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Ingram Micro Named F5 Distributor Partner of the Year
IT Channel Leader Recognized for Exemplary F5 Sales, Customer Services, and Technical Acumen

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/03/15 -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it was named the 2015 Americas Unity Distributor Partner of the Year by F5. The win highlights Ingram Micro's important role within F5's go-to-market strategy and recognizes the business value it delivers to mutual channel partners.

"Ingram Micro is honored to be recognized by F5 as Distributor Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year," said Eric Kohl, executive director, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro U.S. "By executing against F5's business initiatives and delivering specialized, high-touch partner enablement resources, we have seen F5's sales continue to accelerate. Ingram Micro works in lockstep with the F5 sales team, and together we've empowered F5's channel partners with the resources and support needed to quickly identify, capture and close more business."

Presented at the F5 annual customer and partner conference, F5 Agility Americas, the UNITY awards recognize F5 channel partners who show exemplary performance in sales engagement, customer service and technical acumen. Ingram Micro's Advanced Solutions team supports F5 with high-value enablement tools, best-practice guidance and dedicated personnel, including technical and training resources who deliver the expertise channel partners need to excel in the market with the F5 portfolio.

"We are pleased to name Ingram Micro as our Americas Unity Distributor Partner of the Year award winner," said Keith McManigal, regional vice president of channel sales, F5. "Ingram Micro plays an integral role with F5's channel success and delivers tremendous value to our mutual partners. We congratulate Ingram Micro and look forward to building on our success."

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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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