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3 July 2012

Getac and Synnex Sign Australian Distribution Agreement

The agreement marks the start of a long-term partnership between one of Australia’s top IT distributors, and one of the world’s leading providers of rugged laptops, tablets, and handheld devices.

James Hwang, president of Getac Technology Corporation, says the agreement includes provision for Getac-dedicated sales and service staff – enhancing device supply and support across the Australian and New Zealand markets.

“We are proud to partner with Synnex and are confident that our customers will receive unprecedented support and service thanks to the combined legacy and experience of our two companies.

“We chose Synnex because of its broad reseller network and expertise across vertical sectors including utility, public safety, defense, mining, and transportation in Australia and New Zealand. This solid business-to-business experience will deliver added value to our customers.”

Kee Ong, CEO, of Synnex Australia, said that the additional range of rugged computing solutions would enhance the comprehensiveness of IT solutions to the company’s value-added distribution network.

“This strategic partnership forms a key part of our commitment to be world-class leaders in information technology and telecommunication distribution.”

“By partnering with Getac, we are dedicated to offering customers a wide range of rugged solutions backed by knowledgeable support, competitive pricing and superior service across the product lifecycle.

“Thanks to the commitment both Synnex and Getac have to the marketplace, customers can be assured of competitive pricing, stock availability and product reliability,” Mr Hwang added.

With four warehouses and service locations, including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, Synnex can offer Getac customers real-time response and nationwide sales, service and logistics support.

Synnex Toll Free Number: 1300 100 100

Synnex Sales Contact:

Martin Gotthard / Justin Spencer – email: getac@synnex.com.au

Synnex Service Contact:

Khai Luu – email: Khail@synnex.com.au

About Getac

Getac Technology Corporation, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group (2011 consolidated revenue 25.3 billion USD), was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defence electronic products. Getac’s business coverage includes; rugged notebooks, rugged tablet PCs and rugged handheld devices for military, police, government, communications, manufacturing and transportation applications ranging from fully rugged to commercial-grade rugged. Getac’s strong R&D capabilities allow it to provide a high level of customisation and all-aspect hardware-software integration solutions. Apart from the rugged computing business, Getac is also involved with the design and manufacture of plastic and lightweight metal components. The acquisition of Waffer Technology in 2009 has made Getac the world’s third largest aluminium-magnesium alloy producer. For more information visit www.getac.com

About Synnex

Synnex Australia P/L, a global IT Supply Chain services company and one of the largest distribution companies in Australia, is a significant division of Synnex Technology International Corporation, the largest IT distribution company in the Asia Pacific region and ranked the third largest worldwide.

Today, the worldwide strength of the Synnex group of companies is reflected by its international market share positions. Synnex Australia is highly respected within the IT distribution market in Australia and by the largest IT distributor in Taiwan. Internationally, Synnex is also, among the top two distribution companies in China, number one in Thailand and number three in North America. Moreover, it is a major player in Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, UK and New Zealand.

Synnex endeavours to service all businesses in the IT industry including SME Resellers, System Integrators, Computer Retailers, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Corporate Retailers, National Retailers and VARs. Importantly, Synnex has established strategic partnerships with a large range of leading IT manufacturers. Synnex differentiates itself from its competitors by its expertise in Supply Chain Management (SCM). The strategic implementation of Just in Time Delivery (JIT) offers scheduled deliveries and an efficient RMA service provides rapid warranty replacement. Superior SCM also ensures inventory is available and items are current. For more information, please visit: www.synnex.com.au

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