January 5, 2016

Tech Data Provides Secure Voice and Messaging Solutions Through Agreement With KoolSpan

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) today announced a new agreement with KoolSpan, a leading provider of communication security on mobile devices and desktop phones, to provide their suite of solutions to U.S. resellers through its Tech Data Mobile Solutions & Retail division.

"We are excited to add KoolSpan to our mobile solutions portfolio," said Yvette Martinez-Wilson, director of Carrier Relations & Services, Mobile Solutions & Retail at Tech Data.  "Securing today's communications through mobile devices is becoming even more critical for businesses. KoolSpan's high quality and secure mobile communications enable the reseller to offer a more robust and total solution for their clients."

Mobile communications are increasingly vulnerable to interception, and the rising number of threats poses significant risk to businesses of all sizes. KoolSpan's security and privacy solutions address the growing threat of loss or theft of intellectual property, vital information and proprietary assets.

KoolSpan provides robust, flexible, cross-platform, end-to-end communication security on desktop phones and mobile devices including Android, iPhone and Blackberry. Solutions include TrustCall Global Service, a subscription service offering secure and private communications and TrustCall DIRECT, enabling businesses to host, manage and maintain their own infrastructure.

"We are excited to partner with Tech Data to leverage their vast channel reach of new customers," said Thomas Bryant, Chief Commercial Officer at KoolSpan. "Our commitment to the channel means new business opportunities for Tech Data reseller partners and the ability to deliver greater value across their mobility portfolios."

Tech Data's dedicated team of mobility specialists have created a business model through the Mobile Solutions & Retail division aimed at driving partner growth in key areas such as enterprise mobile management (EMM), security, cloud-based solutions, and the Internet of Things. For more information, please contact Tech Data's Mobile Solutions & Retail team at 800-237-8931, ext. 83662 (option 2) or tdm_services@techdata.com.

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, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

About KoolSpan
KoolSpan is the leading provider of robust, cross-platform, end-to-end communication security on mobile devices and desktop phones. KoolSpan offers multiple encryption solutions supporting Android, iPhone and BlackBerry phones. KoolSpan's security and privacy solutions address the growing threat of loss or theft of intellectual property, vital information and proprietary assets. Customers include government organizations and enterprises in over 60 countries worldwide. KoolSpan is FIPS 140-2 validated and has 21 issued patents with dozens more pending. KoolSpan is a privately held and based in Bethesda, Md. For more information, visit www.koolspan.com, follow KoolSpan on Twitter @KoolSpan.

 

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