TD SYNNEX: Tech Data Asia Pacific & Japan Strengthens its Security portfolio in partnership with MailGuard

Strategic Collaborations with ISVs and Partners to further build on Tech Data’s Cloud Security Solutions

Singapore, October 6, 2022: Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX company, today announced its distribution partnership with MailGuard – a world leader in email security. At launch, its Integrated Cloud Email Security (ICES) solution, MailGuard 365, will be available in 6 markets across the Asia Pacific & Japan region, namely Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. This distribution partnership allows Tech Data to add MailGuard 365 – a solution built in Azure by MailGuard in collaboration with the Microsoft team to protect the more than 345 million Microsoft 365 subscribers – to its cyber security go-to-market portfolio in APJ. This partnership is part of Tech Data’s overall strategy of empowering ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) and partners, while further building on its cloud security solutions portfolio.

Commenting on the development, Sundaresan Kanappan, Vice President High Growth Technologies, Tech Data Asia Pacific & Japansaid “With the increasing adoption of technology use across businesses, and emails having become fundamental to business communications, attackers are finding creative ways of engaging email-based cyberattacks whether it’s phishing, ransomware, CEO Fraud or BEC (Business Email Compromise). email security market share is expected to increase by USD 2.65 billion from 2021 to 2026, at a CAGR of 9.78% and 37% of the market’s growth will originate from APAC during the forecast period1. At such a juncture, we are confident that with MailGuard 365, we will be able to speed up our customers’ Microsoft 365 protection by preventing criminal intent threats. We have partnered with MailGuard because of its close integration with Microsoft, its specialist email security expertise and intellectual property, and the market innovation MailGuard 365 offers.”

Craig McDonald, CEO & founder of MailGuardsaid “We are delighted to partner with Tech Data to deliver MailGuard 365 in the APJ region, protecting businesses using Microsoft 365 against the rising threat of cybercrime. Speed ​​to detect and stop sophisticated email threats is the advantage of using MailGuard 365. Combining 21 + years of specialist cloud email security expertise and IP from MailGuard, with the best of Microsoft, it provides a native solution on the inside of Microsoft 365, delivering ‘defense-in-depth’ to detect and stop advanced email threats like phishing, ransomware and sophisticated BEC attacks. We are excited to be working with the Tech Data partner community to expand our business relationships across the region.”

A world-first evolutionary approach, MailGuard 365 is the last email security engine, designed to target and stop more advanced sophisticated email threats by re-scanning inbound emails after the Microsoft 365 security stack (including Microsoft Defender) has done its security threat assessment. With evidence-based reporting, MailGuard 365 demonstrates its speed and power with super-fast detection of sophisticated email threats. MailGuard 365 is available to partners or their customers from the marketplaces of both Tech Data and Microsoft for continuity and streamlined business operations.

1Technavio: Email Security Market by Application, Product, and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2022-2026

About Tech Data

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’ 22,000 co-workers are dedicated to uniting compelling IT products, services and solutions from 1,500+ 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, 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 Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

About MailGuard.

MailGuard is a world leader in email security, offering both Secure Email Gateway (SEG) and Integrated Cloud Email Security (ICES) solutions, detecting and blocking fast-breaking sophisticated criminal intent email threats up to 48 hrs ahead of the market. MailGuard provides protection for businesses throughout the world against criminal intent email threats like malware, ransomware, spyware, phishing, spear phishing, CEO Fraud, viruses, spam and similar malicious scams. MailGuard has led the way in cloud email security since 2001, providing protection, continuity and archiving as integrated cloud solutions for 24/7 peace of mind. There’s no infrastructure to maintain, software to install or updates required. MailGuard’s proprietary Artificial Intelligence (AI) threat-detection engines stop fast-breaking email threats in real-time. Seamlessly stackable with Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and other email platforms, MailGuard provides an added layer of specialized email security to reduce the impact of cybercrime on business. For further information visit, and to learn more about MailGuard 365, visit

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