Tech Data Introduces TDCatalyst for McAfee Solution Providers
CLEARWATER, Fla., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding its value-add
services to McAfee partners, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today
introduced TDCatalyst, a partner enablement tool offering customized training
and resources for solution providers to grow their McAfee business and
"As computing security risks continue to grow and affect businesses, we are
excited to offer our resellers custom-built McAfee solutions to address the
security needs of their customers," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president of
Product Marketing, Software and Cloud Services at Tech Data. "Through
TDCatalyst, Tech Data has dedicated resources to help solution providers
combat these risks by growing their comprehensive McAfee portfolio with
specialized education, recruitment, and consultations. TDCatalyst provides
resellers with enablement tools for success."
TDCatalyst will also offer education series, including webinar trainings about
McAfee solutions to enable resellers to maximize their ROI.
"McAfee looks forward to working with Tech Data to introduce this new service
to our partners, as well as those partners looking to join the McAfee Security
Alliance program," said Fernando Quintero, vice president of Americas Channels
at McAfee. "By training and educating our partners on the McAfee portfolio, we
are enabling them with the expertise and knowledge needed to differentiate
themselves and grow their business."
TDCatalyst provides the following benefits to solution providers:
*Provides research and measurement for new opportunities for their
*Manages all account registration and set-up for customers
*Manages recruitment and enrollment in specializations and programs for
*Manages tracking for customer registration
*Provides support for renewal program
*Provides authorizations and certification consultations
"The TDCatalyst program at Tech Data has been a great resource for us as a new
partner with McAfee," said Ken Bowne, Senior Product manager at Infinit
Technology Solutions."We were able to leverage Tech Data's System Engineers
to identify the proper solution for one of our key accounts and obtain pricing
quickly. Tech Data's expertise was critical in the sales process and helped
reinforce Infinit Technology as a true VAR."
To learn more about McAfee products and TDCatalyst, contact one of Tech Data's
dedicated McAfee team members at (800) 237-8931, ext. 73519 or
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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 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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