Tech Data Releases accessTD App for Windows 8
accessTD Now Available in Windows Store
CLEARWATER, Fla., May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation
(Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that accessTD, its mobile application platform,
is now available via the Windows Store. With accessTD for Microsoft's Windows
8, solution providers can quickly access up-to-date product and order
information to help them efficiently meet sales goals at work or on the go
with their Windows 8 device.
"I am excited to announce that accessTD is now available in the Windows
Store," said Phil Filippelli, vice president of E-Business at Tech Data. "The
expansion of accessTD into Windows 8 exemplifies our commitment to meeting the
needs of our solution providers across all devices. By creating accessTD for
Windows 8 and expanding our mobile platform, solution providers utilizing
Windows 8 will now be able to take advantage of our innovative app, which
helps provide exceptional value and time-saving capabilities to keep them
ahead of the game."
Solution providers using Windows 8 can now benefit from the power of accessTD
with the following features:
*User interface is sleek, efficient and easy-to use
*Provides a uniform experience across all Windows8 devices
*Enables on-the-spot order taking, helping deals close faster
*Shortens response time to customer inquiries with quote creation and order
tracking when out of the office
"Value-added resellers and retailers are often on the go, meeting with
customers and requiring quick access to product information from virtually
anywhere," said John Richards, senior director of Windows App Marketing for
Microsoft Corp. "accessTD for Windows 8 provides sales staff with an engaging
and immersive user interface with the ability to quickly respond to customer
inquiries and place orders, ultimately helping shorten the sales cycle."
accessTD was developed with the solution provider's experience in mind; the
design is clean and minimal to allow for easy adoption and rapid mobility
throughout the app.To establish a truly engaging shopping experience,
gamification aspects appear throughout the app.
accessTDenables solution providers to instantly check Tech Data product
pricing or availability, as well as create quotes for customers via email
featuring their own mark-up and company logos. Additionally, carts created on
techdata.com will now sync withaccessTD, allowing resellers to place orders
anywhere with immediacy using the application's simple checkout process.
"The accessTD app has increased our business productivity," said Mike Ferrari,
Federal Government Sales executive at Alpha Technologies, Inc. "It allows
employees in the field to place orders for customers anywhere with immediacy
using the application's simple checkout process.I especially like the
'customer view' feature because it allows customers to see the correct
pricing.accessTD gives Alpha the edge when placing orders in real-time right
in front of the customer, and it gives our customers assurance that their
transaction has been processed and is on its way."
accessTDis available in the United States and Canada via free download in the
Windows Store, the Apple App Store and Google Play.accessTDsupports Android
versions 2.3 and greater and Blackberry versions 9 or greater. ForaccessTDon
Blackberry and Windows Phone devices, go tohttps://m.techdata.com to
experience Tech Data's new mobile-friendly platform. To learn more about
accessTD, contact the E-Business team at (800) 237-8931 or
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About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation 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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