ST. LOUIS – June 20, 2013– World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit Global award for America’s Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners at a Global awards reception during its annual partner conference in Boston.

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize exemplary channel partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, application successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches.

“The success of our partners is a top priority for Cisco, and it is an honor to acknowledge World Wide Technology as a Cisco Partner Summit Global award recipient,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels, Cisco. “The award presented to WWT recognizes its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner in 2012.”

“WWT is honored to receive this valuable award from Cisco as it highlights our demonstrated success and longstanding commitment to leveraging Cisco technology as we deliver flexible and innovative advanced technology solutions to our customers around the world,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer for WWT.  “We look forward to deepening our proven Cisco technical and engineering expertise along with our Cisco partnership.”

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 Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives.

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. (NASDAQ: CTXS‎); 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 www.wwt.com.

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