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Ingram Micro Named 2018 Channel Influencer and a Top 25 Organization to Watch

Channel Partners, Channel Futures Recognize Global Distributor for Success in Cloud and Partner Engagement

IRVINE, Calif., – Feb. 14, 2018Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it has been selected as a winner of the first Channel Influencer Awards by Channel Partners and Channel Futures. The publications’ new annual awards recognize the people, technologies, trends and organizations shaping the IT and telecom channels in 2018. 

As part of the accolade, Ingram Micro was also named one of the “25 Orgs to Watch,” a list celebrating the top 25 suppliers, consultancies, distributors and master agents moving the channel forward. In the coverage of the awards, Channel Partners and Channel Futures calls out Ingram Micro’s continued and growing success in navigating the challenge of “maintaining tight relationships with small, midsize and large partners; advancing the Odin Service Automation platform to help channel partners transact their cloud business; and growing the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace.”

“Being named a Channel Influencer and one of the top 25 organizations to watch in 2018 is an honor and reiterates the relentless focus we have on our partner’s success,” said Kirk Robinson, senior vice president and chief country executive, U.S., Ingram Micro. “2017 was a high-performance year for Ingram Micro U.S. and many of our channel partners. Thank you to Channel Partners and Channel Futures for recognizing our efforts and celebrating the relationships and success we share with our channel partners.”

The winners of the 2018 Channel Influencer awards are featured in the digital edition of the magazine, will be spotlighted in the Spring print issue of Channel Partners and recognized at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, where 6,000-plus partners and suppliers will converge April 17-20 at the Venetian & Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

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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. Discover how Ingram Micro can help you realize the promise of technology. More at

About Channel Partner and Channel Futures
Channel Partners is joining forces with Channel Futures to provide the industry’s broadest and deepest coverage of the new channel that comprises both traditional partners reinventing themselves for a digital future and an array of newcomers that see opportunities to deliver customer value.

For more than 25 years, Channel Partners has been the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis and education to the indirect sales channels serving the business technology and communications industry. In addition, Channel Partners online ( delivers a constant content stream of unique and breaking industry news, feature articles and premium downloadable content. As official media of Channel Partners Conference & Expo ( and Channel Partners Evolution (, Channel Partners is the market leader that channel professionals turn to first.

Channel Futures is devoted to helping the architects of the digital revolution better manage their operations and deliver higher-value business solutions to end customers. Leveraging the best of The VAR Guy, MSPmentor, Talkin’ Cloud and more, Channel Futures provides inspiration, insights and tools to the diverse ecosystem of companies that comprise the “new channel,” which includes managed service providers (MSPs), systems integrators, born-in-the-cloud companies, telecom agents, VARs and other market specialists that operate outside of the traditional information and telecommunications technology (ICT) ecosystem. 

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