Entec Systems Named One of the Top-Performing SMB Channel Partners in the U.S. by Ingram Micro

World’s Largest Technology Distributor Recognizes Entec in its Inaugural Ingram Micro SMB 500 List

RICHMOND, Va, Dec. 31, 2012 — Entec Systems today announced it has been named to the Ingram Micro SMB 500. Unveiled at the Ingram Micro 2012 “Turn the Tables” Fall SMB Invitational in Rancho Mirage, Calif., the inaugural list celebrates the top 500 fastest-growing Ingram Micro U.S. channel partners focused on small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Ranked at number 7, Entec Systems, Inc. grew its business with Ingram Micro by more than 985 percent between June 2009 and June 2012.

Developed in collaboration with Ingram Micro’s Business Intelligence Center and U.S. SMB Business Unit, as well as channel research services firm The 2112 Group, the Ingram Micro SMB 500 list was derived from the more than 20,000 U.S. solution providers and MSPs who work with Ingram Micro’s U.S. SMB Business Unit. Those channel partners named to the list demonstrated a consistent, average three-year growth rate of more than 200 percent. The list also takes into account select criteria such as company size, overall technology category revenue growth and innovation with SMB business engagements.

“As a small business ourselves, we are truly honored to be a part of the Ingram Micro SMB 500 list,” says Anthony Ennas, founder and President of Entec Systems.  “Our partnership with Ingram Micro and ability to achieve such tremendous growth is a testament to our commitment to staying ahead of the technology curve and helping businesses realize maximum return on their technology investment.”

“Technology plays a critical role in the overall growth, operational scale and continued sustainability of SMBs across the U.S.,” says Kirk Robinson, vice president and general manager, Commercial Markets Division, Ingram Micro U.S. “As one of this year’s top-ranked SMB channel partners, Entec Systems has demonstrated its business strength and sent a clear message that serving the technology business needs of SMBs is a top priority. We congratulate Entec Systems on this accolade and look forward to enabling their continued success in 2012 and beyond.”

The complete listing of the Ingram Micro SMB 500 can be found at www.im-smb.com/smb500 and www.channelnomics.com/smb500.

More information about Entec Systems is available at www.EntecVA.com, on Twitter (@EntecSystems), and on Facebook (facebook.com/EntecSystems).

About Ingram Micro Inc.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 145 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.

About Entec Systems, Inc.
Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Entec Systems specializes in IT services and solutions to help businesses realize maximum return on their technology.  Whether it’s solving a single technology problem or building a business IT infrastructure from the ground up, Entec provides 1:1 custom support to all businesses – regardless of size and throughout the U.S..  For more information, visit https://entecva.com or call 1-800-716-2544.

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