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:


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


  • 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)


  • 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

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

Connect with WWT: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn

Cisco, the Cisco logo, Cisco Systems and Cisco IOS are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company.

# # #

Media Contact

Ed Levens, PropelMG for WWT

  • Ansible Automation Training for F5, Avi, Cisco and NetApp

    WWT offers four different hands-on Ansible Automation Training sessions where experts demonstrate how to get started using centralized automation tools to manage and deploy configurations.
  • ServiceNow Automation & Orchestration Brochure

    Leverage WWT's ServiceNow Automation & Orchestration expertise to accelerate your company's ServiceNow journey. Our ITSM practice and Services Catalog of more than 50 no-touch automations can help you get the most out of this exciting technology.
  • Service Provider Networking Practice Overview

    World Wide Technology (WWT) offers end-to-end, carrier grade networking solutions including a comprehensive network evaluation, high- and low-level design and implementation services.
  • Brownfield Modernization Demonstration Brochure

    To make brownfield modernization real for our customers and partners, we integrated an external Ethernet card into a 2004 six-axis Mitsubishi robotic arm.
  • Mobile Field Kit Overview

    WWT’s Mobile Field Kit is a fixed or portable threat monitoring system that can be used to secure the perimeter of the places of interest.
  • Pair Programming

    Numerous studies have shown that Pair Programming improves productivity and design quality with minimal economic impact to the customer.
  • ACI Training Brochure

    ACI delivers software flexibility with the scalability of hardware performance. Learn about ACI training to simplify and automate network provisioning tasks
  • Nexus Upgrades With WWT Lab Services

    Organizations can streamline the upgrade process by developing, building and executing their upgrade strategies in our labs.
  • The Fast Path to Software-Defined Networks

    This white paper discusses how organizations can leverage a combination of partnerships to speed time-to-value for their SDN initiatives.
  • Cisco ONE Software Overview

    Cisco ONE decouples software ownership from underlying hardware, allowing customers to better manage investments in data center, WAN and access.
  • COMET Overview

    Developed by WWT, COMET is a web application that allows customers to manage their Cisco service contract data in real time.