• Alain Godet

Tech Data signs Distribution Agreement with Yeelight

Michael Sewald, Managing Director Mobility for Tech Data Austria and Germany

Broadliner Tech Data has signed a distribution agreement with Yeelight, a manufacturer of intelligent lighting systems. As a result, Tech Data's distribution partners in Germany now have access to the world's leading brand of smart lighting systems for modern living. The Asian manufacturer Yeelight, whose German subsidiary is headquartered in Seeshaupt near Munich, is distinguished by profound research in the areas of smart interaction, industrial design and healthy lighting experience. The broad portfolio ranges from smart LED lamps, ceiling lights, RGBW light strips, eye-friendly desk lamps to mood lights and intelligent solutions for lighting control. Michael Sewald, Managing Director Mobility for Tech Data Austria and Germany, said on the partnership: "I am very pleased that with Yeelight we have been able to win an extremely innovative, modern and leading manufacturer in the market for intelligent lighting systems. In addition to the design, Yeelight's products stand out for me above all due to their unique compatibility and platform independence. Regardless of which SmartHome systems are used by the end user, Yeelight products communicate with them perfectly. For me, they are the perfect addition to our portfolio of smart lighting systems." The products of Yeelight, one of Google's leading partners also in terms of the number of activated devices, can be integrated into the SmartHome systems of Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Smart Things and many more. "The market in the SmartHome sector is growing continuously", adds Sewald. "And with it the demand for smart lighting systems that also meet high design standards. Especially in the younger age groups in the range of 25-35 years, design and compatibility play an essential role."