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SYNNEX Corporation Adds Proofpoint to its Security and Networking Portfolio

SYNNEX | July 22, 2021

A leading provider of distribution, systems design, and integration services for the technology industry, SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) has announced its expansion of networking and security portfolio with a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, Proofpoint products and services.

Through SYNNEX, resellers can have access to the whole Proofpoint line. They can leverage their combined suite of cloud-based solutions, assisting companies globally to safeguard their data, stop targeted threats,  and make their users stronger against cyber attacks and threats. This agreement boosts compliance solutions and SYNNEX's cybersecurity and guarding people on all channels, including web,email, social media cloud, and mobile messaging.

Through SYNNEX, many inclusive pre-sales support offerings will be accessible such as bill of materials design, assistance with opportunity qualification, access to complementary training, and proof of concept demonstrations. In addition, the dedicated team in SYNNEX Proofpoint can assist with product management and specialization, marketing, business development, and overall business management. With renewal automation, SYNNEX also offers rewarding financial assistance and incentives. This support is aimed to help clients upsurge their operational efficiencies and successfully grow their dealings in businesses.

About SYNNEX Corporation

Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) is a Fortune 200 corporation. It is also a leading provider of systems design and integration services and a comprehensive range of distribution for the technology industry to many enterprises. It operates in several countries throughout South and North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe

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Significant threats and massive data breaches made front-page news on a regular basis in 2014. Read the entire IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index report and get the full story. IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index The year the Internet fell apart HOSPITAL CHAIN FEELS PAIN OF BREACH Significant threats and massive data breaches made front-page news on a regular basis in 2014 CYBER ATTACK HITS HOME THE ART OF THE HACK Over 62% of incidents targeted just 3 industries in 2014 Who are the “bad guys”? 45% Outsiders 31.5% Malicious insiders 23.5% Inadvertent actor * Anyone who has physical or remote access to a company’s assets Whether they’re malicious insiders or inadvertent actors, they pose a big security risk The largest number of attacks both originated and took place in the US Where are these attacks coming from.

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Significant threats and massive data breaches made front-page news on a regular basis in 2014. Read the entire IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index report and get the full story. IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index The year the Internet fell apart HOSPITAL CHAIN FEELS PAIN OF BREACH Significant threats and massive data breaches made front-page news on a regular basis in 2014 CYBER ATTACK HITS HOME THE ART OF THE HACK Over 62% of incidents targeted just 3 industries in 2014 Who are the “bad guys”? 45% Outsiders 31.5% Malicious insiders 23.5% Inadvertent actor * Anyone who has physical or remote access to a company’s assets Whether they’re malicious insiders or inadvertent actors, they pose a big security risk The largest number of attacks both originated and took place in the US Where are these attacks coming from.

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