SYNNEX CONVERGESolv Secure Networking Group Launches Optimized Networking Proof of Concept Lab

  SYNNEX CONVERGESolv Secure Networking Group Launches Optimized Networking
  Proof of Concept Lab

  Lab provides test bed for resellers to demo new products and technologies

Business Wire

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- October 7, 2013

SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and
services, has launched an optimized networking Proof of Concept Lab for
resellers to demonstrate new Software Defined Network (SDN) solutions and
other advanced server and storage solutions. By utilizing the lab, resellers
have the opportunity to test new initiatives prior to introducing them to
their customers.

SYNNEX is working with key vendors including HP, whose products are being
utilized as a fabric within the lab to provide reliable connectivity for
underlying compute and storage infrastructure. The HP 2900 series provides
robust security and management features for enterprises as well as customers
building high-performance networks. The lab also demonstrates Avaya’s full
communications and collaboration portfolios for unified communications, with
Avaya Fabric Connect Networking coming in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The SYNNEX Proof of Concept Lab currently has the capabilities to demo the
following technology:

  *NEC: a Programmable Flow® offering redefining cloud network virtualization
    with OpenFlow;
  *Arista Networks: an ultra-low latency back bone utilizing Arista EOS
    (extensible operating system);
  *SolarFlare: industry-leading 10GbE low latency and high performance
    adapters that utilize a cut-through architecture.

In collaboration with Red Hat, the lab will feature Red Hat Enterprise Linux
and the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization datacenter virtualization platform.
Through collaborations with leading software, storage and server
manufacturers, the lab integrates full data center virtualization and unified
communications solutions providing the foundation for public, private and
hybrid cloud projects. The Proof of Concept lab will roll out new solutions
through the first quarter of 2014 and will continue to strongly align with
SYNNEX’ overall networking growth strategy.

“By partnering with strategic emerging vendors, along with SYNNEX’
best-in-class channel management team, the Proof of Concept Lab provides an
ideal entry point to our channel partners for exploration and solutions
deployment,” said Peter Larocque, President, U.S. Distribution, SYNNEX
Corporation. “By investing in cutting-edge technology and research, SYNNEX
helps resellers stay ahead of the game during the beginning of a paradigm
shift in the networking landscape.”

SDN has the potential to radically change the way networks are provisioned and
deployed today. Benefits of SDN include reduced network management costs,
improved business continuity, simplified IT management, increased application
deployment and responsiveness to business demands and the ability to support a
rapidly growing number of users and devices that traditional network practices
cannot.

For more information about the Proof of Concept Lab through SYNNEX
CONVERGESolv, email cssn@synnex.com or visit
http://www.synnex.com/convergesolvsecurenetworking/.

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 14,000 full-time and part-time associates worldwide. Additional
information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this release that are forward-looking, such as product and
service capabilities, outcomes, availability and features, and timing of lab
solutions rollouts, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, 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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Contact:

For SYNNEX Corporation
Amanda Long, 864-271-0718
Account Supervisor, Hughes Agency
amandal@hughes-agency.com
 
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