Ingram Micro joins Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program in the Middle East & North Africa Region


Dubai, U.A.E. – December 21st, 2015 — Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) today announced that they have joined Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program in the Gulf region, French speaking North Africa countries and East Mediterranean countries.

The CSP program is designed to strengthen customer relationships and expand cloud growth by enabling channel partners to provision, bundle, invoice, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, and Enterprise Mobility Suite.

Currently authorized to sell Microsoft cloud services via the Microsoft CSP program in over 40 countries, Ingram Micro's participation in 10 countries of the MENA region further demonstrates its commitment to serving channel partners worldwide who seek to profit from Microsoft cloud solutions. This latest appointment follows the successful launch of the Microsoft CSP program through Ingram Micro’s Cloud Marketplace in the company's North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions.

"Microsoft’s CSP program is built for scale and sustainable business for Microsoft and its partners, and we are very excited to be the first distributor in the region to launch this and all Microsoft partners can take advantage of this program to build a successful and profitable cloud business." said Rahul Bhavsar, Director Cloud - Sales, Ingram Micro META region.

Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive, Ingram Micro Inc META region, commented: “We are delighted with Microsoft’s decision to appoint us as a regional CSP distributor. Our commitment to develop Cloud solutions in META countries is solid and backed by significant investments.”

“The key objective of the Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider program is to illustrate that partners are a key differentiator for Microsoft in the cloud," said Hazem Nabih, Cloud and Enterprise business group lead, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft. “The benefits of CSP to partners are numerous. Partners own and control the customer billing, partners are able to differentiate by selling integrated offers and services in a single customer package, and partners directly provision, manage and support their customers to drive higher satisfaction and services revenue.”

For more information on Ingram Micro's participation in the Microsoft CSP program or to learn more about reselling Microsoft Office 365 or Microsoft Azure, channel partners can contact their local Ingram Micro sales representative or visit

Ingram Micro has been onboarded by Microsoft and will start CSP transactions with the channel on 21st December 2015.

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