ST. LOUIS (July 30, 2012)– World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been named Gold Partner of the Year for 2011 by Citrix.  The award was presented at Citrix Synergy 2012, the premier event on cloud computing, virtualization and networking.

“WWT has consistently performed at the very top of its class, with exemplary performance that is the envy of industry,” said Fernando Campo, vice president, Americas sales and services for Citrix.  “They are a truly remarkable company and exactly the kind of partner that Citrix is proud to recognize through our Partner of the Year program.”

The Partner of the Year award is given only to an elite group of Citrix Americas Solution Advisors that have demonstrated top performance in multiple areas including technical expertise, certifications, the range of their available solutions and overall growth.  WWT has invested heavily in its partnership with Citrix and maintains over 60 certifications including multiple Citrix Certified Sales Professionals (CCSP), Administrators (CCA), Enterprise Engineers (CCEE) and Infrastructure Architects (CCIA).

“Citrix is known far and wide for the excellence of their solutions and the professionalism of their team members, so it is a great honor to be recognized by Citrix as Partner of the Year,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy for WWT.  “The people at WWT are very focused on delivering top performance on a day-to-day basis, and an award like this provides a great opportunity for us to look up and see all of our hard work in a broader perspective. We’re honored by this recognition and look forward to working with Citrix for years to come.”

The Partner of the Year award from Citrix is the latest of in a string of honors for WWT.  The company was ranked #50 on FORTUNE’s Best Places to Work list, received six awards at the Cisco Partner Summit, was named the EMC Velocity National Partner of the Yearand grabbed the #16 position on Channel Reseller Network’s 2012 Solution Provider 500 list, formerly known as the VAR 500.

About WWT (www.wwt.com)

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,800 people and operates more than 2 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

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