Ingram Micro Recognizes Its Partners for Top Achievements in Business
Development and IT Channel Engagement
SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ingram Micro Inc.
(NYSE: IM), a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company, today
announced the winners of its 2005 Vendor Awards of Excellence. The company
recognized its partner's achievements in business development and IT channel
support at Ingram Micro Symposium 2006, held October 17 - 18 at the Anaheim
Hilton in Anaheim, Calif.
Sixteen vendors received the Ingram Micro Vendor Award of Excellence,
taking into consideration the vendor's overall Ingram Micro partnership, as
well as achievement against performance metrics for revenue, profitability,
marketing programs, reseller support and services. In addition to awards in
specific technology categories, Ingram Micro awarded the 2005 Leap
(exemplifies outstanding growth and partnership for an existing vendor),
Partnership, Channel and Best New Vendor awards.
"Ingram Micro's Awards of Excellence recognizes the performance of our
manufacturer partners, highlights best practices and thanks them for their
support for the IT channel," said Paul Bay, senior vice president, vendor
management, Ingram Micro North America. "Maintaining strong relationships
with our vendors enables Ingram Mirco to provide a comprehensive product line
offering, which offers resellers 360-degree services for more profitability."
2005 Award of Excellence Winners:
* Imaging Solution - Lexmark
* Peripherals - InFocus Corporation
* Components - Intel Corporation
* Mobility - Nokia
* Networking - Cisco Systems, Inc.
* Licensing - IBM Software
* Security - McAfee, Inc.
* Software - Microsoft Corporation
* Systems - Lenovo
* Storage - IBM
* Emerging Technology - AirMagnet, Inc.
* Channel - SonicWALL, Inc.
* Services - Cisco Systems, Inc.
* Leap Award - RSA Security, Inc.
* Best New Vendor Award - Juniper Networks, Inc.
* Partnership Award - HP
The winners of the Award of Excellence also receive added benefits
including premier locations at reseller/sales events throughout the next year,
strategic partner ads in the Ingram Micro digital signage program and badge
access to Ingram Micro facilities. The awards and these additional benefits
are Ingram Micro's way of recognizing top vendors and acknowledging their
About Ingram Micro Inc.
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 services, technical support,
financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company
serves 100 countries and is the only global IT distributor with operations in
Asia. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
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