Tech Data Azlan, the value-added distributor of datacentre, infrastructure, unified communications and enterprise software solutions, is a UK distributor for Flip IT – the Cisco Powered cloud-based virtualized desktop service for small-and medium-sized businesses.

Tech Data Corp. is now offering TDCloud Academy, a three-track cloud education program for the company’s solution providers.

“The evolution of cloud computing continues to remain a key focus area for Tech Data and solution providers,” said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president of product marketing for the TDCloud division. “To enable growth, Tech Data is launching a new strategic cloud program in TDCloud Academy that is custom-built for the business needs of our solution providers at all stages of growth.”

Each TDCloud Academy track comes with six modules. The program includes training, e-learning and consulting, all offered by TDCloud. Solution providers may take the following courses:

  • Launch Your Cloud Business: Covers the value of cloud, business drivers, value propositions and how to work with TDCloud;
  • Expand Your Cloud Business: For solution providers with recurring cloud sales who want to grow their cloud business by creating a cloud culture, aligning people and processes, marketing and networking;
  • Maximize Your Cloud Business: Focuses on transitioning to cloud, leading with cloud, creating complete cloud business modules and strategic end-user planning.

Tech Data has developed a tool that helps partners decide which education track is right for them.