SOURCE: Huawei Symantec

Huawei Symantec

December 14, 2010 07:45 ET

Huawei Symantec Technologies Co., Ltd. Signs a North American Distribution Agreement With SYNNEX Corporation

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2010) - Huawei Symantec Technologies Co., Ltd., a leading provider of network security and storage appliance solutions, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services. As part of this agreement, SYNNEX will distribute Huawei Symantec's storage and security products to its resellers throughout North America.

"Huawei Symantec is pleased to add SYNNEX to our growing distribution channel in North America and expects that the relationship will enable us to tap into new business communities," said Jane Li, General Manager of the North American Market, Huawei Symantec Technologies Co., Ltd. "SYNNEX is a Fortune 500 company with proven distribution capabilities of a wide range of IT products to a diverse collection of reseller customers. Huawei Symantec offers a full set of storage and network security solutions ranging from SMBs to enterprise businesses, and we are confident that SYNNEX and its resellers can best help us reach the full extent of our customer constituency."

Huawei Symantec's storage and network security products are used by over 1,000 key customers in more than 40 countries and regions from industries including telecom, government, finance, energy, media, transportation, healthcare, and education. Huawei Symantec has positioned itself for rapid global growth by employing a worldwide team of storage and security technologies specialists and by exercising a demonstrated commitment to R&D, technical support, and after-sales service. Huawei Symantec's partnership with SYNNEX is expected to enable strong and immediate growth in the North American market.

"Huawei Symantec is an exciting new player in the North American storage and security product market, and SYNNEX considers it a great opportunity to be its distribution partner," said Kevin Murai, President and CEO of SYNNEX Corporation. "Huawei Symantec offers a comprehensive set of products that fits well into our portfolio."

About Huawei Symantec
Huawei Symantec Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei Symantec) is a leading provider of network security and storage appliance solutions to enterprise customers worldwide. Huawei Symantec's solutions are developed to keep pace with evolving risks and increased availability requirements facing enterprises.

A joint venture of Huawei and Symantec, Huawei Symantec combines Huawei's expertise in telecoms network infrastructure and Symantec's leadership in security and storage software to provide world-class solutions that address the ever-changing needs in network security and storage for enterprises.

For more information, please visit: www.huaweisymantec.com.

About SYNNEX Corporation
SYNNEX Corporation, a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, servicing resellers and original equipment manufacturers in multiple regions around the world. The Company provides services in IT distribution, supply chain management, contract assembly and global business services. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs more than 7,000 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 our product marketing strategy, expectations of product capabilities, general success of the product, product expansion into new business communities and customer constituency, and strong and immediate growth in the U.S. market, 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 Information

  • For PR inquiries, please contact:
    Perrin Cox
    Fleishman-Hillard for Huawei Symantec
    Tel: 415-318-4221
    Perrin.Cox@fleishman.com

    For more information about Huawei Symantec, please contact:
    Anna Morais
    Marketing Specialist
    Huawei Symantec
    Tel: 408-888-9187
    Anna_Morais@huaweisymantec.com

    For more information about SYNNEX Corporation, please contact:
    Amanda Long
    Hughes Agency for SYNNEX Corporation
    Tel: 864-271-0718
    Amandal@hughesagency.org