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Ingram Micro Awards Top Performing Public Sector Channel Partners
Nov 16, 2010 (02:11 PM EST)

Distributor Applauds Channel Partners Outstanding Growth, Partnership and Sales at the Annual GovEd Alliance Invitational

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced the 2010 GovEd Alliance Spotlight Award Winners.

Presented at Ingram Micro's 2010 GovEd Alliance Invitational earlier this month, these annual awards recognize many of the year's top performing and fastest growing GovEd Alliance members and organizations. Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, Ingram Micro's GovEd Alliance community is comprised of more than 2,500 channel partners and managed service providers in the U.S., who focus more than fifty percent of their business on serving the IT and business needs of the public sector.

The 2010 GovEd Alliance Spotlight honors include the Top Overall Growth, Partnership and Sales Awards, which were presented to Ingram Micro's top performing channel partners selling into the federal, state, local, and education markets. The 2010 Overall Top Growth Award was presented to Universal Understanding Inc. for the company's outstanding year-over-year growth. Merlin International Inc. was awarded the Top Diversity Partner Network Growth Award for effectively using the Ingram Micro Diversity Partner Program to grow its business.

A complete list of the 2010 GovEd Partner Awards includes:

Cisco Spotlight Award

Annese & Associates, Inc.

Fujitsu Partner Award

Southern Computer Warehouse (SCW)

GovEd Alliance Advisory Council Awards

2010 GovEd Alliance Advisory Council

Overall Top Growth GovEd Sales

Universal Understanding Inc.

Partnership Award (Eastern Region)

Promedia Technology Services, Inc.

Partnership Award (Northern Region)

Annese & Associates, Inc.

Partnership Award (Southern Region)

Information Transport Solutions, Inc.

Partnership Award (Western Region)

Global Technology Resources Inc. (GTRI)

Top Diversity Partner Network Growth

Merlin International

Top GovEd Sales Growth (Central Region)

Technology for Education

Top GovEd Sales Growth (DC/Capitol Region)

Alliance Technology Group

Top GovEd Sales Growth (Eastern Region)

Universal Understanding Inc.

Top GovEd Sales Growth (Western Region)

Merlin International

Top Sales Growth Campus Resellers

Duquesne University Computer Store

Top Sales Growth Federal

immixGroup, Inc.

Top Sales Growth Higher Education


Top Sales Growth K-12

Resilient Intelligent Networks

Top Sales Growth State/Local Segment

Alpha Technologies

"The continued success and sales growth found within our GovEd Alliance community remains unrivaled in the IT channel and further demonstrates the caliber and specialized expertise of our members," says John Fago, senior director, channel marketing, Ingram Micro North America. "This year's GovEd Alliance Spotlight Award Winners have raised the bar and set a new standard of excellence. It's an honor to recognize their achievements and applaud their success."

For more information about Ingram Micro's GovEd Alliance community, channel partners and IT, manufacturers should contact their Ingram Micro sales representative.

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