ST. LOUIS (April 25, 2012) –World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit global award for Architectural Excellence in Collaboration. The company also earned five regional awards including, Public Sector Defense Partner of the Year, National Cisco Capital Partner of the Year, Central Enterprise Partner of the Year, West Enterprise Partner of the Year and Public Sector Cisco Capital Partner of the year. Cisco unveiled the winners at its annual channel partner conference on April 17 in San Diego, Calif.
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. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional executives.
“Cisco is privileged to work with some of the best channel partners around the world, and it is my honor to recognize World Wide Technology as a Cisco Partner Summit global award recipient,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. “These awards recognize WWT for outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner 2011.”
“These are important awards for us, as they underscore WWT’s technical and engineering expertise, the depth and breadth of our relationship with Cisco and the commitment we have to meeting the technology and business needs of our customers,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer for WWT. “Our relationship with Cisco grows stronger every day and we look forward to continued success in the months and years to come.”
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: global, geo, and theater. Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect the top-performing channel partners within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.
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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Edward Levens (for WWT)