Distributor giant Tech Data’s UK operation has formed a dedicated team to address the fast-growing market for wearable technology. The three-strong team will work together on partner enablement and programmes designed to drive reseller and retailer sales.
Mark Glasspool, director of product marketing at Tech Data, said: “The formation of the dedicated wearables team is a clear sign of our commitment to this market. We believe there will be enormous potential to develop our business in this area. The job of our new team will be to identify and address the opportunities and bring all the strengths and benefits we have to offer to bear in ensuring success for our partners and customers.”
According to a recent report from CCS Insight, the global wearables market is set to reach $25 billion by 2019. The number of devices sold will triple to more than 245 million units in 2019, up from 84 million units this year.
The above story is taken from a recent article published by Channel EMEA.
For the full article click here. Mark Glasspool is a confirmed delegate for DISTREE EMEA