Top 16 Distributor Chiefs of 2016

By: Anushruti Singh

Ankit Parashar

Mayank Shishodia

Giant online footprint can be seen all over India, but even today some things will never change. Traditional Distribution channel is popular even in today business scenario. Here take a look at Top 16 Distributor s of India, which are top of their world.


India’s number one or we might say ‘Shahenshah’ of national distributors had a good year. Notwithstanding, acquisition by Tianjin Tiahai, Ingram Micro India is demonstrating more traction. Entirely focusing on traditional business, in FY16 its revenue came up to 19,600 crores.

Atul Gaur, Executive Director – Mobility, Ingram Micro


India said, “We have a significant increase in our products and constantly upgrading our services. Overall, we have 2000-plus channel partners and 100-plus vendors in India. We act as a bridge between technology providers, OEMs and address customer needs via our capabilities.”

Even after acquisition by Tianjin, Ingram’s performance has not deteriorated, but has rather got better. India operations are clearly showing good results.

The company is endeavored to increase its portfolio in the cloud business. Ingram Micro Cloud is a new feather in its cap. Recently in October, the company became a distributor for Microsoft Cloud. Earlier to that Acronis was also added to the Ingram Micro Cloud marketplace.

“We are pleased to enhance the Ingram Micro Ecosystem of Cloud and differentiate our Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider offering with the addition of Azure to our broad portfolio of cloud solutions,” said Jaishankar Krishnan, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive, Ingram Micro India. “By automating the delivery of Azure and making available the necessary resources and tools for transformation, our reseller partners have the capability to quickly build a successful Azure practice and deliver greater value to their customers.”

Ingram Micro has 3.5 billion inventories worldwide and recently acquired a company, Aptec which expanded its footprint to Middle East and Africa. In the month of April, Ingram Micro also bagged distribution of most powerful phone, iPhone.

Ingram Micro has dived deeper into the education market by becoming the first distributor to partner with Pearson for digital learning solutions for resellers. Through the Ingram Micro Education Services (IMES), the company delivers education services specially designed and crafted by specialists to meet the customers’ needs. The company has ambitious plans on becoming one of the top commercial education centers in India.

Company also works for delivering competitive advantage to channel partners in form of Business Intelligence Center, which offers IT vendors and solution providers a number of customizable programs and services.

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