Tech Data becomes Microsoft cloud solution provider in India

Tech Data's partnership with Microsoft will help its customers adopt a strong cloud architecture and service model, advancing the traditional investment in enterprise IT. 

TECHDATA Jul 04th 2017

Tech Data, a global wholesale distributor of technology products and services, has announced that Technology Solutions, a subsidiary of Tech Data, can now deliver Microsoft’s entire cloud portfolio, inclusive of Azure, SaaS and PaaS, to their valued channel partners across India via the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. This builds upon the successful relationship between Microsoft and Technology Solutions in Australia and recent signing in Vietnam, and will enable partners in India to build profitable businesses in the cloud and create more recurring revenue.

“This is the next step in turning our vision to be the leader in next-generation technology distribution into real it y,” said Naresh Desai, vice president, specialist business, Asia Pacific at Tech Data. “ Power ed by an industry pioneer like Microsoft, our portfolio of cloud solutions will enable our partners to embrace new consumption models, transform IT and drive business growth.”

Cloud computing holds tremendous potential for enterprises looking to accelerate sales and revenue without having to rely on their own IT resources and Microsoft Cloud Solutions enable partners to offer their customers access to enterprise-level IT at affordable price points. This partnership will help customers adopt a robust cloud architecture and service model, leapfrogging the traditional investment in enterprise IT. 

“We are extremely excited to partner with Technology Solutions,” said, Manish Sharma, lead – SMB Business, Microsoft India. “ Business es in India recognize the transformative power of technology and see it as an enabler of change. The combination of Microsoft’s cloud offerings and Technology Solutions’ reach across India, will accelerate cloud adoption in India and enable the digital transformation of businesses.”

Technology Solutions has a strong presence in India, where it is expanding it s portfolio of services to include customized cloud solutions for business es across industry verticals, including retail , logistics, manufacturing , banking and financial services , public sector and education , and more. Utilizing their technical expertise, market knowledge and trusted business relationships, paired w it h Microsoft’s industry-leading solutions, Technology Solutions will provide partners w it h new opportunities and ongoing channel support, including training , enablement, lead generation, co- marketing , technical integration , and services .

“As the need for a robust, yet affordable, IT infrastructure rises, cloud computing presents a significant value proposition to customers and service providers,” said Sundaresan Kanappan, country general manager, India at Tech data. “This strategic collaboration will focus on every client’s specific compute needs whilst providing them the flexibility and opportunity to scale their business es.”