SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 22, 2013) - Extending its leadership in the physical security marketplace, Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced that HID Global's secure identity solutions will now be available to the distributor's U.S. channel partners through the Ingram Micro North America Physical Security Business Unit.
"As security threats become more complex, the business need for more advanced and highly integrated security solutions, such as secure identity, authentication management and access control, becomes increasingly more important and presents a growing business opportunity for channel partners specializing in this space," says Tom Burns, director, Physical Security business unit, Ingram Micro North America. "HID Global complements Ingram Micro's existing physical security portfolio and enables us to provide our channel partners access to the technology and solutions needed to address the market's need for more intelligent, converged security solutions that are easily deployed and managed."
HID Global's portfolio features physical and logical access control including strong authentication and credential management, card printing and personalization, visitor management systems, highly secure government and citizen identification, and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. Government, financial services, corporate, education, retail and healthcare represent key markets for HID Global products.
Additional sales and support services including cross-trained technical support and training programs are also available to mutual HID Global/Ingram Micro resellers.
System integrators and resellers interested in contacting Ingram Micro's North America Physical Security business unit can call 1 (800) 456-8000, ext. 67285; email email@example.com; or visit www.ingrammicro.com/securityinfo.
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About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving 145 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.