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Tech Data Partners with Actsoft to Simplify Mobile Employee and Fleet Management for Solution Providers

CLEARWATER, Fla., June 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) today announced a new agreement with Actsoft, a leading developer of GPS-based mobile applications, to offer Actsoft’s portfolio of machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobile resource management (MRM) solutions to Tech Data’s reseller partners in the United States. Actsoft’s mobile solutions are available immediately through Tech Data’s Mobile Solutions & Retail division.

“The addition of Actsoft’s mobile solutions to our portfolio further enables our solution providers, especially those who partner with small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), to help their clients better manage mobile employees and vehicle fleets,” said Yvette Martinez-Wilson, director, Carrier Relations & Services, Mobile Solutions & Retail at Tech Data. “Along with this niche offering, Actsoft services can be combined with our carrier programs to create fully connected turn-key solutions for our customers in a variety of vertical markets.”

Actsoft leverages the capabilities of GPS-enabled mobile and M2M devices to track employee and vehicle location, provide remote time punch, customize wireless work forms and dispatch work orders. The company’s solutions focus on safety by providing visibility into business activities with location-based features like GPS tracking, geo-fencing and landmarks. Through the agreement, Tech Data’s channel of solution providers can now pursue opportunities in key vertical markets such as transportation, construction, education and field services.

“Actsoft has a solid history of providing reliable, cost-saving software to thousands of businesses worldwide through increased productivity, improved accountability and enhanced operational efficiencies,” said Rodney Allmond, director, Business Development at Actsoft. “Launching our solutions will allow Tech Data’s value-added resellers to leverage Actsoft’s innovative products and industry experience, while reaping significant benefits including our comprehensive fleet tracking solution.”

Tech Data’s Mobile Solutions & Retail is focused on driving partner growth in key areas such as enterprise mobile management (EMM), security, cloud-based solutions, and the Internet of Things. For more information, please contact Tech Data’s Mobile Solutions & 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 105,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016. 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.

About Actsoft
Actsoft, Inc. is a leading developer of GPS-based mobile applications for today's business with workers and vehicles on-the-go. Their products include Comet EZ, Comet Tracker, Comet Mobile Worker, Comet Fleet, Comet Asset, and Advanced Wireless Forms. Actsoft provides enterprise solutions through all major wireless carriers to thousands of companies in the United States, Canada, and many locations throughout the world. Founded in 1996, Actsoft, Inc. is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Actsoft was the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2009 Customer Service Excellence Award and most recently voted one of Tampa Bay's Top Workplaces.

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Source:Tech Data Corp.