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Strategic Connections Named One of the Top-Performing SMB Channel Partners in the U.S. by Ingram Micro
World’s Largest Technology Distributor Recognizes Strategic Connections in Annual Ingram Micro SMB 500 List
Raleigh, NC, Nov. 20, 2013 – Strategic Connections today announced it has been named to the Ingram Micro 2013 SMB 500. The list was revealed at Ingram Micro’s 2013 Fall SMB Invitational and celebrates the top 500 fastest-growing Ingram Micro U.S. channel partners focused on small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Ranked at number 81, Strategic Connections grew its business with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor, by more than 339 percent.
The Ingram Micro 2013 SMB 500 list was derived from the more than 20,000 U.S. solution providers and MSPs who work with Ingram Micro’s U.S. SMB Business Unit. This year’s top performers posted growth of nearly 250 percent. Developed in collaboration with Ingram Micro’s Business Intelligence Center and U.S. SMB Business Unit, as well as channel research services firm The 2112 Group, the list also takes into account select criteria such as Strategic Connections size, overall technology category revenue growth and innovation with SMB business engagements.
“Having the right technology solutions and services in play can bring significant advantages to small and midsize businesses, and can be the difference between good and great companies,” says Jamie Ferullo, director of SMB sales, Ingram Micro U.S. “Our SMB 500 list represents the ‘who’s who’ in SMB when it comes to top-performing VARs and MSPs. We’re thrilled to announce this year’s winners and congratulate Strategic Connections on its growth and success.”
The complete 2013 Ingram Micro SMB 500 list can be seen at http://www.im-smb.com/smb500.
Additional information, content and resources are available at www.channelnomics.com/smb500.
More information about Strategic Connections is available at www.strategicconnections.net.
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. 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 Strategic Connections 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.
About Strategic Connections
Strategic Connections is an enterprise level technology systems integrator offering numerous core specialty systems needed in construction of today’s modern facilities. These core divisions consist of Structured Cabling systems, Audio Visual systems, Commercial Security systems, Fire Alarm systems, Telephone systems, and Power Supply systems. Visit www.StrategicConnections.net.