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Tech Data Achieves NetApp Professional Services Certification in Six Countries across Asia Pacific

Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) announced that its Technology Solutions business, formerly a division of Avnet, has achieved Professional Services Certification for NetApp E-Series in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. NetApp Professional Services Certification enables, recognizes, and rewards partners for selling and delivering their own brand of professional services. Professional Services Certification is a requirement for earning NetApp specializations such as FlexPod Datacenter and Clustered Data ONTAP.

“Professional services certifications help our partners to increase their understanding of key technologies that are shaping our world,” said Michael Costigan, vice president, Marketing, Education and Supplier Management at Technology Solutions Asia Pacific. “They instill confidence in the technical competences held by businesses, and in turn, open the door to increased revenue opportunities.”

With this certification status, Technology Solutions partners now have access to:

  • NetApp services IP, best practices, tools, and training
  • Advanced proficiency enablement
  • Program support and updates
  • Technical support

In addition to hundreds of training and accreditation programs delivered annually, Technology Solutions provides partners with access to expert knowledge and skilled resources on an ongoing basis to support the development of their in-house capabilities organically. By obtaining these skills, Technology Solutions’ partners are able to create valuable and compelling points of differentiation, empowering them to become leaders in their fields.


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 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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