Tech Data Appointed as Strategic Distributor for Qlik in India

MUMBAI - 04 October 2017 – Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Qlik® , a leader in data analytics. Through this partnership, Tech Data will offer Qlik’s entire portfolio of state-of-the-art data visualization, dashboard and data discovery products, including Qlik Sense®, QlikView® and Qlik Analytics Platform®, to customers across India.  In addition, both Tech Data and Qlik will conduct joint go-to-market initiatives including webinars, industry events and marketing programs geared at enabling partners to take advantage of this powerful technology.

“Business intelligence and analytics have consistently ranked highly in polls of CIO priorities and there are signs that they are only growing in importance,” said Naresh Desai, vice president, Specialist Business, Asia Pacific at Tech Data. “  and Qlik’s platform will enable our partners in positioning the best data visualization, discovery and dashboarding capabilities to their end customers. By leveraging Qlik’s leading technology through Tech Data, partners will also receive tailored training and sales support, enabling them to create industry-specific data analytics solutions to solve business problems across high-growth industries.”

“We are very pleased to have Tech Data, one of the world's largest distributors of technology products, services and solutions, on board as our first distributor in this fast-growing market,” said Souma Das, managing director, Qlik India. “We selected Tech Data for their understanding of the importance of data analytics, extensive reach and proven track record in solving customers’ business challenges through technology. With our industry-leading business analytics platform and world-class Qlik Partner Program, we are well-positioned to soar to even greater heights in India. Qlik’s unique platform approach to data analytics allows businesses to see the whole story within their data, providing immense value and return on investment. India is an underserved, fast-growing market in data analytics and, with Tech Data’s rich expertise, we can extend our reach and bring the value of Qlik’s solutions to companies in the region more efficiently.” 


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. 107 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for eight straight years. To find out more, visit or follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook

About Qlik 
Qlik® is the leading visual analytics platform and the pioneer of user-driven business intelligence. Its portfolio of cloud-based and on-premise solutions meets customers' growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics, regardless of where data is located. Customers using Qlik Sense®, QlikView® and Qlik® Cloud, gain meaning out of information from multiple sources, exploring the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik does business in more than 100 countries with over 45,000 customers globally.

Media Contacts
Nidhi Raj
Marketing Manager, India, Tech Data 
(+91) 022-4420 0200 ext. 332

Caroline Fernandes | Josiah Tan
EASTWEST PR for Tech Data, Asia Pacific
Phone: (65) 6222 0306

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