Ingram Micro stores on Promise
Italy: storage vendor Promise has appointed broadliner Ingram Micro as new official distributor.
Ingram Micro in 3D
3D printer vendor 3D Systems has expanded its American distribution partnership with broadliner Ingram Micro to Europe. This means that Ingram offices in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom will be able to distribute its consumer and B2B products (printers, authoring tools, scanners and print materials) through their reseller networks throughout the continent.
Dell signs with Ingram Micro
United Kingdom: broadliner Ingram Micro has expanded its partnership with Dell to offer the vendor's full range of products to commercial customers, including Dell Client Solutions, Dell Enterprise Solutions and Dell Software - an end-to-end portfolio of hardware, software and services. This partnership is the second for Ingram Micro in Europe, after Germany. One may expect further extension to other countries, including France, Italy or Spain.
Ingram Micro expands professional services offerings through Rollouts acquisition
American broadliner Ingram Micro has acquired Rollouts, an IT services company specializing in providing on-demand field technicians and rapidly-deployable workforces to businesses and IT solution providers throughout the United States and Canada. Rollouts' national technicians network, experienced project management team and extensive online project tracking tool are expected to immediately enhance the high-value portfolio of professional services now available to Ingram Micro channel partners. As an integral part of Ingram Micro Professional Services, Rollouts will build upon its specialization within key vertical markets including retail, healthcare, finance, education and the public sector, to empower Ingram Micro channel partners with the technical expertise and field-deployable resources needed to realize the promise of technology. Rollouts' current CEO Mark Webster will lead the services practice as director, North America Deployment Services, reporting to Greg Richey, director, Professional Services for Ingram Micro.
Ingram Micro gets global cloud force in place
Broadliner Ingram Micro has amassed a 300-strong force of dedicated cloud experts to execute its global cloud plans and is expanding the team further to cope with demand. Earlier this year the distribution giant unveiled its Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace plans at its Global Cloud Summit in Florida, which it claimed would offer a complete ecosystem of buyers, sellers and solutions to enable simple and rapid cloud adoption. Resellers would also have access to a number of "white glove" services including technical sales engineering, migration, remote infrastructure management and service desk. Initially rolled out in the US earlier this month, the initiative is set to be unveiled in Canada next month, Mexico in August and Europe for Q4.