Ingram Micro Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have announced a strategic alliance to help businesses build, scale and monetize cloud and digital services, the companies said.
Under the new agreement, Ingram Micro´s CloudBlue commerce platform will operate on Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft will co-sell the CloudBlue platform to new service providers joining Microsoft´s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program.
Microsoft Azure will power the CloudBlue commerce platform, which enables cloud service providers of any size and any business model to automate, aggregate and monetize their own cloud and digital services as well as those from third parties.
CloudBlue — a new, independent software division of Ingram Micro — is the result of years of investment and more than USD 500 million by Ingram Micro, and is comprised of hundreds of engineering, product management, operations, marketing and sales experts.
CloudBlue is dedicated to helping service providers of all kinds build, scale and monetize cloud and digital services in the “as-a-service” economy. CloudBlue is an independent software division of Ingram Micro.
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