SOURCE: Transition Networks

Transition Networks

December 22, 2010 09:00 ET

Transition Networks Partners With SankoTelecom to Expand Japan Distribution Channel

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - December 22, 2010) - Transition Networks Inc., the fiber networking expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), today announced its strategic partnership with Sanko Telecom for distribution throughout Japan. Sanko Telecom provides 25 years of experience serving the enterprise networking market and shows a deep expertise understanding layer 1 and 2 devices.

Working together with Transition, Sanko Telecom 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 Network's 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. 

William Achury, President, said, "We are very pleased with the arrival of Transition Networks' product line up to add to our portfolio; with our ever expanding product offering and strong position in the Japanese market we have now amassed a unique portfolio of 'end to end solutions' that will support our customers' needs to build their networks without the high cost of replacement. Transition Networks provides our customers with solutions that will help them leverage new technologies."

"We are quite pleased to have SankoTelecom as our new distributor for the important Japanese market," said Duane Olson, Director of International Sales for Transition Networks. "Together with SankoTelecom, 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 SankoTelecom
Sanko Telecom Co., Ltd is a leading provider of Supply Chain Services and markets world top's technology makers for cable, connectivity, and networking products in markets including enterprise, infrastructure and Building and Industrial automation. We amassed a strong portfolio of products and "end to end solutions" for mission critical applications.

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).

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
    Email Contact

    Editorial Contact:
    Kim Miller
    Tier One Partners
    +1 617-610-0583
    Email Contact