EDCi Awarded 2017 Growth Partner of the Year by Ingram Micro

Posted May 18, 2017 by Tori Klein

Blue Crew Growth Partner of the Year AwardAppleton, WI — May 11, 2017— EDCi, a leading provider of security, virtualization and data center solutions throughout the Midwest, has been awarded the IBM Blue Crew Growth Partner of the Year award by Ingram Micro. EDCi improves and extends business systems through IBM server and storage solutions. EDCi received this top honor among all partners in Ingram’s exclusive Blue Crew partner program. The award is based on percentage of IBM hardware sales growth year over year.

“This award represents the hard work and dedication of the sales team at EDCi and their commitment to the IBM product line” said Bill Raab, Director of Sales at EDCi. “This is only the beginning. We will continue driving sales for IBM products and providing expertise in architecting and delivering solid solutions to our customers.”

EDCi has made a substantial investment in the training, education and certification of our sales team as well as our engineers to ensure that we are providing a best-in-class experience and top-of-the line solutions to our customers.

The Growth Partner of the Year award was presented to EDCi and accepted by Bill Raab during the 2017 Blue Communities Business Partner Summit in Key Largo, FL.

IBM Growth Partner of the Year Award Presentation

The Growth Partner of the Year award was presented to EDCi in Key Largo, FL on May 11, 2017. From left to right: Vincent Zandvilet, IBM, Global Managing Director, IBM –Ingram Partnership; Scott Zahl, Ingram Micro, VP/GM Data Center Solutions; Bill Raab, Director of Sales, EDCi; Jon Hutchinson, Ingram Micro, Vendor Business Manager


About EDCi
EDCi is a leading provider of communication and technology solutions through the Midwest and the United States. Our areas of focus include data center, security, virtualization and call center technologies. EDCi demonstrates proven excellence in strategic needs assessment, project management, design, installation, risk management, training, and post-sales support. This sets us apart from the competition and ensures our customers’ needs are met today as well as in the future. To connect with EDCi, visit

About Ingram Micro
Ingram  Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™.  It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility,  cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate  efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep  market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of  proven relationships, set Ingram  Micro apart and ahead. More at