CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD), one of the world's largest distributors of IT products and services, today announced its partnership with ZAGG Inc (Nasdaq:ZAGG), a leading mobile device accessories company. Through the agreement, Tech Data will distribute ZAGG's full line of accessories, including the ZAGGkeys PROPlus ultra-thin aluminum iPad case and keyboard, to its channel of more than 60,000 solution providers in the United States.
"Tech Data is pleased to add ZAGG's innovative mobile device accessories to our Client Systems offering," said Tiffany Severance, director of Product Marketing, Client Systems at Tech Data. "This new partnership gives our solution providers access to ZAGG products, which protect electronics while improving functionality. Protection and increased device functionality are a natural extension of our Client Systems offering, and we are excited to offer ZAGG's product portfolio."
ZAGG offers products that protect, personalize, and enhance a consumer's mobile experience, including the invisibleSHIELD, which protects personal electronics. With the broadest product offering in its sector and a brand portfolio that includes ZAGG® and iFrogz®, resellers have access to a complete line of products to improve the functionality of portable gadgets, including keyboards, cases, audio and protective films.
"We are pleased to work with Tech Data in bringing our creative product solutions to their vast network of resellers," said Derek Smith, executive vice president of Sales for ZAGG. "This partnership provides an opportunity for ZAGG to execute on one of our corporate objectives – targeted global distribution. Customers will appreciate the benefits of using our products along with their mobile devices."
Tech Data's dedicated ZAGG team provides resellers with sales and marketing support to help both current and new ZAGG partners leverage the full line of ZAGG accessories to drive new growth and margin opportunities. Tech Data's commitment to world-class service levels on deal support and order fulfillment, as well as financing support through TDCreditServices, also helps ensure that ZAGG resellers are equipped with the necessary tools they need to succeed.
"Tech Data has been instrumental in offering products that will enhance our day-to-day operations, especially products that are compatible with the technology we are using every day," said Hapy Mayer, vice president and CFO, Small Dog Electronics. "Specifically, ZAGG products will serve as added value and improved functionality of our electronics so I can focus more on making profitable decisions for our business."
The complete ZAGG line of accessories is available for purchase from Tech Data. For more information on ZAGG products, contact your Tech Data sales representative 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 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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About ZAGG Inc
ZAGG Inc is a leading mobile device accessories and technology company with products that protect, personalize and enhance a consumer's mobile experience. ZAGG differentiates itself as the preferred brand by offering creative product solutions through targeted global distribution channels, with the broadest product offering in its sector. With a brand portfolio that includes ZAGG® and iFrogz®, the company manufactures and markets a complete line of products to improve the functionality of portable gadgets, including keyboards, cases, audio and protective films, through direct, retail, specialty and international channels. More information about the company and its brands is at www.ZAGG.com.
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