Tech Data Launches Online Mentoring Community for IT Channel Partners

Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) has announced the release of Tech Data Coaches, an online coaching and collaboration platform designed to help Tech Data reseller partners grow their networks, develop competencies and best practices, and make connections that enable them to deliver the best solutions possible to their end-user customers, the company said.

An exclusive resource for Tech Data partners in the US and Canada, Tech Data Coaches comprises a community of 70-plus channel professionals and subject matter experts from across the company. Coaches with deep experience are trained to advise on a wide and varied range of business topics — from building a practice around next-generation technologies like cloud, IoT and analytics, and security, to helping individuals nurture and refine their personal and professional skills in areas that include marketing, sales, business development and organizational enablement and more.

Tech Data Coaches is a social networking platform with “find-an-expert” features and functionality, including user profiles, opt-in notifications, personalized content feeds and the ability to favorite and follow members. Based on their unique requirements and interests, users are matched with Tech Data coaches who can offer informal mentorship, personalized guidance and support via live content feeds, on-demand training and product demonstrations, as well as one-on-one coaching sessions.

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