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Ingram Micro to Debut Cloud and Managed Services Blueprints at Cloud Summit

New Series of Technology Solutions Blueprints Now Available to Channel Partners #CloudSummit2017

PHOENIX, Ariz. – April 18, 2017 – INGRAM MICRO CLOUD SUMMIT – Ingram Micro Inc. today announced four new Technology Solutions Blueprints proven to further educate and enable channel partners working within or targeting key verticals including education, healthcare, legal/finance and retail.

Offered at no cost to channel partners, the new Cloud and Managed Services Blueprints are now readily available for download on the Ingram Micro Vertical Expo Live, an online virtual learning environment developed exclusively for channel partners specializing in vertical markets across the United States. Introduced earlier this year, Ingram Micro Vertical Expo Live is now interacting with more than 2,500 channel partners and will be showcased as part of the Ingram Micro booth this week at Cloud Summit 2017.

Designed for channel partners with emerging and established cloud and managed services practices, Ingram Micro’s Technology Solutions Blueprints deliver a consolidated view of high value insights on market-specific business planning strategies and tactics around cloud and managed services such as demand drivers, challenges and sales opportunities within each vertical. In addition, each online resource offers market-ready, solution-specific qualifying questions, as well as digital whiteboard designs that demonstrate real-world cloud and managed services architecture, speed learning and accelerate the sales cycle.

"Ingram Micro’s Technology Solutions Blueprints are resourceful and insightful, providing a clear view of how the financial services industry for example is progressing in terms of cloud adoption and how channel partners can best serve their interests and needs through targeted managed services and support offerings," said John Motazedi, CEO, SNC Squared, an Ingram Micro channel partner.

Other Technology Solution Blueprints available through Ingram Micro Vertical Advantage include Mobility Blueprints and Security Blueprints for the education, healthcare, finance/legal and retail markets. Additional advanced Technology Solutions Blueprints are underway.

“Ingram Micro is simplifying success for our channel partners focused on high-growth vertical markets by offering real-time, actionable insights that will accelerate their time to market and shorten the sales cycle,” said Tom Blankenhorn, senior director, Ingram Micro U.S. “Vertical Expo Live gives channel partners a distinct business advantage, offering them free, anytime access to in depth information about the market drivers, technology needs, trends and happenings impacting high opportunity verticals. The opportunity around cloud and managed services is undeniable and the time is now for channel partners to do more with more by taking advantage of all Ingram Micro has to offer.”

For more information about Ingram Micro's Vertical Expo Live please contact an Ingram Micro sales representative.

About Ingram Micro

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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