Tech Data and Barracuda Partner to Deliver World-Class IT Security Solutions in India

 MUMBAI, India – XX March 2019 – Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that it has signed an Indian distribution agreement with Barracuda Networks, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. Under this agreement, Tech Data will now deliver Barracuda’s email protection, network and application security, and data protection solutions to local partners across India. 
 
“Barracuda is an important addition to our solutions portfolio,” said Sundaresan Kanappan, vice president and country general manager, India, at Tech Data. “77 percent of enterprises today have adopted cloud technology for either a portion of, or their entire business, according to IDG. This presents a huge opportunity for our partners to support their customers with leading-edge cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions. With our comprehensive channel approach encompassing sales, technical, logistics, and marketing support and services, we will enable our partners to drive growth in this promising segment and geography.”
 

 “We are delighted to work with Tech Data in India,” said Murali Urs, country manager – India, Barracuda Networks. “Barracuda is a leader in security and data protection technologies and with Tech Data on board as a distributor, we are looking to scale greater heights. India is a growing market and we are looking to cement ourselves further with this association.”
 

 About Tech Data
Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 10 straight years. To find out more, visit www.techdata.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
 

 About Barracuda
At Barracuda we strive to make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 150,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level. For more information, visit barracuda.com
 
Media Contacts
Nidhi Raj
Marketing Manager, India
Tech Data
Phone: (91) 9916135360
Email: nidhi.raj@techdata.com
 
Jim James
EASTWEST PR for Tech Data, Asia Pacific
Phone: +65 6222 0306
Email: techdata@eastwestpr.com
 
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Tech Data Key Facts

  • 43 years in IT distribution 44 years in IT distribution
  • $36.8 billion in sales for fiscal 2018
  • Publicly Traded (NasdaqGS: TECD)
  • Ranked No. 83 on the FORTUNE 500
  • 125,000+ IT reseller customers
  • 150,000+ IT products sold
  • 100+ countries served
  • 14,000+ employees worldwide
  • Named One of FORTUNE's "World's Most Admired Companies"

Why Choose Tech Data?

  • Tech Data is an efficient and cost-effective sales and marketing channel helping suppliers reach a broad base of customers
  • Tech Data’s state-of-the-art logistics system manage a high volume of transactions and complex information flows to ensure accurate and timely product delivery
  • Tech Data’s value-added solutions for design chain management help customers reduce cycle time and lower costs
  • Tech Data’s experienced technical customer support teams ensure the highest quality solutions and product are utilized by the customer