Award underscores the high-value training programs Tech Data delivers to customers, helping speed new technology adoption, maximize ROI for IT investments 

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Dec17, 2019)  Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that its ExitCertified training business has been named for the eighth consecutive year as one of the “Top 20 IT Training Companies” by Training Industry, Inc. 

Training on the latest technologies is crucial for our customers to help them stay ahead of the technology curve, accelerate new technology adoption and maximize IT return on investments,” said Mark McCreath, vice president, Education Services, North America, at Tech Data. There are many options for IT training in the marketplace today, and honors like this recognize that Tech Data’s IT training capabilities are best-in-class. 

Tech Data features a variety of education and training solutions, including strategic training paths for the certification skills required to support today's technologies and a broad curriculum of application-focused courses for customers looking to implement new or upgrade current business applications. The company also works with customers and channel partners to design learning plans by vendor brand or by technology solution. 

“This year’s Top 20 IT Training Companies are leading the way in the constantly evolving market for information technology training by expanding the breadth of their offerings. They cover the most sought-after vendor training courses and certifications to meet and often exceed the needs of the learner,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. 

The award also marks the fifth significant honor this year recognizing Tech Data’s world-class education and training services including: VMware as North American Education Partner of the Year; AWS as Americas Training Partner of the Year; IBM as Global Training Provider Excellence Awards; and Red Hat as Premier Training Partner of the Year. 

For more information on Tech Data’s education and training solutions, visit the ExitCertified website or call (800) 237-8931. 

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