Tech Data recognised as winner for 2014 Microsoft Distribution Partner of the Year

June 19, 2014

Barcelona — June 19th, 2014 — Tech Data Europe today announced it has won the 2014 Microsoft Distribution Partner Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Reza Honarmand, vice president Software and Cloud at Tech Data Europe, stated: “Tech Data is proud to have been named Microsoft Distribution Partner of the Year 2014. We have a long-standing, 25-year relationship and we know that it takes constant innovation to succeed. We have been helping Microsoft to drive its vision and, over the past year, we have been more creative and adventurous than ever in taking Microsoft’s messages around subscription services, mobility and devices to market. This accolade is a reward for the effort and imagination of our European team and country operations. It will inspire us to be even more ambitious and inventive and drive more growth with Microsoft and its partners.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide. Tech Data Europe was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in distribution.

“Microsoft’s success as a company depends on great partners, and Tech Data is a shining example of the kind of innovation our partner ecosystem drives year after year,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp.

“We are honoured to recognise Tech Data Europe as this year’s winner of the 2014 Microsoft Distribution award and we applaud Tech Data’s dedication to providing innovative solutions that drive results for our mutual customers.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.

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About Tech Data
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 $26.8 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2014. It is ranked No. 111 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.”  To learn more, visit, or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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Tech Data Europe
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