Icron Technologies Expands European Distribution with SPHINX Computer Vertriebs GmbH

SPHINX to distribute Icron’s USB and KVM extension solutions in seven countries 

Burnaby, British Columbia – July 29, 2013Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, is pleased to announce that SPHINX Computer Vertriebs GmbH, one of the largest European trade suppliers of data communication products, will carry Icron’s portfolio of USB and KVM extenders.

SPHINX has established a major presence in the distribution of data communication products with sales offices in Germany, France, and Switzerland, with additional offices operating under S-Connect in United Kingdom, Denmark, Austria, and Spain. The company’s key markets include energy supply, security, logistic and transport, railway and marine, traffic system, and IT systems integrations.

“Icron’s USB and KVM extenders were a natural fit to augment our line card,” said Mr. Markus Brenner, Vice President of Sales at SPHINX. “We specialize in catering to project requests for data communication applications which often call for the extension of USB devices and video in order to complete the full solution. Icron’s extension products help ensure we have all the tools to meet our customers’ needs.”

SPHINX sells and supports the entire Icron branded extension product portfolio, which includes USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 and KVM (USB + Video) extension systems.

“We are delighted to partner with SPHINX for European distribution,” stated Thorsten Goecke, Icron’s Director of EMEA Sales. “SPHINX is well established as a major player in European data connectivity supply and can integrate our USB extension, including USB 3.0, and USB over network technologies into a more diversified range of vertical market applications.”

All of Icron’s USB and KVM products include the ExtremeUSB® suite of features such as plug and play functionality (no software drivers) and compatibility with all major operating systems, including Windows 8. For more information, please visit http://sphinxgroup.eu.

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About Icron Technologies Corporation
Icron Technologies is the leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance USB and video extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. Icron’s patented extension technology extends PC Video and USB devices over many media types including Cat 5e, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort®, and over a corporate LAN. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including pro AV, industrial automation, machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace, interactive whiteboards, digital signage, remote desktop extension, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. www.icron.com

About SPHINX Computer Vertriebs GmbH
SPHINX was founded 1989 and grew up to one of the biggest Pan-European Distributors for data-communication. The group has sales offices in Germany, France and Switzerland and has grown to be one of the leading European trade suppliers of data communication products. There are offices in United Kingdom, Denmark, Austria and Spain under the S-Connect banner. The wide product portfolio includes Server-Based-Communication, LAN-/WAN-based Communication and Embedded-Device-Networking. The prior focus is at Industrial Automation, Industrial-Graded-Ethernet-Infrastructure-Solutions and Audio-Video-Transmission over IP-LAN. www.sphinxcomputer.com

Keyword tags: Icron, SPHINX, S-Connect, USB 3.0 extension, USB 2.0, USB 1.1, ExtremeUSB, USB extensions, KVM extensions