Leading North America Computer Products and Consumer Electronics Distributor Strengthened Its Partnership With Zyxel Throughout the Year to Streamline Processes and Achieve 33 Percent Year-over-Year Sales Growth

ANAHEIM, Calif.-Zyxel Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access and connected home products, today announced that it has named D&H Distributing, the leading North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, the recipient of the company’s first annual Distributor of the Year award.

The new award was designed to recognize the distributor partner that has grown its relationship with Zyxel over the year in sales and has exhibited strong dedication to strengthening and growing the partner relationship. During 2016, D&H achieved 33 percent year-over-year sales growth, 10 percent increase in partner breadth, and 14 percent growth in Ethernet switch sales. In addition, D&H showed extraordinary dedication to its partnership with Zyxel through executive alignment and enacted policies and procedures that made it easier and more efficient for the two companies to work together.

“We are thrilled to be named the first-ever recipient of Zyxel’s Distributor of the Year award,” said Tim Billing, VP Vendor Management and Purchasing of D&H Distributing. “The relationship with Zyxel is a valuable one for us because not only do they offer an extensive portfolio of business-class networking solutions, but they provide the personalized experience and support that truly makes them a partner. In today’s market, there are plenty of manufacturers out there, but success at all levels of business requires strong, trusted relationships – the type that we enjoy with Zyxel.”

“Selecting D&H as the first recipient of this was a no-brainer for us because they have truly shown the level of dedication to building and strengthening the relationship that truly establishes them as a valued partner for our company,” explained Matt Dargis, Vice President at Zyxel. “Becoming an ideal distributor partner for us is much more than just selling volumes of products. D&H understands the unique requirements and demands of their solution provider, integrator and VAR customers and recommending our products to those customers requires their team to truly understand our product portfolio and the value that our solutions provide. Their dedication to really knowing Zyxel and working to streamline their processes and procedures so that it’s easier for our organizations to do business together is evidence of their dedication to our partnership and makes them more than deserving of this honor.”

About D&H Distributing

D&H Distributing believes the most important element of doing business is developing relationships for mutual success. The company continues to build upon its 99-year-old culture by providing its manufacturers, co-owners, and partners with the utmost customer care, consultative guidance, and multi-market expertise. As one of North America’s leading technology and consumer electronics distributors, it delivers a wealth of enablement resources and hands-on support services that empower retailers, etailers, dealers, integrators, and resellers in the supply channel. The company engages with its customers to meet their current business needs, as well as forecast their evolving, real-world requirements and prospects for lucrative growth opportunities even in challenging retail markets.

D&H delivers a diverse product assortment spanning consumer electronics, mobility, home entertainment, smart home automation, small office/home office, video surveillance, digital imaging, video gaming, cloud-based solutions, home and outdoors products, housewares, and sports and recreation. The company also focuses on emerging technologies such augmented reality, virtual reality, AI-based virtual assistant solutions, and wearable technologies, to provide early opportunities for customers to profit from new platforms.

The distributor is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, in the US and in Brampton, Ontario, in Canada. Additional warehouses are located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; and Fresno, CA. Engage with D&H toll-free at (800) 340-1007, via www.dandh.com, or follow the distributor’s Facebook and Twitter feeds, https://www.facebook.com/DandHDistributing// and @dandh.

About Zyxel Communications

Focused on innovation and customer-centricity, Zyxel Communications has been connecting people to the Internet for nearly 30 years. Our ability to adapt and innovate with networking technology places us at the forefront of creating connectivity for telcos and service providers, business and home users.

Zyxel is building the networks of tomorrow, unlocking potential, and meeting the needs of the modern workplace — powering people at work, life, and play. Zyxel, Your Networking Ally.

  • 1,500 passionate associates worldwide
  • 100 million devices creating global connections
  • 700,000 businesses working smarter with Zyxel solutions
  • 150 global markets served