Tech Data Wins VMware Global Distributor 2016 Global Partner Innovation Award

SINGAPORE – 01 June 2017 – Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that its Technology Solutions business, formerly a division of Avnet and now part of Tech Data, has been honored as a winner of a VMware 2016 Global Partner Innovation Award in the Global Distributor category. Tech Data was recognized at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017, held in Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif.
“This award reflects the strong relationship between Tech Data and VMware in championing cloud and virtualization technologies that fast-track the success of our partners and help their customers become more agile, responsive and profitable,” said Rich Hume, executive vice president, chief operating officer at Tech Data. “Our relationship with VMware helps provide our partners with a set of solutions and tools that directly address their customers’ pain points, from the data center, to the cloud, to mobile devices, and our team is dedicated to building on the success that we have enjoyed with VMware for nearly 15 years.”
Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award were acknowledged in 21 categories for outstanding performance and distinctive achievements during 2016.
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About VMware Partner Leadership Summit
VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 provided partners with resources to develop and execute comprehensive go-to-market plans in 2017 and beyond. The event concluded with awards ceremonies recognizing exemplary achievements in the VMware Partner ecosystem.
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. 108 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.
Sarah Harvey,
Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific
Phone: 612 8875 0523
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