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Azlan and Veritas announce European distribution partnership

Barcelona, Spain, 16 November – Azlan, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for value-added distribution of enterprise networking, server, storage and software solutions, announced today that it has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with Veritas Technologies Corporation LLC, giving value-added resellers across the region the opportunity to offer the newly-independent company’s industry-leading backup and data protection solutions to their customers.

Veritas Technologies Corporation LLC is the new name for the global leader in backup and recovery solutions that has been formed following the completion of the previously announced separation of Symantec into two companies. Effective immediately, software solutions from Veritas will be available from Tech Data in 13 countries across Europe.

The agreement will enable resellers to take advantage of extensive value-added services offered by Azlan in taking Veritas’ advanced solutions to market, including sales acceleration services, such as Azlan’s connected Business Solution Centres for end-user customer briefings and demonstrations, Azlan value marketing for collaborative demand generation, sales and technical training, and professional services.

In addition, Veritas SaaS will be offered through Tech Data Cloud, enabling resellers and service providers to offer Veritas solutions as part of a hosted or hybrid infrastructure propositions.

Simon England, senior vice president, Value Added Business, and managing director, Azlan Europe, said: “This is a very exciting development for Azlan and for Veritas reseller partners. Veritas is an iconic brand that is synonymous with world-class software products and innovation. It is a name that end-user customers trust and presents very significant growth potential to reseller partners in all sectors of the market. In Backup Exec and NetBackup, Veritas has some of the very best-known and most respected product lines in the industry, while Veritas information management products enable organisations to ensure availability, gain insight and harness the power of information.

“These solutions both complement and extend Azlan’s solution stack in storage availability and management and enable our customers to get end-to-end, world-class solutions from Veritas in combination with Azlan’s ecosystem partners, spanning SMB to enterprise. We will be working with Veritas to build on and enhance the company’s reputation and develop and grow its partner sales.”

Commenting on behalf of Veritas, Gareth Hansford, vice president, Channels EMEA, said: “We are pleased to announce Azlan as a distribution partner for the new Veritas in Europe. With its extensive reach and capabilities, Azlan is well positioned to meet the needs of our partners and work with Veritas in successfully executing our growth and development plans across the region.”

The set of products and new solutions from Veritas showcases a fundamentally different approach to delivering data and services across multiple cloud environments. Veritas brings together a unique combination of experience in application availability and storage management on premises and in the cloud. Veritas also offers management tools that help companies find the estimated 1.5 percent of truly valuable data in their organization to glean information, regardless of underlying infrastructure models.

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About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.

For more informatijon about Tech Data, contact:
George Troughton
Corporate Communications
Tech Data Europe
Mobile: +34 615 841 745
Telephone: +34 93 297 0222
www.techdata-europe.com

About Veritas Technologies LLC
Veritas Technologies LLC enables organizations to harness the power of their information, with solutions designed to serve the world’s largest and most complex heterogeneous environments. Veritas works with 86 percent of Fortune 500 companies today, improving data availability and revealing insights to drive competitive advantage.

For more information about, Veritas Technologies LLC, contact:
Michael Piontek
Manager, Public Relations
Veritas
Tel: +49 (0) 89 94302 610