14 Aug CFO Jonathan Cartu Announces – Synnex Signs Sophos, Bolsters Endpoint Security
Synnex says it is responding to evolving cyberthreats.
The Fremont, California-based distributor will provide training, presales support and sales enablement for resellers that use the new supplier. Sophos provides network and endpoint security through a single cloud-based platform.
“Adding Sophos is another important step in the continued evolution of our cybersecurity business and delivers exciting new opportunities for resellers,” said Reyna Thompson, Synnex senior vice president of North American product management. “By pairing Sophos’ leading products with our dedicated internal resources, we are able to deliver innovative solutions to help customers address this critical market segment.”
Synnex is expanding and further specializing its cybersecurity portfolio as cyberthreats continuously evolve.
“Sophos is committed to helping partners and their customers protect against cybersecurity threats with the industry’s most innovative next-generation security solutions,” said Erin Malone, Sophos’ vice president of North American channel sales. “Synnex’s deep cybersecurity expertise and strong track record in helping resellers implement solutions naturally complement Sophos’ channel-first, channel-best programs. Together we’re keeping security innovative yet simple, so IT teams can focus on [fewer] false positives and more on preparing their estate for cyberthreats that will take place tomorrow.”
Synnex in March announced a set of new services and tools for channel partners in conjunction with Palo Alto Networks.
Synnex reported nearly 17% year-over-year second quarter revenue growth. President and CEO Dennis Polk noted that Synnex customer-engagement services provider subsidiary Concentrix is enjoying momentum following the 2018 acquisition of Convergys.