tdc_logoDistribution Agreement covers distribution of System IntegratorTM software throughout the EMEA region

ISE – AMSTERDAM & CONCORD, CA – FEBRUARY 3, 2009 – D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Malta-based The Distribution Channel Ltd. to become their new distribution partner for Europe.  The Distribution Channel Ltd will be responsible for the sale and support of D-Tools System IntegratorTM software throughout the EMEA region. 

“We are extremely pleased to become D-Tools’ go-to-market partner for EMEA,” said Bob Snyder, Managing Director of The Distribution Channel Ltd. “D-Tools software is recognized as the premier toolset for custom installers and integrators of AV, networking, and security systems, and we look forward to bringing their award-winning software line to the European market to help increase the business efficiency of European system integrators.”

“The Distribution Channel Ltd. is an emerging pan-European value-added distributor providing sales and marketing services for international manufacturers and we’re pleased to be working with them,” said Adam Stone, President of D-Tools. “TDC will provide us with a focused distribution channel for our software while also having the publishing and media expertise to uncover new opportunities for us throughout the region. This is a very powerful combination of skills which makes them an ideal partner for us in Europe.”

D-Tools System Integrator software enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, scheduling, pick lists, purchase orders, drawings and additional documents that streamline the integrated installation of audio and video products. By using a single, shared project file, system integrators and custom installers can download free product information from D-Tools’ comprehensive database of tens of thousands of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of designing systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.

About The Distribution Channel Ltd.

The Distribution Channel Ltd. (TDC) is a content provider to European distribution channels and a value-added distributor of software and services throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. TDC publishes a number of e-newsletters for European channels including RAVE EUROPE, EUROPEAN CUSTOM INSTALLER, CONSUMER IT, On CE, and DIGITAL SIGNAGE NEWS EMEA. The company is a partner to numerous events and conferences including ISE, CEDIA UK, RETAILVISION, ICP@CeBIT, the official RESELLER PARK at IFA, The Colours of Digital Signage and others. TDC has provided training or go-to-market services for Alcatel, Bell Labs, NEC, Motorola, Toshiba, HP, Hannover Fairs USA, BenQ, AMD, Panasonic and numerous other high technology companies. Originally based in Brussels, TDC moved head offices (when Malta joined the EU) to increase its business activities throughout the high growth markets in southern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company’s flagship product, System IntegratorTM (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 2,500 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor’s Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro’s High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D-Tools at (866) 386-6571, e-mail at or visit D-Tools online at