Moxa Technologies Expands in Canada with Tech Data

Networking Communications pioneer Moxa Technologies, Inc. announced its agreement with Tech Data Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ/NMS: TECD), to distribute Moxa’s products in Canada. The collaboration of Moxa and Tech Data gives Canadian customers more choices and marks a dedicated effort to deliver Moxa’s high end networking hardware solutions to the market.

“We believe that the addition of Tech Data is key to Moxa’s long term growth strategy in North America and that this is a historic step for Moxa to ensure customers receive product through the most efficient and effective channels” said Jeff Disbrow, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Moxa Technologies. “Tech Data’s focus on a broad customer base and a strong product support alignment with its customer base makes this relationship attractive to Moxa.”

“Moxa is continuously evaluating the best way to serve its distribution customers as well as meet its business growth objectives,” continued Disbrow. “We believe the strategy of Tech Data’s fulfillment services fully support these ambitions. With the appointment of Tech Data as a Canadian distributor we have a very strong partner to ensure the continued growth of our business across a wide customer base.”

“The addition of Moxa’s line of industrial device networking products allows us to broaden the options we offer our solution providers,” said Ray Gonsalves, Director, Product Marketing, Tech Data Canada. “Those customers who focus on industrial communications solutions within the manufacturing and warehousing verticals will be particularly interested in gaining access to this product set.”

Both companies possess expertise in commercial and industrial communications networking and provide solutions that deliver superior performance and technology to all forms of networking including the wireless networking market seen as one of the fastest growing market segments.

Moxa Technologies, Inc., located in Brea, CA, is part of the Moxa Group a leader in the field of device and industrial networking products. MOXA focuses on creating data networking products that provide system integrators and end-users with reliable and cost-effective Serial-to-Ethernet, Industrial Ethernet, and Serial-to-PC solutions. MOXA’s product lines include Multiport Serial Boards, Serial Device Servers, Industrial Ethernet Switches, Video over IP Servers, and Front-end Embedded Computers, and our customers come from a wide spectrum of business fields and endeavors, including industrial automation, POS/retail, telecommunications, financial services, security systems, traffic automation, and building automation. Information about all Moxa products is available by email at, or by phoning 1-714-528-6777.

Founded in 1974, Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) is a leading distributor of IT products, with more than 90,000 customers in over 100 countries. The company’s business model enables technology solution providers, manufacturers and publishers to cost-effectively sell to and support end users ranging from small-to-midsize businesses (SMB) to large enterprises. Ranked 107th on the FORTUNE 500(R), Tech Data generated $20.5 billion in net sales for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2006.