Tech Data Releases AccessTD App For Windows 8

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 Windows 8 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.

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