Tech Data Enhances Mobile Portfolio Through AT&T Alliance Channel Program

CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aligning the company's mobile strategy with market growth, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced its expanded carrier portfolio through a Master Solution Provider (MSP) agreement with AT&T as part of their Channel Alliance Program. Through the agreement, Tech Data will act as an agent for AT&T, offering a broad portfolio of mobile activations, products and solutions in the United States via its Tech Data Mobile Solutions division.

"Our strategic collaboration with AT&T and other leading carriers will enable solution providers to capitalize on the expertise within Tech Data Mobile Solutions," said Patrick Stokes, vice president, Tech Data Mobile Solutions. "As a Master Solution Provider in the AT&T Channel Alliance Program,Tech Data will facilitate AT&T activations and more added benefits on behalf of our solution providers and continue to be the source for end-to-end mobile solution needs in the IT channel."

As an authorized MSP for AT&T in the Channel Alliance Program, Tech Data Mobile Solutions will enable solution providers to create bundled data solutions focused on vertical markets, offering both scale and business growth. The new level of authorization with AT&T will ensure support for the channel, including enterprise end users and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Through the agreement, Tech Data's channel of solution providers are eligible for benefits including greater rewards for their sales, more resources and reach, access to the comprehensive product suite, more training and education, and incentives.

Gartner forecasts that by 2018, revenue from mobile services will grow to $1.2 trillion, with the number of mobile connections reaching 8.5 billion1. Tech Data Mobile Solutions is uniquely designed to provide resellers access to the best products and services, leading solutions, and activation support to help them capitalize on growth opportunities in this dynamic market.

"We are excited about the recent growth of the AT&T Alliance Channel Program and are thrilled to have Tech Data Mobile Solutions join us," said Ben Ho, executive sales director of the AT&T Alliance Channel Program.

Tech Data Mobile Solutions has strategic agreements with the top four carriers in the U.S., offering solution providers more selection and opportunities for business growth. For more information about Tech Data Mobile Solutions and the AT&T Alliance Channel Program, please contact a team member at (800) 237-8931 or email TDM_Sales@techdata.com.

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.

[1] Forecast Analysis: Mobile Services, Worldwide, 3Q14 Update

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