Tech Data Expands Partnership with Ciena to Support Adaptive Network vision in India

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Partnership to meet the rising demand for connectivity and innovation across diverse industries

Mumbai, 20 March 2024 – Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX Company, today announced its expanded partnership with Ciena, a global leader in networking systems, services, and software, in India. This expansion, following earlier collaborations in Singapore, Malaysia, ANZ and Indonesia, further bolsters efforts to deliver networking solutions tailored to the evolving digital landscape and escalating demand for connectivity.

Guided by an Adaptive Network vision, Ciena’s broad portfolio leverages a unique blend of analytics and intelligence, programmable infrastructure, and software control and automation. With intent-based policies, its products are designed to self-configure, self-optimize, and self-heal for a network that grows smarter every day to be able to continuously assess network pressures and demands.

Sundaresan K., Vice President of Next-Generation Technologies, and Country General Manager, at Tech Data India, commented “The Network Infrastructure market in India is projected to grow at a fast pace and presents a significant opportunity. Through our strategic partnership with Ciena, Tech Data is well-positioned to capitalize on this trend, empowering businesses nationwide to thrive in the digital era. Our technical specialists, supported by the Ciena team, will be readily available to offer guidance and training to our partners on Ciena products and technology, thus enhancing their capabilities to better serve their customers.”

“Ciena and Tech Data are teaming up to provide innovative service offerings to India to help pave the way for new opportunities and sustained growth. With Ciena’s field-proven experience in networking innovations and Tech Data’s channel expertise, this collaboration will empower even more service providers, enterprises, and utilities in India to build their networks,” said Amit Malik, Vice President, and Sales Leader, Ciena India.

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Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX) company, is a leading global distributor and solutions aggregator for the IT ecosystem. We’re an innovative partner helping more than 150,000 customers in 100+ countries to maximize the value of technology investments, demonstrate business outcomes and unlock growth opportunities. Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, and Fremont, California, TD SYNNEX’s 23,000 co-workers are dedicated to uniting compelling IT products, services and solutions from 2,500+ best-in-class technology vendors. Our edge-to-cloud portfolio is anchored in some of the highest-growth technology segments including cloud, cybersecurity, big data/analytics, AI, IoT, mobility and everything as a service. TD SYNNEX is committed to serving customers and communities, and we believe we can have a positive impact on our people and our planet, intentionally acting as a respected corporate citizen. We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive employer of choice for talent across the IT ecosystem. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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