SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2014) - Demonstrating the power of partnership, Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced the winners of its 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award.

Presented at the 3rd annual Ingram Micro Experience event, the accolades recognize the IT business leader's top-performing IT vendor partners in the U.S. The winning vendors reflect a growing relationship with the company that is based on trust, engagement and a shared commitment to mutual success.

For the second year in a row, the Ingram Micro Smart Partner award for Most Valuable Player (MVP) award was presented to Cisco. Lenovo earned the prestigious Collaboration award for its commitment to Ingram Micro's communities and events, including SMB Alliance, the VentureTech Network and ONE. Dell was awarded with the Channel Engagement recognition for their commitment to bringing high value and growth to our mutual channel partners. The Agency Ingram Micro (AIM) award was presented to HP. Aruba Networks was named Best Emerging Vendor.

Additional Ingram Micro 2014 U.S. Smart Partner recipients included:

Cloud Services: Microsoft
Commercial Systems: HP PSG
Components: HGST
Consumer Electronics: Logitech
Data Center Infrastructure: HP Enterprise Group
Data Center Software: Veeam
DC/POS: Zebra Technologies
Document Imaging: HP IPG
Networking: Juniper Networks
Peripherals: Jabra
Physical Security: Bosch Security Systems
ProAV: Samsung
Security: McAfee/ Intel Security
Software: Microsoft

"The Ingram Micro Smart Partner awards spotlight those vendor partners who have made a commitment to invest in highly targeted go-to-market strategies, tactics and programs with Ingram Micro that market to and through our channel partners," says Jennifer Anaya, vice president of marketing for Ingram Micro North America and the executive host of the 2015 Ingram Micro Experience. "Our 2014 Smart Partner award winners are true marketers, translating how their technology solutions can transform the way businesses and individuals work. Together we are enabling our channel partners and the businesses they serve to Realize the Promise of Technology™."

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