Tech Data appoints Andrew Brown to spearhead sales and partner engagement on TDCloud
Basingstoke, 05 August 2015 – Tech Data UK has announced the appointment of Andrew Brown as Cloud Sales Leader, UK and Ireland. Formerly Technical Practice Manager for the IBM hardware team – a role in which he spent five years, Brown has over 15 years of experience working with sales teams within distribution and reseller organisations to develop account plans and maximise business potential.
In his new post he will be focused on ensuring the successful deployment of Tech Data’s cloud strategy and driving partner recruitment and engagement with Tech Data’s TDCloud programme.
Commenting on his appointment, he stated: “This is an exciting time to be joining the Tech Data Cloud team. We have an industry-leading set of tools, great partnerships with key players and a clear go-to-market strategy. For resellers looking to transition their businesses, embrace cloud services and meet the changing demands of end-user customers, Tech Data is the number-one partner of choice for cloud enablement and development.”
Reza Honarmand, Vice President Software and Cloud at Tech Data, said: “Tech Data is investing strongly and leading the way in cloud services enablement for the channel. We are delighted to welcome Andrew to our focused team. His experience working at a senior level on business strategy and development will be a valuable asset to us and our partners.”
TDCloud provides education, enablement and assistance with transitioning to cloud- and subscription-based models. It is powered by StreamOne™, Tech Data’s end-to-end provisioning, billing, and marketing engine.
Through the Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store, solution providers and managed service providers (MSPs) can administer and control the entire cloud services delivery process in an app store-like environment. Everything from initial assessment and quoting, to the provisioning and ongoing management of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as- a-Service (SaaS) from trusted technology providers can be done quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively in one place.
The system is highly scalable and can be used to manage multiple revenue models and billing cycles, including pre-pay subscriptions, licensing and renewals, and consumption-based usage.
Picture: Andrew Brown, Cloud Sales Leader, Tech Data UK.
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Tech Data provides its customers in UK and Ireland with a unique combination of focused expertise from its Collection of Specialists business units, alongside unrivalled broadline distribution capabilities. 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 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow on Facebook and Twitter.
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