Advanced Solutions Organization Recognized for Business Growth, Customer Service and Security Expertise
IRVINE, Calif., – April 24, 2017 – Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it has been named 2016 Distribution Partner of the Year in the U.S. by Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks.
Ingram Micro was recognized for outstanding overall performance among Juniper Americas distributors, including year-over-year business growth in 2016 and for continuously delivering superior business development, technical and supply chain leadership, as well as committed expertise in Juniper networking and security solutions to mutual channel partners.
“Juniper is pleased to recognize Ingram Micro as our 2016 Distribution Partner of the Year with sales growth of over 35 percent year-over-year,” said Brian Rosenberg, corporate vice president, Partners and Alliances at Juniper Networks. “Together with Ingram Micro we continue to deliver networking and security solutions that solve our mutual customers’ biggest challenges.”
“IT security is a top priority for all CIOs and a growing sales and service opportunity for channel partners with the right expertise,“ said Eric Kohl, executive director, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro U.S. “Being named Distribution Partner of the Year is a strong testimony to Ingram Micro’s security expertise and our ability to transform innovative vision into a reality.”
During 2016, Ingram Micro built and implemented a plan to generate more profitable growth, which included onboarding, training and enablement of new Juniper partners, as well as providing formal certification and sales training to hundreds of distribution managed partners. While visualizing and prioritizing these goals, Ingram Micro reported another record year collaborating with Juniper in the United States and celebrating its highest performing quarter of Juniper sales to date.
The Juniper Partner Advantage (JPA) program is built on the pillars of Enablement, Ease of Doing Business and Growth, and comprises programs dedicated to supporting partners in these key areas. The JPA program is made up of three distinct partner levels – Elite, Select and Reseller – and, since 2015, has placed greater emphasis on services and solutions-led selling initiatives.
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. More at www.ingrammicro.com.
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