Tech Data Acquires the Business of Value-Added Distributer, Inflow Technologies

Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) has acquired the business of Inflow Technologies, an India-based value-added distributer with expertise in areas like cybersecurity and networking. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Rich Hume
“This acquisition helps us to strengthen our portfolio of networking and cybersecurity solutions we’re able to offer to our channel partners while optimizing our footprint in Asia Pacific,” said Rich Hume, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tech Data.

By acquiring the business of Inflow Technologies, Tech Data plans to optimize its presence in the Asia Pacific region and strengthen its end-to-end portfolio. The acquisition would enable Tech Data customers to offer a broader set of capabilities particularly around “next-generation” technologies like cybersecurity.

“The addition of Inflow Technologies directly supports our strategy of delivering higher value – especially in the areas of investing in next-generation technologies, strengthening our end-to-end portfolio and optimizing our global footprint,” said Rich Hume, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tech Data. “In particular, this acquisition helps us to strengthen our portfolio of networking and cybersecurity solutions we’re able to offer to our channel partners while optimizing our footprint in Asia Pacific, which is an important region for Tech Data.”

Cybersecurity, UC, Networking

Inflow Technologies is headquartered in Bangalore, India, and is a value-added distributor for a host of technologies, including cybersecurity, networking, unified communications and collaboration, storage and server management, infrastructure and application software, automatic identification and data capture, electronic security, and related services in South Asia.

“As a technology enabler, Inflow Technologies brings a variety of core competencies to Tech Data, including business development, channel engagement, training, and pre-sales and post-sales support,” said Byju Pillai, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Inflow Technologies. “Our combined skills, portfolios, talent and shared commitment to exceptional service with world-class execution will enable us to deliver higher value to our channel partners.”

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