Tech Data Now Delivering NVIDIA High-Performance Computing Solutions Across ASEAN and ANZ

SINGAPORE – 03 May 2017 – Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that its Technology Solutions business, formerly a division of Avnet, are delivering NVIDIA GPU solutions to their valued partners in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. This partnership extends upon existing successful partnerships between NVIDIA and Technology Solutions in EMEA, and NVIDIA and Global Computing Components in Asia Pacific. 

NVIDIA GPU solutions help high-performance computing (HPC) customers drive business growth in the expanding industries of life sciences, finance, oil and gas, and manufacturing, as well as artificial intelligence, deep learning, supercomputing, visualization, and virtual reality. Technology Solutions is now the sole distributor of the NVIDIA DGX-1™ in ASEAN and ANZ, enabling them to provide partners with the world’s first purpose-built system for deep learning with fully integrated hardware and software that can be deployed quickly and easily. An AI supercomputer-in-a-box, the NVIDIA DGX-1 delivers the equivalent throughput of 250 x86 servers.

 

“Offering NVIDIA DGX-1 expands Technology Solutions’ ability to provide high-growth, next-generation solutions for our partners,” said William Chu, president, Asia Pacific at Tech Data. “Our solutions specialist approach is all about driving faster innovation and speeding time to market which is exactly what NVIDIA’s deep learning system does. We look forward to creating new opportunities for our partners across ASEAN and ANZ, leveraging this ground-breaking technology.”

 

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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 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.2 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2017. It is ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.”  To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.  

MEDIA CONTACTS

Sarah Harvey
Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific
Phone: 612 8875 0523
Email: sarah.harvey@avnet.com  

 

Josiah Tan | Naveen Kanagalingam
EASTWEST PR for
Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific

Phone: 65-6222-0306
Email: avnet@eastwestpr.com

 

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