IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2015) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it has received the 2015 Microsoft Excellence in Operations Gold Level Award. The annual accolade recognizes Ingram Micro's market-leading operational excellence in supporting Microsoft technology and marks the third consecutive win for the IT business leader.

"Ingram Micro is honored to earn this distinction three years running," said Tom Blankenhorn, senior director, Ingram Micro U.S. "This is a great win for our team and a high profile testimony to the commitment and successful business relationship we have with Microsoft. Our dedicated team of Microsoft experts is uniquely positioned to help channel partners maximize their success and more easily meet the needs of small to mid-size businesses."

Microsoft attributes the back-to-back wins to Ingram Micro's continued best-in-class performance in the North American channel, including superior operational excellence by meeting, exceeding, or strongly trending towards specific requirements that drive efficient orders, query reductions and limit adjustment volumes. By achieving this, Ingram Micro demonstrated its commitment to Microsoft and its channel partners.

"Microsoft continues to innovate and drive improvements that will empower our channel partners to be more successful and serve as a trusted advisor to businesses big and small," said Owen Roberts, general manager of Microsoft's Americas Operations Center. "The Excellence in Operations Award recognizes those partners that are committed to delivering best-in-class service and support. We value our relationship with Ingram Micro and congratulate the U.S. team on its back-to-back wins."

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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

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