Zoom® Announces Distribution Agreement with MicroAge®
Fortune 500 Company Added
to Zoom's Distribution Team
Boston, MA, February 12, 1997 - Zoom Telephonics, a
leading manufacturer of computer communications equipment,
recently signed a distribution agreement with MicroAge, a
leading distributor of microcomputer-based information technology
products and services. In addition to Zoom's broad line of
faxmodems, MicroAge will distribute Zoom's new, higher-end
Zoom Business Products line targeted to Value Added Resellers
"We are pleased to announce this mutually
beneficial agreement," said Terry Manning, Zoom's Vice
President of Sales and Marketing. "MicroAge is an important
new addition to Zoom's distribution team. MicroAge has a strong
customer base of value added resellers (VARs). MicroAge and
its VAR customers are very important to Zoom as we introduce
Wide Area Networking products like remote access servers,
ISDN, and PCMCIA faxmodems with LAN connectivity."
"MicroAge is delighted to be a Zoom distributor,"
said MicroAge Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances
Warren Mills. "Because MicroAgeis both a full-line distributor
and a global systems integrator, the relationship brings added
value to our mutual corporate and reseller customers."
Zoom Telephonics designs, produces, and markets products
that link people and their personal computers through the
world's largest network, the international telephone network,
and connected networks including the Internet and corporate
local area networks. Zoom products are distributed worldwide.
Zoom Telephonics is publicly traded on NASDAQ (NASDAQ: ZOOM).
The Zoom Web Site is www.zoomtel.com.
MicroAge, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a global technology
services company providing distributed computing solutions
and ISO 9001-certified multivendor integration services to
large organizations and computer resellers worldwide. The
company serves corporate America and government agencies through
its MicroAge Infosystems Services network of branches and
alliance partners spanning 29 countries, and offers computer
resellers over 20,000 products from more than 500 suppliers
backed by a suite of technical, financial, distribution and
account management services. ECadvantage, MicroAge's new electronic
commerce architecture, is utilizing the Internet to streamline
the delivery of services to its customers. Headquartered in
Tempe, Arizona, the company's annual revenues exceed $3.5
billion. Information about MicroAge is available on the World
Wide Web at www.microage.com