Ingram Micro Named Top Value-Added Distributor by Websense

Distributor's Advanced Technology Division and Networking and Security Business Unit Honored for Outstanding Professional Services Efforts; Ingram Micro Reseller ICM Recognized for Services Excellence

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SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2013) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, today announced it has been named Value-Added Distribution Partner of the Year by Websense, Inc. The honor reflects the business-building efforts put forth by Ingram Micro's Advanced Technology Division and Networking and Security Business Unit in 2012.

Simultaneously, Ingram Micro channel partner Internet Content Management, Inc. (ICM), of Jackson, Miss., was also singled out by Websense as 2012 UpSell/Cross Sell Champ of the Year. A leader among its peers, ICM was awarded for its success in delivering professional services in association with key Websense deployments, including virtual installations and consulting offerings, through the Ingram Micro Services Network (IMSN).

"Ingram Micro's Advanced Technology division and Networking and Security business unit excelled in bringing professional services to the forefront for Websense channel partners in the U.S.," said Dee Dee Acquista, senior director of channels for Websense. "Our TRITON architecture, combined with Ingram Micro's security expertise and partner enablement resources, including the Ingram Micro Services Network, provided simplified success for our partners in 2012."

For the past several years, Ingram Micro's Advanced Technology division and Networking and Security business unit have supported Websense with a dedicated team of industry experts across computing sales, marketing and technical support. The distributor is building on its success in 2013 and working with Websense to educate and train channel partners on how to build the business case for IT security and take advantage of the security innovator's TRITON architecture.

"Ingram Micro successfully aligned its business with Websense's strategic initiatives in 2012 and kept our focus on execution and enablement," said Eric Kohl, senior director, Ingram Micro Advanced Technology division, U.S. "It's an honor to be recognized by Websense as its top-performing value-added distribution partner in 2012, and we're thrilled to see ICM earn the title of 2012 UpSell/Cross Sell Champ of the Year."

Ingram Micro's Advanced Technology division and Networking and Security business unit, which support the IT industry's widest portfolio of networking and security vendors, also earned Distributor of the Year recognition from F5 Networks, Fortinet, McAfee and TrendMicro for 2012.

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About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. 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 and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.

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