Tech Data Named Distribution Partner of the Year by Intel Security

Also Recognized as Community Service Leader of the Year

CLEARWATER, Fla., May 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it has been named Intel Security’s Distribution Partner of the Year and a co-winner of the Community Service Leader of the Year award for 2016.  Intel Security revealed the winners, recognized for 2015 performance excellence in global and local markets, marketing innovation and community service, at its Distinguished Partner Awards reception held during its Americas Partner Summit. The awarded companies were selected for their embodiment of the three foundational pillars of the Intel Security Partner Program: strategic engagement, mutual growth and profitability, and driving better customer security outcomes.

“Tech Data is honored to be named by Intel Security as Distribution Partner of the Year. This recognition signifies our commitment to providing our resellers with industry leading security solutions. Intel Security is a cornerstone partner for Tech Data and our security solution resellers,” said Brian Davis, senior vice president, U.S. Marketing at Tech Data. “We are also proud that Intel recognized Tech Data as Community Service Leader of the Year. We are dedicated to serving the communities in which we operate, and we look forward to continuing to develop our partnerships with Intel Security in both of these areas.”

The Annual Distinguished Partner Awards honors exemplary channel partners that invest in Intel Security solutions, deliver outstanding results, and are aligned with Intel Security’s vision and strategy to provide integrated security technology and services that simplify the Threat Defense Lifecycle. Other areas of consideration include sales, growth, new business performance numbers, investment in enablement activities and participation in events.

“We recognize Tech Data as a significant member of our partner network. They bring unique value to Intel Security and we’re proud to see them reach such high performance,” said Richard Steranka, senior vice president, Global Channel Operations at Intel Security. “Working together, Tech Data’s customers experience faster deployment times, reduced costs, easy-to-use management tools, greater protection, and improved compliance, all while leveraging the threat defense lifecycle.”

“We are honored to have an ecosystem of partners who not only show strong commitment to our partnership, but also go above and beyond in service to their community,” Steranka continued. “This year, Tech Data has done exceptional work to make the world a better place.”

Tech Data and other Intel Security partners are promoting and accelerating the adoption of security technology and services, critical to protecting consumers, companies and organizations from ever-evolving cyberthreats. 

About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 105,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter


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