Digi-Key Announces Stock on DIGITUS® Professional Fiber Optic Patch Cords from ASSMANN Electronics

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 27, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has stock on DIGITUS® Professional fiber optic patch cords from ASSMANN Electronics, Inc.

These products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

Made from the highest quality materials, DIGITUS fiber optic patch cords are ideal for high data rate systems, including FDDI, multimedia, Ethernet backbones, ATMs, or any network that requires the transfer of large and time-consuming files. Connectors feature ceramic ferrules to protect against damage, splitting, and wear. Additionally, an individual test report is included with every patch cord.

For more information about the DIGITUS Professional fiber optic patch cords from ASSMANN, go to www.digikey.ie.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

About The ASSMANN Group

ASSMANN Electronics GmbH was founded in 1969 in Ludenscheid/Germany, and ASSMANN Electronics, Inc. in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona as an industrial manufacturer of connectors, cables – standard and custom – and adapters. With branches in Austria, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Croatia, Slovenia, Poland, Mexico, China, and Taiwan, this USO-certified specialist in the industrial market and network solutions supplies IT distributors and key accounts worldwide. In 1994 the brand name DIGITUS® was introduced to the US. DIGITUS® is now well known in many markets worldwide for its "Best Value for the Money" quality. The wide range of high quality active and passive network components, KVMs, USB and fire wire products, cables, fiber and patch cables, cabinets, patch panels, adapters and connectors, ATA/SCSI products, peripherals, notebook, PDA, computer, and multimedia accessories are supplied for private consumers and professional users. DIGITUS® Professional

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.