IronKey Partners With Synnex To Expand Distribution Throughout North America

Synnex will offer IronKey's complete line of portable storage products to its more than 15,000 resellers

May 13, 2009

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LOS ALTOS, Calif. and FREMONT, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- IronKey, maker of the world's most secure flash drive, and SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company, today announced that SYNNEX will resell IronKey's products throughout North America. Under the terms of the agreement, SYNNEX will offer IronKey's complete line of portable storage products to its more than 15,000 resellers, greatly expanding IronKey's reach in the channel.

With a combination of security applications and management services, IronKey delivers unrivaled protection for its USB drives and the data stored on them. Available in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB models, IronKey devices are easy to use, with no need to install software or drivers. All user data on an IronKey is encrypted with high-speed, military-grade hardware encryption.

"We are very pleased to partner with IronKey, a leading innovator in the portable device security market," said Steve Ichinaga, senior vice president, system integration division, SYNNEX. "IronKey's incredibly secure storage solutions deliver the comprehensive protection our partners and customers require for their critical information."

IronKey delivers unprecedented mobile data security to individual, enterprise and government users. IronKey Enterprise remotely manages thousands of IronKey devices while strictly enforcing security policies across these devices, all from a centralized administrative console. Its advanced management features, including the Silver Bullet Service, protect against data loss or tampering on lost or stolen drives by sending a remote self-destruct signal to the drive to permanently clear all data.

"Appointing SYNNEX will enable us to significantly expand our reach into the reseller channel," said Stewart Fox, vice president of sales at IronKey. "SYNNEX's experienced sales team and thousands of resellers will help us meet the growing demand for our unrivaled portable data protection solutions."

IronKey products are available immediately through SYNNEX resellers.

About IronKey

IronKey's award-winning products and services combine the world's most secure flash drive with the world's most powerful USB management software. IronKey's USB memory sticks bring the power of authentication, encryption, identity management and privacy to businesses and consumers in 23 countries. IronKey's management software and associated services allow enterprises of all sizes, government agencies, the military, and other organizations to take back control of the mobile data that has been leaking out of their organizations due to the uncontrolled proliferation of USB drives. With IronKey, organizations centrally administer, remotely manage, and enforce policies on thousands of devices located anywhere in the world. Thousands of customers, including over 50 Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and military organizations that handle some of the most sensitive security information in the world trust IronKey to protect business critical data. All IronKey products are FIPS 140-2, Level 2 validated. For more information, please visit


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 over 7,000 associates worldwide and operates in the United States, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines and the United Kingdom. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at

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