Ergotron Launches 'Gov/Ed Connect' Program Benefiting Government and Education Resellers through Distribution Partners

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Ergotron, the worldwide leader in computer and video display mounting equipment, today announced “Gov/Ed Connect” an incentive program aimed at government and education resellers. Through the “Gov/Ed Connect” program, Ergotron invites engagement with those resellers who service agencies, the military, security and educational institutions, to better support the needs of the broader federal, state and local governments and education markets.

Ergotron, the worldwide leader in computer and video display mounting equipment, today announced “Gov/Ed Connect” an incentive program aimed at government and education resellers. The public healthcare sector is a very significant contributor to Ergotron’s recent growth. Through the “Gov/Ed Connect” program, Ergotron invites engagement with those resellers who service agencies, the military, security and educational institutions, to better support the needs of the broader federal, state and local governments and education markets.

“We see an astounding need within public sector desktop, notebook and mobility computer users for affordable mounting solutions that offer ergonomic benefits,” said Eddie Franklin, Area Vice President of Government Programs for SYNNEX Corporation. “Ergotron’s portfolio of CF™ enabled products fit the bill perfectly.”

Ergotron’s Constant Force (CF™) technology provides smooth lift-and-pivot motion functionality in their growing portfolio of wall mounts, desk mounts, multi-monitor desk stands and carts. The space saving and ergonomic benefits provided by Ergotron products make them well suited for the unique needs of government and education organizations. The innovative, differentiated and very complementary mounting products become a natural addition to the sale of notebook and desktop computer monitors and larger format video displays.

The program, which began April 1, offers resellers a two percent rebate on Ergotron’s top selling products. All qualifying resellers selling into the federal, state, and local government, including education, are eligible for the Gov/Ed Connect program. As part of the program, Ergotron and its distribution partners will provide resellers with the necessary training and other in print and online sales tools that are needed to deliver Ergotron’s world-class display mounting solutions to all levels of government.

“With Gov/ED Connect, Ergotron continues to demonstrate its commitment to supporting government and education resellers throughout the channel,” said Tech Data’s Director of Government and Technical Services Barb Miller. “Our customers leverage manufacturer programs like these to remain competitive and successfully win bids. Gov/ED Connect enables Tech Data and Ergotron to provide resellers the services and pricing they need to profitably grow their businesses.”

For more information about Ergotron’s Gov/Ed Connect program, contact Angela Swenson, Channel Marketing Manager at 651.681.7633.

About Ergotron:

Ergotron products have been improving the human interface with digital displays for over 20 years. Ergotron’s portfolio of digital display mounting solutions includes wall and desk mount arms, desk stands, mobile carts, pivots and vertical lifts. With the introduction of Constant Force (CF™) patented lift-and-pivot motion technology, Ergotron’s products require less user effort to achieve more motion. Each Ergotron product is designed to enhance the viewing experience, reduce stress and improve productivity in today’s computing and entertainment environments. Ergotron, a rapidly-growing global company focused on the channel and OEM business, expects growth revenues in 2006 to approach 40%. For more information on Ergotron products, visit http://www.ergotron.com or call 1-800-888-8458.

About Tech Data

Founded in 1974, Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) is a leading distributor of IT products, with more than 90,000 customers in over 100 countries. The company's business model enables technology solution providers, manufacturers and publishers to cost-effectively sell to and support end users ranging from small-to-midsize businesses (SMB) to large enterprises. Ranked 107th on the FORTUNE 500(R), Tech Data generated $20.5 billion in sales for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2006. For more information, visit http://www.techdata.com.

About SYNNEX:

Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation is a global IT supply chain services company offering a comprehensive range of services to original equipment manufacturers, software publishers and reseller customers worldwide. SYNNEX offers product distribution, related logistics services, demand generation marketing and contract assembly and works with the leading industry suppliers of IT systems, peripherals, system components, software and networking equipment. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at http://www.synnex.com

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