Ingram Micro's Artizen Portfolio Simplifies High Performance Solutions

Ingram Micro's Artizen Portfolio Simplifies High Performance Solutions 
Customizable Computing Solutions and Services Empower Channel
Partners to Easily Address the Market's Need for Greater Computing
SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 --  Ingram Micro Inc.
(NYSE: IM) is pleased to announce its exclusive Artizen portfolio of
custom-built, high performance computing solutions are enabling U.S.
channel partners to more easily and cost effectively address the
market's growing demand for greater computing power.  
"Ingram Micro's Artizen portfolio marks a new era in high performance
computing solutions, sales and service, making it easier and more
profitable for channel partners to deliver and support truly
innovative and advanced technologies that offer unique user
experiences," says Tim Ament, vice president and general manager,
Direct and Consumer Markets, Ingram Micro North America. "Ingram
Micro has quickly become a preferred distributor for advanced
solutions, and the growing success of our Artizen portfolio is
another clear differentiator for us and our channel partners."  
Originally introduced in limited release, the Artizen portfolio is
now available to all Ingram Micro channel partners in the U.S. and
includes fully-configured clusters, HPC and data center servers,
purpose-built workstations and hardware integration and software
installation services. To ensure an exceptional experience, every
Artizen product is hand-crafted from industry-leading,
enterprise-class components and undergoes a painstaking testing and
certification process. Delivered "ready to run," the Artizen
portfolio is supported by a dedicated team of cross-trained, advanced
technical and solutions-minded support personnel, as well as
field-deployable technical sales engineers. 
"We met the Artizen team at Ingram Micro's 2013 Spring VTN
Invitational and have since been working together to identify new
opportunities and close business deals that require not only a higher
touch, but also a greater level of customization and advanced
computing power," says Tim Theophilus, owner, Info-Link, an
Ohio-based IT service provider and member of Ingram Micro's
VentureTech Network (VTN). "Since day one, the Artizen team has
served as an extension of our brand and really become a part of the
team. The technology is superb and the service levels Artizen
provides to us and our end-users redefine white glove."  
The Ingram Micro Artizen portfolio is specifically designed to meet
the needs of mainstream and niche businesses as well as highly
specialized and data-driven vertical markets such as automotive,
healthcare, and public sector, where more robust computing solutions
and services are needed. With a 93 percent energy-efficient and
tool-free open architecture, Artizen's computing solutions deliver
the business savings, scale and technical flexibility corporations
are looking for.  
"Our experience with Ingram Micro's Artizen team and Artizen
technology has been fantastic," says Paul Richards, software engineer
and head of information technology at Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.,
an in vitro diagnostics company dedicated to providing solutions for
the global challenge of drug-resistant organisms and
hospital-acquired infections. "Ingram Micro's Artizen technology is
proven and highly customizable to meet even the most stringent
working environments and extreme uses such as digitally analyzing
bacteria for the detection of antibiotic-resistant infectious
diseases. Our team was markedly impressed with our first Artizen
machine's performance. We immediately opted to expand our
infrastructure to support three more systems."  
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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 
Press contact: 
Marie Rourke 
WhiteFox Marketing (For Ingram Micro Inc.)
(714) 292-2199 
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