News 5ST. LOUIS — November 02, 2016 World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading technology integrator, announced today that it has received 14 Cisco® Partner Summit awards, including two Global awards for Americas Partner of the Year, and Global Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year for Enterprise Networks, along with an additional 12 Geographic and Theatre awards. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference taking place this week in San Francisco, California.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.

“It gives me great pleasure to recognize our partners’ incredible accomplishments, breakthroughs, and innovations that address our customers’ most pressing business issues,” said Wendy Bahr, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. “I’m honored to present the Global Americas Partner of the Year and Global Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year in Enterprise Networks to WWT in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers on the path to digitization and true IT transformation.”

WWT’s 2016 Cisco recognitions include:

Global:

  • Americas Partner of the Year
  • Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year: Enterprise Networks

Geographic:

  • Enterprise Partner of the Year (Americas)
  • Partner of the Year: Cisco Services (Americas)
  • Partner of the Year: Data Center (Americas)
  • Partner of the Year: US (Americas)

Regional:

  • Americas (US-Public Sector) Federal Defense Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-Public Sector) Federal Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-Public Sector) Public Sector Software Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-Central) Enterprise Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-South) Enterprise Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-West) Cisco Capital Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-West) Cisco Meraki Elevate Partner of the Year
  • Americas (US-West) Enterprise Partner of the Year

“WWT is honored to be recognized once again for our demonstrated service, insight and innovative use of Cisco’s product portfolio across the globe and multiple market segments,” said WWT’s Vice President of Business Development and Innovation Bob Olwig.

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner Organization and regional executives. Learn more about WWT’s global leadership in Cisco technology by visiting https://www.wwt.com/partner/cisco/.

About World Wide Technology, Inc.

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a leading technology integrator with more than $7 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. Through its culture of innovation, WWT inspires, builds and delivers business results, from idea to outcome. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); Dell Technologies (NYSE: DVMT); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

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