Partners Awarded for Extraordinary Performance and Notable Achievements

May 30, 2018 — ST. LOUIS, MO — Wide Technology (WWT) today announced that it has received the Americas VMware Partner Innovation Awards for both Global and Americas Transformational Solution Provider Partner of the Year. WWT was recognized at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2018, held in Scottsdale, AZ.

2017 VMware global and americas partner innovation awards

“I am pleased to recognize this year’s Global Partner Innovation Award winners, which are given to a select group of partners for their exceptional efforts in innovation in 2017,” said Jenni Flinders, vice president, Worldwide Channels, VMware.

VMware is proud to see World Wide Technology honored in the Transformational Solution Provider Partner of the Year category, and we look forward to our continued collaboration in enabling digital transformations for global business of all sizes. – Jenni Flinders, vice president, Worldwide Channels, VMware

“Advanced virtualization, cloud computing and end-user computing solutions are critical components to our customers’ digital transformation initiatives,” said Bob Olwig, Vice President of Corporate Business Development of World Wide Technology. “The Global and Americas Transformational Solution Provider of the Year awards from VMware reflect our commitment to meet our customers’ needs and deliver advanced solutions that impact their business operations.  These awards also demonstrate the strength of our partnership with VMware and our commitment to creating game-changing technology solutions.”

Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award were acknowledged in 17 categories for outstanding performance and distinctive achievements during 2017.

Award Categories for Global Partner of the Year included:

  • Cloud Provider
  • Education
  • Emerging Markets Distributor
  • Empower the Digital Workspace
  • Integrate Public Clouds
  • Global Distributor
  • Global Systems Integrator
  • Global Systems Outsourcer
  • Marketing
  • Modernize Data Centers
  • OEM
  • Professional Services
  • Solution Provider
  • Strategic Alliance
  • Technology
  • Transform Networking & Security
  • Transformational Solution Provider

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2018

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2018 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices, and partnering best practices. As an invitation-only event, it provided partners with resources to develop and execute comprehensive go-to-market plans.  VMware Partner Leadership 2018 Summit concluded with award ceremonies recognizing outstanding achievements in the VMware partner ecosystem.


World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with more than $10 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 4,600 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

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