Tech Data Announces Partnership with Panduit

Tech Data Announces Partnership with Panduit

Partnership Brings Panduit's Intelligent Data Center Solutions, Software and
Services to the IT Channel

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation
(Nasdaq:TECD) today announced its partnership with Panduit, a global leader in
Unified Physical Infrastructure^SM (UPI)-based solutions, to provide
intelligent data center solutions to its channel of solution providers.
Through the partnership, Panduit's physical infrastructure solutions are now
available for purchase through Tech Data's Advanced Infrastructure Solutions
(AIS) division. The announcement was made in conjunction with Tech Data's AIS
Data Center and Security Solutions Partner Summit, being held this week at the
Vinoy Renaissance Resort in St. Petersburg, Fla.

"We are pleased to enter into this key partnershipwith Panduit, which
provides our channel of solution providers best-in-class products
andpre-configuredsolutions that are strategically aligned with leading Tech
Data vendor partners," said Chuck Bartlett, vice president and general
manager, AIS Division at Tech Data. "Through this partnership, Panduit's
intelligent data center offerings will give solution providers the opportunity
to increase sales, improve profitability and differentiate themselves from
competition. As part of the AIS division, Panduit provides reliable and
scalable infrastructure that can be deployed across multiple technology

As a result of the constantly changing, complex IT landscape, the data center
will continue to face unique demands on its physical infrastructure.The
addition of Panduit data center solutions to its AIS portfolio will help Tech
Data resellers meet these growing demands, enabling increased productivity and
profitability for their businesses. Features include:

  *Intelligent Data Center Solutions: Streamlines the process of designing,
    specifying, installing, and managing the increasingly complex physical
    infrastructure necessary to optimize the data center.
  *Data Center Advisory Services: Provides afull range of complementary
    physical infrastructure layering services to help with assessment, design,
    and maintenance, ultimately sustaining solutions that deliver operational
    flexibility to reduce costs and meet future requirements.
  *Intelligent Software and Hardware: Enables effective optimization of the
    data center space, power, and capacity planning through savings in energy
    and durability costs.

"This strategic partnership with Tech Data aligns our solutions with those of
our mutual technology partners, extending our market reach," said Steve
Luczkiw, vice president, Channel Partners at Panduit. "Together, we provide
end-to-end solutions which bridge the gap between the logical architecture and
physical infrastructure, providing best-in-class data center solutions through
our partner ecosystems to their customers."

For more information about Panduit, or to speak with Tech Data's AIS team,
please contact 800-228-7901 or

About Tech Data

Ranked No. 119 on the Fortune^® 500, 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,
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About Panduit

Panduit is a world-class developer and provider of leading-edge solutions that
connect, manage and automate the physical infrastructure. Panduit Unified
Physical Infrastructure^SM(UPI)-based solutions help customers integrate core
business systems for a smarter, unified business foundation. Our robust
partner ecosystem, global staff, and unmatched service and support make
Panduit a valuable and trusted partner (

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