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SYNNEX Corporation and Nebula Bring Turnkey Private Cloud Appliance to the Channel

SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and solutions, announced it is the first distributor to offer the fully integrated, big data turnkey private cloud appliance powered by Nebula to the channel. The rack level appliance is a fully integrated private cloud system engineered to deliver workloads for both Apache Cassandra and MongoDB. Cloudwick Labs has been selected to manage the software integration on behalf of solution providers.

The new rack system includes industry-standard servers, the Nebula One Cloud Controller, Apache Cassandra, and MongoDB, backed by SYNNEX’ powerful distribution model. This big data appliance enables an open and elastic infrastructure to store and manage big data. As an open source NoSQL database technology, Apache Cassandra provides multi-site distributed computing of big data across multiple data centers, while MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented open source database system.

“The ability for SYNNEX solution providers to offer solid private cloud technologies to their enterprise customers is now even more accessible with the addition of Nebula’s turn-key private cloud appliance and Cloudwick’s software integration to our portfolio,” said Peter Larocque, President, North America Distribution, SYNNEX Corporation. “With more than half of enterprises prioritizing building private clouds through the end of the year, it is important that SYNNEX helps our customers find ways to capitalize on that wave.”

“Businesses rely on data to maintain a competitive edge and they need a way to run new applications and workloads quickly, removing the complexity that comes with a big data infrastructure,” said Gordon Stitt, CEO at Nebula. “Handling massive amounts of data requires an infrastructure that can scale out horizontally and respond quickly. Nebula is excited to be working with SYNNEX and Cloudwick Labs to deliver a turnkey, private cloud rack system powering Cassandra and MongoDB big data workloads.”

“Cloudwick Labs tested the Nebula One Cloud Controller and found it to be best-in-class for enterprise big data cloud management, security and performance,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick Chief Executive Officer. “Now leading data center VARs and system integrators can offer Nebula's award winning OpenStack cloud technology to the enterprise to transform traditional bare metal infrastructure into powerful next generation cloud datacenters powered by Nebula."

Solution providers can source three different models through SYNNEX, with larger configurations available upon request:

  • Entry Level: 1x5 (Nebula One Controller + 5 servers)
  • Half Rack: 1x10 (Nebula One Controller + 10 servers)
  • Full Rack: 1x19 (Nebula One Controller + 19 servers)

To learn more about how to source Nebula Big Data PC-RSx solutions through SYNNEX, email [email protected].


SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, servicing resellers, retailers 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 approximately 49,000 full-time and part-time associates worldwide. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.

About Nebula

Nebula is dedicated to enabling all enterprises to easily, securely and inexpensively, deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures. Nebula makes the Nebula One, the world’s first cloud computer, enabling any business to easily build a scale-out private computing cloud from racks of industry-standard servers. Nebula is privately held and venture‐funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures and Highland Capital Partners. Other investors include Innovation Endeavors, Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram. For more information, visit Nebula at www.nebula.com

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this release that are forward-looking, such as product capabilities and features, private cloud building, and the general success of the collaboration, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future performance that may be suggested in this release. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release.

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