Rants & rAVes — Episode 1060: TD SYNNEX Shares Insights on Capturing Your Share of the Current Digital Signage Market

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It’s an exciting time to sell digital signage — with smart signage and connected communications being front and center in the industry. And while certain capabilities may have been around for years, there are significant new use cases for protecting people in public spaces as part of a broader communications strategy. Listen in as TD […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1044: How SYNNEX COLLABSolv Is Helping Partners in the Current Market

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In today’s episode of Rants & rAVes, Gary Kayye sits down with TJ Trojan, senior vice president of product management for SYNNEX, to talk about SYNNEX’s collaboration business and how it’s helping partners in today’s evolving market. This past year highlighted the crucial role connectivity plays for customers in all verticals, a trend that is […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1040: How Can SYNNEX VISUALSolv Support Your Business in 2021?

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SYNNEX Vice President of Product Management Sandi Stambaugh catches up with Gary Kayye to share the latest highlights and updates for the SYNNEX VISUALSolv business unit, as well as AV trends they’re seeing in 2021 and beyond. Hear how SYNNEX is expanding its team and ramping up training and enablement to best support partners in the […]

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SYNNEX Corp Purchases Tech Data — Creating a $57 Billion Tech Giant

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SYNNEX Corporation and Tech Data today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which SYNNEX and Tech Data will combine in a transaction valued at approximately $7.2 billion, including net debt. The combined company, with approximately $57 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenues and a team of over 22,000 associates and […]

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Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 2

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It’s not every day that we get a brand new conference in the AV industry. Especially from industry-leading associations like AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF). ESPECIALLY in a pandemic year. That’s why we were so excited for the debut of D=SIGN, which kicked off Tuesday on Day 1 with a flurry of fantastically […]

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And That’s a Wrap(up)! Highlights from the SYNNEX LAVNCH Days

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Reflecting on the year, it’s been a scary but eye-opening but wild but exciting but exhausting but fun ride. On the events side, I thought surely, with everything that’s happened, we’d have fewer opportunities to learn and network this year while home. I was wrong. rAVe had the pleasure of hosting all the SYNNEX LAVNCH […]

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SYNNEX Adds Bose Professional to Its Suite of Bose Work Solutions

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SYNNEX added Bose Professional to its suite of Bose Work solutions making the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC available to IT resellers and AV integrators. Customers also have access to Bose Work video bars, loudspeakers, amplifiers and processors. Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC allow for collaboration in the office and beyond, offering work […]

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5 Technology Opportunities for AV/IT — Trends from SYNNEX Top Tech Day

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Did you catch SYNNEX’s latest LAVNCH event, Top Tech Day, this Wednesday? Yes or no, we tuned into all the live sessions to bring you this story on the technology opportunities, products and solutions of 2020, 2021 and beyond. Among Top Tech Day’s presenters, moderators and panelists included SYNNEX Vice President of Product Management Sandi […]

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What’s Next for 2020-21? Learnings from SYNNEX’s Latest of the LAVNCH Days

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Thursday marked the third of the SYNNEX COLLABSolv LAVNCH Days (if you need reference material as to what those are, find some previous coverage here), and this event in particular promised to cover a topic at the forefront of all our minds: hybrid connections. What are they? What do they look like in our homes? […]

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SYNNEX Corporation Is Now Hiperwall Certified

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Hiperwall, a video wall company, today announced a new distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation. The agreement falls within the SYNNEX VISUALSolv business unit. As part of the agreement, SYNNEX becomes a distributor of Hiperwall-certified hardware components, making it seamless for channel partners to procure the computing hardware, displays, and Hiperwall software required to create stunning […]

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Get Ready for SYNNEX COLLABSolv Hybrid Connections Day With Dr. Tracy Brower and Me!

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Hey, everybody! Long time, no talk (unless you read the rAVe [PUBS] newsletters — then you hear from me a lot). I am coming to you with the latest news on our LAVNCH event coming to you live on Oct. 8! If you have been spending a lot of time thinking about how to move […]

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Sneak Peek: 5 Things to Look Forward to on SYNNEX’s Next LAVNCH Day

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SYNNEX’s next COLLABSolv LAVNCH Day, SYNNEX COLLABSolv Home-to-Office Technology Day, will take place on Thursday, August 20. We got a preview of the day over here at rAVe. Here are the five things I’m looking forward to for it: 1. Making sense of hybrid working. “Hybrid working” has become a big industry buzzword, and I […]

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5 Things You’ll Learn on SYNNEX VISUALSolv Education Day

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SYNNEX VISUALSolv Education Day is just two days away. What is this day, you ask? Oh, maybe you forgot! Or maybe you haven’t heard! Happy to fill you in. Distributor SYNNEX launched a full series of events called SYNNEX LAVNCH Days this season — one set for SYNNEX VISUALSolv, another for SYNNEX COLLABSolv. With themes […]

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Didn’t Catch SYNNEX COLLABSolv Education Day? Here’s What You Missed

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If you missed SYNNEX’s first-ever COLLABSolv Education Day — part of the SYNNEX COLLABSolv LAVNCH Days series — then, boy, do we have the recap for you. Kicking off the day was a familiar face to rAVe: resident assistant editor Steph Beckett! After a warm intro to the day, Beckett pumped us up for the […]

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SYNNEX VISUALSolv Healthcare Day: In Case You Missed It

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Maybe you actually attended SYNNEX’s first-ever VISUALSolv Healthcare Day, part of the “SYNNEX VISUALSolv LAVNCH Days” series, yesterday — in which case you can ignore my headline. However, if you DID miss it, a day of virtual sessions focused exclusively on AV in healthcare, I give you this wrap-up. Kicking off the event was SYNNEX’s […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 981: Helping their team and SYNNEX customers navigate COVID-19

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This is a promoted post  TJ Trojan, senior vice president of product management, North America, SYNNEX Corporation, and Sandi Stambaugh, vice president of product management. TJ and Sandi discuss how they are supporting their team and partners during the pandemic by helping them understand what SYNNEX is seeing in the market from the supply chain and […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 933: Sandi Stambaugh Shares Insights on Top Industry Trends and how SYNNEX can Support Integrators to Grow their Businesses in 2020

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SYNNEX Vice President of Product Management Sandi Stambaugh catches up with Gary Kayye to share 2019 highlights for the SYNNEX VISUALSolv business unit as well as what’s to come in 2020. Hear about top industry focuses SYNNEX will address including collaboration, fully connected solutions and the challenges that come with increasing network complexities, top trends […]

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SYNNEX Raises Over $2 Million for South Carolina Charities in 2019

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SYNNEX’s Share the Magic fundraiser initiative topped $2,063,680 in 2019 for four South Carolina-based charities, including A Child’s Haven, Clement’s Kindness, Make-A-Wish South Carolina, and Pendleton Place. In the last eight years of holding this fundraiser, Synnex has raised more than $12 million cumulatively. “We are very proud of surpassing the $12 million milestone — an achievement that […]

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Gary Kayye’s Favorite InfoComm Booth Tours — and His LinkedIn LIVE Show Floor Tour, Too!

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I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE doing booth tours at trade shows. And, I try to do as many of them as possible at trade shows. I enjoy understanding the design and “flow” of the booth — and, a lot of manufacturers are now theming booths pretty creatively. But, MOST OF ALL, I love seeing all the […]

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SYNNEX Partners with AVIXA for Regional Learning Centers

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SYNNEX Corporation announced today that it has signed an agreement with AVIXA to launch three regional learning centers across the U.S. including in Greenville, S.C.; Fremont, Calif.; and Downers Grove, Ill. According to Sandi Stambaugh, vice president, product management, SYNNEX Corporation, “We are pleased to invest in continuing education and certification offerings for our partners through this exciting […]

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SYNNEX VISUALSolv Growth Continues With Advisory Council, Training and More

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As SYNNEX’s VISUALSolv group continues to address the need for cohesive technology solutions around digital signage, professional AV, physical security and collaborative communications, the company has announced several new channel investments. According to Sandi Stambaugh, vice president, product management, SYNNEX Corporation, “One of our strategic goals as a distributor is to fully understand our customers’ […]

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Expand Your Reach with SYNNEX Financial Services

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM SYNNEX By Diane Maefs Vice President of Financial Services, SYNNEX Corporation SYNNEX Financial Services allows resellers and vendors to challenge, change, shake up, evolve and – most importantly – disrupt their current way of doing business. Providing robust financial services that help support your business is one of the […]

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SYNNEX Continues to Invest in Google Ecosystem to Offer Cloud Services for Recurring Revenue

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM SYNNEX   Everyone in nearly every industry is talking about the cloud. And, you likely already use it — whether you realize it or not. If you have your smartphone backing up your photos online, that’s the cloud. If you collaborate on documents with others, that’s the cloud. If […]

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SYNNEX Corporation Adds Cisco Offerings to CLOUDSolv Platform

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SYNNEX Corporation today announced the availability of several Cisco solutions on its North American CLOUDSolv platform including Cisco Umbrella; Cisco CMX, location-based analystics for mobile experiences; and the Cisco Webex Teams collaboration tool. The completion comes in addition to the recent integration of Westcon-Comstor Americas, which is now a SYNNEX Corporation company. The Cisco offerings […]

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SYNNEX to Offer Google Play for Education on Tablets

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SYNNEX Corporation has announced that it is the first distributor to offer Google Play for Education on tablets to authorized solution providers. Especially beneficial for K-3 environments that use a high level of touch devices in the classroom, Google Play for Education gives resellers the ability to sell management of both tablets and content, including […]

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Gary Kayye to Speak at Synnex FOCUS Seminar on July 20 in Chicago

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CHICAGO 2010 – July 20, 2010 Hyatt Regency Chicago Join your SYNNEX Professional AV team, industry experts, and top manufacturers for FOCUS Chicago 2010, a one-day event to educate, support, and connect Professional AV dealers and IT resellers engaged in this evolving market. This is a FREE EVENT with lunch and cocktail reception. Hear expert […]

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