The attached document (located at the bottom of this article) addresses the end customer experience when linking their account to a Tech Data AWS  master account.  The Tech Data AWS Master Account is the AWS account that provides administrative capabilities for access and billing. The Tech Data AWS master account may also be referred to as the consolidated billing account and/or master payer account (MPA).


Tech Data support the End Customer account model under the AWS solution provider program.  

Tech Data support shared and dedicated AWS Master Account models.  The table below defines the differences between these models:


Shared Master PayerDedicated End Customer Master Payer
  • MPA is dedicated to Reseller but supports multiple end customer organizations OR MPA supports multiple end customer across multiple end customer organizations
  • Consolidated billing only, no other AWS Org features enabled
  • End Customer retains root access to all their accounts (End Customer Account Model*)
  • Tech Data owns the MPA (root)
  • ‘Read only’ Role ARN is required for all child accounts 
  • Access is open for end customer to use AWS native console reports through Cost Explorer at the child account level
  • End Customer has no access to Cost & Usage Report (CUR) or Detailed Billing Report (DBR)
  • No customer/partner workloads are created in the MPA



  • MPA is dedicated to a single end customer organization
  • Tech Data owns the MPA (root)
  • End Customer receives “Admin-like” access to payer to manage service control policy (SCP), SSO, Landing zones, Account creation, and other activities
  • ‘Read only’ Role ARN is required for all child accounts 
  • End Customer has no access to Cost & Usage Report (CUR) or Detailed Billing Report (DBR) however, integration with third-party platforms is possible with Tech Data's assistance
  • No customer workloads are created or displayed in MPA




*AWS Account Models

AWS support the following two account models: