Comprehensive Portfolio of MEMS-based Silicon Timing Solutions
offer Enhanced Performance, Features, and Reliability over Quartz Devices
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2011--
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has expanded its line card with
SiTime’s revolutionary new SiT530x family of Stratum
3 compliant oscillators that are designed to replace OCXOs and TCXOs.
Since entering into a global distribution agreement in February 2011,
Arrow and SiTime have been actively promoting MEMS oscillators and clock
generators in the Asian market to drive the replacement of quartz
crystal products with silicon MEMS. Today’s
announcement could dramatically accelerate the electronics
industry’s adoption of MEMS-based silicon timing solutions.
“Arrow joined with SiTime to accelerate the transition from quartz to
more efficient, cost-effective MEMS-based solutions for our customers in
Asia. SiTime is a leader in timing solutions and continues to set new
benchmarks in performance and cost,” said Esmond Wong, vice president of
business development for Arrow Asia Pac Ltd. “With SiTime’s unique
technology and Arrow’s large footprint in Asia, we are well positioned
to provide our customers with industry-leading MEMS-based silicon timing
solutions that offer enhanced performance, features and reliability,
with shorter lead times and a lower cost of ownership.”
“Arrow Electronics, with its global reach and exceptional value-added
services, is a key partner to drive the electronics industry transition
from quartz to MEMS-based timing solutions,” said Piyush Sevalia, vice
president of marketing at SiTime. “The new SiT530x family will help
Arrow provide customers with solutions that boost the performance and
reliability of their timing requirements for a wide range of
applications, including telecom, networking, communication and storage
Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, is one of
Asia-Pacific’s leading electronic component distributors. In addition to
its regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Arrow Asia Pac operates 54 sales
offices, four primary distribution centers and 14 local warehousing
facilities in 13 countries across Asia.
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com)
is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial
and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing
solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., Arrow serves as a supply
channel partner for over 1,200 suppliers and 115,000 original equipment
manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a
global network of more than 340 locations in 52 countries.
SiTime Corporation, an analog semiconductor
company, offers MEMS-based silicon timing solutions that replace legacy
quartz products. With 85% market share and over 75 million devices
shipped, SiTime is driving the $5 Billion timing market’s transition to
100% silicon-based timing.
SiTime’s configurable solutions enable customers to differentiate their
products with higher performance, reduced size and better reliability.
The rich feature set and flexibility of our solutions allows customers
to consolidate their supply-chain, reducing cost of ownership and time
to market. By using standard semiconductor processes and high volume
plastic packaging, SiTime offers the best availability and shortest lead
times in the industry.
Top-tier manufacturers are experiencing these benefits and recognize
SiTime as The Smart Timing Choice™.
Source: Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Grace Kung, Senior Marketing
Chris Maio, Manager, External Communications