SYNNEX Corporation Announces Its Involvement in the Microsoft Devices
FREMONT, Calif. -- July 2, 2013
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and
services, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Devices Program,
empowering the organization to resell Surface Pro and Surface RT to commercial
customers. The goal of the Microsoft Devices Program is to serve customers by
activating Microsoft’s channel of partners to resell its devices to businesses
of all sizes, from the classroom to the boardroom.
Microsoft’s Devices Program dovetails into SYNNEX’ Microsoft Global Business
Unit’s larger end-to-end strategy. SYNNEX created this specific business unit
not only to align better to Microsoft’s service and device strategy, but to
better serve the needs of the greater Microsoft partner ecosystem. SYNNEX’
Microsoft Global Business Unit is a fully dedicated, authorized and
comprehensive Microsoft team comprised of tenured product category
specialists, retail specialists, TPAMs, and qualified licensing experts in the
US, Canada and Japan. SYNNEX’ full-time dedication of a business unit to
Microsoft products equates to a better approach for strategic launches such as
Surface, bringing more value to its resellers.
“Microsoft’s decision to bring Surface to the IT channel is very timely as the
market shifts to where business customers increasingly seek devices that can
span both work and personal needs,” said Rob Moyer, Vice President, Microsoft
Global Business Unit, SYNNEX Corporation. “SYNNEX is very well positioned to
help bring solutions that matter to Microsoft and our partners to market. We
are totally behind Microsoft through our core business and are able to bring
opportunities to our solution providers, whether through our strong vertical
practices or technology solutions.”
“Bringing Surface Pro and Surface RT to the U.S. commercial channel through
distributors extends the reach of our devices-and-services strategy,
delivering our family of devices enabled by cloud services to more
organizations than ever before,” said Eric Martorano, Senior Director U.S. SMB
Channel Group for Microsoft Corp. “We look forward to working closely with our
Microsoft devices authorized distributors to better serve their partners and
create compelling solutions together.”
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver
products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training,
resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience
and outcomes. Launching first in the U.S., Microsoft Devices Program creates a
two-tier distribution model with authorized partners to enable commercial
customers to purchase Surface Pro and Surface RT.
To learn more about how to source Microsoft's Surface Pro and Surface RT,
contact SYNNEX' Microsoft team at 800.456.4822, Ext. 4810.
About SYNNEX Corporation
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading
business process services company, servicing resellers, retailers and original
equipment manufacturers in multiple regions around the world. The Company
provides services in IT distribution, supply chain management, contract
assembly and business process outsourcing. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs
approximately 12,000 full-time and part-time associates worldwide. Additional
information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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risks and uncertainties, such as product and services features and
capabilities, product and services availability, program features and
availability, and benefits of the collaboration, which may cause the Company's
actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future
performance that may be suggested in this release. The Company assumes no
obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release.
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For SYNNEX Corporation
Amanda Long, 864-271-0718
Account Supervisor, Hughes Agency
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