Tech Data makes addition to its Microsoft cloud team


Joel Wilson joins as business development executive to oversee the growing demand for assistance of Microsoft’s Cloud Solutions Provider scheme

Tech Data has appointed Joel Wilson as business development executive of its Microsoft cloud team.

His main duties at the distributor include dealing with the growing demand for assistance of Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) scheme. The CSP scheme opens up more cloud sales opportunities to resellers by allowing them to sell combined services and directly support customers.

Prior to joining Tech Data, Wilson was the Microsoft Sure Step team’s cloud partner account manager from December 2014 to July 2015. His duties in this role included working with partners to place and manage deliveries and orders.

Tech Data Microsoft business manager Mark Whittle said: “Interest in CSP is growing fast and SPLA is also attracting more enquiries now. We’ve brought Joel in to ensure we can meet those demands.”