Tech Data Introduces The TechSelect Community Portal

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced the revamped and enhanced TechSelect Community Portal for its members. TechSelect, a national community of solution providers with proven leadership in the IT industry, promotes unique cooperation between VARs, vendor partners, and Tech Data to deliver the business training and technology solutions necessary to foster membership growth and success.

"The TechSelect Community Portal provides the latest information and greatest technology solutions our customers need to grow their businesses," Pete Peterson, senior vice president, U.S. Sales at Tech Data. "Within the TechSelect Community Portal and at our various Partner Conferences, channel partners have the opportunity to share profitable growth strategies, discuss the latest technologies in the IT channel and capitalize on exclusive networking opportunities. The new portal runs more quickly and efficiently, making it easier for the community to find the information they need. This is extremely valuable to our community for relationship-building and future business opportunities."

New features on techselect.com include:
  • More robust applications, mobile device capabilities, and simplified navigation
  • New functionalities of the TechSelect vendor microsites, resource library, video library, upcoming events, and the reseller partner locator
  • Updated news feeds and live social media feeds

"The only thing that is constant in our industry is change," said Allan Walters, senior vice president, Saratoga Technologies, Inc. and president, TechSelect Advisory Council. "Tech Data continues to show its leadership by launching the new TechSelect Community Portal to further enhance its commitment to the channel and to the TechSelect community."

"The new techselect.com is a vast improvement for the TechSelect community," said Spencer Ferguson, chief executive officer, Wasatch I.T. and member of the TechSelect Advisory Council.   "The user experience, content, and partner locator will help make partnering with other IT vendors and firms that much easier.  It's great to see yet another addition to the already robust list of benefits for TechSelect members."

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