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Inphi responds to strong business growth by expanding sales and distribution channels worldwide

Product shipments to all regions are increasing, requiring more sales support

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., September 1, 2009 – Responding to continued strong year-to-year increases across all its product lines, Inphi Corporation has expanded its sales and distribution channels worldwide as well as within the U.S. Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company, provides leading-edge interface components that address the bandwidth, capacity and power issues faced by data centers and 40G/100G networks for cloud computing. Inphi’s expanding product portfolio already includes more than 150 analog products in 15 product lines.

“Inphi’s business has expanded significantly each year for the past five years, which demands that we add new sales partners worldwide who possess the local presence, industry knowledge and appreciation of Inphi’s advantages to continue fueling our growth,” said Ron Torten, vice president of sales for Inphi. “These new additions to our global distribution network are known for their technical expertise and superior customer service. We are pleased to welcome these additional channels to our existing strong network.”

Inphi has added the following new distributors for its products:

  • • In Europe, BFi OPTiLAS will market and distribute Inphi’s products to European computing, communications, military, space, and test and measurement markets. BFi OPTiLAS is a technical distributor of products and services to electronics and photonics customers throughout Europe.
  • • In Japan, Renesas-Easton will distribute Inphi’s broadband analog products throughout the country. Renesas-Easton delivers products to infrastructure and consumer markets in the areas of computing, networks, graphics and security.
  • • In China, Alignment Company Ltd. will sell Inphi’s products to China’s rapidly growing markets. Alignment-China focuses on communications equipment, testing products, consumer electronics, computers and servers.
  • • In Canada, Electro Source Inc. will sell Inphi’s products through a technical sales force dedicated to advanced semiconductor and optical technology products and components.
  • • In the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington and Montana, Western Technical Sales will sell Inphi’s products for test and measurement and military markets.

BFi OPTiLAS is a pan-European technical distributor of specialist products and services, including design-engineering support, to the electronics and photonics markets. BFi OPTiLAS focuses on niche technology products such as magnetic, lasers, sensors, connectors, electro-optics, imaging, fiber optics, RF & microwave, and other specialty components, systems, assemblies and metals. Some 290 sales engineers and other staff are employed at 12 offices throughout Europe. For more information, visit

About Renesas-Easton
Renesas-Easton Co. (REC), a listed JASDAQ Securities Exchange company, is a well-known IC distribution company with over half a century of sales and technical support history in Japan. With a thorough understanding of the communications and network markets in Japan, REC provides great value to customers. More information is available at

About Alignment Company Ltd.
Alignment Company Limited is a rep/distributor company with a profound understanding of China and Hong Kong markets, as well as applications, technology and customer requirements. Alignment focuses on communications equipment, industrial control systems, medical and testing products, surveillance systems and video broadcasting. With a sales network based in the major cities of China, Alignment is positioned to cover China’s entire technology marketplace. To learn more, visit

About Electro Source Inc.
With headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Electro Source is a leading sales representative organization across Canada. During the past 25 years, Electro Source has consistently led with premier manufacturers offering timely, innovative solutions for Canadian customers. The company is committed to contributing high-quality technical talent to create industry-changing innovations. For more information about Electro Source, please visit

About Western Technical Sales
Western Technical Sales, Inc. (Wes-Tek) is a manufacturers’ representative firm founded in 1966 to provide sales coverage in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Wes-Tek’s sales focus is on the electronic component industry for leading-edge, integrated circuits, passive/active components and electromechanical products. Visit for more information.

About Inphi
Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company, provides leading-edge interface components that address the bandwidth, capacity and power issues faced by data centers and 40G/100G networks for cloud computing. By leveraging its core competencies in advanced analog technologies, signal integrity, power management, packaging and process technologies, Inphi has taken a leadership role in the markets it serves. Inphi’s more than 150 analog server, storage and broadband networking components push the boundaries of existing technologies and pave the way for new applications. To learn more about Inphi, visit