Barcelona - Tech Data Corporation Europe today announced its participation in the Microsoft Devices Program, enabling the company to distribute the Surface Pro and Surface RT to commercial customers. The goal of the Microsoft Devices Program is to serve customers by activating Microsoft's channel of partners to resell its devices to businesses of all sizes, from the classroom to the boardroom.
Tech Data will supply the Surface products to Microsoft Authorized Device Resellers (ADRs) across Europe. Reza Honarmand, vice president, Software and Cloud at Tech Data Europe said: "We are excited to participate in the Microsoft Devices Program and distribute one of Microsoft's most anticipated products and its complementary accessories. The Surface Pro and Surface RT fit the needs of business customers seeking devices that adapt seamlessly to both work and play. Our participation in this program further demonstrates our commitment to our Microsoft channel partners."
"Bringing Surface Pro and Surface RT to the European commercial channel through Tech Data extends the reach of our devices-and-services strategy, delivering our family of devices enabled by cloud services to more organizations than ever before," said Michael Hartmann, General Manager EMEA Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partners at Microsoft Corp. "We look forward to working closely with our Microsoft devices authorized distributors to better serve their partners and create compelling solutions together."
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes. The Microsoft Devices Program creates a two-tier distribution model with authorized partners to enable commercial customers to purchase Surface Pro and Surface RT.
Tech Data offers Microsoft's full portfolio of products, including hardware, OEM, volume licensing through its industry leading License on Line tool, and retail products, selling to Microsoft resellers across Europe, including the large-account reseller, value-added reseller (VAR), and small- to medium-sized business (SMB) communities.
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 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.
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