Tech Data U.S. Opens Cisco Solutions Center, VARs to Explore Latest Networking Products15 Oct, 2008
Tech Data U.S. Opens Cisco Solutions Center, VARs to Explore Latest Networking Products
Clearwater, FL (October 2008) - Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) today unveiled one of the channel's most advanced solutions centers exclusively dedicated to Cisco networking and collaboration technologies. The 650-square-foot Cisco Solutions Center at Tech Data is a state-of-the-art technology showcase, where resellers and their customers can gain hands-on experience working with the latest Cisco solutions.
"From providing more Cisco technical training than any other distributor to developing unique e-business tools tailored to their needs, Tech Data's support for Cisco resellers is unmatched," said Tech Data Vice President, Networking Product Marketing Chuck Bartlett. "With the Cisco Solutions Center at Tech Data, we are strengthening our industry-leading support of Cisco resellers by giving them access to a Cisco sales, technical and educational resource unlike any other in the channel today."
The Cisco Solutions Center at Tech Data will enable Cisco resellers nationwide to familiarize themselves on everything from Cisco's small business networks to enterprise-class, advanced technology solutions. With nearly $1 million worth of Cisco equipment on hand, the center comprises several solutions stations and can be reconfigured or equipped upon request with any Cisco products available through Tech Data.
"The Cisco Solutions Center at Tech Data will feature nearly all the Cisco product and solutions Tech Data carries," said Julie Hens, Vice President, Channels U.S./Canada Distribution at Cisco. "The new facility provides our valued partners with an engaging environment to showcase Cisco solutions, host trainings, and deliver a strong, professional impression to customers that puts them one step ahead of the competition and helps maximize profitability."
The Cisco Solutions Center at Tech Data also will host a wide range of educational activities. Resellers will utilize the solutions center to train and familiarize their sales and technical staffs with the latest Cisco solutions. Tech Data's Cisco systems engineers, product sales champions and other on-site resources will be on hand to assist and reconfigure the facility as new products are released.
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