New agreement expands North American cloud portfolio to include Salesforce Essentials
June 15, 2020 – Irvine, Calif. – Ingram Micro Cloud today announced that its Cloud Marketplace will include key solutions from Salesforce. Starting today, Salesforce Essentials, a solution for small businesses built on the world’s #1 CRM, will be available to Ingram Micro Cloud’s portfolio of reselling partners and their small business customers.
“These are challenging times for all businesses, but in particular, for small businesses,” said Nimesh Davé, executive vice president of Global Cloud Computing at Ingram Micro. “This agreement further strengthens our marketplace of cloud solutions addressing the unique needs of small businesses. Salesforce’s expertise in fostering business growth and its dedication to the customer experience will be crucial assets for our partners and their customers.”
The expansion of Ingram Micro Cloud’s North America vendor portfolio will empower small businesses with the advanced Salesforce architecture to assist in sales and customer service needs. In addition, Ingram Micro Cloud will provide sales support, empowering Ingram Micro resellers to be more effective in positioning the Essentials solution and helping their small business customers.
“Salesforce Essentials is purpose-built to give small businesses access to the tools they need to better connect with customers,” says Meredith Schmidt, executive vice president and GM of Essentials and SMB at Salesforce. “At a time when small businesses are facing new and unfamiliar challenges, we hope to bring critical small business tools and resources to Ingram Micro Cloud’s community of reselling partners and small business customers.”
Additional details will be shared at Ingram Micro Cloud’s first-ever virtual conference, Cloud Summit: The Digital Sessions, from June 15-19, 2020. The weeklong online event will feature top Ingram Micro Cloud and CloudBlue executives as they discuss the future of cloud and new ways to achieve business growth during COVID-19. Register to attend the complimentary event at https://now.ingrammicrocloud.com/thedigitalsessions.
About Ingram Micro Cloud
Ingram Micro Cloud brings together innovators and problems solvers to help the world accomplish more. It facilitates and manages the cloud’s complex digital value chain—all powered by CloudBlue technology. Ingram Micro Cloud operates in 64 countries with over 55,000 reseller partners, and its Cloud Marketplace serves 6.5 million seats, offering more than 120 cloud solutions. With unmatched global reach, easy access to automated go-to-market and integration tools, deep technical expertise, and a curated selection of scalable SaaS and IaaS solutions, Ingram Micro Cloud helps vendors, resellers and managed service providers by offering More as a Service. Detailed information is available at www.IngramMicroCloud.com.
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