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Ingram Micro Teams With SAP to Expand Market Reach of Leading Managed Mobility Solutions



Ingram Micro Teams With SAP to Expand Market Reach of Leading Managed Mobility
Solutions

Companies to Offer a Broad Range of Solutions to Mobile Workforces of Medium
and Small Enterprises

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ingram Micro Inc.
(NYSE:IM), the world's largest technology distributor and a global leader in
IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions,
today announced it has teamed with SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), a provider of enterprise
application software, to help expand the market reach of SAP's enterprise
mobility solutions. Working closely with SAP, Ingram Micro Mobility expects to
leverage its broad and deep value-added reseller (VAR) channel to drive SAP®
solutions further into the small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) market.

Beginning April 15, 2013, Ingram Micro Mobility will provide its VAR community
access to the SAP mobile platform, which includes SAP Afaria® mobile device
management solution. Ingram Micro VARs will also have access to SAP's
extensive portfolio of more than 300 mobile apps that support tasks from
simple productivity to complex transactions across 24 different industries,
employing mobile devices using iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry operating
systems. Leveraging Ingram Micro's extensive distribution infrastructure and
expertise will make the SAP apps available in an on-demand fashion through the
proven Ingram Micro distribution model to the VAR community and end customers.
Ingram Micro and SAP expect the relationship to benefit VARs and end-users by
providing a cost-effective solution for the SMB market to take advantage of
enterprise-class mobile solution software applications to dramatically improve
productivity.

Ingram Micro, through its recent acquisition of BrightPoint, is uniquely
positioned as the world's largest technology distributor, with additional
leading global mobile device lifecycle management services. Ingram Micro
Mobility has a broad, established reach into mobile retail channels and
extensive VAR relationships that service the largest base of
small-to-medium-sized businesses throughout North America. On April 8, 2013,
at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit, Ingram Micro will begin to educate VARs on
what it takes to successfully drive business in a mobility-centric world and
how the SAP mobile platform can best be leveraged in the SMB market.

"We expect this relationship will greatly benefit both companies," said Bashar
Nejdawi, president, Ingram Micro Mobility, North America. "SAP can further
leverage its extensive mobile product portfolio through Ingram Micro to more
cost-effectively reach small and mid-tier companies that are looking for
better ways to mobilize their business. We have the strongest track record in
developing viable go-to-market strategies across multiple technology practices
and no other mobile channel player can provide as broad of a connection with
the VAR community as Ingram Micro. In addition, Ingram Micro benefits by
providing our channel access to the latest technology and product and services
offerings in the highly strategic and dynamic mobility space."

"SAP and Ingram Micro are teaming up to serve enterprises of all sizes,
enabling them to quickly and confidently mobilize their workforces with little
complexity, minimal set-up time and lowered implementation, management and
infrastructure costs," said Sanjay Poonen, president of Technology Solutions
and head of Mobile Division, SAP. "This is the coming together of two great
brands — SAP, a leader in enterprise mobility, and Ingram Micro, a leader in
distribution and mobile device lifecycle services. We expect the mobile
revolution will benefit our joint customers and resellers, while also allowing
thousands of small development firms and individual developers to innovate on
top of SAP's industry-leading mobile platform and solutions."

About Ingram Micro

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.

Ingram Micro Mobility is a leading provider of device lifecycle services —
with the ability to provide complete lifecycle capabilities from basic
warehousing to software loading, order and accounts receivable management,
end-user fulfillment and reverse logistics, which includes services from
repair to refurbishment and recycling of wireless devices. Visit
www.ingrammicro.com/mobility.

For more information on Ingram Micro visit www.ingrammicro.com. To learn, see
and hear more about Ingram Micro online, follow the distributor
on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IngramMicro; Twitter
at www.twitter.com/IngramMicroInc; and YouTube at
http://www.youtube.com/user/ingrammicroinc.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: Statements in this press release regarding Ingram Micro's business which
are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks
and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which
could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the
forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report
or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.

CONTACT: Ingram Micro
         Damon Wright
         Investor Relations
         714-382-5013
        
         Ingram Micro Mobility
         Kari Brownsberger
         Media Relations
         312-329-3980
         kari.brownsberger@finnpartners.com
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