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Sunlight partners with Synnex to bring the next generation of virtualisation to market

Products offer 3x better performance for IO intensive workloads versus VMware

GREENVILLE, SC 2nd OCT 2019 – Sunlight today announced the launch of its channel partner program in the US, joining forces with Synnex – the leading technology distributor in the US market.

Sunlight’s NexVisor hypervisor is a drop-in replacement for VMware, offering an immediate 3x performance boost for IO intensive workloads such as AI, Big Data and Analytics. Sunlight ships as a complete HCI solution, making it easy to get bare-metal-like performance on commodity datacenter servers with NVMe storage. Enterprises can typically save 70% of their infrastructure costs versus legacy hypervisors.

“We’re excited to be partnering with Synnex in North America. Synnex’s extensive VAR network and technology expertise will give us the reach to bring the benefits of Sunlight technology to market.” Said Julian Chesterfield, CEO of Sunlight. “We are seeing very strong uptake for Sunlight for applications where performance is paramount – so gaining access to partners with expertise in artificial intelligence, transactional databases, big data and analytics is essential to support our enterprise customers as they roll this technology out.”

“Synnex is delighted to be adding Sunlight to its portfolio.” Said person, title of Synnex. “Sunlight is a great product for VARs, as it has such flexibility – it can be integrated and sold with commodity data center servers, within the Amazon cloud or on edge servers with low-power processors – and in every case, it offers near-bare metal performance. We are confident this will find strong uptake in the Synnex partner network.”

Sunlight is available through Synnex VAR partners immediately. Contact to find your nearest VAR partner.



Hannah Mellow

Marketing Director

Date: 02 Oct 2019