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Ingram Micro Recognizes 2018 Experience Vendor Award Winners

IT Channel Vendors Celebrate Partner Success at Ingram Micro Experience 2018

IRVINE, Calif. – October 30, 2017 – Ingram Micro Inc. today announced the winners of its 2018 Experience Vendor Awards. Nearly 30 vendors earned the title of "Vendor of the Year" across several high-profile technology categories including cloud, consumer technology, advanced solutions and consumer and global markets, as well as in key performance indicators, including collaboration, marketing and sales.

The awards were presented at the Ingram Micro Experience 2018 event held in Anaheim, Calif. The annual event, hosted by Agency Ingram Micro, focuses on the importance of delivering an exceptional customer experience and provides insight into how Ingram Micro is empowering its vendors and channel partners to identify and engage the right customers with the right message at the right time to drive more sales. In addition to varying market perspectives, the event spotlights successful growth strategies and takes a closer look at emerging trends, business opportunities and best practices for vendors and channel partners alike.

“Each of this year’s honorees have gone above and beyond to partner with Ingram Micro and better serve the many companies that comprise the IT channel,” said Jennifer Anaya, vice president, marketing, Ingram Micro. “Success in the digital economy is based on having the right connections, establishing strong relationships and building trust with the millions of businesses investing in technology so we can give them the advantage of engaging more closely with their customers.  We are thrilled to recognize this year’s Vendor of the Year winners, all of whom demonstrate the courage to partner well beyond the sales transactions to join us in creating new and innovative go-to-market activities that build long-term value.”

The 2018 Ingram Micro Experience Vendor Award winners are:
AIM Award   Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Cloud Award   Cisco
Collaboration Award   Lenovo
Commercial Systems Award   HP PSG
Components Award   AMD
Consumer Award   Ergotech
Data Capture/POS Award   Star Micronics
Data Center Infrastructure Award   HPE – Compute
Data Center Software Award   IBM
Document Imaging Award   Fujitsu
Emerging Vendor Award   Dropbox
Emerging Vendor Award   Hikvision
Emerging Vendor Award   Nuance
Emerging Vendor Award   Opengear
Emerging Vendor Award   Panduit
Emerging Vendor Award   Polycom
Emerging Vendor Award   Pulse Secure
MVP Award   Microsoft
Networking Award   Cisco
Physical Security Award   Ubiquity
Pro AV/ Digital Signage Award   LG
Public Sector Award   GN Netcom/Jabra
Sales Engagement Award   Microsoft (Cloud)
Security Award   Fortinet
SMB Alliance Award   Brother
SMB Award   Dell EMC
SMB Award   SonicWall
UCC Award   GN Netcom/Jabra
Vertical Markets Award   Star Micronics

“Every year we come together at Experience to share best practices and show our vendor partners what’s possible by engaging with Ingram Micro and our in-house, full service marketing agency,” concludes Kirk Robinson, senior vice president, Go-To-Market, Ingram Micro. “Thank you to all of our channel partners for allowing us to serve as an indispensable partner, and congratulations to our 2018 Experience Vendor Award winners.”

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