The Ingram Micro Services Division Announces 2012 Cloud Partner of the Year Awards at Annual Cloud Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz.
SAN ANTONIO, June 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sigma Solutions today announced it earned the prestigious recognition of "Fast Growth Partner – U.S." from the North America Services Division of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM), the world's largest technology distributor and master aggregator of cloud services and solutions.
The accolade was presented to Brian Nettles, VP of Operations and CIO, during the 2012 Cloud Partner of the Year awards ceremony which took place on June 6 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Approximately 700 channel partners, vendors and Ingram Micro associates attended the distributor's 2012 Cloud Summit.
"Cloud computing has become a driving force within the technology industry and is radically changing the way businesses and consumers leverage technology both professionally and personally," says Renee Bergeron, vice president, Managed Services and Cloud Computing, Ingram Micro North America. "As a valued business partner and great enabler for the technology industry, Ingram Micro is honored to recognize Sigma Solutions as one of our top cloud partners of the year and applaud the company's growing expertise, leadership and success in this emerging market."
By leveraging the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace (www.ingrammicrocloud.com), Sigma Solutions has extended its business value and cloud services expertise.
"IT organizations must respond to rapidly expanding volumes of data, growing numbers of mission-critical applications and more-demanding service levels — all while being pressured to reduce operating costs," says Nettles. "Sigma One Source is a comprehensive managed services solution that addresses these challenges by monitoring and managing mission-critical infrastructure, key applications, services and technologies across dynamic physical and virtual data centers."
"Sigma One Source combines a 'best-in-class' remote management and monitoring solution, remote expert engineering, proactive maintenance, vendor management and more in a predictable, flat-rate cost structure," continues Nettles. "It delivers the proven benefits of managed services in an enterprise-class solution designed for complex IT environments and fast-changing business requirements."
Excerpts from Ingram Micro's annual Cloud Summit can be found on Twitter via the hashtag #IMCloud2012 and seen on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/ingrammicroservices.
About the Ingram Micro Cloud
Ingram Micro Cloud (www.ingrammicrocloud.com) provides channel partners access to hundreds of business, strategy, marketing, technical and sales resources including the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, a transactional, online marketplace where solution providers can shop, procure, provision and obtain invoices for their cloud services directly from Ingram Micro.
About Ingram Micro Inc.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 145 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
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About Sigma Solutions
Founded in 1992, Sigma Solutions is a privately owned company that specializes in advanced IT infrastructure solutions. Sigma is leading the new IT conversation, enabling clients to rethink IT and take advantage of technologies that are powering the next-generation data center on the journey to the cloud. Sigma's technologists and sales team advise clients on current trends such as consumerization, collaboration and cloud, and recommend solutions that are proven to meet these challenges. Sigma's extensive, diverse and local skill base enables clients to get the most out of their IT investment by reducing costs and increasing business impact. Visit www.sigmasolinc.com.
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