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Tech Data Expands Partnership With CA Technologies to Offer arcserve MSP Enablement Program

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CLEARWATER, Fla., June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced an expanded distribution agreement with CA Technologies (Nasdaq:CA) to provide the CA arcserve® Managed Service Provider (MSP) Licensing Program to Tech Data's channel of solution providers through the company's TDCloud business unit in its award-winning Solutions Store.

"More businesses are seeking to leverage offsite data protection and availability of business-critical systems, applications and data—creating new opportunities for solution providers," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president, Product Marketing, Software and Cloud Services at Tech Data. "The arcserve MSP Licensing Program gives solution providers a robust set of tools to meet the varying and demanding requirements of their end-user customers. This program is a great addition to the comprehensive list of cloud offerings available in the Tech Data Solutions Store."

The arcserve MSP Licensing Program enables resellers to offer CA licensing on individual products or comprehensive solutions on a monthly basis. Whether it's on-premise or off-premise data protection, or protecting data centers that are used for hosted services, arcserve provides simple, comprehensive protection with the MSP program. By offering arcserve, solution providers will benefit from a cost structure that matches the way they do business.

Key benefits and features of arcserve ideal for solution providers include:

  • Remote Data Protection: The program offers cost-effective data solution—protecting data on- and off-premise, with granular file and application level recovery.
  • Full System High Availability: Offers mission-critical equipment and collocation services to keep business and infrastructure protected, reducing downtime and lost sales.
  • Managed Services Templates: Provides templates with tools and best-practice methods to create a service offering leveraging rich arcserve functionality.

"Service providers looking to build a data protection practice capable of handling physical, virtual and cloud environments need a truly unified solution with flexible licensing," said Erin Malone, vice president, North American Sales, Data Management at CA Technologies. "Working together, Tech Data's TDCloud business and arcserve are a natural fit to meet those critical requirements and help partners build profitable, manageable data protection offerings."

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, 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. 111 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 CA Technologies

CA Technologies provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA Technologies at www.ca.com.

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