Tech Data Awarded HP Partner in Excellence Award for Highest Growth Performance in Latin America

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CLEARWATER, Fla., March 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it has been recognized with an HP Partner in Excellence Award for highest Growth Performance in Latin America at the 2014 HP Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas.

"We are honored to be recognized by our partner HP for our high growth performance within our Latin America business," said Joe Quaglia, President, the Americas at Tech Data. "Through a consistent strategy that is in sync with HP's objectives and priorities, as well as an increased focus on value-added business in the region, we were able to drive record sales in the Caribbean. Congratulations to the Tech Data Latin America team for their outstanding execution and continued commitment to providing a best-in-class customer experience."

The HP Partner in Excellence Award honors Tech Data for its exceptional business performance. Tech Data Latin America received the highest partner revenue growth for HP's fiscal year 2013 in the Multi Country Area (MCA), encompassing the entire region of Latin America, except Mexico and Brazil.

"Congratulations to this year's HP Partner in Excellence – Growth Award winners" said María Viana, Channel Sales EG LAR, Rodolfo Pilipiak, vice president Channel Sales PPS LAR, and Ricardo Van Zanten, HP Software Channel Sales LAR. "Each of these partners has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to partnership in the spirit of delivering the technology, solutions and value-added services that matter to our mutual customers."

HP Partner in Excellence Award winners are selected by a panel of HP Channel executives and presented to outstanding HP partners worldwide who have demonstrated exceptional business performance, achieved significant overall growth, have delivered innovative solutions to customers, or have demonstrated IT innovation through philanthropic activities in their local communities.

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Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $25.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2013. It is ranked No. 119 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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