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SourceESB and DistiSuite Partner to Offer eCommerce Packages
Posted on April 27, 2009 by Cheyne Rood

We are pleased to announce a sales partnership with SourceESB to provide comprehensive eCommerce packages for electronics distributors. The packages, starting at $9,000, will include our distribution eCommerce system and SourceESB's online sales lead generation program.

For more information, please contact us or your SourceESB representative. Here is our recent press release in its entirety:

SourceESB and DistiSuite eCommerce Offer Dedicated eCommerce Selling Solution

NEW YORK, NY (April 22 , 2009) - Penton Media's SourceESB online electronic components sourcing tool, the tool of choice for purchasing agents and design and development engineers, and DistiSuite, a developer of online business applications for distributors, today announced a sales partnership that packages DistiSuite eCommerce - a dedicated online selling solution for distributors - with SourceESB's online lead generation program.

"SourceESB is looking forward to beginning this new association. DistiSuite is a complimentary eCommerce solution for the small to mid range electronic component distributors to compete with larger distributors in the global market." Christina Cavano, Director of Operations, SourceESB.

SourceESB and DistiSuite will partner to offer three tiered packages with a range of features and options for distributors to manage eCommerce on their websites.

"With each passing year, it becomes more crucial for distributors to tap into online sales channels. Until now, costs and administrative issues made the transition to eCommerce quite challenging, particularly for small to mid-sized distributors," said Cheyne Rood, Director of Sales and Marketing at DistiSuite. "Because we have focused on distribution-specific features, our clients find it much easier to integrate our system with their existing administrative process. We are very pleased to partner with SourceESB, an unmatched leader in the electronic components industry. SourceESB's lead generation is a perfect complement for eCommerce, and we feel these packages provide a great 1-2 punch for distributors that want to take full advantage of the online marketplace."

About SourceESB

For over the 25 years, OEM and CEM buyers and engineers have relied on SourceESB when sourcing electronic components, products and services. The online and print directory list thousands of component distributors, manufacturers, and service providers. SourceESB is an essential tool for today's busy electronics professional. Distributor listings are verified, and authorization status of each distributor is verified directly with the manufacturer. Therefore, information about thousands of electronic parts and products is completely dependable and accessible when a buyer or engineer needs it most.

About Penton Media

Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S., serving more than six million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.

About DistiSuite

DistiSuite is a developer of scalable, online business applications specifically for distributors. Its flagship application, DistiSuite eCommerce, equips distributor websites with an online selling system that eases the financial and administrative challenges commonly associated with web-based sales. Most of DistiSuite's clients are small to mid-sized distributors in the electronics components industry. Additional information about the privately held company can be found at http://www.distisuite.com.

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