CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it was named to the 2013 InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the United States. The company was recognized for its accessTD mobile application platform, marking the fourth straight year that Tech Data has been ranked on the list. The full list can be found at www.informationweek.com/500 .
"Tech Data is proud to again be recognized among the country's most innovative organizations for the fourth straight year," said Bob Dutkowsky, chief executive officer at Tech Data Corporation. "Focused on our strategic initiatives of execution, diversification and innovation, this honor reflects Tech Data's commitment to offer a best-in-class customer experience. Our accessTD mobile tool is yet another example of the innovative solutions we are offering our customers in the IT channel, providing convenience for on-the-go sales opportunities and creative new ways to profitably grow their business."
accessTD , with its sleek interface and simplified ordering feature, enables resellers to connect instantly to thousands of products on techdata.com. The mobile platform also features reseller-branded company logos and revenue generation opportunities for Tech Data customers. Additionally, carts created on techdata.com sync with accessTD, allowing resellers to place orders anywhere at any time using the application's simple checkout process. The accessTD mobile platform will serve as the model infrastructure for the company's next-generation web platform. accessTD is available in the United States and Canada via free download on a mobile device or tablet in the Apple, Android and Windows 8 App Stores."The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear," said Rob Preston, editor in chief at InformationWeek. "Every enterprise is now a digital business—or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way."