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Tech Data gives CSP partners more options

Tech Data has launched two new options to help Microsoft CSP partners respond to rising interest in Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD).

The click to run solution for WVD gives partners a ready-to-use environment that can be deployed in Microsoft Azure within minutes. The separate assessment and migration service for WVD meanwhile, is suited to situations where the customer’s desktop environment is more complex and gives MSPs an excellent way to add value and extend their service offering.

The new services are being introduced at time when more end-user organisations are looking to enable their staff far more productive and efficient home working. They leverage both the experience and expertise of Tech Data in managing Azure migrations and the capabilities of its StreamOne cloud aggregation platform, which provides partners with a single place in which they can manage all of their CSP customer subscriptions and consumption.

Simon Bennett, Director, Enterprise Software and Cloud, Tech Data, UK and Ireland, said: “Windows Virtual Desktop has rapidly become a best-selling cloud solution and has helped CSP partners drive consumption levels strongly over recent months. With these two options, Tech Data is making it easier for Microsoft MSPs to meet the wide range of customer requirements.”

Tech Data is recognised as the largest indirect provider for Microsoft CSP in the UK and has seen significant growth in its CSP business over the past year. Tech Data works with over 1,000 Microsoft CSP partners and has a dedicated Microsoft cloud team covering sales, technical and marketing functions.