BOSTON, March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of backup and recovery solutions for businesses, has expanded its distribution network through an agreement with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services. The agreement allows SYNNEX' CLOUDSolv group to distribute Carbonite's platform of affordable, secure and easy-to-use market-leading cloud backup solutions for small to medium-sized (SMB) businesses. SYNNEX is one of the first distributors to offer Carbonite's plans to their extensive reseller base.
"We could not be more pleased about our agreement with SYNNEX. They are a top choice for Carbonite as we look to build out and scale our distribution channel," said David Maffei, Vice President, Global Channels, Carbonite. "SYNNEX' unique marketing approach combined with their aggressive go-to-market strategies and capabilities will help us reach more customers who sell to SMB's looking for best of breed solutions."
SYNNEX was chosen as a Carbonite distributor due to its strength in cloud solutions and the SMB technology market. SYNNEX simplifies the process of purchasing and managing cloud with CLOUDSolv, its marketplace for SaaS solutions. SYNNEX supports many of its SMB resellers through its peer-to-peer community, Varnex, a group of SYNNEX resellers united in a spirit of collaboration to drive growth and achieve success in the IT channel.
"We are pleased to bring Carbonite into our growing family of cloud services hosted by SYNNEX CLOUDSolv," said Bob Stegner, Senior Vice President, Marketing, North America, SYNNEX Corporation. "An industry-proven leader, Carbonite enhances the SYNNEX cloud platform by giving resellers the ability to meet the increasing demand for cloud services and data protection to help securely grow their businesses with an affordable and easy to use offering."
SYNNEX now offers Carbonite's full line of data backup and recovery products:
- Carbonite Server plans back up an unlimited number of servers and databases, including Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange Server, MySQL, Oracle and SharePoint. Carbonite Server also backs up the Windows System State so a server can be completely restored without reconfiguring the operating system or reloading applications. Carbonite Server solutions start at just $799.99 per year.
- Carbonite Pro provides backup storage for an unlimited number of computers, external hard drives and NAS devices, starting at $269.99 per year. Additional storage and Windows file server backup are also available with Carbonite Pro.
- Carbonite Personal offers unlimited backup for one computer starting at $59.99 per year.
For more information on the Carbonite offerings available through SYNNEX, please contact the license desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) keeps small businesses and home offices running smoothly. Carbonite offers a comprehensive suite of affordable services for data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access. More than 1.5 million customers, including 50,000 small businesses, trust Carbonite's secure, easy-to-use cloud backup solutions and award-winning U.S.-based customer support. For more information, please visit Carbonite.com, connect with us on Twitter @carbonite or visit our Facebook page.
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