Tech Data Honored with Global Award for Distributor of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2018

November 15, 2018 2:04 PM

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that it has received a Cisco® Partner Summit Global award, recognized as the Global Distributor of the Year, for Tech Data, U.S. Cisco announced the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Awarded to channel partners who rise to business challenges, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize superior business practices and reward best-in-class methodologies. Areas of consideration include innovative processes, architecture-led successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.

"This award underscores our team's dedication to helping our Cisco partners succeed, as well as Tech Data's ability to help Cisco grow in the market," said Phillip Privett, vice president, Cisco Solutions, at Tech Data. "Tech Data worked to provide seamless support to our partners in areas such as sales and technical enablement, marketing and operational support, supply chain logistics, as well as advanced solutions support driving complex solutions with Cisco's ecosystem partners. Tech Data has been successfully working with Cisco for years to deliver consistent value and growth to the channel, and this is one of the key reasons that Cisco honored us with this recognition."

"It gives me great pleasure to recognize these partners who continue to demonstrate superior performance and drive value for our customers. They demonstrate superior leadership and innovation to help enterprises solve complex problems," said Oliver Tuszik, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. "It's an honor to present the Distributor of the Year award to Tech Data in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers respond to their business challenges."

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner organization and regional executives.

To learn more, please visit Tech Data's dedicated Cisco webpage or call (800) 237-8931.

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About Tech DataTech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies for nine straight years. To find out more, visit or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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