WWT Wins NetApp #1 National Partner of the Year for Flash and #1 Central Partner of the Year for Clustered Data ONTAP Awards

WWT receives NetApp’s distinguished awards during NetApp’s recent Insight Conference held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

ST. LOUIS – November 19, 2014 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it received NetApp’s distinguished awards for #1 National Partner of the Year for Flash and #1 Central Partner of the Year for Clustered Data ONTAP during NetApp Insight held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The awards recognize WWT’s expertise and demonstrated success delivering NetApp solutions.

“WWT is proud to be recognized for our continued focus, innovation and success in delivering NetApp Flash and Data ONTAP solutions to our customers,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of Business Strategy and Innovation. “We work closely with NetApp and NetApp technology to solve the business, mission and technical challenges facing our customers that include some of the largest public and private organizations in the world.”

NetApp developed the partner awards program to recognize leading partners for their year-over-year business growth and the ability to integrate new and emerging technology into their customer ecosystem.

“We’d like to congratulate World Wide Technology on a phenomenal year, especially for their performance with Flash and Clustered Data ONTAP,” said Regina Kunkle, vice president of America’s Channel at NetApp. “We look forward to continuing to work together to enable our joint customers to efficiently store, manage, protect and retain their business critical data.”

WWT is a NetApp Star Partner and provides customers with hands-on access to NetApp technology solutions and services related to private and hybrid cloud storage, software-defined storage, data migration and converged infrastructure. Since becoming partners in 2009, WWT has grown to become one of NetApp’s largest and most strategic partners, receiving recognition across NetApp’s product portfolio, geographic theatres and market segments. This growth has been facilitated by our Advanced Technology Center (ATC), where customers are able to explore how NetApp products fit into integrated architectural solutions.

About NetApp Insight

Insight is NetApp’s annual technology conference devoted to storage and data management professionals, including system engineers, professional services consultants, channel partners and customers.

About WWT
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with more than $6 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations.  The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers explore, 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.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force.  WWT employs more than 2,700 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

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