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Tech Data Europe launches pan-European distribution agreement
Distributor strengthens its Smartforce IoT Solutions offering with key technology for smart retail, logistics and asset management sectors...more
Tech Data gets behind Microsoft CSP plan to Power Up sales in run-in to year-end
Basingstoke, 06 April 2017 - Tech Data is getting behind a new Microsoft Partner incentive designed to drive software subscription sales in the run-up to the vendor’s year-end on 30 June 2017....more
Azlan Technology Solutions announces line-up of UK & Ireland leadership team
Basingstoke, 05 April 2017 - Azlan Technology Solutions, the enterprise business unit of Tech Data, has announced its new senior leadership team for the UK and Ireland. The new line-up includes Ian Jeffs, who will be joining in the new role of Business Unit Director for IBM, HDS ...more
Haines' return brings added bite to Apple team
Basingstoke, 04 April 2017 - Tech Data has added further strength to its team of Apple specialists with the appointment of Emma Haines as Category Manager...more
Tech Data names Rob Tomlin as UK head of Azlan & Technology Solutions business
Basingstoke, 14 March, 2017 - Tech Data has announced the appointment of Rob Tomlin as Managing Director UK of Azlan & Technology Solutions....more
Datech Telesales Hub puts the focus on Autodesk renewals
Basingstoke, 06 March 2017 - Datech, Tech Data’s specialist CAD-focused business unit, has launched a Telesales Hub that will make it easier for partners to address the massive potential in the wider market for Autodesk solutions with smaller customers and renewals....more
Tech Data introduces Patrick Zammit as president, Tech Data Europe
Announces regional leadership team ...more
Tech Data Completes Acquisition of Avnet's Technology Solutions Business
Creates Premier Global IT Distributor with the Most Diverse End-to-End Solutions form the Data Center to the Living Room...more
Tech Data extends smart security solutions portfolio with Yale
Basingstoke, 24 February 2017 - Tech Data has been appointed as a distributor for Yale, making the full range of high quality smart home security solutions from this well-known brand widely available to the UK IT retail channel for the first time....more
ViewSonic announces new distribution agreement with Maverick
Viewsonic teams up with Maverick to strengthen its position in the distribution channel for the AV product ranges....more
Tech Data guide charts route to success over Public Sector peak
Basingstoke, 07 February 2017 - Tech Data is aiming to help resellers maximise their sales potential during the busy public sector peak, releasing a special guide that covers the current priorities, trends, developments and opportunities across government, healthcare and educatio...more
Tech Data Europe builds complete cloud ecosystem for Microsoft partners
Barcelona, 02 February, 2017 - Tech Data Europe is creating a complete Microsoft cloud ecosystem that will enable partners to deliver the Microsoft’s entire software stack, along with complementary solutions, quickly and efficiently through a single, integrated management platfor...more
New Business Development and Sales hires boost strength of Azlan virtualisation team
Alan Taylor is named as Azlan’s first dedicated VMware BDM while Rebecca Clarke joins to focus on the northern half of the UK - internal support team numbers also boosted ...more
Azlan targets strong growth for Citrix partners after scooping top award
Distributor’s contribution to supporting partner growth recognised with global award - cloud-based solutions and Microsoft integration to be key areas of focus for 2017...more
Record sales at Tech Data send clear signal on CSP to Microsoft Advisor partners
More than 110,000 end-user seats now installed - distributor highlights importance of moving end user customers across before the 30 June 2017 deadline ...more
Azlan appoints Paterson to place added focus on information management and security
Basingstoke, 23 January 2017 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, has appointed Rachel Paterson as Sales Manager for Information Management and Security business to provide additional focus on this key area of growth potential....more
Tech Data adds ADATA to extend memory and storage choices
Basingstoke 11 January 2017 - Tech Data has added the ADATA range of memory and storage products to its range of PC components and accessories. ...more
Tech Data brings vendor schemes together under Unified Bid Portal
New tool provides single entry point and uses the same, simple process for all schemes...more
Tech Data polishes up Chrome devices to shine as thin clients
Attractive devices and easy management are big advantages - wider availability of Microsoft Office and other productivity apps bring added appeal to business users ...more
Tech Data makes tough quotes easier with new Panasonic Configurator tool
Basingstoke, 20 December 2016 - Tech Data’s new Panasonic Configurator tool is now available for use, making it easier for resellers to build accurate and detailed quotes for customers on the vendor’s category-defining Toughbook and Toughpad range of ruggedized laptops and tablet...more
Tech Data and OKI offer new growth potential to B2B partners with print
Basingstoke, 07 December 2016 - Tech Data and OKI are now distributing the full range of OKI business LED printers and multifunctional print (MFPs) devices in the UK. The two companies have formed a new partnership that extends choice and brings new growth potential to Tech Data’...more
Tech Data’s EMM hub provides platform for resellers to grow as trusted advisors
Basingstoke, 05 December 2016 - Tech Data has launched the enterprise mobility management (EMM) hub as the first element of its Trusted Advisor knowledge development programme, which provides resellers with a wealth of information on key solutions areas, helping them market and s...more
Tech Data teams up with Grass Roots to offer Salary Sacrifice scheme on smart home products
Basingstoke, 01 December 2016 - Tech data has partnered with proprietary employee benefits specialist Grass Roots to offer businesses an easy way to offer their workforce a salary sacrifice scheme for smart home products. ...more
Tech Data looking to bring more resellers onto its TDengage webstore platform
Basingstoke, 17 November 2016 - Tech Data is looking to bring more resellers on board with its TDengage webstore service, through which they can offer any of the extensive range of products the distributor stocks on their own website....more
Tech Data and Microsoft aim to make winning education business ‘Easy Peasy’ for partners
Basingstoke, 11 November 2016 - Tech Data and Microsoft are working together to make it easier for resellers to win education business, launching an e-guide to showcase Microsoft technologies for the sector and an incentive scheme that will gives schools the chance to win a class...more
Tech Data aims to fire-up reseller scanner sales with Canon campaign
Basingstoke, 10 November 2016 - Tech Data is backing a Canon campaign that provides end-user customers with extra incentives to buy in the form of a free three-year warranty....more
Maverick puts the focus on LFDs to drive partner sales growth
Basingstoke, 01 November 2016 - Maverick, the audiovisual specialist business of Tech Data, is putting additional focus on driving the growth of its large format display (LFD) sales by setting up a strong specialist team to support partner business development on its extensive ra...more
Tech Data partners with Dell and NEXIONA to launch SmartForce IoT solution for system integrators an
CLEARWATER, Fla. and BARCELONA, Spain (October 26, 2016) - Tech Data Corporation today announced the launch of MIIMETIQ EDGE, an all-in-one Internet of Things (IoT) development platform that enables systems integrators and service providers to jumpstart their IoT projects. MIIMET...more
Tech Data first to offer real-time consumption data and budgeting tools for Microsoft Azure
Enhancements to StreamOne platform offer better risk mitigation and control for solution providers ...more
Cygnett swims into Tech Data with substance with style
Basingstoke, 20 October 2016 - Tech Data is now distributing the range of stylish and practical mobile cases, power packs and accessories from Cygnett. The Australian manufacturer has been building a good reputation and this agreement gives more UK retailers the opportunity to of...more
Azlan affirms its strong commitment to Veritas with major UK-based investment
Basingstoke, 19 October 2016 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, has swelled its dedicated Veritas headcount to a team of more than 15 specialists, strengthening its support for enterprise partners and targeting strong growth. ...more
Azlan brings unified team together to form Specialist security business unit
Robert Stockford appointed to lead strategic drive into key growth sector of the market ...more
Tech Data puts the focus on healthcare with new guide
Basingstoke, 10 October 2016 - Tech Data is putting the focus on healthcare this quarter by publishing a guide to the channel and running a series of promotions aimed at stimulating activity amongst resellers in the sector. The Focus on Healthcare Guide is backed by leading vendo...more
Tech Data aims to catch consumers’ eyes with Aiptek range of mini projectors
Basingstoke, 05 October 2016 - Tech Data is now distributing the innovative and eye-catching range of mini-projectors from the Taiwanese manufacturer, Aiptek, making it easier for retailers and webstores to offer the company’s outstanding range of Pico devices to their customers....more
Tech Data aiming help 30 new Microsoft CSP partners gain Microsoft Cloud Competencies
Basingstoke, 03 October 2016 - Tech Data is aiming to recruit and on-board up to 30 new partners for the Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) programme by the end of the calendar year with its new CPS Accelerator initiative....more
Tech Data brings in Baker to cook up more Chrome sales to education
Basingstoke, 28 September 2016 - Tech Data has appointed Tom Baker as its first Business Development Manager for Google in Education and will be looking to work with partners to raise awareness and increase penetration of Chrome-based devices across the sector....more
Tech Data Corporation to Acquire Technology Solutions Business from Avnet for $2.6 Billion
Transaction Creates Premier Global IT Distributor with the Most Diverse End-to-End Solutions from the Data Center to the Living Room. Significantly Broadens Value-Added Distribution Business. Establishes Presence in Asia-Pacific while Enhancing Customer and Product Portfolios in ...more
Azlan strengthens management team with key appointments
Basingstoke, 14 September 2016 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, has made key additions to its management team, naming Huw Jones as Business Unit Manager, HP Enterprise and also announcing the appointment of Sarah Williams as Sales Director....more
Tech Data Europe announces new distribution agreement with Silent Circle
Strengthens mobile portfolio with Silent Circle devices and software solution for mobile security in the enterprise ...more
Tech Data introduces Windows 10 Enterprise E3
Microsoft’s Enterprise-grade Security and Management Capabilities Available Now as a subscription through Tech Data Cloud...more
Tech Data expands document management and scanning portfolio with Visioneer
Basingstoke, 06 September 2016 - Tech Data has added the full range of document management and scanning solutions from Visioneer to its portfolio and will be working with the company to expand its presence and visibility in the UK market....more
Tech Data starts build-up to Black Friday early
Basingstoke, 31 August 2016 - Tech Data is starting the build-up to this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday buying spree early, encouraging retailers and webstores to look at vendor offers that are already available and plan their campaigns to kick-off the busy year-end season....more
Tech Data Partner Academy puts the focus on SMB market opportunities
Basingstoke, 15 August 2016 - Tech Data is giving resellers a chance to get fully up to speed with the latest opportunities in the SMB market at this year’s Partner Academy event. The day will be held at the prestigious Carden Park Hotel, near Chester, on Friday 30th September....more
Tech Data brings MAXCases high quality protection for Chromebooks to the UK
Basingstoke, 10 August 2016 - Tech Data has signed an agreement to distribute the MAXCases range of high quality cases and protection solutions for mobile devices in the UK. ...more
Tech Data partners with Techsixtyfour to open up new frontier in digital parenting
Basingstoke, 08 August 2016 - Tech Data has signed a partnership with innovative UK start up Techsixtyfour to bring the unique Gator Watch to retailers and webstores, opening up a potentially lucrative new revenue stream in the sector....more
Tech Data appointed exclusive distributor for SpotCam range of home security cameras
Free, 24-hour recording and cloud access provide easy access and control for users ...more
Tech Data gives resellers more ways to sell on the move with mobile-optimised site
Basingstoke, 02 August 2016 - Tech Data is driving efficiency and making it easier for resellers to do business by launching a mobile-optimised version of its InTouch ecommerce site and providing new interactive features that will help them to engage with customers on the spot an...more
Tech Data extends surveillance solutions reach with Foscam
User-friendly and affordable solutions are ideal for home and small business use - FosBaby range designed specifically for child monitoring...more
Tech Data Cloud offers customisation capabilities through enhancements to StreamOne platform
Announces addition of Global Knowledge to its Cloud Mastery Journey...more
Tech Data simplifies IoT with introduction of specialised business practice
Smart IoT Solutions by Tech Data designed to help resellers enter the IoT market...more
Resellers take full advantage of Tech Data’s additional credit investment
Distributor sees exceptional uptake of new facilities as resellers focus on driving SMB sales growth and making the most of the peak summertime buying period in education...more
Tech Data appointed as leading distributor for ground breaking Polaroid 3D printer
Basingstoke, 11 July 2016 - Tech Data has been appointed as leading distributor for the new Polaroid ModelSmart 250S 3D printer and Consumables range in the UK and will be working with retailers and resellers to maximise the product's potential in the consumer, education and comm...more
Tech Data puts the focus on education
Distributor unveils Focus on Education guide that will help resellers identify opportunities and capitalise on the peak summertime purchasing period...more
Azlan offers HPE Cloudline Server Solutions to MSPs across Europe
Barcelona, 04 July, 2016 - Azlan, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for value-added distribution of enterprise networking, server, storage and software solutions, is working with HP Enterprise (HPE) to offer the vendor’s latest Cloudline range of servers to managed services pro...more
Tech Data offers TYLT wireless power chargers to tip the scales for retailers
Basingstoke, 23 June 2016 - Tech Data has been appointed as a distributor for the full range of wireless charging and portable power solutions from leading designer and manufacturer TYLT, giving retailers more potential to add value to every sale of mobile devices....more
Azlan aims to accelerate Office 365 with Aruba Instant wireless solutions
Distributor supporting Hewlett Packard Enterprise campaign to drive combined sales of Microsoft cloud-based productivity and Aruba Instant Wi-Fi solutions to SMB and mid-market customers...more
Tech Data installs Stancliffe to head new-look HP PC team
Basingstoke, 20 June 2016 - Tech Data has continued its investment in support of HP Inc. partners, naming Nick Stancliffe as its new HP Business Development Manager. He joins Christian Cox and Sam Trinder on the company’s new-look HP Business Development team. Stancliffe was pre...more
Azlan underlines commitment to partners with new additions to enterprise business development
Basingstoke, 15 June 2016 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, has made a number of appointments that strengthen its ability to support partners in delivering enterprise-class solutions to their customers. The company has recently announced the ...more
Tech Data provides additional credit for its customers
Extended payment terms also being offered to resellers targeting education with audiovisual solutions, enabling them to meet the need of schools and maximise summertime sales....more
Tech Data completes CE and Retail team line-ups
Basingstoke, 07 June 2016 - Tech Data is continuing to invest in supporting retailers, adding new heads to complete its Consumer Electronics-focused product management and Retail customer-facing account management teams....more
Tech Data ‘One Microsoft’ promotion aims to drive partner device and cloud sales
Basingstoke, 03 June 2016 - Tech Data is running a promotion that aims to support partners in driving sales of Microsoft devices in the run-up to the vendor’s 30 June year-end. The ‘One Microsoft’ incentive scheme will encourage and reward resellers for hitting key targets for sa...more
Tech Data aiming to help more partners access, power, and master the cloud
New Business Transformation programme to be launched at City of London event next month...more
Azlan puts Cisco Hyperflex in the spotlight
Briefing on vendor’s UCS-based hyper-converged solution aims to get more partners actively taking the pre-integrated server, storage and virtualisation offering to their customers....more
Azlan extends MSP cloud portfolio with Asigra
Tech Data’s value-added enterprise distribution business extends UK market reach for the leading provider of assured data recovery...more
Tech Data Europe announces new distribution agreement with the Esselte Group
Tech Data Europe to offer products from the Leitz premium supplies brand...more
Tech Data makes BitTitan available on StreamOne cloud platform
Basingstoke, 19 May 2016 - Tech Data has made BitTitan, the cloud enablement services provider available on the StreamOne platform, making it easy for resellers to access and use its solutions whenever they are needed for a customer transition....more
Tech Data deal with DICOTA comes with bags of business potential
Basingstoke, 17 May 2016 - Tech Data is now stocking the full range of high-end mobile bags and cases from DICOTA, one of the Europe’s leading manufacturers of accessory products, presenting resellers and retailers with an exceptional margin-making add-on opportunity....more
Barcelona, 12 May 2016 - Datech, Tech Data’s specialist brand for professional design software, has become the first distributor to offer monthly and annual Autodesk Subscription Auto-Renew to its reseller partners, providing easy and affordable access to the full range of Autode...more
Basingstoke, 09 May 2016 - Tech Data has announced a new SMB subscription solution for printing technology with HP Financial Services (HPFS)....more
Tech Data on the hunt for systems builders and integrators to join ASUS partner programme
Basingstoke, 05 May 2016 - Tech Data is working with ASUS to persuade more systems builders and integrators to join the vendor’s partner programme, so they can take full advantage of the benefits available to them when they purchase the company’s motherboards....more
Tech Data launches Tri-Optic LTO tape labelling service to enhance HPE Storage Supplies offering
Basingstoke, 04 May 2016 - Tech Data is now offering a tape labelling service for LTO media in partnership with the industry standard labelling solution provider, Tri-optic. The service has been introduced in response to growing demand for LTO tape labelling as organisations move...more
Tech Data offers resellers extra incentives to join new Norton Partner Programme
Basingstoke, 03 May 2016 - Tech Data is encouraging resellers to sign-up for the new Norton PartnerNet programme with a special promotion that offers them the chance to win a range of useful, business-related prizes....more
Value distributor will build on strategic partnership and technology collaboration between the two vendors that makes it easier to create and deploy VMware-based clouds...more
‘Building a better HP Business for 2015’ event will showcase Azlan’s services and support alongside the HP solutions that will drive business growth over the coming year....more