DATA SECURITY

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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Those high profile data breaches led to a swift response from the Government with the penalties for serious or repeated privacy breaches increased from $2.22 million to a minimum of $50 million at the end of December. Since then, the Government has released the Privacy Act Review Report and the 2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy that signpost a significant shift for Australia’s cyber landscape. Critical infrastructure; personal information; cyber security; dealing with ransomware attacks – all are likely to be shaken up.

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