Tech Data helps Triton migrate IBM Db2 customers to Cloud Pak for Data

By Simon Meredith | 16th November 2021
  • Practice Builder methodology helps IBM partner become one of first with the ability to migrate Db2 customers to the Cloud Pak for Data container platform
  • Partners can accelerate solutions practices in data analytics, security, and cloud and develop clear differentiation

Basingstoke, 16 November 2021Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX) company, has supported IBM partner Triton Consulting in developing a capability to migrate Db2 solutions to the IBM Cloud Pak for Data Systems containerised platform. It is thought to be one of the first partner businesses to develop such a capability in the UK or Europe.

Triton developed its migration expertise by engaging on Tech Data’s Practice Builder methodology for IBM Cloud Pak. In particular, Triton focused on the technical enablement components of the methodology with the goal of becoming formally certified as a Cloud Pak partner. It also drew on the expertise of Tech Data’s consultants in developing its migration capability.

Corin Wright, Practice Builder lead for UK and Ireland at Tech Data, said: “The work we’ve done with Triton is a great example of how effective Practice Builder can be in helping partners to go from where they are today, to where they need to be in tomorrow’s market, in a structured, methodical, and measurable way. It’s worked brilliantly for Triton, which is now in a position to offer a new kind of service that genuinely differentiates its business.”

Practice Builder can do the same for any partner, Wright noted. “Every partner’s current situation and goals are different. Through Practice Builder, we can provide any partner with a tailored programme of learning and development that will accelerate their transformation and time to market in key areas such as IBM Data Pak, security, and cloud solutions.”

Tech Data’s Practice Builder is a methodology that enables partners to build their competence and capability in a technology area. It is designed to work for partners at every stage of their development – whether they have minimal knowledge or already have some expertise and experience. It provides educational and business support resources that enable the partner to build long-term success in their chosen area of specialisation.

Practice Builder has been developed across the solution areas of cloud, security, IoT and data, as well as a growing library of vendor-specific enablement paths. More information is available at

Picture: Corin Wright, Tech Data.

Tech Data Corin Wright


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