Tech Data Honored as Autodesk Top Distributor in Overall Sales Growth

Tech Data Honored as Autodesk Top Distributor in Overall Sales Growth

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delivering the best
service and solutions to its partners, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) was
recognized by Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment
software, as the top distributor in overall sales growth for Autodesk's fiscal
year 2013. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Autodesk One Team
Conference in March at the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"This award reinforces Tech Data's dedication to its partnership with Autodesk
and its customers," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president of Product
Marketing, Cloud and Software Services at Tech Data. "Through our partnership
with Autodesk, Tech Data will continue to provide the best logistical and
service capabilities to the channel, driving value to meet the needs of our
community of solution providers."

As the top worldwide applications distributor in overall sales growth for
Autodesk's fiscal year 2013, Tech Data provides its customers with
best-in-class full solutions, consulting, training, implementation, and
customization. Tech Data works closely with Autodesk to help customers design,
simulate and analyze their ideas, increase operational efficiencies and
maximize their return on investment in Autodesk software solutions.

"We congratulate Tech Data for their outstanding achievement, and for their
tireless efforts to help make Autodesk software users more efficient,
competitive and innovative," said Bill Griffin, vice president Worldwide
Channel Sales at Autodesk.

"We depend on Tech Data as the connecter in the channel to supply us with
technology solutions that best meet the needs of our customers," said Larry
Rychlak, president and chief financial officer at Rand Worldwide, parent
company of IMAGINiT Technologies. "Autodesk has been a key player in our
successful product offerings, and I look forward to continuing our partnership
with Tech Data."

To learn more about Autodesk visit www.autodesk.com, or to speak to a member
of Tech Data's team, please contact 800-237-8931.

Autodesk is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries
and/or affiliates, in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names,
product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

About Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) is one of the world's largest wholesale
distributors of technology products. Its advanced logistics capabilities and
value added services enable 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to
efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end
users. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.

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