Gennum Teams with D-Tech to Expand Product Distribution in Brazil

Provides Access to Key South American Market for High-Speed Signal Integrity Products

BURLINGTON, ON, April 19 /CNW/ - Responding to an emerging customer demand in Brazil for its high speed semiconductor solutions, Gennum Corporation (TSX: GND) announced today that it has added D-Tech do Brasil to promote, sell and support its complete portfolio of analog and mixed signal integrated circuit (IC) products.

Headquartered in Sao Paulo, D-Tech is a recognized premier technical sales organization delivering solutions to customers in the communications, automotive, consumer and industrial markets for almost ten years. Under the new agreement, D-Tech will provide technical sales support for Gennum's industry-leading analog and mixed signal IC solutions to customers across Brazil.

"D-Tech is excited to join forces with Gennum to provide industry-leading high speed signal integrity IC solutions to customers within the professional video broadcast, telecommunications and data communications markets," said Andre Lewkowitz, D-Tech's Managing Director. "We foresee great opportunities in this region in the coming years due to the current economic growth and Brazil's infrastructure investment for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games."

"Teaming with D-Tech is an important step in expanding our presence in Brazil's growing video broadcast market," said Klaus Mueller, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Gennum Corporation. "End customers in Brazil can now enjoy the dual benefits of working with a local distributor while having greater access to one of the industry's most comprehensive portfolios of signal integrity products for video broadcast equipment."

About D-Tech
D-Tech is a successful manufacturers' representative that leverages its strong market knowledge and networks in South America to provide demand creation, first class customer service and value added services. D-Tech has been representing such companies as Parker Chomerics, NEC, Samsung, Spectrum Control, Taiwan Semiconductors and Tianma Microelectronics, among others.

About Gennum
Gennum Corporation (TSX: GND) designs innovative semiconductor solutions and intellectual property (IP) cores to serve the rising global demand for high-speed data transmission products in the broadcast, networking, storage and telecommunications markets.  Gennum offers proven optical, analog and mixed-signal solutions with uncompromising signal integrity to support standards such as high-definition (HD) video, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand®, Ethernet, SONET and PCI Express®.  The company is headquartered in Burlington, Canada, and has global design, research and development and sales offices in Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, United States, Taiwan, India and the United Kingdom.

Gennum and the Gennum logo are trademarks of Gennum Corporation.  All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. Copyright Gennum Corporation, 2011.

SOURCE Gennum Corporation

For further information:

Gennum Media Contact
Robin Vaitonis
(480) 381-6302

D-Tech Media Contact
Raul Pedro
+55 11 4195-0444

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