The Award Highlights Tech Data Canada’s Outstanding Engagement and Commitment to its Alliance with Intel Security and Customer Outcomes
MISSISSAUGA, ON—May 18, 2016 — Tech Data Canada, a leading distributor of IT products, logistics management and other value-added services, announced today that it was named 2016 Distributor of the Year by Intel Security. Intel Security revealed the winners, recognized for 2015 performance excellence in global and local markets, marketing innovation and community service, at its Distinguished Partner Awards reception held during its Americas Partner Summit. The awarded companies were selected for their embodiment of the three foundational pillars of the Intel Security Partner Program: strategic engagement, mutual growth and profitability, and driving better customer security outcomes.
The Annual Distinguished Partner Awards honors exemplary channel partners that invest in Intel Security solutions, deliver outstanding results, and are aligned with Intel Security’s vision and strategy to provide integrated security technology and services that simplify the Threat Defense Lifecycle. Other areas of consideration include sales, growth, new business performance numbers, investment in enablement activities and participation in events.
“The 2016 Distinguished Partner Global award winners reflect our top partners that demonstrate excellence and a mutually beneficial partnership,” said Richard Steranka, senior vice president of global channel operations at Intel Security. “We congratulate Tech Data Canada as one of our top-performing partners of the year, helping customers improve security and stay better protected from advanced threats.”
Tech Data Canada and other Intel Security’s partners are promoting and accelerating the adoption of security technology and services, critical to helping to protect consumers, companies and organizations from ever-evolving cyberthreats.
“We are honoured to be recognized by Intel Security as Distributor of the Year and for our Product Sales Champion, Tarek Kerdasi, to be recognized as the North American Distribution MVP for his commitment and achievements,” said Greg Myers, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Tech Data Canada. “These awards are a reflection of the outstanding execution and customer service that we provide our reseller partners every day to assist them with finding the best solutions to accelerate their business. We look forward to our continued mutual success throughout the year.”
In total, Intel Security recognized 19 companies for achievements across various verticals and regions. All partners were evaluated making this a prestigious recognition.