Partstat Partner Newswire: November 2020

By Logan Wamsley

BIS Infotech Names Mouser Global Electronic Components Distributor of the Year

India-based electronics and technology magazine BISInfotech has announced that it has named Mouser Electronics Global Electronic Components Distributor of the Year for 2020. Known as the single most credible and coveted award for the electronics system design, manufacturing, and technology industry, Mouser received the award at the virtual ceremony for the BIS Excellence & Technovation Awards.

“We are honored to receive this award and thank BISInfotech for recognizing the outstanding efforts of our team,” said Daphne Tien, Mouser Vice President of Asia Marketing and Business Development. “Mouser is committed to providing best-in-class service to our customers, as well as to our manufacturer partners.”

Mouser was selected for the award for posting top scores in categories such as sales performance, models promotion, marketing, and technical and customer support, according to a press release. Mouser also spent 2020 expanding its line card to over 1,100 manufacturer brands, enabling the company to provide a wide range of product options for electronic design engineers, component buyers, and procurement agents.

FTDI Chip Presents Digi-Key With Distribution Award

Leading vendor of advanced USB connectivity ICs/modules FTDI Chip has made Digi-Key Electronics the recipient of its 2020 global distribution award. Digi-Key is being recognized in particular for significantly increasing sales revenue over 2020 within new and emerging markets.

The award, which is decided on by examining various performance metrics, underlines the important and longstanding distribution partnership between the two organizations. Complementing FTDI Chip’s direct sales network, Digi-Key has leveraged its strong global logistics channels to bring commercial growth plus an expansion of the customer base across the key Asian, European, and North American regions.

“It is a real pleasure to present this award to Digi-Key, in recognition of the company’s operational and organizational achievements in bringing FTDI Chip’s products to a greater worldwide audience,” said Fred Dart, CEO and founder of FTDI Chip in a press release. The team’s rapid order fulfilment, coupled with first-class technical support, has provided the highest degrees of service to our clients.”

Arrow Signs Distribution and Collaboration Agreement With NDR Vectra

Arrow Electronics has signed a distribution and collaboration agreement in the U.K. and Ireland with Vectra, a network threat detection and response (NDR), according to an article in PCR.

Vectra’s platform automatically detects and prioritizes common cyberattack behaviors for threat hunters in real time, which allows them conclusive incident investigations. It also provides 360-degree visibility into hidden threats that may be found within cloud, data center, internet-of-things (IoT), and enterprise infrastructures.

“It’s critical to address security detection and response gaps across hybrid cloud enterprises, amidst the current shortage of skilled security analysts,” said Mark McHale, vice president sales of Arrow`s enterprise computing solutions business, North-West EMEA. Adding Vectra to our portfolio lets us provide our resellers with the leading NDR solution that automates cyberattack detection and response, speeds-up incident investigations, and improves threat hunting. Vectra also has out of the box technical integrations with a great number of our existing vendors to enable security operations center visibility and cloud security solutions.”