ST. LOUIS and TAMPA – [October 17, 2013] –World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today it has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as a part of CRN’s 2013 Solution Provider 500 list (SP500). The SP500 identifies the top technology companies in the U.S. and Canada based on revenue size. Formerly known as the “VAR 500,” the Solution Provider 500 ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware, software and managed IT services sales.  WWT placed #13 in the annual ranking, improving 3 places over its 2012 position.

“We aim to highlight the ‘best of the best’ among the channel community, and the Solution Provider 500 is no exception. Now in its 18th year, this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help end users quickly identify top performers and make the most well-informed choices for their business,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “The companies listed have a forward-thinking approach to solutions sales. They are also highly dedicated to putting their customers’ needs first to accelerate the adoption of innovative technology and drive immediate results. We congratulate World Wide Technology for making this year’s list and look forward to covering their continued success.”

The 2013 Solution Provider 500 list category awards will be presented at the BoB thought leadership conference this week in Tampa, Fla. A sampling of the 2013 SP500 list is featured online at with a complete listing of the 500 companies available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.

“WWT is honored to be recognized by UBM Tech Channel and pleased to be moving up in the ranks of CRN’s SP500,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of innovation and business strategy at WWT.  “Our success is directly tied to how we help customers achieve their business goals and mission objectives.  From our Advanced Technology Center and highly-trained technical resources to our strategic partnerships and expanding global footprint, WWT delivers a wealth of resources to ensure our customers’ continued success.”

About WWT

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a $5 billion 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 evaluate, architect and implement technology 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 2,200 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