SonicWall, Ingram Micro Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary with Record Year-to-Date Revenue
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–@SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than 1 million networks worldwide, is proud to cap the first year as an independent company by celebrating a 25-year anniversary with go-to-market distributor @Ingram Micro Inc. The strategic alliance has led to record revenue through the 2018 fiscal third quarter and resulted in SonicWall earning the 2017 Ingram Micro U.S. SMB Partner of the Year. @SonicWall, @IngramMicroInc Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary with Record Year-to-Date Revenue: http://bit.ly/2DarADR Tweet this “It’s not often you’re able to experience a successful, collaborative and customer-centric relationship for more than 25 years, but that’s what makes working with Ingram Micro so special,” said SonicWall SVP and Chief Revenue Officer Steve Pataky. “As one of our first distributors, Ingram Micro is a pivotal component for how we do business. It’s the blueprint for how business relationships should grow, and we couldn’t be prouder to work alongside Ingram Micro.” SonicWall, whose business is driven 100 percent by the channel, increased its small- and medium-sized business (SMB) sales through Ingram Micro by more than 50 percent in 2017 alone. This growth was driven by thousands of transacting SonicWall partners. Ingram Micro also added SonicWall’s Security as a Service (SECaaS) offering to their portfolio, driving another flood of unique transacting partners in the first half of 2017 alone. “SonicWall is engaged at all levels throughout our organization and under Pataky’s leadership has pushed its channel excellence to new heights,” said Ingram Micro Vice President, Security Business Unit, Advanced Solutions, Eric Kohl. “The SonicWall teams truly care about the channel and the customers they serve and that aligns with how we do business. SonicWall’s dedication to product innovation, customer-focused service and engaged support are critical and core to their continued success.” For its continued investment, channel commitment and performance in the SMB space, including the SECaaS offering, SonicWall was named the 2017 Ingram Micro U.S. SMB Partner of the Year. The award was presented at the Ingram Micro Experience 2018 event held in Anaheim, Calif. The annual event focuses on the importance of delivering an exceptional customer experience.