Ingram Micro (UK), a division of Ingram Micro Inc., the global wholesaler of technology products and supply chain management services, received two awards at the prestigious Adobe Channel Awards 2010, held at the Caf de Paris.
Ingram Micro were awarded Distributor of the Year for Adobe Acrobat, and in a category dominated by resellers, Ingram Micro were the only distributor to win a Channel Partner of the Year award for work on Anti-Piracy campaigns.
After collecting the award, Apay Obang-Oyway, Head of Software and Mobility, said "We are honoured to receive these Adobe awards as recognition of our work on Anti-Piracy and the Adobe Acrobat line of products."
The acclaimed Caf de Paris, an acclaimed Grade II listed venue in London's West End, has played host to the Adobe Channel Awards for the last two years. Awards were once again presented by Alan Banks, Adobe MD for Northern Europe , who said of the award: "As one of the leading software providers in the world, it is important that key partners such as Ingram Micro are recognised for the essential part that they play in supporting our sales efforts. Ingram has done a particularly great job in helping to fight the battle against piracy during the past year and they have also had tremendous success in growing their Acrobat business. These two awards are well deserved and we'd like to thank Ingram for their hard work"
Ingram Micro has run a number of high-profile campaigns around Anti-Piracy under the banner 'Who Gets Hurt By The Pirates?', and through a Software Asset Management (SAM) website www.ingrammicro-sam.co.uk Activities supporting the campaign included included electronic communications, printed publications and reseller-facing customer events.
Obang-Oyway concludes: "Over the past year we have invested in training, accreditation, sales support and marketing, and we will continue to invest in areas where Ingram Micro can add value to our customers."