Josef Hans Lara Appointed to Serve on Ingram Micro’s
North America Services Advisory Council
Vancouver, BC, Canada — 17 September, 2013 — Josef Hans Lara, Director, Cloud & Software Solutions at DTM Systems Corp., was recently appointed one of ten representatives to Ingram Micro’s North America Services Advisory Council.
DTM Systems Corp., Vancouver’s leading IT services provider, today announced it has expanded its circle of influence and will serve as a member of Ingram Micro’s North America Services Advisory Council (SAC). Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. The Ingram Micro Services Division represents the distributor’s North America professional services offerings including IM Link, the IM Training Academy and the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace (www.ingrammicrocloud.com).
Members of Ingram Micro’s SAC serve a two year term and are selected based on a number of criteria including proven business acumen, IT services expertise, leadership skills and commitment to success. The council is comprised of ten of the IT channel’s most innovative minds and successful professional IT service organizations in the U.S. and Canada. The charter of the SAC is to be an advocate for the greater partner community, collaborate with Ingram Micro and advise of new, better and different ways to deliver IT services.
With 14 years of experience in information technology, Josef became one of the first managed service providers (MSPs) to develop and sell Cloud services and Cloud offerings. Josef’s expertise on these new services is internationally recognized. Josef’s commitment to helping organizations understand the complexities of the transformation between traditional models of IT services towards services innovation, inspired him to become the published author of ‘The Licensing Guru’ a Microsoft licensing guide. As an avid blogger and podcast educator, Josef prides himself on sharing experiences and knowledge. He challenges the status quo to provide DTM Systems Corp.’s customers with the best options available and a fuller understanding of the voluminous possibilities available in the ever-changing sector of the IT industry.
“Companies of all sizes are using IT services to scale their businesses, accelerate growth and increase operational efficiency and performance,” says Jason Bystrak, director of sales, North America Services Division, Ingram Micro. “As the world’s largest technology distributor and master aggregator of cloud and professional services, Ingram Micro plays an important role in the IT ecosystem and relies on our Services Advisory Council to help keep us focused on what IT channel partners need to fulfill the needs of today’s businesses. We’re pleased to welcome Josef and DTM Systems Corp. to the Ingram Micro Services Advisory Council.”
“Through our relationship with Ingram Micro we offer innovative services that fulfill the mission to provide technology as a service in the new era of Cloud Computing,” says Paul Martin, CEO, DTM Systems Corp. “Ingram Micro is a strategic influencer within the I.T. industry and we’re honored to have Josef serve as an advisor to the distributor’s North America Services Division and work together to lead the way and move this industry forward.”
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. 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 and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
About DTM Systems Corp.
For over 25 years DTM Systems has been providing I.T. based solutions to businesses in BC and Western Canada. DTM has a commitment to long term partnerships by exceeding expectations and maintaining a higher level of standards and knowledge achieved by a dynamic team of successful individuals. In a market place where I.T. providers come and go, DTM has a proven track record of providing best of breed solutions that meet the needs of our clients. Competency, integrity and trust have allowed us to be a leader in the I.T. industry while technology trends change from year to year. Our mission is to become the most valued partner our customer has through the integration of business and technology. Visit www.dtm.ca.
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