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Tech Data Announces New Networking, Data Center and Cloud Solutions at Insiders' Exchange

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) announced an expanded agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to offer Aruba Networks, an expanded agreement with Brocade to offer the Virtual Application Delivery (vADC) platform, a new agreement with Infinio Systems Inc. to offer their data center solutions, and new Mitel solutions available in the Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store. The announcements were made in conjunction with Tech Data's Insiders' Exchange event, being held this week at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla. With a theme of "Where Data Center Meets Cloud," Insiders' Exchange offers attendees business-building training and development to enhance their cloud and data center practices.

Details of the announcements include:

Expands Agreement with HPE to Offer Aruba Networks

Tech Data will be offering HPE's Aruba Networks, a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, to solution providers in the U.S. Aruba Networks offers sustainable, secure, and manageable solutions to meet the growing connectivity demands in the marketplace. With mobility trends continuing to transform how an organization communicates and accesses information, Aruba's software-based approach provides next-generation network access solutions to extend mobility intelligence across wired and wireless networks. This agreement allows Tech Data to offer solution providers a complete converged campus network solution.

Expands Agreement with Brocade to Offer vADC platform

Tech Data will now offer Brocade's vADC platform through its Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division to solution providers in the U.S. and Canada. The Brocade vADC platform is a virtual application delivery controller (ADC) that provides scalable, secure, and elastic delivery of enterprise, cloud and e-commerce applications. vADC is built for virtual and cloud-based deployments with flexible options for the platforms, enabling simplification of rapid service deployment and automated application delivery.

Adds Infinio Data Center Solutions to AIS offering

Tech Data has added Infinio Systems, Inc., a leading provider of software-based storage acceleration that enables organizations to increase storage performance on the server-side, to its AIS portfolio in the U.S. Infinio provides storage solutions for resellers seeking to solve data center challenges for their customers. Infinio's unique architecture offers the efficiency of a global, content-based system, the flexibility of a content-addressable system, and fills a gap in the market for an operationally non-disruptive, software-only solution to storage performance problems.

Adds Mitel Solutions to Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store

Tech Data announced an expanded agreement with Mitel, a global leader in real-time business, cloud and mobile communications, to offer their suite of solutions in the Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store. As one of the world's fastest growing providers of cloud communications, Mitel offers enterprise grade voice and collaboration solutions through a recurring revenue model. Mitel provides a bridge between enterprise and mobile communications, while offering seamless integration with leading customer relationship management (CRM) vendors for a complete solution. Combined with Tech Data's team of cloud experts and its award-winning Solutions Store, Tech Data is the hub for cloud technology management, provisioning and integration.

"Insiders' Exchange was formed to help solution providers take advantage of the fastest growing cloud and data center technology trends in the marketplace," said Marty Bauerlein, senior vice president, U.S. Sales at Tech Data. "This event, which was developed based on feedback from our partners, reflects Tech Data's continued commitment to help educate, train, and position our partners for growth and success in emerging technologies."

Tech Data's Insiders' Exchange event features keynote speakers from leading cloud and data center-focused vendors throughout the IT channel. The business breakout sessions feature testimonials from solution providers who have positioned their businesses to take advantage of key cloud technology trends in the marketplace. Attendees at the event will also hear from Tech Data's Executive Vice President, Cloud Computing and Chief Information Officer John Tonnison about the realities and market opportunities with cybersecurity.

To learn more about Insiders' Exchange, please contact a member of the Tech Data team at (800) 237-8931.

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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