Synnex, a Greenville South Carolina-based distributor, announced that it has expanded its cybersecurity portfolio with the addition of Oxford, UK-based Sophos, a network and endpoint security vendor.
“Adding Sophos is another important step in the continued evolution of our cybersecurity business and delivers exciting new opportunities for resellers,” said Reyna Thompson, Senior Vice President of North American Product Management at Synnex. “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.”
Sophos claims a customer base of nearly 400,000 organizations in more than 150 countries through a network of more than 47,000 partners and Managed Service Providers (MSPs).
The Sophos security portfolio is designed to address a wide variety of security functions pertaining to endpoints (laptops, mobile devices and servers), networks, and web/email traffic. All of its produces are managed through a central cloud-based platform. Additionally, Sophos’ security products leverage “Synchronized Security,” which shares threat information in real-time to respond automatically to incidents.
“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, Vice President of North American Channel Sales. “SYNNEX’ deep cybersecurity expertise and strong track record in helping resellers implement solutions naturally complement Sophos’ channel-first, channel-best programs.”
A Fortune 200 corporation, Synnex provides distribution, logistics and integration services for the technology industry plus a variety of outsourced services.
The agreement enhances the overall Synnex cybersecurity offering while providing partners with security management tools in an era of rapidly increasing and evolving cyberthreats.