SYNNEX Expands Security and Networking Portfolio with Proofpoint

SYNNEX Corporation, a provider of distribution, systems design and integration services for the technology industry, has expanded its networking and security portfolio with the addition of Proofpoint products and services, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company.

“Proofpoint’s people-centric approach to cybersecurity equips partners with the tools and knowledge to help customers protect their people, data, and brand,” said Reyna Thompson, Senior Vice President, Product Management, North America, SYNNEX. “We are thrilled to add Proofpoint to our linecard and integrate our services and expertise to deliver effective solutions that keep customers safe from cyber threats.”

Resellers have access to the entire Proofpoint line through SYNNEX and can leverage their integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, helping companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. The agreement enhances SYNNEX’ cybersecurity and compliance solutions to protect people on every channel including email, web, cloud, social media and mobile messaging.

“In today’s environment, a company’s most important asset – their people – can also be their biggest cybersecurity threat,” said Joe Sykora, SVP, Worldwide Channels and Partner Sales, Proofpoint. “We are excited to work with SYNNEX to deliver innovative security and compliance solutions to their vast network of resellers. Our comprehensive portfolio, backed by SYNNEX’ leading services and dedicated support, provides partners with the intelligence and tools to help keep their customers safe, especially as people expand how and where they work.”

Comprehensive pre-sales support offerings available through SYNNEX include assistance with opportunity qualification, bill of materials design, proof of concept demonstrations, and access to complementary training. The dedicated SYNNEX Proofpoint team can help with business development, product management and specialization, marketing, and overall business management. SYNNEX also offers rewarding financial incentives and assistance with renewal automation. This high level of support is designed to help customers increase operational efficiencies and effectively grow their businesses.

“As the Proofpoint channel business continues to experience double digit growth year over year, we look forward to further evolving our already strong distribution landscape. SYNNEX offers a unique opportunity for us to access new security partners and routes to market,” said David Swick, Senior National Account Manager, North American Distribution, Proofpoint.

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