MILPITAS, CA – (May 5, 2009) – Extron, a global supply chain company specializing in fulfillment, product configuration and operational value chain services, today announced that it has acquired eCycle Inc., a provider of end-to-end server and storage rack configuration solutions.
The addition of eCycle to the Extron family will provide advanced demo loaner management capabilities while extending its offerings to include build to order solutions and custom server rack configuration services.
With this acquisition, Extron will now service mid and high-end Unix servers, storage systems and peripherals, work stations (Unix, Linux, NT), laptops, PCs, printers, and voice and video Equipment, thus expanding Extron’s markets to Web hosting, Internet Service Providers, Search Engine Operations and Data Centers.
“The addition of eCycle will allow us to handle customer assets through a system of highly customized tools for development, asset management and logistics,” said Sandeep Duggal, CEO of Extron. “What drew us to eCycle was their methods of Order – Ship – Maintain – Report all via a fully customizable web interface as well as their strong inventory management capabilities”, he added.
Extron, headquartered at Fremont, CA, has been delivering world-class supply chain solutions to its diverse client base for more than 25 years. The company provides total supply chain solutions, from orders to fulfillment. Extron’s supply chain solutions have been engineered to improve flexibility and reduce risk for its clients. With on-demand product configuration in close proximity to the distribution channels, Extron is able to reduce costs and lead-time while significantly improving inventory turns. For a whitepaper on Demo/Eval program click here.
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