SOURCE: Transition Networks

Transition Networks

September 09, 2010 09:00 ET

Transition Networks Partners with Arrow ECS to Expand Denmark Distribution Channel

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - September 9, 2010) -  Transition Networks Inc., the fiber networking expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), today announced its strategic partnership with Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS) for distribution in Denmark and Iceland. Arrow ECS provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to the enterprise computing market and is the leading provider of data center equipment in Denmark.

Working together with Transition, Arrow ECS will distribute the entire Transition Networks product portfolio, including: media converters, switches, network Interface Devices (NIDs), Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) devices and SFP Modules. Transition Networks' extensive portfolio of cost-effective solutions integrates fiber cabling into an existing network, provides a lower total cost of ownership and future-proofs customers' existing networks. This is achieved through industry-leading multi-protocol support, a wide variety of products and form factors and Transition's "no fine print" lifetime warranty. In addition, as a Value-Added distributor, Arrow ECS will have Transition's commitment to training on all Transition products and receive priority marketing and sales support from Transition Networks staff.

"Our customers continue to look for ways to expand their networks without the high cost of replacement. Transition Networks provides our customers with solutions that help them leverage new technologies while maximizing their current IT investment," said Henrik Resting-Jeppesen, Managing Director Arrow ECS Denmark. "We are very excited about the opportunity to offer Transition Networks' cutting-edge products to our customers."

"We are quite pleased to have Arrow ECS as our new distributor for Denmark and Iceland," said Dirk Steinkampf, Director of Sales & Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa for Transition Networks. "Together with Arrow ECS, we will be able to offer reliable management of network traffic over fiber optics to our customers and resellers. As companies look to upgrade their network infrastructure, we offer solutions that enable organizations to grow and expand securely and cost effectively."

About Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions
Arrow ECS, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW), provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., and with offices in 26 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world's foremost technology suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $4.9 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2009. Visit or for more information.

About Transition Networks Inc.
Transition Networks Inc. offers networking connectivity solutions that make networks perform better, faster and more reliably while helping companies leverage their existing networking infrastructure. The company's Transition Networks brand of media converters make conversion between disparate media types possible, providing conversion technology solutions that offer the necessary adaptations without affecting the performance, nature or appearance of the network. Its complete Milan portfolio of multilayer switching products is designed to facilitate low-cost network evolution with unique solutions, easing the stress on networks caused by high-bandwidth applications. Based in Minneapolis, Transition Networks distributes hardware-based connectivity solutions exclusively through a network of resellers in 50 countries. Transition Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc., a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: JCS).

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Statements regarding the Company's anticipated performance in 2010 are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: competitive products and other factors discussed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Patrick Schaber
    Transition Networks, Inc.
    +1 952-996-1526
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    Dirk Steinkampf
    Transition Networks, Inc.
    Phone +49 - (0)611 - 974 84 60
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    Tier One Partners
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