Tech Data wins two Citrix Distributor of the Year Awards in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE – 20 June 2017 – Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that its Technology Solutions business, formerly a division of Avnet, was awarded both Distributor of the Year APAC and Distributor of the year ASEAN for the first time at the recent Citrix APJ Partner Summit in Bangkok. 

The Technology Solutions team secured these awards due to their ability to accelerate Citrix’s time to market, resulting in increased partner adoption and a strengthened partner network across the Asia Pacific region. The team’s deep technical expertise and impressive market coverage enabled them to increase channel capacity across ASEAN and to successfully build upon the Citrix Partner Ecosystem regionally.

“We are proud to receive these accolades from Citrix,” said William Chu, president, Asia Pacific at Tech Data. “These awards reinforce the investments we have made to enhance our Citrix channel offerings, including our new channel programs, our proof-of-concept (POC) testing solutions, and our skilled team of architects who work alongside sales to provide partners a consultative approach to solving their customers’ problems. We look forward to driving further success for our partners as we continue to build upon our next-generation solution offering.”

“Citrix is focussed on propelling transformation across the 3rd Platform,” said Jamie Lim, channels director, Citrix, ASEAN. “Partners like Technology Solutions enable us to successfully take these innovative solutions to market and advance partner’s digital transformation. We were proud to present these awards to Technology Solutions for their achievements within Asia and their dedication to accelerating our success and that of our partners.”

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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 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.2 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2017. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.”  To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Julie Lawandra
Marketing Director, ASEAN, Tech Data
Phone: (65) 6603 3716

Caroline Fernandes | Josiah Tan
Technology Solutions, 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