Tech Data Partners With Carbonite to Offer Cloud Solutions for SMBs

Tech Data Partners With Carbonite to Offer Cloud Solutions for SMBs

CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation
(Nasdaq:TECD) and Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of cloud
backup solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and home
offices, today announced a partnership to offer Carbonite's suite of cloud
data protection solutions through Tech Data's TDCloud business unit.
Carbonite's portfolio of solutions, including Carbonite Business, Carbonite
BusinessPremier, and Carbonite BusinessPremier with Enhanced Server Backup,
are available immediately to Tech Data's channel of solutions providers in the
U.S. The announcement was made in conjunction with the company's TDCloud
Partner Summit, being held this week at the Westin Tampa Harbour Island Hotel
in Tampa, Florida.

"This partnership is beneficial for our SMB resellers looking to adopt a
comprehensive suite of affordable and reliable data backup solutions," said
Joe Quaglia, senior vice president, U.S. Marketing, president, TDMobility at
Tech Data. "Carbonite's services for data collection add another SMB-focused
solution to our growing TDCloud business unit. Carbonite's solutions offer
critical protection for business development, with ease of use that is key for
our SMB partners."

"We are excited to partner with Tech Data to help us further accelerate our
ability to reach more channel partners," said Pete Lamson, senior vice
president, Sales and Marketing at Carbonite."With Carbonite, our channel
partners are armed to help their small business clients focus on their core
businesses—confident they can work with one provider to ensure all of their
clients' critical data assets are backed up easily and affordably."

Carbonite's comprehensive cloud backup ensures trusted, secure and affordable
online backup to protect small businesses' most important data, offering
easy-to-use and secure solutions with anytime, anywhere access via any
internet-connected device.Authorized Carbonite resellers gain access to the
Carbonite web-based administrative dashboard to manage and monitor their
clients' backups. Additionally, Carbonite's proprietary technology  supports
HIPAA compliance through automated off-site data protection with on-demand
recovery, while ensuring strict data security and confidentiality.

Tech Data's TDCloud business unit is a team of cloud experts dedicated to
supporting Tech Data's channel of resellers through education, enablement, and
adoption of cloud and subscription-based services. TDCloud is powered by Tech
Data's StreamOne platform, an automated technology that scales the business
and operational scope associated with cloud and subscription services.

To learn more about TDCloud, contact the TDCloud team at (800) 237-8931, ext.
87663, email tdcloud@techdata.com, or visit the TDCloud website.

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, or
follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Carbonite

Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) keeps small businesses and home offices running
smoothly. Carbonite offers a comprehensive suite of affordable services for
data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access. More than 1.5 million
customers and 50,000 small businesses trust Carbonite's secure, easy-to-use
cloud backup solutions and award-winning U.S.-based customer support. For more
information, please visit Carbonite.com, connect with us on Twitter @carbonite
and @carbonitebiz, or visit our Facebook page.

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACTS
         Amanda Lee
         Public Relations Manager
         (727) 538-5803
         amanda.lee@techdata.com
        
         Erin Delaney
         Director of Public Relations
         (617) 421-5637
         edelaney@carbonite.com

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