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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
Tech Data appointed commercial distributor for Microsoft’s new Band 2 wearable
Basingstoke, 21 April 2016 - Tech Data has been appointed as the exclusive B2B distributor for the Microsoft Band 2 activity tracker and will be working with select resellers to drive commercial opportunities in key target verticals such as corporate wellness, blue light services...more
Azlan offers full Citrix virtual desktop experience in ultra high-definition
Azlan’s Business Solutions Centre equipped with NVIDIA’s virtual GPU enabling partners to demonstrate demanding graphics apps in multiple virtual workspaces for the first time ...more
Tech Data offers to up-skill Microsoft partner teams on EMS to get them on services FastTrack
Basingstoke, 18 April 2016 - Tech Data is aiming to help Microsoft partners up-skill on the vendor’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) cloud-based mobile device management solutions, so that they are equipped to take the burgeoning opportunities for growth in this area of the marke...more
Azlan makes key appointments to UK senior management team
Value distributor is fully-equipped and ready to work with VARs, systems integrators and MSPs to deliver advanced hybrid solutions to end-user customers and drive growth...more
Tech Data backs finance scheme that makes it easier for SMBs to afford HP LaserJet quality
Basingstoke, 04 April 2016 - Tech Data is working with HP Finance to provide a zero-percent offer on HP LaserJet devices that will make it easier for smaller businesses with limited budgets to invest in the latest and best printing technology....more
Tech Data takes resellers back to Microsoft Showcase Classroom
Basingstoke, 31 March 2016 - Tech Data is returning to the Microsoft Showcase Classroom, giving resellers the chance to revisit Microsoft’s complete proposition for education and gather a head of steam before of the major seasonal upgrade programmes that will take place during th...more
Tech Data works with Fujitsu and Netgear to target paperless courts
Basingstoke, 22 March 2016 - Tech Data has worked with Fujitsu and Netgear to bring together a series of exclusive bundles that are ideal for courts and law firms looking to go paperless and reduce costs....more
Tech Data delivers faster response for HP partners with Integrated Quoting
Basingstoke, 17 March 2016 - Tech Data is now offering to provide resellers with verified pricing on HP bids within minutes, following the switch-over to the new Integrated Quoting (IQ) online tool....more
Azlan hails success of Citrix Channel Partner Accelerator 2016 as platform for growth
After attracting a record number of visitors to its stand, the value distributor is expecting a positive year ahead for resellers focusing on mid market opportunities....more
Azlan aims to fast-track HP Enterprise partners on Aruba and extend their wireless potential
Basingstoke, 14 March 2016 - TD Azlan, Tech Data’s specialist brand for value-added distribution of enterprise networking, server, storage and software solutions, has been appointed as a distributor for the complete range of enterprise-class wireless solutions from Aruba, a Hewle...more
Tech Data plans to accelerate sales for SMB resellers
Basingstoke, 08 March 2016 - Tech Data has launched a new set of online tools for SMB resellers, including a streamlined Marketing Portal that gives them access to a huge choice of template emails, web banners and white papers from top-name vendors, and a set of Web Store option...more
Reports Record Q4 and Annual Non-GAAP Earnings per Share
CLEARWATER, Fla., (March 3, 2016) -- Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) (the “Company”) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended January 31, 2016....more
Barcelona, 01 March, 2016 - Tech Data Europe today announced a new Europe-wide agreement with Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a leading provider of advanced hardware and integrated systems to cloud datacenters. ...more
Barcelona, 01 March, 2016 - Tech Data Europe today announced a new Europe-wide agreement with Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a leading provider of advanced hardware and integrated systems to cloud datacenters. ...more
Basingstoke, 29 February 2016 - Tech Data has appointed a dedicated Business Development Executive (BDE) to drive activity on Microsoft’s Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) scheme, which gives resellers a way to offer Microsoft solutions as part of their own hosted servic...more
Tech Data refreshes TD Academy online training and development portal for resellers
Basingstoke, 25 February 2016 - TD Academy, Tech Data’s online training and talent development platform, is reaching out to more resellers by adding learning materials from an increased pool of vendors and making its resources easier to access with a fresh new look and streamline...more
Tech Data Europe to Attend DISTREE EMEA 2016
Barcelona, 24th February, 2016 - Tech Data Europe will attend DISTREE EMEA 2016, a leading trade event for the information and communications technology (ICT) and consumer electronics (CE) retail channels, which takes place on 24-27 February at the Grimaldi Forum, Monte Carlo. Th...more
Tech Data and Microsoft collaborate to produce partner Education Guide
Basingstoke, 23 February 2016 - Tech Data and Microsoft have jointly produced a comprehensive guide to show how Microsoft technologies and Windows 10 in particular can provide an immersive learning experience and accelerate learning in schools and classrooms....more
Tech Data Welcomes Extension of Microsoft Fasttrack Scheme To Additional Partners
Basingstoke, 22 February 2016 - Tech Data has welcomed Microsoft’s decision to expand its FastTrack offer on cloud solutions to help partners deliver more value to small and mid-sized business customers....more
Maverick Wins Distributor of the Year at 2016 InAVation Awards
Barcelona, Spain, 18th February - Maverick, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for audiovisual solutions, was named Distributor of the Year at the 2016 InAVation Awards, held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This pan-European title was given in recognition of Maverick’s business growt...more
Tech Data to offer Parallels Remote Application Server to SMBs, educational institutions & MSPs
Easiest and most cost-effective solution for delivery of Windows applications and desktops to any device...more
Azlan to get resellers off to a fast start at Citrix Channel Partner Accelerator
Value distributor plans to alert partners to the potential for delivering the mobile workspace into the mid market - with the promise of expert support (and freshly-brewed coffee)...more
Tech Data Mobile to Attend Mobile World Congress 2016
Barcelona, 10th February 2016 - Tech Data Mobile, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for mobility distribution, services and solutions, will reaffirm its industry-leading status at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC is the world’s foremost exhibition for the mobile ind...more
Azlan strengthens marketing team and puts the emphasis on solutions and lead-generation
Basingstoke, 08 February 2016 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, has announced the appointment of Mark Robinson as Marketing Manager for its Enterprise Software and Technology and Services practices, adding further strength to its solutions ma...more
Tech Data makes Nuance desktop imaging range more widely available via TD Activate Here
Basingstoke, 2 February 2016 - Tech Data has been appointed as a distributor in the UK by Nuance Communications and is making the company's market-leading document scanning and conversion solution - Power PDF - available to the wider reseller community, through the popular TD Act...more
Rob Tomlin appointed as Managing Director for Azlan UK and Ireland
Basingstoke, 01 February 2016 - Rob Tomlin has been appointed as Managing Director UK and Ireland of Azlan, Tech Data’s value enterprise division, with immediate effect....more
Azlan backs Citrix plan to conquer the SMB market place with its valued partners
Heathrow, 27 January 2016 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, has welcomed Citrix’s plans to revitalise SMB sales of its core Citrix Work Space Suite solution for partners and will be setting out its own programme to support the vendor’s effort...more
Tech Data Mobile ships new ARCHOS mobile devices to UK resellers and retailers
Challenger brand appeals to buyers looking for fully-featured phones that deliver great value...more
Tech Data plans to extend Jawbone’s reach in retail and explore new vertical markets
Basingstoke, 20 January 2015 - Tech Data has signed a UK distribution agreement with Jawbone(R), the world-leader in consumer technology and wearable devices, and will be working with the company to both strengthen its presence in the retail sector and take its range of innovativ...more
Tech Data works with Microsoft to drive uptake of Enterprise Mobility Suite
Basingstoke, 16 January 2016 - Tech Data is working with Microsoft to encourage uptake of the vendor’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), which provides a comprehensive set of cloud-based mobile device management tools, and drive partner engagement on the solution through the Micro...more
Tech Data’s new Eden website is an online paradise for Apple
Basingstoke, 15 January 2016 - Tech Data has unveiled its newly redesigned Eden website, providing Apple partners with an enhanced online experience. The new site has been given a fresh and cleaner design and is populated with additional information on Tech Data’s services and ho...more
Azlan and Cisco to host joint Internet of Everything event at London’s ME Hotel
Basingstoke, 14 January 2016 - Azlan, the value enterprise division of Tech Data, is to host a joint event with Cisco early next month, highlighting the business potential of the Internet of Everything (IoE) for resellers....more
Tech Data brings BQ 3D printers to UK market
Basingstoke, 14 January 2016 - Tech Data is now stocking the full range of 3D printers and kits from innovative Spanish manufacturer, BQ, opening up new opportunity for UK resellers and retailers to address the high levels of interest in 3D printing and significant potential in t...more
Tech Data Mobile brings Android-based Cyanogen OS device to UK market
First open market availability of BQ Aquaris X5 device with the open-source operating environment gives retailers and resellers potential to offer customised options and enhanced security...more
Azlan to accelerate Citrix Partner potential at Wembley Stadium event
Heathrow, 04 January 2016 - Azlan, the enterprise value added distribution business of Tech Data, is paving the way for Citrix UK Partners to grow their business in 2016 with the Technology & Services team led by Phil King introducing tools, training and processes to speed up the...more
Tech Data offers HPE Financial Services to help resellers fund new business
Basingstoke, 22 December 2015 - Tech Data is making HP Financial Services available to its resellers and retailers, giving them the opportunity to offer customers a complete range of purchasing options to support their IT investments from a reliable and trusted industry partner....more
Azlan equips its Business Solutions Centre with latest Avaya solutions
Heathrow, 16 December 2015 - TD Azlan has enhanced its advanced Business Solutions Centre (BSC) by installing a comprehensive range of Avaya solutions, providing resellers with access to the company’s industry-leading unified communications and data networking technologies for cu...more
Cisilion, Azlan and EMC work together to deliver enhanced enterprise storage solutions
Leading systems integrator, value distributor and storage vendor are collaborating to meet customer needs for transformation and hybrid infrastructure services...more
Tech Data targets retailers with Print to Receipt software download tools
Basingstoke, 09 December 2015 - Tech Data UK is urging more retailers to explore the potential of its Print to Receipt software download service, to boost their sales and efficiency. After a successful pilot stage during which several customers have made extensive use of the tool...more
Tech Data puts more focus on HP workstations and thin clients
Basingstoke, 07 December 2015, Tech Data is putting increased focus on HP workstations, thin clients and point-of-sale devices with the appointment of Sam Trinder to a new dedicated Business Development Executive role within the HP team....more
Tech Data welcomes extension of Microsoft Shape the Future programme to all K-12 schools
Basingstoke, 03 December 2015 - Tech Data UK has welcomed the expansion of Microsoft’s Shape the Future (STF) programme to all public and private K-12 institutions. The decision means that K-12 schools will no longer be required to provide a letter of eligibility in order to purc...more
Tech Data brings in West to further strengthen Microsoft Cloud CSP team
Basingstoke, 01 December 2015 - Tech Data has further strengthened its growing Microsoft cloud solutions team by appointing Emily West as a new Business Development Executive. Her appointment will enable Tech Data to manage the rising number of enquiries now being made about the ...more
Tech Data Mobile continues investment with new additions to sales and BDM teams
Basingstoke, 25 November 2015 - Tech Data Mobile has added to its growing sales and business development teams with the appointments of Dan Manser as Field Sales Executive and Erebouni Torosyan as iPhone Business Development Manager....more
Tech Data’s healthcare guide gets positive response from public sector partners
Basingstoke, 17 November 2015 - Tech Data’s Public Sector team has received a tremendously positive response to the publication of its special guide to the healthcare market, which the company has produced to give resellers improved understanding of the sector and how they can be...more
Azlan and Veritas announce European distribution partnership
Barcelona, Spain, 16 November - Azlan, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for value-added distribution of enterprise networking, server, storage and software solutions, announced today that it has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with Veritas Technologies Corporation...more
Tech Data Europe wins award at EMEA Dell Solutions Conference 2015
Barcelona, 12 November 2015 - Tech Data Europe today announced that it has been named Distributor of the Year - Best Newcomer 2015 at a ceremony held as part of the EMEA Dell Solutions Conference 2015....more
Tech Data forms partnership with wearables industry leader Garmin
Basingstoke, 09 November 2015 - Tech Data UK has been appointed as a business-to-business distributor for Garmin’s range of wearable products and is aiming to build opportunities with companies that want to encourage healthy lifestyles and behaviours amongst their staff....more
New Moto X Force model available from Tech Data Mobile
Super-fast 32GB ballistic black nylon model of Motorola’s latest smartphone with unique shatterproof display and ground-breaking battery technology will be available exclusively for distribution from Tech Data until the end of this year...more
TD Azlan bolsters its Business Solutions Centre with IBM enterprise solutions and technologies
Heathrow, 03 November 2015 - TD Azlan has extended the capabilities of its state-of-the-art Business Solutions Centre (BSC) in Heathrow by equipping the demonstration facility with the latest IBM enterprise solutions and technologies....more
Tech Data helps resellers accelerate with Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider programme
Basingstoke, 29 October 2015 - Tech Data is helping Microsoft partners to accelerate their time-to-market for cloud solutions with two promotions to drive service revenues...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