Evanston, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2014
Converged Communication Systems today announced it was named to the Ingram Micro 2014 SMB 500. The annual list recognizes the top 500 fastest-growing Ingram Micro U.S. channel partners serving the small and midsize business (SMB) market. Ranked at number 84, Converged Communication Systems expanded its business with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor, by more than 84 percent in the past three years.
Channel partners named to this year’s SMB 500 list were identified at Ingram Micro’s inaugural 2014 IMOne event, held May 6-10 in New Orleans. As part of the more than 20,000 U.S. solution providers and MSPs who work with Ingram Micro’s U.S. SMB Business Unit, these top-performing companies achieved a three-year compound growth rate of more than 42 percent.
Ingram Micro’s annual SMB 500 list is developed in close collaboration with channel research services firm The 2112 Group, Ingram Micro’s Business Intelligence team and U.S. SMB Business Unit. Criteria for selection to the list includes size, overall technology category revenue growth and innovation across SMB engagements.
“Being a part of Ingram Micro’s SMB 500 for the second year is incredibly exciting for us,” Kevin Rubin and Steve Melchiorre, Managing Partners of Converged Communication Systems said. “We, and the rest of our talented team at CCS, work hard to keep innovating and meeting the needs of our clients. To be ranked at number 84, out of the 20,000 candidates, is a huge accomplishment and great honor. We’re very proud of the growth and success our company is seeing.”
“The Ingram Micro SMB 500 is representative of solution providers who are focused on business excellence and recognize the value in teaming with Ingram Micro to deliver a superior customer experience and grow their business faster,” Jamie Ferullo, director of SMB sales, Ingram Micro U.S. “We congratulate this year’s SMB 500 and applaud their success.”
Performance metrics, trends, best practices and other key findings from the Ingram Micro 2014 SMB 500 list will be produced by The 2112 Group and noted on the Ingram Micro SMB 500 site: http://www.im-smb.com/smb500. Additional information and research is available on 2112’s Channelnomics, a news and analysis website dedicated to channel business trends.
“The channel partners who earned a spot on the 2014 Ingram Micro SMB 500 are growing at rates that are three to four times the channel industry average and well above the channel average for SMB-focused resellers,” says Lawrence M. Walsh, CEO and chief analyst of The 2112 Group. “The SMB 500 shows how consistent execution and collaboration with a technology distributor with broad resources and support mechanisms, such as Ingram Micro, results in accelerated growth performance and business strength.”
A copy of the 2014 Ingram Micro SMB 500 list can be found at http://www.im-smb.com/smb500.
More information about Converged Communication Systems is available at http://www.convergedsystems.com.