Tech Data Partners with IAMCP to Offer Member Benefits and Support

Tech Data Partners with IAMCP to Offer Member Benefits and Support

Competitive Pricing and Partner Enablement Available for IAMCP Members

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bringing channel partners
together, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) has teamed up with the
International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) to offer
support and benefits to its members. This initiative was created to provide
partner enablement, specialized vendor product and partner program support,
competitive pricing, training tools, and growth opportunities for overall
sales and solutions.Tech Data also waives new account fees for all IAMCP

"The IAMCP is important to the channel and their members are important to Tech
Data," said Tiffany Embry, director of Product Marketing, Software at Tech
Data and an active IAMCP member. "Our partnership is a new opportunity for
solution providers to grow their business through the benefits that come along
with being an IAMCP member. We will continue to provide value to IAMCP members
across the country through our active participation in various chapter events,
our highly-skilled support teams, such as Microsoft, and our broad product
offering and dedication to the success of our channel partners."

This partnership and its benefits represent a significant opportunity for
solution providers to improve their competitive position by leveraging the
buying power of the entire U.S. IAMCP membership.

The IAMCP is the preeminent networking venue for Microsoft Partners in the
world, bringing channel partners together to leverage joint strengths in
delivering solutions to their clients while enhancing their ties to Microsoft.
IAMCP membership spans thousands around the world, including 39 chapters
across the United States. The organization aims to maximize the business
potential of its members through four main pillars: partner-to-partner
networking, advocacy, community, and education (P.A.C.E.).

"We are pleased to work with our national member and distributor sponsor,Tech
Data,who has created a program which provides significant value to our IAMCP
member companies," said Jon Sastre, vice president of IAMCP United States.
"The IAMCP/Microsoftecosystem is very strong and working together with our
distributor partner makes our entire membership stronger and helps us provide
greater value to our clients. We want to thank Tech Data for their continuing
efforts with IAMCP."

For U.S. IAMCP members who do not have active Tech Data accounts, a new
account application form is available at:

To learn more about Tech Data's support of IAMCP members, or to speak with a
Microsoft Product Sales Champion, please contact 800-293-5626 or To become an IAMCP member, please contact 972-717-3500,
ext. 229 or

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

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