Ingram Micro offers Aruba training to channel partners


Ingram Micro has become an Aruba Authorised Training Centre, offering the full array of Aruba's training courses to help channel partners build their expertise in the vast majority of Aruba's products and services.

The offerings will include Aruba's Mobility Bootcamp and ClearPass Essentials courses, helping partners on their journey to success.

"Building our channel partners' technical expertise in advanced technologies and expanding their professional services capabilities are clear differentiators for Ingram Micro," said Greg Richey, director of training and education at Ingram Micro.

"By further educating our channel partners, we are enabling them to deliver greater business and technical value to their customers and achieve higher levels of partner program levels with key vendors, which works to speed the sales cycle, encourage more profitable growth and enhance the overall customer experience. We are thrilled to be named an Aruba Authorized Training Center and see tremendous opportunity ahead."

The news follows the announcement that Ingram Micro has been awarded Aruba's Distributor of the Year, thanks to the its focus on providing high levels of enablement for partners. The next natural stage in the companies' relationship was ensuring partners are as well-educated as they can be via Aruba's training programmes across its networking, security, and wireless sectors.

"The success of a channel partner is prescriptive and tied closely to repeatable processes and an exceptional customer experience," added Tim Ament, senior vice president of advanced solutions at Ingram Micro.

"The IT channel's growing demand for more training, education and professional services is directly tied to the intensity placed on channel partners to use advanced technologies and managed services to help businesses achieve the right business outcomes now and in the future."

Clare Hopping
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Clare is the founder of Blue Cactus Digital, a digital marketing company that helps ethical and sustainability-focused businesses grow their customer base.

Prior to becoming a marketer, Clare was a journalist, working at a range of mobile device-focused outlets including Know Your Mobile before moving into freelance life.

As a freelance writer, she drew on her expertise in mobility to write features and guides for ITPro, as well as regularly writing news stories on a wide range of topics.