THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Akros Silicon, a provider of leading-edge power management ICs. Akros' solutions help manufacturers of electronic equipment create more efficient and advanced products at reduced costs, while enabling end users the ability to reduce energy usage.
Proprietary GreenEdge™ technology sets Akros Silicon's power management solutions apart by enabling unprecedented integration via a Power System-on-a-Chip (Power SoC). These flexible, efficient platform solutions eliminate the traditional isolation barrier, offering a smaller footprint and reduced bill-of-materials costs.
"Power-over-Ethernet is in high demand with our customers seeking power integration solutions," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product. "The GreenEdge technology offered by Akros provides dynamic power-level adjustment, higher power conversion efficiency and reduced cost, all in a compact, flexible package. We look forward to adding these exciting products to our power management lineup."