Tech Data Adds Hosted PBX and Cloud Server Through Partnership With Intermedia

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CLEARWATER, Fla., May 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding its channel value and scale through cloud solutions, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that Intermedia's Hosted PBX and Cloud Server offerings are now available through TDCloud. Through Tech Data's partnership with Intermedia, the leading provider of cloud services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), more than 60,000 Tech Data solution providers now have the ability to resell both Hosted PBX and Cloud Server to meet the demands of their SMB customers.

"Creating a value-add distribution channel for cloud solution providers is part of our strategic vision, which is why TDCloud is offering Hosted PBX and Cloud Server through a partnership with Intermedia," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president of Product Marketing, Software and Cloud Services at Tech Data. "Through Intermedia's integrated suite of cloud services, solution providers will have the opportunity to build their cloud business quickly and efficiently."

Hosted PBX and Cloud Server enable Tech Data solution providers to offer enterprise-grade cloud services that come with a worry-free experience for both partners and their customers. Over 12,500 industry-leading VARs and MSPs have selected Intermedia as their partner for cloud services.

"Tech Data partners now have access to resell a broad suite of cloud services where they can own the customer relationship and billing under their own brand," said Anthony Graziano, director of strategic accounts at Intermedia. "Our robust partner program makes it easy for resellers to quickly build a profitable cloud-based business."

"Almost every SMB needs a phone system and most are taking a look at a cloud voice solution," said Earl Martin, chief operating officer at TFC.NET Corporation. "Intermedia's Hosted PBX offers the business critical features my customers are looking for. Intermedia's superior migration support enables my business to get my customers up and running. Additionally, the product offering allows us to individually brand the entire service. In partnership with Tech Data, we are able to bundle in our high-margin managed services, while maintaining full control over our customer relationships."

To learn more about Hosted PBX and Cloud Server or to speak with the TDCloud team, contact (800) 237-8931, ext. 87663 or tdcloud@techdata.com.

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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 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.

About Intermedia

Intermedia is the premier provider of cloud services to small and medium-sized businesses and the world's largest third-party provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange. Intermedia's Office in the Cloud™ suite offers essential business services—including Hosted Exchange, Hosted PBX, Cloud Server, Lync, file sharing and syncing, back-up, security and more—that enable customers to communicate, collaborate, manage content and run their business applications. All of these services are managed using Intermedia's powerful HostPilot™ control panel. Intermedia's services are delivered from top-tier datacenters, protected by enterprise-grade security, and supported by its premium 24/7 customer care. Fully integrated and designed for mobility, these services provide a worry-free experience that keeps customers focused on doing business. Intermedia also empowers thousands of partners—including MSPs, telcos and other large service providers—to sell cloud services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first to offer hosted Microsoft Exchange. Today, Intermedia's Business Cloud powers 600,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes—far more than any other provider.

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Source:Tech Data Corporation