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Ingram Micro Inc.: Ingram Micro Expands Global Footprint With Cloud Marketplace in Europe

Marketplace Launches in France, Netherlands and UK, With Microsoft Office365
and Other Leading Cloud Vendors

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2015) - Today at the first annual
Cloud Summit Europe,Ingram Micro Inc.(NYSE:IM) announced the availability of
its Cloud Marketplace in France, Netherlands, and the UK. The Cloud
Marketplace enables channel partners to transform and grow their business by
offering instant, online access to a wide array of innovative cloud solutions
and services. Leading cloud vendors debuting on the Marketplace include
Microsoft Office 365, Acronis, Nomadesk, and Cirius. Ingram Micro anticipates
adding many others, including Intel Security, soon. The Ingram Micro Cloud
Marketplace is scheduled to launch in Belgium, Italy, Germany, Spain, and
Sweden in the second quarter of 2015.

The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace is an ecosystem of buyers, sellers and
solutions that enables channel partners to purchase, provision, manage and
invoice cloud technologies with confidence and ease. Available now to channel
partners in France, Netherlands, and the UK, the Cloud Marketplace brings
together Ingram Micro's growing portfolio of leading cloud vendors and
services in a way that enables partners to lift their business into the cloud
by exploiting the growing opportunity in the SMB market. With the Cloud
Marketplace, channel partners can manage the complete end-customer
subscription lifecycle from a single, automated platform, provided and
supported by Ingram Micro. The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace currently
offers English, French, and Spanish language support with German expected to
be added in Q2 2015. The Cloud Marketplace is functional with EUR and GBP
currency, with other currencies to follow.

"For our channel partners, enabling businesses to operate in a hybrid
environment that includes cloud-based solutions is as much about business
transformation as it is about technology," said Carl Alloin, Executive
Director Europe, Ingram Micro Cloud. "Our Cloud Marketplace was designed to
help channel partners quickly scale as they seek to expand their footprint
and profitability in the cloud."

The much anticipated Microsoft Office 365 is now available on the Ingram Micro
Cloud Marketplace, providing partners the ability to directly purchase,
provision, and offer unique Office 365 bundles, set prices and invoice
monthly. Partners can also offer consolidated billing, providing customers
with an easier way to manage their subscription costs. Ingram Micro is the
first master cloud service provider to offer a true, online consumption model
for Office 365 that is also backed by a suite of migration services from
Skykick. Through Ingram Micro, channel partners can immediately begin
offering Office 365 to their customers, positively affecting their overall
business performance and ability to quickly increase sales in the cloud.

In addition to its new Marketplace, Ingram Micro is announcing other new cloud
services and programs designed to further drive partner success:

* Cloud Ignite Services(TM): Ingram Micro realizes technology does not solve
problems on its own, customer support is also key. Cloud Ignite Services
are available to assist partners with the data migration and on-boarding
needs of their customers, as well as providing partners with free customer
service for all cloud services purchased on the Marketplace.
* Cloud Elevate: To further enable marketplace success, Ingram Micro Cloud is
announcing its premier loyalty program, Cloud Elevate. This new program
delivers rewards and enablement services to help resellers accelerate their
cloud sales and profitability. Benefits include; exclusive promotions,
discounts, education, sales and marketing support, and more, as partners
move up in the program. New partners joining Cloud Elevate by June 30thwill
receive a credit of £100 GBP or EUR 150 euros which can be used against
Marketplace purchases within 90 days of joining the program.

"Ingram Micro's investment in cloud is paying off for us in terms of greater
profits," said Ben Gower, CEO of Perspicuity. "The new Cloud Marketplace
gives us the vendors, services and programs we need to grow our cloud
business while better serving our customers."

"Successful IT solution providers are developing new strategies around cloud
consumption models that are positively impacting their businesses," said
Darren Bibby, Program Vice President, Worldwide Channels and Alliances
Research at IDC. "Ingram Micro's investments in its Cloud Marketplace, Cloud
Ignite Services and Cloud Elevate program, are very important in the new
cloud economy. Ingram Micro understands what business partners are going to
need in the cloud and they continue to deliver a compelling value

Follow the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit Europe 2015 on Twitter via
#ingramcloudsummit or by visiting

To find out more about Ingram Micro Cloud

About Ingram Micro Cloud

Ingram Micro is a master cloud service provider (mCSP), offering channel
partners and professionals access to a global marketplace, expertise,
solutions and enablement programs that empower organizations to configure,
provision and manage cloud technologies with confidence and ease. For more
information on Ingram Micro Cloud, please

About Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology(TM). 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.

Contact Information

Media contact:
Lorrie Hunsaker
Ingram Micro


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Source: Ingram Micro Inc. via Globenewswire


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