Digi-Key Corporation and Alpha & Omega Semiconductor Sign Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - September 23, 2008

Digi-Key Corporation and Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Inc. (AOS) announced today that the companies have signed a global distribution agreement.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, Inc is a leading developer of advanced semiconductor solutions. AOS products stocked by Digi-Key are featured in its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of its very diverse customer base.

"We are very excited to expand our semiconductor portfolio with products from Alpha & Omega Semiconductor," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "AOS' commitment to excellence in design, manufacturing reliability, and responsiveness to its customers makes this company a good match for Digi-Key, and we are certain that AOS products will be of consequential interest and appeal to our customers."

"AOS and Digi-Key complement each other in its business philosophy of bringing the best value to customers and best service in the industry. With Digi-Key's global presence and top-rated online commerce, customers will be able to access AOS' wide range of products in a more efficient manner," said Jonus Chen, vice president of worldwide sales for AOS. "We look forward to a successful partnership with Digi-Key."

About AOS

Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that develops leading-edge analog power management solutions. AOS offers a wide portfolio of Power MOSFET, Power IC, and Transient Voltage Suppressor products that incorporate advances in device design, silicon and packaging technologies. AOS' products meet the ever-increasing performance and power efficiency requirements in high-volume consumer applications such as portable and desktop computers, digital cameras, cell phones and LCD panels. AOS has offices and sales representatives worldwide including the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, Inc.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Steven G. Tsukichi
VP/Strategic Operations
Chief Marketing Officer
Digi-Key Corporation
Clara Chan
Marketing Communications Manager
Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Inc.
408-789-3233
cchan@aosmd.com