Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Qlik®, a leader in data analytics. Through this partnership, Tech Data will offer Qlik’s entire portfolio of state-of-the-art data visualization, dashboard and data discovery products, including Qlik Sense®, QlikView® and Qlik Analytics Platform®, to customers across India. In addition, both Tech Data and Qlik will conduct joint go-to-market initiatives including webinars, industry events and marketing programs geared at enabling partners to take advantage of this powerful technology.
“Business intelligence and analytics have consistently ranked highly in polls of CIO priorities and there are signs that they are only growing in importance,” said Naresh Desai, vice president, Specialist Business, Asia Pacific at Tech Data. “ and Qlik’s platform will enable our partners in positioning the best data visualization, discovery and dashboarding capabilities to their end customers. By leveraging Qlik’s leading technology through Tech Data, partners will also receive tailored training and sales support, enabling them to create industry-specific data analytics solutions to solve business problems across high-growth industries.”
“We are very pleased to have Tech Data, one of the world’s largest distributors of technology products, services and solutions, on board as our first distributor in this fast-growing market,” said Souma Das, managing director, Qlik India. “We selected Tech Data for their understanding of the importance of data analytics, extensive reach and proven track record in solving customers’ business challenges through technology. With our industry-leading business analytics platform and world-class Qlik Partner Program, we are well-positioned to soar to even greater heights in India. Qlik’s unique platform approach to data analytics allows businesses to see the whole story within their data, providing immense value and return on investment. India is an underserved, fast-growing market in data analytics and, with Tech Data’s rich expertise, we can extend our reach and bring the value of Qlik’s solutions to companies in the region more efficiently.”