|[November 08, 2012]
MicroCorp Partners with Tech Data's TDMobility to Bring Managed Carrier Services to the IT Channel
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Inc., a recognized leader in the telecommunications Master Agency
space, today announced an agreement with TDMobility to add its carrier
services platform to TDMobility's offering in the United States. Through
the agreement, TDMobility will offer MicroCorp's complete portfolio of
carrier and managed services from many of the nation's top
a joint venture between Tech
Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) and Brightstar (News - Alert), provides turnkey
wireless solutions designed for the business customer to Tech Data's
channel of over 60,000 resellers in the United States. TDMobility
features two flagship offerings, CellManageTM
designed to streamline end-users' wireless infrastructure and save
reseller customers both time and money.
"TDMobility has dramatically simplified the VAR's entry into the mobile
market by providing the industry's first end-to-end platform
encompassing mobile hardware, software, service plans, activation and
billing," said Joe Quaglia, senior vice president, U.S. Marketing and
president, TDMobility at Tech Data (News - Alert). "Today, through our relationship
with MicroCorp, TDMobility has expanded its offering to deliver a very
similar platform in the wire line carrier services space."
The agreement between TDMobility and MicroCorp will provide resellers
with the ability to offer a comprehensive portfolio of voice, data and
cloud solutions through MicroCorp's long-standing contractual
relationships with over 50 carrier and cloud service providers. In
addition, MicroCorp will manage all pre and post-sales functions, while
VARs will have complete collaborative access to all activity through
Nautilus, MicroCorp's cloud-based carrier services management system.
"TDMobility enables VARs by providing a robust platform for the sale and
support of carrier solutions delivered by the nation's top
telecommunication companies, while MicroCorp provides the layer of
support and systems necessary to make a carrier services program a
success," said Brad Miehl, president and CEO of MicroCorp., Inc. "The
end result is a synergistic offering between equipment and carrier
services that is wrapped in a managed platform, delivering the bundled
solutions that business customers are now demanding."
MicroCorp and Tech Data are currently completing systems integration
requirements, with the first stage of a three-stage launch scheduled for
the first quarter of 2013.
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale
distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its
advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000
resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively
support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated
$26.5 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012,
and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, MicroCorp, Inc. is one
of the nation's leading Telecom Master Agencies that supports and
manages over 1,500 professional Agents and VARS nationwide. MicroCorp
maintains carrier agreements with over 50 vendors, and supports its
business via an internally developed cloud based CRM and Back Office
application called Nautilus. MicroCorp is a Graduate Member of the
Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech, and serves on
the advisory board of many telecommunication carriers and associations.
For more information about MicroCorp, please visit www.microcorp.com.
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