City of Industry, Calif., August 5, 2008
– GIGABYTE United, Inc., the world leading motherboards and graphics manufacturer, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor, by providing a broad line of GIGABYTE award-winning motherboards and graphics solutions to help valued customers reach their full potential.
The relationship successfully unites GIGABYTE’s sustainable strength as an engineering powerhouse to develop high performance motherboards and Ingram Micro’s excellent business practices in the IT industry, providing customers great flexibility in total component solutions. The addition of GIGABYTE’s complete product lineup unleashes the industry’s most comprehensive and unique features, including the highest quality CPU power engine design, Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced to improve algorithms in power saving, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) for a high degree of data security, Smart Backup for plug and play RAID
configurations, Dual BIOS protection, and Gigabit LAN teaming to maximize bandwidth. These features are just some of the many features that GIGABYTE is famous for pioneering. The strong alliance also aims to increase the accessibility of GIGABYTE’s latest technologies with the support of Ingram Micro’s various promotion programs throughout its valued channel partners.
“GIGABYTE has been well known for its strong presence in U.S. distribution and e-tailor channels. By leveraging current strong brand equity and Ingram Micro’s expertise and broad customer base, GIGABYTE is able to further deliver greater business value to solution providers and system builders looking for ever-growing business opportunities.” said Tony Liao, vice president of sales and marketing at GIGABYTE. “With more than 20 years of leading position in the development of high performance computing technology, GIGABYTE is able to grow with Ingram Micro by providing the most cutting edge products to meet fast changing market demands and help businesses reach their full potential.”
“We are pleased to be entering into this agreement with Gigabyte as their line of motherboards and video cards are a nice addition to our components portfolio,” said Tim Ament, vice president of the components division, Ingram Micro USA. “The expansion of Ingram Micro’s product line within the motherboard and graphics card space enables us to offer more complete solutions to our customers and end-users.