SOURCE: MaintenanceNet


September 13, 2013 11:00 ET

MaintenanceNet's Big Data Initiative at Ingram Micro Earns Prestigious Computerworld Data+ Editor's Choice Award

Leading Recurring Revenue Solution Helps Ingram Micro Leverage Big Data to Deliver Greater Profits and Revenue to Reseller Partners

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2013) - MaintenanceNet, Inc., the leading provider of service annuity solutions, today announced its MaintenanceNet Service360™ Auto Quote deployment at Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) has earned a Computerworld Data+ Editor's Choice award for its innovative use of big data to optimize channel enablement for Ingram Micro reseller partners.

IDG's Computerworld presented the accolade to Ingram Micro, the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, at its 2013 Data+ Conference, Sept. 8 - 10, 2013 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Ingram Micro was one of 12 honorees singled out for this high-profile awards program, which identifies organizations that achieve exceptional results with big data to predict business trends and monetize information. This elite group of winners was featured in Computerworld on August 26 in advance of the 2013 Data+ Conference.

"Optimizing success for the IT channel is always a top priority for Ingram Micro, and we're proud that Computerworld has taken notice of the business value that Ingram Micro and the Auto Quote solution bring to our reseller partners," says Peter Gambino, executive director, Advanced Technology Division and Cisco Business Unit, Ingram Micro U.S. "Thousands of Ingram Micro channel partners use the MaintenanceNet Auto Quote solution to put their service contract sales programs on 'auto-pilot' and boost revenue and profits. The solution offers a convenient way for our partners to leverage big data and turn maintenance contracts into an important ongoing revenue generator for their businesses."

MaintenanceNet's Service360 Auto Quote is a service revenue automation solution that automates the time-consuming administrative tasks of creating and delivering service renewal quotes to customers. Designed to ensure that sales organizations can quickly close "low-dollar" service sales, the offering helps resellers capture up to 100 percent of the service revenue opportunity available to them, providing comprehensive visibility into service renewal opportunities across their installed base. Auto Quote nurtures the renewal cycle so that MaintenanceNet customers such as Ingram Micro can generate highly qualified sales leads that its reseller partners can immediately take action on.

"We're very proud to have played a role in this innovative big data initiative for our valued customer, Ingram Micro, and to support them in their efforts to maximize profits and revenue for their channel partners," says Kelly Crothers, vice president of marketing for MaintenanceNet. "Auto Quote was designed to provide a high-value return on investment by turning data into actionable information. We're thrilled that Computerworld has recognized what Auto Quote has achieved for Ingram Micro and its channel partners."

"The organizations honored in this year's Data+ Editor's Choice awards program have unearthed the business value that's rooted throughout big data," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief, Computerworld. "The projects spotlighted are tapping into big data to analyze and influence customer behavior, drive new business revenues and predict future trends. Each of the organizations is raising our understanding of big data to new levels, while at the same time opening the door for other organizations to follow their lead. It's an exciting time in the big data field."

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About MaintenanceNet
MaintenanceNet empowers the world's leading manufacturers and their channel partners to expand the scope and success of their service sales initiatives. The company has delivered billions of dollars in service revenues, while also improving overall customer satisfaction and retention for the businesses it serves. The key to MaintenanceNet's success is its proficiency in turning incomplete or inaccurate customer data into actionable business intelligence that drives revenue and profits for manufacturers. MaintenanceNet's Service360 cloud-based channel enablement platform and Auto Quote solution expedite and automate sales processes, and provide a channel-friendly approach to service quoting, ordering and renewing. For more information, visit or call 866-699-7212.

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