SOURCE: CRU-Dataport

October 20, 2008 12:22 ET

CRU-DataPort Announces North America Distribution Agreement With SYNNEX

CRU-DataPort to Partner With Leading Business Process Services Company to Bring Best-of-Class Data Storage and Data Security to Users in North America

VANCOUVER, WA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2008) - Data security pioneer CRU-DataPort announced today its agreement with Fortune 500 company, SYNNEX Corporation, a leading business process services company, to distribute CRU-DataPort products in both the United States and Canada.

The new collaboration gives SYNNEX customers additional options to enhance their data mobility and data storage offerings including both the new DataPort® 25 Hand-Held SATA RAID Enclosure and the new DataPort® 4 Bay Mini SAS/SATA Storage Subsystem.

"SYNNEX is an excellent addition to our growing list of strategic channel partners in North America and we are excited to have them onboard," said Dan Bovee, CRU-DataPort Vice President of Sales. "Our new partnership will provide our network of reseller partners a great high-quality source for our ever-expanding line of storage peripherals and components."

"CRU-DataPort has an impressive history of superior quality and secure data solutions," said Jim Estill, Chief Executive Officer, SYNNEX Canada Limited. "We anticipate developing a formidable relationship with CRU-DataPort and are pleased to offer their high performance line of products to our reseller community."

SYNNEX Corporation services resellers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) globally. The company provides services in IT distribution, supply-chain management, contract assembly and business process outsourcing (BPO). Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs over 7,000 employees worldwide and operates in the United States, Canada, China, Mexico, Philippines and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

CRU-DataPort will be attending the ChannelNext Solution Provider West conference at the Rimrock Resort in Banff, Canada from October 21-22, 2008.

About CRU-DataPort

Founded in 1986, CRU-DataPort is a pioneer in data security and data mobility devices. The company's flagship DataPort®, along with Data Express® and RhinoJR® (formerly manufactured by StorCase), and WiebeTech product brands of removable and external hard drive enclosures are the de facto standard for physical data security and safe data transporting in government, education and business markets. CRU-DataPort products are also widely used in media rich data environments including audio/video production, digital cinema, video security capture, and disk-2-disk backup and archiving applications. Backed by the industry's leading warranties and connector ratings, CRU-DataPort products are available through major distributors, PC manufacturers, specialty system builders and resellers throughout the world.

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