Motorola Announces Distribution Agreement with Dragon Technology in China
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Dragon Technology Distribution (HK) Ltd., to meet increasing demand for open, standards- based AdvancedTCA® and MicroTCATM based products in China. The agreement also covers the distribution of Motorola’s broad portfolio of CompactPCI™ and VMEbus products.
Network equipment providers (NEPs) and manufacturers in China’s industrial automation and aerospace industry will now have easier access to Motorola’s broad range of standards-based blades, modules, shelves, application-ready platforms and communications servers.
“Customers have already confirmed that Dragon’s strong commitment to customer service and Motorola’s industry-leading technology is a winning combination for equipment manufacturers in China,” said Stephen Dow, vice president and general manager, Embedded Communications Computing, Motorola, Inc. “With Dragon’s support, Motorola’s products provide the ideal platform for the wide range of infrastructure being deployed to provide new services in China’s fast-growing communications market.”
“We are very pleased to have been selected by a company that is recognized as a global leader in both innovation and technology leadership,” said Steve Ahn, CEO, Dragon. “Working with Motorola will help enable Chinese NEPs to benefit from the advantages of emerging ATCA and MicroTCA based products, including reduced development costs, flexibility and increased time-to-market.”
About Motorola’s Communications Servers
Motorola’s communications servers are open, fully integrated systems that act as a common, carrier-grade platform for a wide range of applications. This common platform concept integrates hardware and software elements to enable equipment manufacturers to focus on adding their application-specific value, thereby reducing the time, cost and risk involved in deploying new revenue-generating applications or migrating existing applications to standards-based technology. For more information: www.motorola.com/computing .
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of seamless mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you connect simply and seamlessly to the people, information and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering “must have” products, “must do” experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $42.9 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit http://www.Motorola.com.
Dragon Technology is principally engaged in the engineering, design and development of application systems and the distribution of related components to manufacturers of voice and data communication equipment such as switching and transmission systems, base stations, data communication network equipment and modems.
Dragon Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Flextech Holdings Limited (“Flextech”), a company incorporated in Singapore and listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”).
Founded in 1990, Flextech first debuted on the Singapore Exchange-SESDAQ in September 1994 and was listed on the Main Board in September 1998. Flextech was named amongst “Forbes 300 Best Small Companies” in year 2001. Flextech Group had sales of US $358 million in 2006. Flextech is a subsidiary of ASTI Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”). For more information about Flextech, please visit http://www.flextechholdings.com.sg.
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