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Ingram Micro Inc.

June 29, 2016 12:00 ET

Ingram Micro Recognized as Winner of 2016 Microsoft Distributor Partner of the Year Award

Award Acknowledges Ingram Micro's Demonstrated Excellence in Driving High-Volume CSP Sales to Channel Partners Who Serve Businesses of All Sizes

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it has won the prestigious 2016 Microsoft Distributor Partner of the Year Award.

Ingram Micro received top honors among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

"We are thrilled to be named Microsoft's Distributor Partner of the Year as it underscores our success and commitment to driving innovation and business transformation across the cloud ecosystem," said Nimesh Dave, executive vice president, Global Cloud, Ingram Micro. "In our leading role at the center of the emerging cloud ecosystem, we look forward to continuing to provide our various channels with valued and innovative services and tools that drive competitive response in this ever-changing IT market."

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,500 entrants from 119 countries worldwide. Ingram Micro was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in the Distributor category. The Distributor Partner of the Year award recognizes Distributor excellence in comprehensive solution aggregation that enables channel partners to successfully grow their customer relationships.

Ingram Micro was selected based on its ability to leverage the breadth of the entire Microsoft solution portfolio to configure and offer end-to-end solutions to support channel partner success, as well as for its standout performance in driving channel sales at high velocity for Microsoft Cloud solutions. Authorized to sell Microsoft cloud services via CSP in over 40 countries, Ingram Micro has embraced the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program as a major cornerstone in its cloud channel strategy. Through the Ingram Micro Ecosystem of Cloud, channel partners are empowered to configure, provision, and manage the entire lifecycle of cloud technologies, including CSP with confidence and ease. Backed by the quality, security, and reputation of Ingram Micro, the Ecosystem of Cloud is an interconnected network built on the leading cloud platforms from Odin and Ensim, and includes the most comprehensive cloud catalog in the industry, multi-partner channels serving businesses of all sizes, and business transformation tools to simplify cloud success.

"We are honored to recognize Ingram Micro as this year's winner of the 2016 Microsoft Distributor Partner of the Year award," said Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "Ingram Micro is a prime example of the excellent talent we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver innovative and transformative solutions to our mutual customers."

As a Diamond sponsor at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada, Ingram Micro will continue to spotlight its global cloud leadership and the acceleration of its Ecosystem of Cloud with several key announcements including the release of a new cloud platform through Odin, updates to Odin Automation Essentials, and the expansion of the Ingram Micro Referral Program.

To find out more about Ingram Micro Cloud, go to: www.ingrammicrocloud.com.

About Ingram Micro Cloud
Ingram Micro is a master cloud service provider (mCSP), offering channel partners and professionals access to a global marketplace, expertise, solutions and enablement programs that empower organizations to configure, provision and manage cloud technologies with confidence and ease. For more information on Ingram Micro Cloud, please visit www.ingrammicrocloud.com.

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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