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GTDC Recognizes 2017 EMEA ‘Rising Stars’

GTDC SUMMIT EMEA, VIENNA – June 14, 2017 – The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) has announced the recipients of its esteemed EMEA Rising Star Awards, which recognize technology companies with exceptional sales growth through European distributors over the past year. The awards were presented June 13 during the 2017 GTDC Summit EMEA conference at the Palais Hansen Kempinski in Vienna, Austria. Read More

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GTDC Summit EMEA Showcases Technology Distribution in Motion

GTDC SUMMIT EMEA, VIENNA – June 13, 2017 – The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) today convenes the first of its two major conferences this year, GTDC Summit EMEA, in Vienna, Austria, June 13-14. The Summit brings together regional leaders of today’s most successful technology distributors, senior management channel leaders of their vendor partners, and the industry’s most reputable research analysts and database experts. Read More

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Research Reveals Underlying Change in Distribution Role

LONDON, ENGLAND AND ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – May 18, 2017 – Distribution is changing rapidly and, especially in Europe, is finding a new role as a provider of cloud services, e-commerce, specialist logistics and support for the channel during its transition to new revenue models. This has been researched and identified in a new special report for the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) by IT Europa, the IT channel news and research organization. Read More

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GTDC Spotlights Emerging Vendor Opportunities to Accelerate Success with Distribution Partnerships

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – May 17, 2017 – The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) announced today that it is shining a spotlight on partnership opportunities between emerging services vendors and GTDC members – the world’s leading IT distributors, driving more than $130 billion in annual sales – at the 2017 GTDC Summit, September 6-7, in San Francisco. Read More

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German ITK Market Grows by 6% in February 2017

  April 5, 2017 – This press release is in German. Global the Technology distribution Council (GTDC) reports growth trends from German distribution in February 2017. Read More

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LATAM In 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – February 15, 2017 – In its first study focused on the Latin American region, the industry association for the world’s leading distributors reports an optimistic overall outlook while citing major uncertainties affecting trade – most notably U.S. government plans to build a wall across the country’s border with Mexico. Read More

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Insights Into 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – November 28, 2016 – The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) today released a comprehensive report on the year ahead, based on more than 70 channel executive survey responses from across the world as well as over 20 interviews with both technology distribution leaders and vendor partners. Read More

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Almo Professional A/V Joins Global Technology Distribution Council

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – September 15, 2016 – The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) continues to expand its membership with the addition of Philadelphia-based Almo Corp., the largest independent distributor of consumer electronics, professional audio/video equipment, appliances, furniture and housewares in the United States. Read More

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GTDC Summit Convenes Record Number of Channel Leaders, Distribution CEOs and Emerging Cloud Companies

GTDC SUMMIT N.A., BURLINGAME, CALIF. – September 8, 2016 – The 2016 GTDC Summit (GTDC) concludes today in a record breaking way with 17 CEOs and presidents as well as 50 other distribution industry senior management leaders joining more than 70+ vendor companies, their top channel executives, plus regional and global participants. Read More

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GTDC Appoints Arrow Electronics CEO Mike Long as Chairman

GTDC SUMMIT N.A., BURLINGAME, CALIF. – September 8, 2016 – The GTDC (GTDC) today announced that it has appointed Michael Long, chairman, president and CEO of Arrow Electronics, Inc., as the organization’s new chairman. Long succeeds SYNNEX president and CEO Kevin Murai, whose two-year term ends this month. Read More

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GTDC Adds New Members Headquartered in Germany and Latvia

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – July 13, 2016 – THE GTDC announced the addition of ELKO Group and TIM AG as its newest members in the EMEA region, plus the appointment of WestconGroup CEO Dolph Westerbos to the organization’s Executive Committee. The moves further bolster the GTDC’s position as the world’s leading IT distribution organization. GTDC members drive more than $130 billion in annual worldwide sales of products, services and solutions through dynamic business channels. Read More

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Putting the Powers Together to Optimize Channel Business

NOORDWIJK, THE NETHERLANDS – June 15, 2016 – In a move that signals a dynamic new dimension for the GTDC and its popular Summit events in EMEA and the United States, the organization now takes relationship-building and third-party insight to unparalleled perspectives. Read More

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Emerging Vendors Look for Ways to Capitalize on Distribution Advantages in Solution Provider Channel

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA – April 21, 2016 – The GTDC is responding to emerging vendor demand for greater insight into channel business opportunities and how best to capitalize through GTDC members. Read More

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Technology Distribution Organization Views Dell-EMC Merger as Positive for Channel

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA – October 14, 2015  – Leadership at the GTDC responded favorably to Dell’s planned acquisition of EMC, in what has been hailed as the largest anticipated technology industry merger in history. Read More

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Technology Distributors See Growth Trends in Europe

BARCELONA, SPAIN – October 8, 2015  – The GTDC underscored a variety of European IT market growth trends during a session the organization conducted today at the Canalys Channels Forum, October 6-8. Read More

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GTDC Recognizes 2015 U.S. ‘Rising Stars’ Award Winners

GTDC SUMMIT, SAN FRANCISCO – September 10, 2015  – The GTDC has announced the recipients of its esteemed U.S. Rising Star Awards, which recognize technology companies with exceptional sales growth through U.S. distributors over the past year. Read More

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Technology Distributors Transforming in “New Era”

SAN FRANCISCO – September 9, 2015  – The world’s largest technology distributors are giving the channel leaders of today’s top IT companies a comprehensive look at the future of their partnerships at the 2015 GTDC Summit in San Francisco, Sept 9-10, 2015. Read More

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Hiperos to Host Executive Technology Briefing on ABAC and Third Party Management

BRANCHBURG, N.J. – June 16, 2015  – Hiperos, an Opus Global company and the leading provider of third-party management software, today announced that it will host an exclusive event on how the technology industry is transforming its approach to assessing and managing third parties for corruption and risk. Read More

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GTDC Recognizes 2015 European ‘Rising Stars’

GTDC SUMMIT EMEA, AMSTERDAM – June 10, 2015  – The GTDC has announced the recipients of its esteemed EMEA Rising Star Awards, which recognize technology companies with exceptional sales growth through European distributors over the past year. Read More

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GTDC CEO, Members Ring NYSE Opening Bell

NEW YORK – May 7, 2015 – Several members of the GTDC  joined CEO Tim Curran and SYNNEX CEO Kevin Murai today to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), kicking off the organization’s annual Investor Conference, which was also held at the NYSE. Read More

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GTDC Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Platform Offers Compliance

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – December 16, 2014 – The GTDC anti-bribery and anti-corruption platform developed in agreement with Hiperos and Thomson Reuters is helping distributors and other technology companies lower the costs and risk associated with protecting themselves against bribery and corruption. Read More

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GTDC Announces 2014 U.S. ‘Rising Stars’ Award Winners

GTDC U.S. VENDOR SUMMIT, San Jose, Calif. – Sept. 10, 2014 –The GTDC today announced the recipients of its esteemed U.S. Rising Star Awards, which  recognize technology companies with exceptional sales growth through U.S. distributors over the past year. Read More

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Innovators in Cloud, Data Center, Mobility and Security Drive Growth Through Distribution

SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 10, 2014 – Technology distributors continue to attract new vendors with the most innovative technologies and services, driving enablement and sales in high-growth solution areas such as mobility, cloud, data center and security. Read More

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Get To Know Your Distributor CEOs: Stats, Fun Facts, Business Mottos And More/CRN

Sept. 23, 2014 – Distributor CEOs open up about their business philosophies, backgrounds and even some fun facts about how they spend their free time in interviews with CRN. Take a minute to click through and get to know the top executive at your distributor. Read More

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