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Ingram Micro Advances Cloud Marketplace Strategy with Extended Dropbox Availability in Europe

Dropbox’s file sharing and collaboration services for business join Ingram Micro’s growing cloud portfolio across Europe

IRVINE, California – July 21, 2016. Strengthening its Ecosystem of Cloud, Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) today announced it has expanded the availability of Dropbox Business, a leading provider of file sharing and collaboration services, to a total of ten Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplaces across Europe.

Following its recent launches in Netherlands and UK, Dropbox Business is now available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Channel partners in these countries can now seamlessly purchase, provision, and manage Dropbox Business through a single automated portal to their end customers via the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace.

“The Ingram Micro Ecosystem of Cloud supplies everything an organization needs to succeed in the cloud, offering a suite of platforms, including the Cloud Marketplace, to support a variety of business models and partner needs,” said Carl Alloin, Executive Director, Ingram Micro Cloud Europe. “We are excited to lead the market and enhance our existing cloud portfolio by extending the reach of Dropbox Business on our Cloud Marketplace across Europe. Through the Cloud Marketplace, our channel partners can directly sell and provision Dropbox Business to end customers, delivering a leading solution that supports accelerated business growth in the cloud.”

Built on a highly scalable and secure infrastructure, Dropbox Business offers a centralized administration console for users to easily access, manage, and backup critical workloads across multiple devices, as well as seamless integration with hundreds of existing third-party solutions. Through the Cloud Marketplace, channel partners will soon be able to attach Dropbox to Microsoft Office 365 via Ingram Micro’s productivity suite, and deliver a complete and secure solution that increases cross-sell opportunities and streamlines business communications across industry verticals.

“Offering an easy-to use and secure collaborative tool that can be seamlessly integrated with existing solutions presents a significant advantage for both our customers and our business,” said Ali Price, Director, PANTHER BUSINESS IT SERVICES LTD. “By leveraging the automated Cloud Marketplace to provision and manage Dropbox in real time, we are well positioned to meet the rapidly growing customer demand for enterprise-grade file sharing.”

For more information on Ingram Micro Cloud, please visit: www.ingrammicrocloud.com.

The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace is an ecosystem of buyers, sellers, and solutions that enables partners to purchase, provision, manage, and invoice with confidence and ease. Through its automated platform, the Cloud Marketplace delivers efficient management of the complete end-customer cloud subscription lifecycle. View a demonstration of the Cloud Marketplace here.

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.

Press Contact:
Gabrielle Offringa
Ingram Micro Cloud
Gabrielle.Offringa@ingrammicro.com

 

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