This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Tech Data Announces Partnership With LANDesk Software

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced its partnership with LANDesk Software, which acquired Shavlik Technologies earlier this year, to offer Shavlik's products and services to its channel of more than 60,000 resellers. Shavlik, a recognized leader in agentless patch management capabilities, offers two primary product lines: Protect and SCUPDates®. Both are immediately available for purchase through Tech Data's Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division.

"We are pleased to continue offering Shavlik to solution providers through our partnership with LANDesk Software," said Chuck Bartlett, vice president and general manager, AIS Division at Tech Data. "Shavlik's innovative network security solutions and agentless patch management is a value-add in the channel. Through our partnership with LANDesk, Tech Data will continue to enable Shavlik partners to accelerate their revenue and market share growth of network security products."

Shavlik Protect is a powerful patch management product for both client and server devices that offers IT administrators agent or agentless flexibility. Shavlik SCUPDates is an add-on offering to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) that seamlessly expands patching capabilities to include third-party applications.

"The continued support of Tech Data will help expand the opportunities for reseller organizations to build a profitable business around patch management and provide customers with effective solutions to their patch-related security needs," said Marshall Smith, vice president, Partnering and Sales Operations, LANDesk Software. "Shavlik's 'Add Water and Stir' approach to IT solutions means that customers can get up and running and see ROI more quickly than with other solutions. We thank Tech Data, such a large player in the distribution industry, for their continued partnership."

LANDesk Software acquired the Shavlik product portfolio from VMWare in April 2013. Previously, Shavlik was part of VMware's Protect product family of IT management solutions. LANDesk plans to maintain the Shavlik brand, which will specifically target the small- and medium-size business (SMB) market.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,086.63 -26.91 -0.16%
S&P 500 1,987.01 +3.48 0.18%
NASDAQ 4,473.6970 +17.6810 0.40%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs