Tech Data Now Offers Mobile and Wireless Situational Software From Blueforce

CLEARWATER, Fla., May 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced a distribution agreement with Blueforce Development Corporation to offer their portfolio of mobile and wireless software solutions for situational awareness to its channel of solution providers in the United States. Offered through Tech Data's Mobile Solutions and Retail division, Blueforce software provides solutions for end users that help with critical decision-making and support for general public safety, from first responders to special operations.

"As we continue to focus on a solution-selling model that offers vertical-specific expertise, developing relationships with partners like Blueforce becomes critical," said Yvette Martinez-Wilson, director, Carrier Relations and Services at Tech Data. "The Blueforce team develops software that ties multiple devices and accessories together to enable a complete, end-user solution. Our ability to pre-configure Blueforce's software with devices, accessories and complementary software from existing solution providers will enable Tech Data to bring exclusive, customized, and margin-rich mobility offerings to our solution providers' businesses."

Blueforce builds mobile and wireless software solutions for the national security, infrastructure protection, public safety and personal life safety markets. The technology enables highly mobile teams to rapidly deploy, manage, and dismantle secure networks of people, proximate and body-worn sensors, unattended ground sensors, and remote services using their smartphones, tablets and laptop computers.

"Government, education and enterprise entities need solutions that support ever-increasing security requirements," said Michael Helfrich, CEO at Blueforce. "We're thrilled to leverage Tech Data's channel to reach new customers and to have our portfolio of products packaged in a way that makes implementation a fast and easy process for end users."

For more information on Blueforce solutions, contact Tech Data's Mobile Solutions and Retail team at 800-237-8931, ext. 83662, option 2 or tdm_services@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 $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. 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 Blueforce

Blueforce Development Corporation is focused on the development of software products that facilitate the formation of arbitrary and spontaneous confederations of people, sensors and systems using handheld devices such as smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Our passion is in the delivery of network-centric computing for those requiring the highest degree of security, mobility and interoperability. http://www.blueforcedev.com.

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