Synnex

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SYNNEX Corporation
Type Information technology
Traded as NYSESNX
Industry Supply chain and electronics manufacturing services
Founded 1980
Headquarters Fremont, California, U.S.
Key people Robert T. Huang, Chairman; Kevin Murai, President and CEO
Revenue $10.4 billion USD (Fiscal 2011)
Employees 50,000 (2011)
Website www.synnex.com

SYNNEX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company founded in 1980 by Robert T. Huang based in Fremont, California, is an information technology supply chain services company offering services to original equipment manufacturers, software publishers and reseller customers. The president and CEO, as of November 2008, was Kevin M. Murai.[1]

SYNNEX distributes products and related logistics services. As a business process outsourcing and contract assembly it works with industry suppliers of IT systems, peripherals, system components, software and networking equipment.[2] The company is one of the major employers in Greenville, South Carolina.[2]

On December 21, 2009, SYNNEX acquired Jack of All Games from Take-Two Interactive.[3]

In December 2010 SYNNEX acquired the managed business solutions division of e4e, an ITes service provider located in Bangalore in India.[4]

A division known as Hyve Solutions integrates and sells products based on the 2012 specifications published by the Open Compute Project.[5] [6]In the same year, Hyve Solutions announced a partnership with IBM and Zettaset to produce a bundled "turnkey" platform for Hadoop-based analytics targeted to the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses.[7]

SYNNEX Corp. Acquired IBM's worldwide customer care business process outsourcing (BPO) services business on 11 September 2013.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Synnex names Kevin Murai co-CEO". Silicon Valley Journal. March 31, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Munro, J. (July 25, 2010). "Synnex keeps moving despite economic slowdown". The Greenville News. 
  3. ^ http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20091221005991&newsLang=en
  4. ^ "Concentrix Buys e4e's Divisions". India Business Insight. 6/10/2011. 
  5. ^ "Hyve Solutions Contributes Storage Design Concept to OCP Community". News release. January 17, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  6. ^ Conor Malone (January 15, 2012). "Torpedo Design Concept Storage Server for Open Rack Hardware v0.3 ST-draco-chimera-0.3". Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  7. ^ Hyve and Zettaset Partner with IBM to Help Clients Tab Big Data Analytics
  8. ^ http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/41908.wss