CLEARWATER, Fla., June 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced the launch of its first-ever Advanced Technologies Playbook, a quarterly online publication that brings transformational industry trends, information and knowledge to Tech Data’s value-added reseller (VAR) community in the United States and Canada. The announcement was made in conjunction with Tech Data’s Channel Link 2016 event, taking place this week in Atlanta, Georgia.

“The goal of our Advanced Technologies Playbook is to help our VAR community build their knowledge base and leverage best practices,” said Maurice Hamilton, vice president, Technical Services at Tech Data. “We’re providing the tools to help solution providers quickly migrate and seamlessly adapt to industry trends so they’re prepared for the next generation of technology.”

The Advanced Technologies Playbook includes industry-related articles and product-focused content prepared by Tech Data’s Technical Services team, as well as advertisements by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The publication focuses on trends that are transforming the technology industry in areas including the cloud, data analytics, security, and the Internet of Things (IoT). To read the first issue of the Advanced Technologies Playbook, click here.   

For more information on how to leverage Tech Data’s full Technical Services portfolio, contact Tech Data’s Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division at 800-237-8931 (option 2) or email

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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 105,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2016. It is ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.”  To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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