November 30, 2010 – IGLOO Software, a leading provider of online community and social software solutions in the cloud, today announced it has formed a partnership with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company.
Relationship Expands SYNNEX Hosted Solutions Practice into Fast-Growing Social Software Category
November 30, 2010 (Kitchener, ON) - - IGLOO Software (www.igloosoftware.com), a leading provider of online community and social software solutions in the cloud, today announced it has formed a partnership with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company. Under the terms of the agreement, SYNNEX will begin promoting and reselling IGLOO's community solutions through the channel to its resellers and system integrators.
SYNNEX launched its SaaS portal in October 2009 in an effort to provide channel partners with the resources they need to manage all aspects of the adoption and procurement process for cloud-based applications. The solutions catalogue now offers more than 20 hosted solutions, ranging from email encryption and project management software to e-Learning and social networking technologies.
Today's announcement follows IGLOO's recent recognition as an Emerging Technology Vendor, by the editorial team of Computer Reseller News (CRN). The annual list, compiled by CRN, is comprised of up-and-coming technology vendors founded in 2004 or later, with revenue under $1 billion and an active U.S. channel strategy.
"This partnership is a critical ingredient in our go-to-market strategy," says Dan Latendre, CEO, IGLOO Software. "By partnering with one of the largest distributors in the world, we will open up access to a reseller channel that will greatly expand our footprint and a network of integrators that will design and deliver new applications of our platform."
For more information about SYNNEX's Hosted Solutions, please visit www.synnexsaas.com.
SYNNEX Corporation, a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, servicing resellers and original equipment manufacturers in multiple regions around the world. The Company provides services in IT distribution, supply chain management, contract assembly and global business services. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs more than 7,000 associates worldwide. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com
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About IGLOO Software
IGLOO is a social software company that develops cloud-based online community solutions for business. Uniting document management and collaboration software, within one secure social networking platform, organizations use IGLOO's online communities to tear down the walls that prevent people from connecting, communicating and collaborating with each other. Whether the obstacles are organizational or geographic, a more open and connected business improves employee productivity (Workplace Communities) and helps to foster better relationships with customers, partners and suppliers (Marketplace Communities). IGLOO also offers the Social Media Playbook, a free online resource and step-by-step guide that teaches proven community building strategies.
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