ST. LOUIS (December 1, 2011) World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced it has been honored by NetApp with two Partner Excellence Awards.  The awards were presented to WWT at NetApp Insight, an exclusive three-day networking and technical training event held annually for NetApp’s partner community.  WWT received both a Team Award and the Dave Hitz Storage Efficiency Award.

WWT Team Award

The WWT Team Award recognized the company for its extraordinary teamwork and superior efforts in demonstrating NetApp® technology.  The award acknowledges WWT’s excellence in providing professional executive briefings that include full demos of NetApp technology, including FlexPod software, NetApp’s pretested architecture design guide with Cisco.

The Dave Hitz Storage Efficiency Award

WWT was also recognized by NetApp Executive Vice President and Founder Dave Hitz for its leadership and expertise in illustrating the value of NetApp storage efficiency technologies.

“It is an honor to receive recognition for our work, especially when it relates to the advanced technology expertise WWT has within the data center,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy at World Wide Technology.  “I am proud of our NetApp team for their talent and achievements as well as the recognition these awards bring to World Wide as a go-to NetApp partner.”

WWT is a Star-level partner in the NetApp Partner Program, which recognizes nationally focused federal and commercial resellers working with the complex IT needs of large enterprise-class clients.  As a NetApp Star-level partner, WWT provides its customers with enterprise storage technologies and solutions that are simpler, more manageable and faster to deploy than traditional storage solutions.  To learn more about WWT’s NetApp expertise, visit

About WWT

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 Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc. (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS‎); NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT); and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,700 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 30 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit


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