Tech Data Named Dell PartnerDirect Distributor Partner of the Year

CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) announced that it has been named Dell's PartnerDirect Distributor Partner of the Year for Dell's fiscal year 2015. The annual PartnerDirect channel program awards, which honor Dell partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers, were presented at the Channel Partner Summit that kicked off Dell World 2015 in Austin, Texas. Award winners are selected from a group of nominations based on exceptional business performance and commitment to Dell's success in the IT channel.

"We are honored to be named Distributor Partner of the Year by Dell," said Wendy Sue Linsky, vice president, Product Marketing, Systems at Tech Data. "This award is a demonstration of our commitment to our Dell channel partners. Tech Data provides the expertise partners require to successfully sell Dell's products and solutions in the marketplace. Through our dedicated team of industry experts, we will continue to provide the best customer experience and solutions to help partners establish a customized, value-added channel enablement strategy that works for their business. We look forward to more mutual success in 2016."

"Dell's channel partners are an integral part of the way we communicate and work with our customers and we understand the solutions expertise and value they bring to customers," said Jim DeFoe, vice president, Dell North America Channel Sales. "Congratulations to Tech Data on winning Dell's PartnerDirect Distributor Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes their commitment, level of expertise, and focus on delivering customer value with Dell solutions."

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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, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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