ST. LOUIS (June 4, 2012) – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it received the National Partner of the Year award at the 2012 EMC Americas VelocityTM Solution Provider Breakout which took place during the EMC Global Partner Summit at EMC World in Las Vegas from May 21 – 22, 2012.

“It is our pleasure to recognize World Wide Technology as EMC’s 2012 National Partner of the Year,” said Leonard Iventosch, Vice President of Americas Channel Sales with EMC.  “The honor is well deserved as WWT’s sales, engineering and support teams have consistently demonstrated the capabilities and expertise to deploy EMC solutions and integrate them with other leading technologies to meet the unique business and mission needs of their customers. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with World Wide Technology as we work together to help transform customers’ IT environments and accelerate their journey to the cloud.”

The Partner of the Year awards recognize high-achieving EMC Velocity Solution Provider Partners who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by exceeding joint business and financial goals, expanding across new and existing markets, and providing superior customer support.

“We are honored to be recognized by EMC as the National partner of the year,” said Bob Olwig, Vice President of Business Strategy for WWT.  “The award reflects positively on our company and its ability to sell and support leading-edge data center solutions, from servers and storage to public, private and hybrid clouds and even fully functioning mobile infrastructures.  Our success has always been fueled by our ability to listen to our customers and build solutions that meet their needs and provide significant benefits.”

WWT specializes in delivering and supporting advanced technology solutions in the areas of data center and virtualization, mobility and borderless networks, unified communications and collaboration, and security. The company also offers a complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain solutions.  To learn more about WWT’s strategic partnership with EMC, visit https://www.wwt.com/content/emc-partnership.

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. (NASDAQ: CTXS‎); 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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Contact: 
Edward Levens (for WWT)
(919) 225-8328
eslevens@propelmg.com

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