusiast.
ZyXEL's North American headquarters are located in Anaheim, California. http://www.us.zyxel.com.
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