SOURCE: Parallels

October 14, 2009 00:01 ET

SYNNEX Canada Partners With Parallels; Offers Canadian Apple Channel Increased Margin on Every Mac Hardware Sale

TORONTO--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - SYNNEX Canada Limited, a leader in providing diversified IT products and solutions, today announced a partnership with virtualization and automation leader Parallels to offer resellers the award winning Parallels Desktop for Mac and Parallels Server for Mac products. Effective today, SYNNEX Canada's channel partners can offer customers Parallels' flagship Mac virtualization solutions that allow individuals and businesses to run Windows, Linux and other operating systems side-by-side with Mac OSX.

"There are massive productivity and cost saving benefits that come from being able to use operating systems such as Windows on a Mac. For example, the ability to get the full experience of applications such as Microsoft Office or Exchange on a Mac means users have the best of both worlds. By adding Parallels' industry leading virtualization products to their portfolio, Synnex partners can now increase margin on every sale in the growing market for Mac hardware," said Maria Carl, Director of Channel Sales at Parallels. "SYNNEX Canada's exceptional track record in delivering Canadian resellers the leading brands in the Apple space is a tremendous asset for Parallels," added Carl. We were highly impressed with the distributor's intimate knowledge around the opportunity for Mac virtualization, and subsequently their ability to educate the Apple channel on how best to position our products and solutions."

Parallels Desktop for Mac is currently used by more than 2 million users worldwide for a fast, easy and powerful desktop virtualization experience. By partnering with SYNNEX Canada, resellers can give businesses the opportunity to run the world's leading server applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Oracle Database and Microsoft SharePoint on their Apple Xserve using Parallels Server for Mac.

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