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Ingram Micro Inc.

April 08, 2016 08:00 ET

Ingram Micro Awarded Three VMware Partner Innovation Awards

Recognized for Its Virtualization and Cloud Specialization, Ingram Micro Wins VMware Global Distributor Partner of the Year, Americas Distributor Partner of the Year and Asia Pacific Japan Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2016) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced that it has received three prestigious VMware Partner Innovation Awards including Global Distributor Partner of the Year, Americas Distributor Partner of the Year and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year in Malaysia. VMware unveiled the winners during its inaugural 2016 Partner Leadership Summit which was held March 6 - 9, 2016 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

"Earning awards in three distinct categories illustrates Ingram Micro's successful global and regional engagement with VMware, as well as our growing expertise in advanced technologies, services and solutions," said John Soumbasakis, executive vice president, Business Development and Strategy at Ingram Micro. "It's an honor to be recognized as one of VMware's industry-leading, go-to-market partners and see the positive impact our relationship is having on our channel partners' success."

Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award, VMware Partner Innovation Award in the Americas and VMware Partner Innovation Award in APJ were acknowledged in over 15 categories, respectively, for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2015.

"I am pleased to recognize a select group of partners who have received a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award. These honorees have distinguished themselves through demonstrated excellence and achievements in 2015," said Ross Brown, senior vice president, Worldwide Partners and Alliances, VMware. "VMware congratulates Ingram Micro on winning the Global VMware Partner Innovation Award, Americas Distributor Partner of the Year Award and APJ Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year Award in Malaysia. We look forward to building on our success and continued collaboration in 2016."

Ingram Micro's Advanced Solutions Organization and VMware Business Units provide the training, education and resources needed to help channel partners aid enterprises with increasing demands and business needs for virtualization and cloud technologies. Ingram Micro has a proven track record of innovation and systematic excellence with VMware across the globe and was previously named VMware's Australia Distributor Partner of the Year in 2014 and Americas Distributor Partner of the Year in 2013.

More information about Ingram Micro is available at www.ingrammicro.com.

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016
VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 offers VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 provides partners with the resources they need to develop and execute a comprehensive go-to-market plan in 2016 and beyond.

About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. More at www.ingrammicro.com.

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