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Ingram Micro Inc.

October 12, 2015 13:41 ET

Ingram Micro Congratulates 2016 Experience Vendor Award Winners

Top Performing IT Channel Vendors Celebrate Success at Ingram Micro Experience 2016

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 12, 2015) -  Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 Experience Vendor Awards. This year's MVP Award was presented to Cisco for its continued efforts to push the envelope with diverse activities in 2015, working across the Ingram Micro organization to find more ways to empower its channel partners. More than 20 vendors earned the title of "Vendor of the Year" across several high profile technology categories including cloud, data center, mobility and security, as well as in key performance indicators, including collaboration, marketing and sales.

"The recipients of our 2016 Experience Vendor Awards are capitalizing on the business value Ingram Micro provides and continually asking what more we can do to help them achieve and exceed their goals," said Paul Bay, executive vice president and chief executive, Ingram Micro U.S. & Miami Export.

The 2016 Ingram Micro Experience Vendor Award winners are:   
 
AIM Award   Dell
Cloud Award   Microsoft
Collaboration Award   HP IPG
Commercial Systems Award   HP PSG
Components Award   Seagate Technology
Consumer Award   Casio
Data Capture/POS Award   Honeywell
Data Center Infrastructure Award   HP EG
Data Center Software Award   VMware
Document Imaging Award   Lexmark
Emerging Vendor Award   APG
Emerging Vendor Award   Nimble
Emerging Vendor Award   Tenable
Mobility Award   Otter Products
MVP Award   Cisco
Networking Award   F5
Physical Security Award   Bosch Security Systems
Pro AV Award   NEC
Sales Engagement Award   Lenovo
Security Award   Sophos
SMB Award   Dell
UCC Award   ShoreTel

"We applaud our 2016 Experience Vendor Award winners," noted Bay. "Their continued leadership and commitment to our channel partners' success motivates us to serve as an indispensable partner and find new and better ways to work smarter together, shorten the sales cycle and deliver an exceptional experience."

The 2016 Experience Vendor Awards were presented October 7 at Ingram Micro's new Irvine, Calif., headquarters. The annual event, hosted by Agency Ingram Micro, highlighted how Ingram Micro is empowering its vendors and channel partners to identify and engage the right customers with the right message at the right time to drive more sales. In addition to market insights, the event focused on how together Ingram Micro and its vendors are growing share of wallet with existing channel partners, attracting new ones and setting higher standards of excellence in execution across the technology lifecycle.

"Each year we come together to celebrate, share best practices and show our vendor partners what more we can do to be successful together in the coming year," concludes Jennifer Anaya, vice president, Marketing, Ingram Micro. "With hundreds in attendance, Experience 2016 was a success. Thank you to everyone who joined us and congratulations to all our award winners."

Over the last year, Agency Ingram Micro has earned several industry awards. Led by Anaya and co-managed by Creative Director Dennis Crupi, who was recently named one of CRN's 2015 Top 100 People You Don't Know But Should, and Senior Director Jennifer Johnson, the team produces hundreds of projects each month for IT vendors and channel partners, spanning everything from custom print ads and mailers, to social websites, videos, and brand refreshes. For more information on Agency Ingram Micro, visit www.agencyingrammicro.com.

Mark the Calendar: Ingram Micro ONE is November 16-19 in Nashville, Tenn.

About Ingram Micro Inc.
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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