|[August 20, 2013]
Comcast Business Adds SYNNEX Corporation to Channel Partner Program as First Distributor Master Agent
PHILADELPHIA & FREMONT, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Business today announced that SYNNEX
Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and
services that serves thousands of value added resellers (VARs) across
the country, has joined the Comcast (News - Alert) Business Solutions
Provider Program as the first distributor to serve as a master
agent. Comcast Business's full line of Ethernet,
solutions are a key platform of SYNNEX' (News - Alert) mobility, communications and
networking services distribution practice, MOBILITYSolv,
that complement the numerous cloud application services SYNNEX VARs are
already offering to their customers to provide an ideal pathway to the
"We are very excited about the relationship with Comcast Business, a key
platform of fixed line service offerings in our MOBILITYSolv
strategy," said Kevin Murai, president and chief executive officer,
SYNNEX Corporation. "Comcast's large national footprint of connectivity
solutions along with their hosted voice and video solutions provide a
natural complement to the needs of SYNNEX customers. By offering these
services, our VARs can now provide a singular source to the end user - a
true differentiator which allows them to grow their recurring revenues
at an accelerated pace."
MOBILITYSolvallows SYNNEX to create "solution bundles" that
combine network connectivity services from Comcast Business with other
SYNNEX offerings, such as local area network (LAN) switches and routers,
servers, security products, storage equipment and mobility products.
This includes Comcast's full line of Ethernet, Internet, voice, cloud
and TV services. The resulting solution bundles will enable SYNNEX VARs
to build end-to-end mobility and cloud communications solutions for
their customers, from small-to-medium businesses to the enterprise.
SYNNEX is also equipped with sales and support tools, as well as
dedicated sales and support staff to assist their VARs in the sales and
quoting process. The company is available to work with VARs located
throughout the Comcast footprint, which covers 39 states and the
District of Columbia, and includes 20 of the top 25 metropolitan markets
in the US.
"We have always been impressed by SYNNEX's support - it is unique in the
industry and helps us grow our business," said Allen Brooks, executive
vice president at ServIT in Kennesaw, GA. "The Comcast Business
relationship is yet another example of SYNNEX's innovation, and the
resources they put in place to support this model are a 'game changer'
in the IT distribution industry. We are already recommending services
from Comcast Business to our clients, and we use them in our data center
and corporate offices. This new relationship will add greater value to
ServIT in order to grow our monthly recurring revenues."
"VAR partners are selling network connectivity services in greater
numbers than at any time in history due to the rapid adoption of cloud
services by small and medium sized businesses," said Terry Connell,
senior vice president of sales at Comcast Business. "SYNNEX has an
impressive reach into this community and the dedicated networking
practice that they have built to support Comcast Business will be able
to support a large number of VARs and their end-user customers in the
Comcast national footprint."
"Comcast Business is an integral part of our 'Connect, Move and Control'
mobility strategy,�making it easier than ever for our VARs to build a
services-led, recurring revenue stream business model around
connectivity," said Adnon Dow, vice president, global mobility solutions
business unit, SYNNEX Corporation. "Our relationship facilitates
bringing services delivery capabilities to our VAR ecosystem, which is a
key to keeping them ahead of their competition."
To learn more about Comcast Business solutions through SYNNEX' MOBILITYSolv
group, visit www.synnex.com/mobilitysolv,
or call (800) 456-4822, ext 7618.
SYNNEX Corporation, a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business
process services company, servicing resellers, retailers and original
equipment manufacturers in multiple regions around the world. The
Company provides services in IT distribution, supply chain management,
contract assembly and business process outsourcing. Founded in 1980,
SYNNEX employs approximately 12,500 full-time and part-time associates
worldwide. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
About Comcast Business
Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced
communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their
business objectives. Through a modern, advanced network that is backed
by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, TV and
Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.
The Comcast Business Ethernet suite offers high-performance
point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet services with the capacity to
deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business
continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications.
Comcast Ethernet services are significantly faster than standard T1
lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1
Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US
For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise.
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About Comcast Cable
Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and
phone provider to businesses and residential customers. Comcast has
invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among
the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video,
communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation
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outcomes, and benefits of the collaboration, involve known and unknown
risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual results in
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