Tech Data to Distribute Lightspeed Systems Education Solutions in Australia and New Zealand

SYDNEY – 22 March 2018Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD) today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with education technology provider Lightspeed Systems in Australia and New Zealand. This agreement will enable Tech Data to provide its partner network with Lightspeed’s integrated solutions for smarter school networks including Web Filter, Relay, Mobile Manager, and Management Bundle for Windows.
 
In today’s education environment, ever-increasing amounts of connected devices and evolving vulnerabilities are driving the need for advanced solutions and services that enable mobility, intelligence and protection. Lightspeed offers integrated device filtering, monitoring and management solutions developed especially for schools.
 
“Lightspeed is a powerful addition to our solutions portfolio, enhancing our offering in the education space,” said Wendy O’Keeffe, country general manager, Australia and New Zealand at Tech Data. “The education sector can present some great opportunities as IT spending continues to increase to keep environments technologically relevant and counter security threats. Tech Data partners can now leverage Lightspeed’s customizable and scalable solutions to drive profitable opportunities within this market.”
 
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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 nine straight years. To find out more, visit www.techdata.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
 
About Lightspeed Systems
Lightspeed Systems partners with schools to make learning safe, mobile and easily managed. Partnered with 6,500 districts in the United States and 25,000 schools around the world, Lightspeed Systems offers integrated solutions for smarter K-12 school networks: Relay, Web Filter, and Mobile Manager. To learn more, visit https://www.lightspeedsystems.com.
 
Media Contacts
Sarah Harvey
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific
Tech Data
Phone: +612 8875 0523
Email: sarah.harvey@techdata.com
 
Naveen Kanagalingam | Josiah Tan
EASTWEST PR for Tech Data, Asia Pacific
Phone: +65 6222 0306
Email: techdata@eastwestpr.com
 
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