2014

Ingram Micro U.S. Signs NEXCOM to Deliver Full Portfolio of Industrial Strength Media Players to IT and Pro-AV Solution Providers New Agreement Marks NEXCOM's First Foray into Broadline Distribution and Further Extends the Ingram Micro Digital Signage Division's Solutions Portfolio

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing solution provider access to a full portfolio of digital signage technology, Ingram Micro, Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced a new business relationship with NEXCOM International Co., Ltd. As part of the new U.S. distribution agreement, Ingram Micro's Digital Signage Division will provide its channel partners a wide range of industrial strength media players including the NDiS120, NDiS120-A, NDiS162, NDiS163, NDiS540 and NDiS541.

The alliance marks the first broadline distribution agreement for NEXCOM and strengthens the Ingram Micro Digital Signage Division's position as a premier source for complete, end-to-end digital signage solutions.

"Ingram Micro's broad reach into the digital signage partner community and proven go-to-market expertise, makes them an ideal distribution partner for NEXCOM," says Peter Yang, President of NEXCOM. "As digital signage moves into new industries and extends its reach into others, the opportunity for channel partners to sell and market our innovative technologies is building. We're pleased to team with Ingram Micro's Digital Signage Division and bring our technology to the IT channel at large."

NEXCOM provides a full complement of feature-rich media players, including a new high-speed, high-definition (HD) model incorporating AMD Athlon(TM) Quad Core processors and offering the capability to power up four 720P or 1080P monitors. Game-changing products such as these highlight the escalating demand for digital signage as a promotional medium of choice in industries such as retail, sports and education, says Kevin Prewett, Vice President, Digital Signage Division and Vendor Management, Ingram Micro U.S.

"Industry studies show that digital signage increases sales of promoted products when the customer communication medium uses live content, versus traditionally printed signs," Prewett adds. "In addition, results of our own studies indicate that one out of every five Ingram Micro solution providers surveyed plan to sell digital signage technology in 2010. By adding a strong media player partner such as NEXCOM to our line card, we will be able to better serve our channel partners with advanced technologies that meet their clients diverse project needs."

NEXCOM's complete media player product line is available now to Ingram Micro solution providers in the U.S. For more information, channel partners should contact their Ingram Micro sales representative or visit http://www.ingrammicro.com/digitalsignageinfo.

About NEXCOM

NEXCOM International Co. LTD., an ISO-9001-certified company and a member of PICMG, PCI-SIG, and Intel Communications Alliance, is at the forefront of the competition by offering OEM, ODM and OBM designs for products such as innovative blade servers; network security appliances; industrial and embedded PC products such as single board computers, embedded boards and systems; CompactPCI CPU boards; industrial-grade server boards; and customized platforms. Established in 1992, NEXCOM has since won several patents, awards and certifications for its high-quality products and service that meet international standards and worldwide customers' requirements. To serve its worldwide customers well, NEXCOM, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, set up subsidiaries in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, and Japan as well as distributors in the other parts of the world. For more information, please visit www.nexcom.com.

About Ingram Micro's Digital Signage Division

The Digital Signage Division of Ingram Micro Inc. is the leading distributor within the digital signage market offering the complete digital signage solution via existing technologies. Solution providers and vendors benefit from the Digital Signage Division as it offers premier support through a dedicated team of professionals. With offices and distribution centers across North America, Ingram Micro's Digital Signage Division delivers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to technology integrators around the world. For more information, visit http://www.ingrammicro.com/digitalsignageinfo.

About Ingram Micro Inc.

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 services, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves 150 countries and is the only broad-based global IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit http://www.ingrammicro.com.

SOURCE Ingram Micro Inc.



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