Tech Data Honored as Autodesk Top Distributor in Overall Sales Growth

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CLEARWATER, Fla., April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delivering the best service and solutions to its partners, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) was recognized by Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, as the top distributor in overall sales growth for Autodesk's fiscal year 2013. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Autodesk One Team Conference in March at the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"This award reinforces Tech Data's dedication to its partnership with Autodesk and its customers," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president of Product Marketing, Cloud and Software Services at Tech Data. "Through our partnership with Autodesk, Tech Data will continue to provide the best logistical and service capabilities to the channel, driving value to meet the needs of our community of solution providers."

As the top worldwide applications distributor in overall sales growth for Autodesk's fiscal year 2013, Tech Data provides its customers with best-in-class full solutions, consulting, training, implementation, and customization. Tech Data works closely with Autodesk to help customers design, simulate and analyze their ideas, increase operational efficiencies and maximize their return on investment in Autodesk software solutions.

"We congratulate Tech Data for their outstanding achievement, and for their tireless efforts to help make Autodesk software users more efficient, competitive and innovative," said Bill Griffin, vice president Worldwide Channel Sales at Autodesk.

"We depend on Tech Data as the connecter in the channel to supply us with technology solutions that best meet the needs of our customers," said Larry Rychlak, president and chief financial officer at Rand Worldwide, parent company of IMAGINiT Technologies. "Autodesk has been a key player in our successful product offerings, and I look forward to continuing our partnership with Tech Data."

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