Partners from Around the World Recognized for Delivering Solutions for the Software-Defined Dat acenter
ST. LOUIS (April 2, 2013) – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that its president, Joe Koenig, has been named both the Americas and Global recipient of the VMware Partner Network Award in the MVP Executive category. The two awards were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware’s annual partner event in Las Vegas.
“VMware has a longstanding partnership with World Wide Technology and I am pleased to recognize their leadership team by naming Joe Koenig, VMware Partner MVP Executive of the Year for 2012,” said Frank Rauch, vice president, Americas Partner Organization with VMware. “This award recognizes Joe and World Wide Technology for the success and investments they’ve made with VMware. WWT has earned more than 200 VMware certifications, four competencies, and specializations in Academic, Federal and Healthcare. These investments plus their ‘best in class’ Advanced Technology Center uniquely align their capabilities with VMware’s key initiatives of the Software Defined Data Center, End-User Computing and Hybrid Cloud.”
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 brings a new way of thinking and a proven approach to how organizations evaluate, architect and implement technology. Through its Advanced Technology Center, WWT provides its customers with technical and engineering expertise and hands on access to the latest technology products and solutions. WWT also offers a complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain solutions.
“WWT is honored to receive these awards from VMware and proud of our leadership team led by Joe for their commitment, hard work and expertise,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer with WWT. “We value our longstanding strategic partnership with VMware and view their technology as an essential part of how we help our clients transform their data centers to meet mission goals and produce outstanding business outcomes.”
About VMware Partner Exchange 2013
VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200 sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as well as an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined data center to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange, visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com
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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Edward Levens (for WWT)