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Tech Data Partners With LabTech Software to Offer Remote Monitoring to Solution Providers

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CLEARWATER, Fla., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) and LabTech Software, a leader in robust-featured remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms for IT service providers, today announced a distribution agreement to provide LabTech's remote monitoring and management platform to Tech Data's channel of solution providers through the company's TDCloud business unit in the award-winning Solutions Store. The announcement was made in conjunction with Tech Data's Cloud and Software Partner Summit, taking place this week in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.

"We are excited to announce our partnership with LabTech Software, providing solutions that will help resellers achieve profit through IT automation," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president, Product Marketing, Software and Cloud Services at Tech Data. "LabTech Software solutions give resellers the ability to build a comprehensive remote monitoring and management platform to best meet the needs of their end-user customer. With the addition of LabTech Software in the Solutions Store, resellers can now access new sources of revenue using the LabTech platform."

LabTech RMM automation Platform was designed to provide the tools needed to automate any IT task, work on multiple machines at the same time, manage everything through a single console and easily manage IT policies across multiple endpoints at once. LabTech's strategy is to provide complementary best-of-breed solutions—from leaders such as Symantec, Intel, CA, Autotask and ConnectWise—creating a total solution package, as well as choice in that total solution.

"We are excited to announce our strategic partnership with Tech Data," said Jason Magee vice president, Worldwide Channels & Alliances at LabTech Software. "The LabTech Cloud Services will enable customers with a unique full solution offering that will meet the demands for IT service providers, resulting in a more profitable business. We continuously strive to extend our LabTech platform by offering the most comprehensive solutions for our customers and for our newest distribution partner, Tech Data."

Tech Data is continuing to offer the best and newest resources to enable its resellers to grow their cloud practices. The TDCloud business unit recently launched a new education and training module for the reseller community with a customized focus on how to best sell cloud-based business solutions. The eLearning based trainings will focus on three key areas: Launch Your Cloud Business, Expand Your Cloud Business and Maximize Your Cloud Business.

Tech Data's TDCloud business unit is a team of cloud experts dedicated to supporting its channel of solution providers through education, enablement, and adoption of cloud and subscription-based services. TDCloud is powered by Tech Data's StreamOne platform, an automated buying, selling, provisioning and billing system for cloud and subscription-based services technology that scales the business and operational scope.

To learn more about TDCloud and LabTech Software, contact the TDCloud team at (800) 237-8931, ext. 87663, email tdcloud@techdata.com, or visit the TDCloud website.

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 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.8 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2014. It is ranked No. 119 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies." To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About LabTech Software

LabTech Software is the developer of the only remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform developed for IT service providers byIT service providers . Designed and developed by system administrators with years of experience in the IT services industry, LabTech's focus is to drive the power of IT automation. This affordable agent-based platform closely emulates what technicians do in the field by performing IT support and management tasks and processes remotely, efficiently and non-intrusively. LabTech is the most powerful, feature-rich and widely-sought RMM platform in the IT service provider space today. For more information please visit www.labtechsoftware.com or call 877-522-8323.

CONTACT: Amanda Lee Public Relations Manager (727) 538-5803 amanda.lee@techdata.com

Source:Tech Data Corporation