NASHUA, NH., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jabra today announced it has earned the 2013 U.S. Smart Partner award for Peripherals from the world's largest technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM). The honor recognizes Jabra's success in teaming with Ingram Micro to develop and deploy integrated, highly targeted go-to-market strategies, tactics and programs that delivered greater business value to channel partners.
The 2013 Smart Partner awards were presented to 20 of the distributor's top-performing IT vendor partners in the U.S. during the 2014 Ingram Micro Experience, which recently took place in Carlsbad, Calif.
"Ingram Micro has provided Jabra with exceptional access to their resellers allowing our relationship to flourish. Winning the Smart Partner award for Peripherals demonstrates Jabra's growing leadership in the audio devices category," says Mark Grimes, channel sales vice-president, Jabra North America. "With Unified Communications (UC) expected to see record growth over the next five years, Jabra will continue to work with Ingram Micro to bring resellers and end customers the best possible choice in making their UC deployments successful."
"Jabra has done an exceptional job of collaborating with our peripherals team to serve our mutual channel partners with the technology and resources needed to successfully grow their business and deliver exceptional service to their customers," says Tim Ament, vice president and general manager, Direct and Consumer Markets, Ingram Micro U.S. "We congratulate Jabra on winning this award, and look forward to building on our mutual success."
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 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 IngramMicro.com.
Jabra is the brand of GN Netcom, a subsidiary of GN Store Nord A/S (GN) - listed on NASDAQ OMX. Jabra employs approximately 900 people worldwide and in 2012 produced annual revenue which amounted to DKK 2,355 million. Jabra is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of communications and audio solutions. With a reputation for innovation, reliability, and ease of use that goes back more than two decades, Jabra's consumer and business divisions produce corded and wireless headsets, plus mobile and in-office speakerphones that empower individuals and businesses through increased freedom of movement, comfort, and functionality.