ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013) -  Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced an agreement with Earle Associates that will extend the sales and distribution of Vicor's high-performance power components in the Southwestern United States, spanning Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas. Earle Associates, a manufacturers' representative with rich expertise in semiconductor and electro-mechanical technology, is now offering Vicor's full portfolio of high density, high efficiency power components for customers specializing in computing, telecommunications, instrumentation and military electronics.

Established in 1995 and operating out of local offices in Phoenix, El Paso, and Albuquerque, Earle Associates' sales and engineering experts have cultivated strong relationships with tier one customers in the high value Southwestern U.S. region. Earle Associates offers a rich portfolio of complementary solutions from leading semiconductor and electronic component vendors including Micron and Emerson, and will give Vicor greater access to system-level designers early in their product development cycles.

"Vicor's accelerating domestic business expansion is indicative of the strength and depth of our strategic regional sales partnerships," said John Sturm, Vice President of North American Sales, Vicor. "With Earle Associates helping to drive our sales and support initiatives in the Southwestern U.S., we're well positioned to tap into new customer engagements with a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance power components that promote design and power efficiencies across a wide range of exacting applications."

"Our customers count on us to provide them with the innovative solutions that will give them clear competitive advantages in their respective markets. Through our partnership with Vicor, we can deliver even greater value for our customers," said Alan Reichlin, President, Earle Associates. "We're proud to offer Vicor's advanced power components and are committed to working with our customers throughout the Southwest to help them achieve their ambitious power design goals and get to market faster with their differentiated solutions."

For more information, contact Earle Associates AZ at 8161 E. Indian Bend Road, Suite #101, Scottsdale, AZ, 85250. Phone: (480) 921-3305 Toll-Free: (877) 496-3085 Fax: (480) 921-3316

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About Vicor Corporation
Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point of load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA® and CBA. Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics.

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