Tech Data adds MendIT for extended warranty, insurance and repair
Basingstoke, 24 August 2015 – Tech Data has signed an agreement with MendIT, one of the UK’s leading providers of extended warranties, insurance and repairs, and will offer the company’s nationwide services as part of its complete lifecycle management programme.
MendIT is a leading UK supplier of extended warranties and insurance cover for IT devices such as tablets, laptops, smartphones and desktops. It provides a professional and cost-effective solution for any customer looking to protect their technology investments. MendIT’s fully-trained and accredited team of engineers provide first-class repair services, giving customers complete peace of mind from the very first point of contact to the last.
Tech Data’s reseller and dealer partners will now be able to offer MendIT’s products and services to their customers. A number of options are being made available, including contracts that will cover physical damage caused by liquids, fire or floods, as well as normal every-day usage.
David Watts, Commercial Director, Tech Data UK and Ireland, says: “This agreement with MendIT adds further value to our services portfolio and gives our partners an additional way to drive incremental margin. We’ve received a tremendously positive response to our approach from resellers and retailers who are looking to offer a complete package of services for their business customers.”
Commenting on behalf of MendIT, Steve Ackers, Managing Director, said: “This partnership with the UK’s market-leading IT and mobile products distributor underlines MendIT’s status as the premier nationwide IT repair organisation in the UK. With our fully-trained and accredited engineers, we can meet all the needs of resellers and dealers and their customers on a wide selection of tablets, laptops, desktops and smartphones. We undertake every repair with the greatest of care, efficiency and quality, so they can always be sure that we will deliver the very best service on their behalf.”
The MendIT services are available to Tech Data partners with immediate effect. With an unrivalled choice of platforms running Windows, Google Android and Apple iOS environments, and thousands of accessory and add-on products too, Tech Data offers resellers, dealers and retailers of mobile solutions everything they need to meet end customer requirements. In addition, it can offer the integration and mobile device management capabilities of Azlan, the audiovisual expertise of Maverick and Tech Data’s close and established partnerships with leading software and systems vendors to meet the broadest range of partner requirements.
In addition, Tech Data Mobile offers a complete services ecosystem that includes airtime services from Total, the specialist communications provider, financing options via IBM Global Financing, extended AppleCare+ warranty protection, and a Buy-back and Trade-in scheme. These services, along with additional repair services from MendIT, provide mobile resellers with a complete services portfolio that allows them to deliver more value and increase revenues.
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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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