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Ingram Micro Named Commercial Distributor Partner of the Year by Red Hat

Leading distributor honored for enabling sales growth of Red Hat solutions in North America

IRVINE, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2018 – Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it has been named 2018 Commercial Distribution Partner of the Year by Red Hat, Inc. The honor recognizes Ingram Micro for its strategic value, including helping Red Hat achieve channel sales growth and reach new levels of partner enablement.

The accolade was presented in October during the Red Hat 2018 North America Partner Conference. In selecting Ingram Micro, Red Hat called out the overall revenue growth achieved by the distributor in 2017-2018, as well as its operational excellence and the role Ingram Micro plays in driving meaningful customer relationships with shared channel partners. The annual Red Hat awards honor commercial and public sector partners for developing innovative solutions with Red Hat technologies to meet customer needs and resolve complex business challenges.

“Ingram Micro is a valued channel partner to Red Hat, and we are pleased to honor them with this well-deserved award,” said Mark Enzweiler, senior vice president, Global Channel Sales and Alliances, Red Hat. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with Ingram Micro and helping them provide innovative open source solutions to their customers.”

“Our dedicated Ingram Micro Red Hat team has maintained a successful, longstanding relationship with Red Hat, and we are thrilled to receive this honor,” said James A. Veraldi, executive director, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro. “We work hand-in-hand to provide our shared channel partners the resources they need to embrace open source and be successful with Red Hat solutions.”

For more than 15 years, Ingram Micro's Advanced Solutions team has enabled Red Hat’s success within the IT channel. The industry leaders have worked together to develop enablement tools and provide best-practice guidance and dedicated personnel, including training and technical resources, designed to help channel partners adapt new technologies more quickly.

About Ingram Micro

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