CDS Releases Case Study on Amphenol Industrial Global Operations

Case Study Presents Problems, Solutions and Results

San Jose, CA, June 12, 2012. CDS (Catalog Data Solutions, Inc.), a leading provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, today released a case study on Amphenol Industrial Global Operations (AIGO) successful implementation of its online parts catalog and CAD download solution on the Amphenol Industrial Global Operations Design Online website.

Amphenol Industrial Global Operations (AIGO), a division of Amphenol Corporation, is the leading manufacturer of cylindrical connectors in the world. “Industrial product selection and procurement has changed with the internet. Existing and potential customers now often research and select products online even before talking to any supplier. The right product for the customer’s current search must be intuitively easy to find and select online, then incorporate into their CAD design,” said Chris Van Soest, Director of Marketing, Amphenol Industrial Global Operations. “Customer feedback has been extremely positive and to date zero issues or customer calls have been received by AIGO. This is a testament to the reliability and dependability of the CDS technology and team. We unreservedly recommend CDS – not only on the technology and team but also on cost and value delivered.”

“We’re delighted to have implemented the CDS Catalog and CDS ModelServer solution for Amphenol Industrial Global Operations - as explained in the case study AIGO analyzed the marketing and resource problems they faced, carefully selected solutions and are already seeing excellent results,” said John Major, CEO Catalog Data Solutions. “Sales and marketing organizations need to continually come up with ways to get in front of the selection and buying cycle. Amphenol has done just that, and ensured their products both remain in contention and exploit a new competitive advantage. Of the many types of online marketing content (e.g. white papers, case studies, brochures, videos, demos, recorded webinars, reviews, CAD model downloads, etc.) only one is known to lead to a sale nearly 50% of the time! CAD downloads may be the most efficient online marketing tool available.”

Catalog Data Solutions helps industrial suppliers and distributors grow sales and strengthen customer loyalty through interactive online catalogs, ecommerce, 3D CAD model delivery and product configurator solutions.

About Amphenol Industrial Global Operations (AIGO)

Amphenol Industrial Global Operations (AIGO), a division of Amphenol Corporation, is the leading manufacturer of cylindrical connectors in the world. Amphenol Industrial's product lines consist of rectangular, standard miniature, fiber optic, EMI/EMP filter, and a variety of special application connectors. Manufacturing connectors since 1932, Amphenol Industrial is the undisputed leader in interconnect systems for harsh environment applications. Amphenol innovations like RADSOK® contact technology can provide roughly 50% more current through the same size pin so connectors utilizing this technology outperform similar products in the market hands down. AIGO is a global company with facilities in NY and Michigan, USA, Shenzhen and Zhuhai, China, and Nogales, Mexico. For more information, visit www.amphenol-industrial.com or call 888-364-9011.

About CDS

CDS (Catalog Data Solutions, Inc.) is a leading SaaS provider of product search, configuration, and online CAD solutions for Manufacturers and Distributors. Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, CDS enables Manufacturers and Distributors to increase sales by enabling their products to be specified into new designs, improve website conversion rates, generate high quality sales leads, and improve customer service. CDS SaaS solutions include the CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, and CDS CAD Configurator™. CDS’s highly skilled and experienced professional services team provides CAD modeling and implementation services for the successful deployment of CDS SaaS solutions. The company’s customers include the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors in the High Tech, Industrial Manufacturing and AEC industries. For more information CDS can be reached at 408.550.8820 or by visiting www.go-cds.com.