This agreement follows recent signings with Premier Farnell for its European and Asia Pacific regions, who have executed multi-channel marketing plans leveraging local sales support and inventory on Altera’s latest products.
"We believe Newark will help us reach new design engineers with our latest programmable technologies. This new partnership is important to us to capitalize on the increasing demand Altera has seen for its latest FPGA families such as Cyclone IV and Stratix IV," said Steve McMinn, vice president, worldwide channel sales, Altera.
In support of Altera’s recent launch of its Cyclone IV family, a dedicated engineering community has been created online within element 14 at http://www.element-14.com/cycloneiv . 
element14 is a technology portal and collaborative community for electronic design engineers at www.element-14.com