Tech Data Acquires Signature Technology Group to Revamp Data Center Services

By CIOReview | Thursday, June 4, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: Tech Data, a distributor of technology products, service and solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets with Signature Technology Group (STG). The deal is to upgrade Tech Data’s Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division with focus on data center services.

“The data center is a strategic priority for Tech Data, and we are excited to join one of the world’s largest, most respected IT distributors and continue to grow together,” said Charles Layne, CEO and President of STG.

Tech Data, a distributor of thousands of wholesale technology products, services and solutions provide advanced logistic capabilities and value added services to 115,000 clients efficiently over100 countries.

"We are proud to welcome STG and its employees to the Tech Data family. The addition of STG strengthens our data center offering, further diversifies our services portfolio, and—most importantly—provides added value for our customers,” Said Joe Quaglia, president, the Americas, Tech Data. "

STG’s Data Center Services focus into four areas: technology, people, activities, and strategy. The company specializes in hardware maintenance, staff augmentation, professional services, and consulting services to maximize the investment cost and reduce risk. STG is certified across 23 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and its technicians supporting over 300, 000 devices throughout North America.

"STG will complement our AIS offering, giving our solution providers an extension of their business and service levels for their end users. Their specialized, expert skillset in the data center will help provide enhanced support for our field organization, better equipping our solution providers to effectively serve complex data center environments,” said Chuck Bartlett, senior vice president, AIS, Tech Data.

"STG's commitment to providing legendary service, as well as our shared values of integrity, innovation, collaboration, and responsibility, aligns perfectly with Tech Data's commitment to its channel partners, employees, and communities," adds Layne.