SOURCE: iXsystems, Inc.

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May 17, 2016 10:00 ET

SYNNEX to Distribute iXsystems Storage Solutions to the North American IT Channel

TrueNAS Storage Arrays, FreeNAS Certified Servers, and FreeNAS Mini Systems to Be Made Available to SYNNEX Partners

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) -  iXsystems has announced that SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading Technology Solutions distributor, is bringing iXsystems' award-winning portfolio of storage solutions, including the TrueNAS Unified Storage and FreeNAS Storage lines, to the North American solution provider community. SYNNEX solution providers can now easily order iXsystems storage products, which are based on the world's most popular Software Defined Storage project, FreeNAS, which is also developed and maintained by iXsystems.

"The iXsystems enterprise storage line strengthens our storage portfolio, enabling us to offer a high-availability, high-performance, feature-rich storage suitable for a wide variety of enterprise applications at a competitive price," said Peter Larocque, President, North American Technology Solutions, SYNNEX Corporation. "TrueNAS is a unified SAN and NAS in one storage array and provides a wide variety of services and protocols on top of a best-in-breed file system that guarantees unrivaled data integrity protection."

"Teaming with SYNNEX enables us to provide the enterprise-class TrueNAS Unified Storage Line to a broad base of solution providers that we may not otherwise be able to reach," said Michael Lauth, CEO of iXsystems. It's a win-win as SYNNEX, in turn, is able to offer iXsystems' portfolio of storage offerings, including TrueNAS, to its extensive network of solutions providers throughout the North American IT channel."

For more information on how to order iXsystems storage solutions through SYNNEX, please email iXsystems@SYNNEX.com or contact your local SYNNEX representative.

About iXsystems

By leveraging decades of expertise in hardware design, its contributions to many Open Source software communities, and corporate stewardship of leading Open Source projects (FreeNAS and PC-BSD), iXsystems has become an industry leader in building innovative storage solutions and superior enterprise servers for a global marketplace that relies on open technology.

Thousands of companies, universities, and government organizations have come to rely on iXsystems' storage, servers, and consultative approach to doing business. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley since its founding in 1996, through incorporation into BSDi in 2000, and expansion as iXsystems in 2005, the dedication to white-glove client service, industry-leading support, and transparent technological contributions has never wavered and continues to help lay the foundation for a new era powered by open technology.

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