Accounting and payroll vendor joins the likes of Microsoft, Adobe and Symantec

Tech Data adds Sage to growing digital software service

Distributor Tech Data has added Sage’s lsmall business accounting and payroll software to its online digital software service TD Activate-here.

The service lets SMB resellers, etailers and retailers offer their customers a choice of software downloads, including products from the likes of Microsoft, Adobe, Symantec, McAfee, F-Secure and IRIS.

Retailers are also making use of the system to provide customers with a download and self-activation option on their own webstores.

Tech Data says the service has been ‘very successful’ since launching in mid- 2011, with more than 2,500 resellers using it to date across Europe.

James Reed, Director of Software and Systems at Tech Data, said: "The addition of the Sage Accounts and Payroll product ranges adds significant additional value to TD Activate-here and will encourage even more resellers to use the service. We are seeing more customers use TD Activate-here on a frequent basis."

Mark Buckingham, UK Sales Manager Retail and Distribution at Sage, added: “Tech Data leads the way in ESD and the availability of Sage via TD Activate-here presents retailers and SMB resellers with a superb opportunity to offer more choice and services to their customers, and thus maximise the potential to drive their sales of Sage’s best-selling accounts and payroll solutions."

The full list of Sage software products made available on TD Activate-here is as follows:

  • Sage Instant Accounts 2014
  • Sage Instant Accounts Plus 2014
  • Instant Payroll Explore RTI Edition Stock
  • Instant Payroll Exchange RTI Edition Stock
  • Instant Payroll Extra RTI Edition Stock
  • Sage 50 HR
  • Sage 50 Payroll (25 Emp) Exchange Auto Enrolment Edition
  • Sage 50 Payroll 50 Employees Auto Enrolment Edition
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Single User 1 Company
  • Sage 50 Accounts Plus 2014 Single User 1 Company
  • Sage 50 Accounts Professional 2014 Single User 1 Company

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