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For Immediate Release
16 August 2006

Siemon appoints Argosy as new distributor for broadcast market

Broadcast and media industry specialists Argosy are the newest addition to the network of distributors for global structured cabling experts Siemon.

The UK-based company has been appointed to specifically handle the data requirements of the broadcast market which it has served since 1984.

Argosy sales director Bob Clark explains: "We see our partnership with Siemon as a strategic move to allow us to expand our offering to our well established broadcast customer base. With the Siemon portfolio we will be adding the highest specification data components and systems to our existing range. We only work with best-in-class vendors and have chosen Siemon as the technical innovator at the forefront of the structured cabling industry."

Argosy will be distributing Siemon's three latest cabling solutions: Siemon 10G 6A UTP (unshielded), 10G 6A F/UTP (screened), and TERA® fully shielded ClassF/Category 7. All are IEEE 802.3an 10Gigabit Ethernet standard compliant.

On signing the distribution agreement Rob Tansley, regional director of Siemon EMEA, said "We are very pleased to be working with Argosy to provide leading data solutions to the broadcast market. Our longer term aims are to develop new relationships with the end users and strategic integrators in this sector and to develop systems that will enhance the capability of their cabling infrastructure."

Siemon recently won the ITP award for outstanding innovation in cabling. Its TERA® technology is known to be the highest performing twisted pair copper cabling system available - delivering performance levels to 10 Gbps and far beyond.

For more information on Siemon structured cabling products visit www.argosycable.com or www.siemon.co.uk.

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About Siemon
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specialising in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance low voltage infrastructure solutions and services for data centres, LANs and intelligent buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers a comprehensive suite of copper and optical fibre cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data centre power and cooling systems and intelligent infrastructure management solutions.

With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of industry standards, underlining the company’s long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. Siemon provides custom network infrastructure solutions to OEMs, leading manufacturers, value-added resellers and system integrators.
About Argosy
Founded in1984, Argosy has become synonymous with the highest quality and service levels for studios and System Integrators within the Broadcast Industry. Argosy are able to put together a package of the finest materials and ship to anywhere in the world, at the same time offering a truly personal service at competitive prices.
Over the years we have developed excellent relationships with manufacturers chosen for their ability to provide exactly the right components of the best possible quality. These are brand leaders such as Siemon.
We focus our efforts primarily within the Broadcast and Media Industries, thereby maintaining our position as a leading TV Studio installation materials distributor in Europe.
www.argosycable.com
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Susann Bladwell, PR Consultant
M: +49 (0)176 7863 4709
E: sbladwell@clearcommunictions.de

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