Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2012
Platte River Networks (PRN) today announced it earned the prestigious recognition of Rainmaker of the Western Region from the North America Services Division of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor and master aggregator of cloud services and solutions.
The accolade was presented to David DeCamillis and Brent Allshouse during the 2012 Cloud Partner of the Year awards ceremony which took place on June 6, at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Approximately 700 channel partners, vendors and Ingram Micro associates attended the distributor’s 2012 Cloud Summit.
“Cloud computing has become a driving force within the technology industry and is radically changing the way businesses and consumers leverage technology both professionally and personally,” says Renee Bergeron, vice president, Managed Services and Cloud Computing, Ingram Micro North America. “As a valued business partner and great enabler for the technology industry, Ingram Micro is honored to recognize Platte River Networks as one of our top cloud partners of the year and applaud the company’s growing expertise, leadership and success in this emerging market.”
By leveraging the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace (http://www.ingrammicrocloud.com), PRN has extended its business value and cloud services expertise. Platte River Networks made a name for themselves when they introduced Intuition, a proactive monitoring and maintenance suite bundled within the Cloud and capable of handling their clients’ entire IT infrastructure. Intuition provides 24x7 remote and onsite management of network environments; including cloud based business class: antivirus, email security, web security, offsite backup and disaster recovery.
“We are proud and honored to receive this incredible award,” said Brent Allshouse, CFO of Platte River Networks. “Without the dedication and hard work of our talented employees, we would not be here today.”
Excerpts from Ingram Micro’s annual Cloud Summit can be found on Twitter via the hashtag #IMCloud2012 and seen on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/ingrammicroservices.
About the Ingram Micro Cloud
Ingram Micro Cloud (http://www.ingrammicrocloud.com) provides channel partners access to hundreds of business, strategy, marketing, technical and sales resources including the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, a transactional, online marketplace where solution providers can shop, procure, provision and obtain invoices for their cloud services directly from Ingram Micro.
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, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 145 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit http://www.ingrammicro.com.
About Platte River Networks
For the past decade, Platte River Networks, a technology consulting firm based in Denver, CO, has provided complete IT services for small to mid-sized businesses throughout both Colorado and the nation. Their expertise and work ethic has resulted in hundreds of diverse clients in all types of industries. Ingram Micro’s recognition is the latest commendation Platte River Networks has received in the past six months, including winning 2012 Small Business of the Year by the Denver Chamber of Commerce and recognized as one of CRN’s coveted 2012 North American Next-Gen 250 List. Platte River Networks also provides complete telecommunication needs including voice/data circuits, bandwidth, VoIP, and low voltage cabling. http://www.platteriver.com
WhiteFox Marketing (For Ingram Micro Inc.)
Director, Business Development
Platte River Networks