Tech Data scoops Microsoft Distribution Partner Award for second year

Firm also earned multiple Distribution Solution Accelerator certifications across European sales operations
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Distributor Tech Data has announced that it has scooped the 2015 Microsoft Distribution Partner of the Year Award, for the second year running.

The company received the accolade among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation of customer solutions based on Microsoft’s technology.

Michael Urban, senior VP for broadline, CE, services and procurement at Tech Data Europe, said: “We are delighted and proud to be the first distributor to win Microsoft's Distribution Partner of the Year Award for two consecutive years.

“Our mantra with Microsoft is 'stronger together' and I would like to thank the Microsoft and Tech Data teams across Europe, who have helped us make 'Mobile First, Cloud First' a reality of our daily deliverable to our customers."

The awards were presented in various categories, with the winners chosen from a set of more than 2,300 entrants from 108 countries worldwide.

Tech Data also earned multiple Distribution Solution Accelerator certifications across European sales operations.

Phil Sorgen, corporate VP of the worldwide partner group at Microsoft Corp, added: “Microsoft's success as a company is dependent upon our ecosystem of great partners, and Tech Data Europe is a shining example of the kind of innovation our partners continue to drive year after year.”

This news comes after the distributor announced its partnership with Microsoft to produce an education e-guide for resellers.

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