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Ingram Micro Earns Title of Microsoft United States OEM Distributor of the Year

IRVINE, Calif., – August 18, 2016Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it was awarded United States Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Distributor of the Year by Microsoft.

"Providing the complete solution channel partners need to deliver the business outcomes their customers are looking for is a service we take great pride in," said Kirk Robinson, senior vice president, Go-to-Market, Ingram Micro U.S. "As an indispensable partner to the IT channel, we're honored to recognized by Microsoft as its United States OEM Distributor of the Year."

Ingram Micro has served as an authorized Microsoft OEM distributor for more than a decade. In 2016, the IT business leader outperformed in several areas evaluated by Microsoft including:

Top Revenues: Reporting top year-over-year revenue growth in six out of seven distribution categories

Top Sales: Earning more than 30 percent market share of Microsoft Office sales in the U.S., and more than 65 percent of Windows Pro sales in the U.S.

Top Marketing: Providing outstanding ROI on Microsoft marketing investments

Top Engagement: Leading across all three reseller engagement categories including Client, Server and Office

The Microsoft 2016 Partner Awards include several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,500 entrants. The United States OEM Distributor of the Year award represents Ingram Micro's ability to collaborate with Microsoft to meet goals and objectives including growing the business year-over-year and enabling mutual channel partners with complete solutions.

"Microsoft is pleased to recognize Ingram Micro as OEM Distributor of the Year in the United States," said Jordan Chrysafidis, vice president, US OEM, Microsoft. "Ingram Micro is a valued Microsoft partner with a dedicated focus on making it easier for our mutual channel partners to market, sell and deliver complete solutions – whether they are on premise, in the cloud or a combination of the two."

At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada last month, Ingram Micro also earned the 2016 Microsoft Distributor Partner of the Year Award for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

For more information about Ingram Micro and its dedicated, award-winning Microsoft business units, visit

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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

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