Video: Tech Data Americas president Murray Wright

Murray WrightTech Data Canada president Rick Reid is fond of using terms like “hit it out of the park” to describe the distributor’s performance in Canada – but how is Tech Data seeing business across the Americas? caught up with Tech Data Americas president (and notable Canadian expat) Murray Wright at the distributor’s Clearwater, Fla. headquarters to get his view of the landscape for the distributor and the IT industry in 2011.

Wright also touches on a number of topics, including the Americas-wide view of the distributor’s “shift to value;” the growing data centre business; Tech Data’s role in the cloud; channel partners’ shifting acceptance of the cloud; how he views Tech Data’s approach to managing different regions within the Americas; and differentiating Tech Data within the distribution community.

Catch part one of our video interview with Wright after the jump.