SOURCE: Ingram Micro Inc.
SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 21, 2014) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services, today announced it is the recipient of three prestigious Cisco Americas Distribution awards including U.S. Cloud Distributor of the Year, U.S. Security Distributor of the Year and Canada Collaboration Distributor of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners Jan. 29, 2014, at its annual Americas Distribution Forum in Marana, Ariz.
"Winning three technology architecture categories is testimony to Ingram Micro's excellence in business execution and proven ability to innovate, enable and accelerate success for our mutual Cisco channel partners in the U.S. and Canada," says Paul Bay, senior executive vice president and president, Ingram Micro North America. "Our in-depth Cisco expertise, dedicated resources and proven track record for business enablement and cloud services success are clear differentiators for our Advanced Technology Divisions, Cisco Business Units and Cloud Marketplace. We're pleased to once again be recognized by Cisco as one its industry-leading distribution partners."
"Cisco is proud to work with so many well-respected and industry-leading distribution partners, and it is an honor to recognize Ingram Micro as a multiple Cisco 2014 Americas Distribution Forum award winner," said Andrew Sage, vice president, Americas Distribution at Cisco. "The awards recognize Ingram Micro's ongoing commitment to excellence and quality execution in 2013 for these three categories."
Ingram Micro's Advanced Technology Divisions and Cisco Business Units offer channel partners access to a team of highly specialized Cisco sales, marketing and technical support specialists. Cisco channel partners can also leverage Ingram Micro's field technical experts, Cisco Build-to-Order services and unique Experience Center featuring Cisco's Enterprise Networks portfolio and Hosted Unified Communications solutions. As a cloud services provider, Ingram Micro and the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace offer Cisco channel partners exclusive access to Cisco's Hosted Collaboration Solution, as well as other high-profile and in-demand cloud-based solutions and services.
Cisco 2014 Americas Distribution Forum awards reflect a distributor's excellence in business execution around a number of technology architecture categories, including cloud computing, collaboration, data center and virtualization, enterprise networking, security, as well as innovation, enablement and accelerating the business.
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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 and mobile device lifecycle services. 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 approximately 170 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit IngramMicro.com.