Celebrating the success of its channel partners, Ingram Micro Inc, the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, named ACE IT Solutions number eight in its second annual Ingram Micro SMB 500.
Ingram Micro’s SMB 500 ranks the top 500 fastest-growing channel partners in the U.S. that are focus on servicing the nation’s small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with 250 or less employees. The SMB 500 list was derived from more than 20,000 U.S. solution providers.
This year’s top performers posted a three-year average growth rate of nearly 250 percent from June 2010 to June 2013, about 30 percent higher than in 2012, Ingram Micro said.
“The Ingram Micro SMB 500 has become the ‘who’s who’ in small business when it comes to identifying, benchmarking and learning from the IT channel’s top-performing VARs and MSPs,” said Jamie Ferullo, director of SMB sales, Ingram Micro U.S. “The research will also continue to improve our insight into, and understanding of, how these businesses adapt and grow in a rapidly changing marketplace.”
Ingram Micro nailed down the 500 honorees with the help of channel research and consultancy firm The 2112 Group.
“Each of these companies excelled during difficult economic times by providing value-based IT solutions to their customers,” said Lawrence M. Walsh, president and CEO of The 2112 Group. “They are pillars of the IT channel, providing examples of what it means and takes to grow.”
Read the complete 2013 Ingram Micro SMB 500 list at http://www.im-smb.com/smb500.
About ACE IT Solutions
ACE IT Solutions is a leading provider of technology and IT services to various industries. Clients rely on ACE IT Solutions as their single source for strategic IT consulting, and support in designing, deploying and managing their technology infrastructures. Services include business continuity/disaster recovery planning, IT assessments, security audits, penetration testing and beyond. In addition to network consulting services, ACE IT Solutions offers a portfolio of managed services, including 24×7 Help Desk, 24×7 Server/Network Monitoring, Offsite Backup, Email Archiving and Email Security.
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.