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Tech Data Offers Apple Training Services through Agreement with LearnQuest

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced an agreement with LearnQuest, an Apple Authorized Global Training Provider, to offer individual, enterprise, and technical training on Apple products. Apple-authorized training via LearnQuest will now be available to solution providers in the United States through Tech Data’s Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division.

“Apple is one of Tech Data’s largest and most strategic vendor partners, and LearnQuest provides our partners with comprehensive training on their portfolio of products,” said Maurice Hamilton, vice president, Technical Services at Tech Data. “Training and education are critical to the success of our channel partners, and we’re proud to partner with LearnQuest, the leader in Apple training, to help our solution providers develop their competencies with Apple products and differentiate their value in a competitive market.”

Tech Data will deliver Apple-authorized training via LearnQuest. Enterprise-focused courses cover iOS, macOS, and Technician Training for students preparing for the Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT) and the Apple Certified iOS Technician (ACiT) Service Certification Exams. Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X for creative professionals are also part of this distinguished Apple offering. The courses feature hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios to meet today’s learning needs.

“Tech Data is well-positioned to offer LearnQuest’s Apple authorized training,” said Dimitri Schneiberg, managing director at LearnQuest. “With the proliferation of Apple devices in the enterprise and the subsequent demand for Apple authorized training, we look forward to developing our partnership with Tech Data as we continue to add new Apple training courses to help channel partners and IT professionals grow their skills and keep pace with the market.”

For more information on Tech Data's full Technical Services portfolio, contact Tech Data's AIS division at 800-237-8931 (option 2) or email AISdatacenter@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 January 31, 2016. It is ranked No. 108 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 LearnQuest
For 20 years, LearnQuest has been the leading provider of global IT and Business Skills training for corporations and government agencies. An award winner for Innovation in Learning Effectiveness, LearnQuest offers classroom, virtual, and self-paced training in a wide variety of formats to match today’s learner needs. LearnQuest designs, develops and delivers training on hundreds of IT topics such as Cloud, Analytics, Big Data, Mobile, Security and Business Skills areas, including Project Management, Business Analysis and Leadership. LearnQuest maintains strategic partnerships with Apple, IBM, Microsoft, Infor, Lenovo, as well as the Project Management Institute and the International Institute of Business Analysis. Most recently, LearnQuest was named IBM’s 2016 Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and has been selected by TrainingIndustry.com as a Top IT Training Company and Top Workforce Development Company.

MEDIA CONTACT Brian Kosoy Director, Corporate Communications 727.299.8865 brian.kosoy@techdata.com

Source:Tech Data Corp.