Tech Data Named McAfee Distributor of the Year

Company's StreamOne Platform Leads to Second Straight Award

Clearwater, Florida, UNITED STATES

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that the Company was awarded Distributor of the Year by McAfee for the second straight year at the McAfee SecurityAlliance Partner Summit on October 18, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tech Data achieved over 200% on McAfee's new business goals, helping McAfee secure the top security partner position within Tech Data.

"This award not only represents the hard work and dedication of Tech Data's team, but also represents the trusted and valued partnership that exists between Tech Data and McAfee," said Fernando Quintero, vice president of the Americas Channel at McAfee. "Tech Data continues to innovate in the channel and is helping lead the transformation of the computing experience to one that is more mobile, seamless, and secure for our partners and customers."

Tech Data has also improved the McAfee reseller experience with the implementation of its StreamOne Software License Selector, allowing partners to more efficiently navigate McAfee's licensing model, quickly find the correct part numbers and place orders instantly and accurately. Tech Data has also made improvements to its order management procedures, reducing McAfee order processing time by more than 30% while continuing to be the benchmark for order accuracy.

"We are honored to once again receive this award from McAfee," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president of Software Product Marketing at Tech Data. "Tech Data and McAfee continue to work together to alleviate increasing challenges in security by provide industry-leading solutions and services to our channel members."

About Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $24.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit

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