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Ingram Micro Named Veeam 2017 North America Distribution Impact Partner of the Year

Go-to-Market Alliance Partner Honored Three Years in a Row by Veeam for Outstanding Sales and Partner Support

IRVINE, Calif. – April 24, 2018 – Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it was named the 2017 Distribution Impact Partner of the Year for North America by Veeam® Software.

The partner of the year win marks the third year in a row Ingram Micro has been honored by Veeam for its exceptional collaboration, go-to-market execution and channel partner enablement. In 2017, Ingram Micro’s Advanced Solutions organization helped Veeam continue its channel enablement partner programs, which resulted in high double-digit, year-over-year growth and attracted hundreds of new Veeam channel partners.

“Ingram Micro and Veeam have gone out of their way to enable the success and expand the expertise of both our clients and internal team members,” said Eric Tabor, vice president, Strategy, ISG Technology. “Whatever we need – from training and education to pre- and post-sales support – Ingram Micro and Veeam are ready and willing to help protect our clients’ critical data.”

"We are honored to be recognized once again by Veeam as a strategic go-to-market alliance and Distribution Impact Partner of the Year," said Tim Ament, senior vice president, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro U.S.  "Veeam is 100 percent channel friendly and uses the power and partnership of Ingram Micro to create and deliver high-touch enablement resources and programs that channel partners want and need to succeed in today’s competitive and increasingly specialized marketplace.”

Over the years, Veeam and Ingram Micro have developed two proprietary partner programs including Veeam ProPartner Graduate program and Reseller Demand Generation program. Available in the U.S., the ProPartner Graduate program helps channel partners become Veeam Silver Compliant. Last year, the program graduated 700 channel partners. Simultaneously, the Veeam Reseller Demand Generation program resulted in more than 800 new Veeam channel partners doing business through Ingram Micro.  

“We are working closely with Veeam to empower our channel partners to quickly identify, capture and close more business, all while providing an exceptional partner experience. We are pleased to see continued year-over-year growth with Veeam and look forward to an awesome 2018,” concludes Ament.

“We are excited to recognize and honor Ingram Micro as the 2017 Veeam Distribution Impact Partner of the Year,” said Kevin Rooney, Vice President of Channels, Americas at Veeam. “Our relationship with Ingram Micro is a true collaboration driven to achieve mutual success. Ingram Micro is an extension of our Veeam go-to-market team and together with our growing base of channel partners, we are helping more and more businesses use Veeam technology to meet the demands of our digital world and ensure business continuity and compliance.”

Ingram Micro and Veeam have been working together for nearly a decade to meet the data recovery and business continuity needs of channel partners and their customers. The early and ongoing success of the relationship helped spark the beginning of Ingram Micro’s award-winning Emerging Vendor Initiative. After years of success in the U.S., the relationship was expanded into Canada. Veeam will be in attendance at the Ingram Micro ONE event taking place in Washington DC, Oct. 28 – Oct. 31, 2018.  

More information about Ingram Micro is available at www.ingrammicro.com.

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 www.ingrammicro.com.

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