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22.07.2009

snom Signs Major Distribution Agreement with SYNNEX Corporationsnom Signs Major Distribution Agreement with SYNNEX Corporation

snom technology AG, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) phones for the enterprise and residential markets, and SYNNEX Corporation, the major North American consumer electronics distributor, announced today that the companies have signed a partnership agreement.  Under the terms of the deal, SYNNEX will become a distributor for snom’s portfolio of advanced desktop and wireless VoIP phones in North America.

“We are pleased partner with snom and add their entire suite of advanced SIP phones to the SYNNEX portfolio,” said Bob Stegner, senior vice president, Marketing, North America of SYNNEX Corporation. “snom SIP phones combine advanced IP telephony features, elegant design with an affordable price point.  We believe that our customers will see value in this blend of price and performance.”

SYNNEX OEM and reseller customers can now easily incorporate snom’s unique value of advanced security features and interoperability with the snom 820 VoIP phone and the broadly used snom3xx series. Besides the highly functional SIP desk phones, the company has the snom m3 DECT mobility phone and the innovative snom MeetingPoint wideband SIP conference phone. For more advanced communications, snom phones can support unified communications solutions such as Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007 R2. snom’s product portfolio of VoIP phones provide an optimal VoIP communication system to the home, SMB, SME, Enterprise and hosted ITSPs markets. In addition, snom’s SIP phones create viable remote worker options with VPN while operating with reduced costs as the most energy efficient, green VoIP phones.

Last week, snom launched the snom 870, an advanced touch screen desktop phone for the enterprise as well as small and mid-sized business markets. The new phone is the latest addition to snom’s “8” series of fourth generation SIP phones and features a slim, elegant design and powerful multimedia capabilities anchored by its innovative color touch screen display and highly intuitive interface.

“This partnership with SYNNEX further establishes our presence in North America and is an added proof point of snom’s momentum in the market,” said Michael Knieling, executive director of sales and marketing for snom. “With an open standards-based SIP architecture, snom phones seamlessly integrate with a wide array of IP PBX and hosted VoIP platforms as well as unified communications and CRM solutions. SYNNEX customers can now deliver a cutting-edge IP telephony solution to their end customers that offer affordability, advanced features, ease and speed for integration and provisioning.”


About SYNNEX Corporation

Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation is a global information technology (IT) supply chain services company providing a comprehensive range of offerings to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and value-added resellers (VARs). SYNNEX is a Full Service corporation: Contract Assembly, Commercial and Solutions Distribution, Logistics, and Marketing.

SYNNEX has built a reputation as a reliable, agile, non-competitive partner. We provide financial programs that enable resellers. We staff product experts who support our partners with pre- and post-sales support, technical training and troubleshooting. We operate 11 warehouses nationwide lowering freight costs and reducing lead times.
At SYNNEX, we’re advancing IT innovation. Visit www.synnex.com.

About snom

snom technology AG develops and manufactures VoIP telephones and related equipment based on the IETF open standard, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Recognized for its high-quality, customizable, and costeffective business solutions, snom is also differentiated by the company’s history in the VoIP industry, and its dedication to high security standards. All of snom’s software exists in the firmware on the phones – making it easier for users to download updates and new features. snom customers benefit from the interoperability and flexibility that the snom telephones offer, including plug and play integration and universal compatibility with any SIP-based telephony platform. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany, snom technology AG also has offices in Italy, France and the US. The company distributes its fourth generation SIP phones through its network of more than 200 authorized reseller partners in 60 countries worldwide. For more information on snom, please visit www.snom.com.


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