Tech Data has signed a distribution partnership with Quest Software, giving resellers access to the company's renowned data protection, endpoint and infrastructure management, and identity and access control solutions. The agreement also provides VARs and solutions providers with added potential to help customers with the migration and management of Microsoft Office 365, Exchange, Active Directory and SharePoint.
Quest is one of the world's leading providers of systems management and security software. The company delivers solutions that help customers solve complex problems, efficiently and effectively. Tech Data Advanced Solutions will provide extensive engagement, pre-sales and training support to partners on Quest's software through its professional services team.
Tech Data sees particularly strong potential for Quest's range of migration, security and management solutions for Microsoft platforms. These support on-premises, cloud-based and hybrid environments, enabling fast and safe automation of tasks and simplified, cost-effective migration for Active Directory, Exchange, Skype for Business, Azure AD and Office 365.
Peter Spreadbury, Director, Enterprise Software at Tech Data Advanced Solutions, said: "Quest's excellent portfolio of software solutions addresses areas that are high priorities for CIOs. We see very significant opportunities for our partners with the entire range and some specific and immediate potential around the migration of Microsoft applications to new infrastructures. We aim to extend awareness of the potential the entire Quest family offers and will be collaborating with our colleagues in Tech Data's Microsoft team to make partners aware of the migration opportunities."
Commenting on behalf of Quest Software, Kerry Wright, Distribution Director EMEA, stated: "This new partnership with Tech Data UK will enable Quest to reach out to more VAR, solutions, software and service providers, giving them the opportunity to address the most pressing needs of their enterprise customers with our software. We are looking forward to working with the Tech Data Advanced Solutions team and enabling partners with Quest software."