IC deal ensures better coverage

Farnell element14 has formalised its relationship with Micrel by becoming an authorised reseller. The multi-channel distributor is now able to offer a range of Micrel products, with over 700 items stocked in its global portfolio. These include IC solutions for analogue and high-speed mixed signal, local area network (LAN) and timing and communications markets.

Products will be targeted particularly at the cellular handsets, portable and enterprise computing, enterprise and home networking, wide area and metropolitan area networks and industrial equipment segments.

Director of supplier and product management at Farnell element14, Mike Buffham, said: “We have been working with Micrel for 15 years, however, this formal agreement cements our relationship and allows us to accelerate our product offer. Delivering an extensively stocked Micrel range enhances our semiconductor linecard and expands our technology solutions.”