Award Recognizes Company’s Distinction for Education and Training Expertise 

CLEARWATER, Fla. (July 9, 2019) – Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that   it has received an AWS ATP of the Year award for 2019 in the Americas. Tech Data’s ExitCertified business has been an authorized training partner with AWS since 2014, this is the first time that they have been awarded this prestigious title of Training Partner of the Year. Tech Data is one of over 50 global training partners and educates over 6,000 students annually.

AWS Training Partner of the Year Award 2019

As cloud technologies continue to help organizations transform their businesses at a rapid pace, employees with the necessary cloud skills are in high demand. The AWS APN Training Partner Program is designed for training organizations like ExitCertified who have a proven and reliable history in technical training. As part of the program, ExitCertified delivers AWS Training to enable local IT professionals and businesses to make better use of the cloud.” said Maureen Lonergan, Director, AWS Training and Certification. 

“We are extremely proud to receive the AWS Americas ATP of the Year Award for 2019,” said Mark McCreath, Tech Data’s ExitCertified, Vice President of Education, North America. “This highlights the level of service we provide our customers and being recognized by a premier cloud technology provider validates the quality of training we provide the industry.”

ExitCertified is a provider of certified IT training in North America, authorized by hardware and software vendors. ExitCertified stands for Excellence in IT Certified Education, and is dedicated to delivering a premium education experience in advanced technology fields across North America. Training formats provided include Instructor-Led Classroom, Live Virtual Classroom, Multimedia Video Presence (MVP™), Individual Multimedia Video Presence (iMVP®), and Self-Paced training.  

Today's busy schedules limit the opportunity for in-person training. ExitCertified provides flexible training options with over 9,500 online classes to meet the needs of customers and professional organizations worldwide.

For more information on Tech Data’s education and training solutions, view AWS training options at 

About ExitCertified: Since 2001, ExitCertified has been a trusted name in education, providing IT training and certifications from the brands you trust and delivering vendor-approved content unsurpassed in quality. By partnering with ExitCertified, you get to choose from more than 9,500 courses for 45 different technologies, with training delivered by award-winning and certified instructors. Our flexible delivery formats are designed to fit the learning style of any student, which means classes can be completed either online — anywhere, anytime — or in person at your site or one of our many facilities. And we ensure the training never stops by offering complimentary support after your courses end. Contact ExitCertified today to start developing an IT training strategy that meets your organization’s goals both today and in the future. To learn more, visit

About Tech Data: Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 90 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 12 straight years. To find out more, visit or follow us on TwitterLinkedInFacebook and Instagram.


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Source: Tech Data