ST. LOUIS (May 6, 2010) – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) announced today it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit global award for U.S. and Canada Technology Excellence Partner of the Year. World Wide Technology also received regional awards for U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year, National Technology Excellence Partner of the Year – Vertical and Central Region Enterprise Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners April 27 and 28 at its annual channel partner conference in San Francisco.
The objective of Cisco’s Partner Summit global awards is to recognize exemplary channel partners whose business best practices Cisco would like other partners to model. Categories include: innovative practices, applications successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional theater executives.
“It is an honor and privilege to name World Wide Technology as a Cisco Partner Summit global award winner,” said Keith Goodwin, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. “The awards recognize WWT’s performance and achievements as an outstanding Cisco channel partner in 2009.”
“These awards demonstrate the strength of WWT’s partnership with Cisco, and we are pleased and honored to be recognized again this year,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer for WWT. “From collaboration solutions like TelePresence and unified communications to borderless networks and data center virtualization, WWT is well positioned to continue to grow with Cisco and provide customers with integrated technology solutions that improve security, increase productivity and lower costs.”
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theater and global. Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect a partner’s commendable performance within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.
World Wide Technology, Inc. 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); Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco Systems (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 1,200 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.
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Edward Levens (for WWT)