ST. LOUIS (March 4, 2011) – World Wide Technology, a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it is the recipient of nine Cisco Partner Summit awards.  WWT was honored with the global award for U.S. and Canada Theater Partner of the Year, and three theater awards for Theater Partner of the Year (U.S. and Canada), Data Center Partner of the Year, and Capital Partner of the Year.  The company was also awarded five regional and segment awards, including National Services Partner of the Year, Public Safety and Federal Partner of the Year for Public Sector, and Enterprise Partner of the Year for the Central and West Regions. Cisco unveiled the winners March 1 at its annual channel partner conference in New Orleans.

Cisco Partner Summit global awards are designed to recognize the exemplary channel partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry.Areas of consideration includeinnovative 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.

“Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading organizations worldwide, and it is my privilege to recognize World Wide Technology as a Cisco Partner Summit global award winner,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. “The awards presented to WWT recognize its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner in U.S. and Canada in 2010.”

“These awards are based on the outstanding achievements of our entire organization, from the unmatched responsiveness of our pre and post sales support teams to the depth and breadth of our engineering and technical resources,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer for WWT.  “We continue to expand and strengthen our relationship with Cisco and these awards recognize this commitment and investment.  Cisco is a valued partner for WWT who shares a common passion for supporting the evolving technology needs and business goals of organizations around the world.”

Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theater and global.  Cisco Partner Summit U.S. and Canada regional awards reflect a partner’s performance in a given geographic region of the United States or Canada.

About World Wide Technology
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 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 1,400 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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Contact:
Edward Levens
PropelMG (for WWT)
(919) 346-5531
eslevens@propelmg.com

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