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Red Hat Names WWT Catalyst Partner of the Year

WWT receives Red Hat Catalyst Public Sector Partner of the Year Award as part of Red Hat’s annual North American Partner Awards program.

ST. LOUIS – May 19, 2015 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it is the recipient of the Red Hat Catalyst Public Sector Partner of the Year Award as part of Red Hat’s annual North American Partner Awards program. The Catalyst Partner of the Year Award honors the Red Hat partner with the greatest success in delivering total solutions to customers through unique partnerships with Red Hat and other ecosystem partners.

“World Wide Technology is honored to be recognized by Red Hat for our excellent customer service and our ability to work collaboratively with Red Hat and its partners,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of Business Strategy and Innovation for WWT. “Our work with Red Hat has been extremely beneficial to both companies and we are looking forward to many years of fruitful partnership.”

Nine Partner of Year Awards were announced during Red Hat’s North America Partner Conference in Orlando, Fla. in April. The recipients were honored for their work in the commercial and public sector channels and were chosen based on their ability to successfully deliver innovative open source solutions to customers. Honorees were recognized for outstanding performance in 2014.

“From platform to cloud solutions and beyond, our partners have proven invaluable in selling Red Hat’s open source solutions to organizations throughout North America. They’ve been able to successfully adapt their sales processes to address the ever-changing needs of IT. The Red Hat North American Partner Awards are our way of saying ‘thank you’,” said D. Robert Martin, vice president, North American Partner Sales, Red Hat.

About World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with nearly $7 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 discover, 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); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.

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