The Truth about Ingram Micro’s Foray into the Cloud Service Provider Space

Grazed from TalkinCloud.  Author: Editorial Staff.

Earlier this year the channel was set abuzz by the announcement from Ingram Micro that it was entering the cloud service provider space with three new Ingram Micro-branded and hosted cloud solutions: Ingram Micro Hosted Exchange, Ingram Micro Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and Ingram Micro Web Hosting.

I recently spoke with Renee Bergeron, vice president of Managed Services & Cloud Computing at Ingram Micro, to get a better understanding of what these new additions mean for Ingram Micro and its channel partners...

Why did Ingram decide to get into the service provider space?

Our resellers told us that they like having options, including Ingram-hosted options. The fact is that sometimes there are gaps in the marketplace, and either no one is offering a solution for the channel or a specific segment of the channel is underserved. Our goal is to address those gaps...

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