Tech Data looking to create Ripple effect in education with HP and Intel

By Simon Meredith | 2nd May 2018

Basingstoke, 02 May 2018– Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) has launched a joint summertime campaign in partnership with HP Inc. and Intel, aimed at promoting the use of technology within STEM / STEAM subjects and giving areas schools that invest in their technology the chance to win an HP Creative Learning Studio.

The Follow the Ripple initiative aims to increase aware and interest in the quality and suitability of HP technology for the classroom and in particular for science, technology, engineering, arts and maths subjects.

Schools and colleges that purchase £5,000 worth of HP technology before the end of August will have the chance to win an HP STEM/STEAM Creative Learning Studio. To be in with a chance, entrants must submit a written statement on how winning the Creative Learning Studio will positively impact their school or college.

The Learning Studio on offer is worth £8,600 RRP. It includes and HP Sprout Pro G2, HP ProBook x360 EE, HP Classroom Manager, HP MR Headset VR1000-100nm, HP 800 Series VR Ready Desktop PC, and a Dremel 3D40 (3D printer) for Education.

Nick Stancliffe, Business Development Manager for HP PC Systems at Tech Data, said: “With the Follow the Ripple campaign HP and Intel are highlighting the positive, disruptive and far-reaching impact that technology can have in education. They are also acknowledging that it’s not easy for schools to decide how to spend their available budgets. Schools want to enhance the learning experience and give students the encouragement and tools to develop their skills and creativity, while also catering for their individual needs. The core message is that all of this and more can be done with HP and Intel technology.”

Resources and promotional materials for the Follow the Ripple campaign can be downloaded from

Picture: Nick Stancliffe, Tech Data.

Tech Data Nick Stancliffe

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