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TDMobility Partners With Fiberlink to Enable Profitability in Mobility Marketplace

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CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it has added Fiberlink, a recognized leader in cloud-based solutions for secure mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM), to its TDMobility offering in the United States. TDMobility will offer Fiberlink's complete suite of MaaS360 solutions, which provide IT organizations with mobility intelligence and control, enhancing the mobile user experience and keeping corporate data secure on smartphones and tablets.

"The addition of Fiberlink to TDMobility's offering represents another innovative, industry-leading solution for our resellers to more easily navigate and profit in the important mobility space," said Joe Quaglia, senior vice president, U.S. Marketing and president, TDMobility at Tech Data. "TDMobility and Fiberlink will be working closely together to expand the number of Tech Data's resellers who are members of Fiberlink's MaaSters Partner Program. By leveraging the combined strength of MaaS360 and Fiberlink's MaaSters Partner resources, resellers are able to build a strong foundation for profitable success in meeting the mobility needs of their customers."

Fiberlink was recently listed in the "leaders" section of the Magic Quadrant in Gartner's 2012 Mobile Device Management Software report, in which it was recognized for its proven long-term viability, global presence, expertise in complementary markets, range of new functions and capabilities and positive customer feedback.

"We are excited to partner with TDMobility to address the most critical capabilities for MDM in Tech Data's channel of over 60,000 resellers," said Christopher Clark, president, Fiberlink. "Through our partnership with TDMobility, members of Tech Data's partner community are now able to become MaaSters Partners, which will enable them to expand existing customer relationships to help their customers support both employee-owned (BYOD) and corporate-issued devices, earn attractive margins and a recurring revenue model, accelerate sales cycles and time-to-market, easily bundle complementary products and services, and leverage a proven, award-winning cloud mobility platform."

TDMobility, a joint venture between Tech Data and Brightstar, simplifies resellers' entry into the mobile market and provides the industry's first end-to-end platform encompassing mobile hardware, software, service plans, activation and billing, regardless of the carrier. Tech Data has key agreements in place with today's leading wireless carriers, enabling resellers to activate and manage lines on behalf of each mobile carrier. TDMobility features two flagship offerings, CellManageTM and TDActivateTM, designed to streamline end-users' wireless infrastructure and save reseller customers both time and money. Additionally, the Company has armed its resellers with access to TDMobility University, which includes sales and product training and access to demo programs.

For more information on MaaS360 or Fiberlink's MaaSters Partner program, contact the dedicated TDMobility sales team at 800-237-8931, x83662 or sales@tdmobility.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 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $26.5 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.

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