DALLAS, April 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (from SYNNEX' Red, White & You Public Sector conference) - SYNNEX Corporation, (NYSE:SNX) a leading Technology Solutions distributor, announces that it has expanded the scope of its Public Sector group to include a focus on Public Safety, addressing the burgeoning need for the channel to equip law enforcement professionals with the most up-to-date technology to serve and protect their communities. According to the Center for Digital Government, the technology spend within protection verticals by state and local governments was estimated at $7.3 billion in 2015. The Public Safety practice at SYNNEX is managed by former Public Safety practitioners who worked on the front lines and understand firsthand how technology enhances an organization's ability to effectively manage and protect their communities.

"SYNNEX identified the opportunities for the channel within Public Safety early on and quickly developed a thorough strategy to help our solution providers grow their existing business or break into this market with the expertise of former first responders and a portfolio of technologies that not only address end points needed, but the infrastructure to bring them together, providing real data to plan and react to," said Eddie Franklin, Vice President, Sales, Public Sector and Vertical Markets, SYNNEX Corporation.  "Coupled with our services to support resellers in the acquisition of new business, we've seen a lot of success and a lot of opportunity to help our customers grow their Public Safety practices even more."

Susie Nettleton, Chief Executive Officer, Ridgeline Technology commented, "We have a true collaborative relationship with SYNNEX for our public safety business.  We bring them the challenges facing our customers and SYNNEX applies their resources to provide an approach for us to present to our customers with a complete solution. The value SYNNEX delivers bolsters my ability to respond to Ridgeline's customers and offer superior customer service.  In today's environment, it is key to solve issues quickly and with SYNNEX' support we are able to be very responsive to our customers' needs."

Solutions in this field are addressing the needs of the end users matched to the technological opportunities for the channel including mobile data terminals, mobility in field operations, and information technology in police headquarters.  In addition, the Public Safety Team delivers a complete solution with the following services powered by the most current strategies for assessment/design: a range of pre-sales consultation including assessments, device selection, migration strategies, technology deployment, managed care, business development and grant support.

Solution providers interested in the services and solutions that SYNNEX' Public Safety practice offers should email Rescue911@synnex.com.

About SYNNEX Corporation SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, optimizing supply chains and providing outsourced services focused on customer relationship management. SYNNEX distributes a broad range of information technology systems and products, and also provides systems design and integration solutions. Concentrix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation, offers a portfolio of strategic solutions and end-to-end business services around customer engagement strategy, process optimization, technology innovation, front and back-office automation and business transformation to clients in ten identified industry verticals. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation operates in 26 countries around the world. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.

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