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Tech Data Announces New Cloud Offerings and Website Enhancements at TechSelect Fall Partner Conference

CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) announced new solutions available in the Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store, enhancements to its online customer experience for solution providers via shop.techdata.com, and the introduction of the company's new logo and corporate website at its TechSelect Fall Partner Conference, being held this week in Boca Raton, Florida. The TechSelect Fall Partner Conference welcomed more than 400 attendees from throughout the Americas for the semi-annual event. Announcements made in conjunction with the TechSelect Partner Conference include:

Tech Data Adds Collaboration Platform through Agreement with Aria

Tech Data has added Aria, a hosted collaboration platform that combines the benefits of an on premise Cisco system and a cloud-hosted model, to its channel of solution providers in the United States. Aria offers businesses of all sizes hosted collaboration solutions, providing a wide range of customizable features. Aria's suite of solutions is now available in the Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store, while Tech Data's dedicated Cisco Solutions Group is available to provide customized marketing programs, business-building solutions, lead generation and robust enablement platforms for Cisco-authorized resellers.

Webroot Endpoint Protection Platform Added to Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store

Tech Data announced an expanded agreement with Webroot, adding their Endpoint Protection platform to the Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store. A market leader in intelligent cybersecurity for endpoints and collective threat intelligence, Webroot offers a comprehensive suite of corporate security services and software for network security, data management and compliance.

Company Brand Refresh and New Shopping Experience Underway

Tech Data recently introduced a new company logo and associated branding, designed to illustrate the growing range of products and services the company offers and demonstrate its growth. In conjunction with the brand refresh, the company launched a new corporate landing page, offering improved ease-of-use and quick links to its online shopping experience via shop.techdata.com. The enhanced online shopping experience is the latest in responsive design development, which now features a more robust search engine, a special pricing agreement (S.P.A.) tracker exclusively available to Tech Data resellers, better tracking capabilities via the Track Open Orders plug, live chat and more. The new website and the brand refresh are two of the most recent steps Tech Data has taken to further develop and refine the support the company offers solution providers, helping them win business and continue to grow in today's competitive marketplace.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book Available through Tech Data

The newly announced Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book are now available for order through Tech Data. The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 delivers the power and versatility of a complete, cloud-connected Windows 10 device that is both powerful and portable. The new high performance Microsoft Surface Book includes a 13.5-inch display, a backlit keyboard and the screen is fully removable so that it can be used as a tablet. The dedicated Microsoft Surface team at Tech Data provides customized marketing programs and integrated A/V solutions for authorized Surface resellers.

"Our TechSelect Partner Summits address the dynamic technology landscape and provide new tools, solutions and services to enable resellers to thrive in the new realities of the market," said Marty Bauerlein, senior vice president, U.S. Sales at Tech Data. "The networking, keynotes, breakout sessions, and strategic business planning make this a must-attend event within the IT channel."

Tech Data's Fall TechSelect Partner Conference features keynote speaker Chris Chute, a vice president with IDC's Global Small/Mid-Sized Business (SMB) and Digital Imaging practices. Chute will discuss how SMBs are embracing cloud IT, which solutions have been the most strongly adopted, and how partners should position the cloud to their SMB customers. Attendees at the event will also hear from Senior Executive Coach and bestselling author Mark Thompson, whose most recent bestseller ADMIRED is a primer on how the world's "Most Admired Companies" achieve long-term success and growth as well as the qualities that are common to "Most Admired Leaders."

For more information about Tech Data's TechSelect community, please contact a member of the TechSelect team at (800) 237-8931, ext. 84529.

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. 107 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.

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