Tech Data Enables MSPs to Build New Revenue Streams With Intel Security Managed Services Specialization

CLEARWATER, Fla., May 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) will now support managed services providers (MSPs) that seek to grow their businesses through the Intel® Security Managed Services Specialization program. MSPs in the United States that meet the requirements of the Specialization program can access the program's features and tools directly through Tech Data, tapping into the McAfee/Intel Security solutions and expertise already available via its award-winning StreamOne Solutions Store to rapidly build new revenue streams around managed security services.

"With high-profile data breaches making headlines over the last year, there's a heightened focus on security today—and this creates new opportunities for MSPs to grow their businesses," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president, Product Marketing, TDCloud at Tech Data. "Combining this Specialization with our comprehensive security portfolio and expertise enables partners to create a service offering that is highly efficient, profitable and scalable."

Through features such as pay-per-use pricing, rapid access to security products, efficient reporting and billing, and upfront discounts to maximize profitability, MSPs participating in the Specialization program through Tech Data have what's required to deliver world-class, profitable managed security services.

"At a time when security solutions have never been in greater demand, our relationship with Tech Data enables us to deliver world-class managed security services," said Fernando Quintero, vice president of Channel Sales in the Americas at Intel Security. "Our consistent, global security framework can be scaled through distribution, providing partners with access to broad, advanced security protection available via a monthly subscription-based, pay-as-you-go model."

The Intel Security Partner program (formerly the McAfee SecurityAlliance Program) delivers optimized security solutions to resellers of all sizes and their end user clients, offering a structure and tools to help MSPs start the sales cycle. Through Tech Data's dedicated Intel Security team, solution providers can access updated training, education and enablement tools to boost their knowledge about Intel Security technology and help them maximize profitability.

To learn more about the Intel Security Partner program, please contact one of Tech Data's dedicated Intel Security U.S. team members at (800) 237-8931, ext. 73519 or TDCatalyst@techdata.com.

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