Cisco Partner Summit 2021 - [St. Louis] – November 9, 2021 – World Wide Technology (WWT) today announced it has been recognized as Americas Partner of the Year at the Cisco® Partner Summit Global awards. Cisco announced the winners during its annual partner conference, held digitally this year.

Awarded to channel partners who rise to business challenges, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize superior business practices and reward best-in-class methodologies. Areas of consideration include innovative processes, architecture-led successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches. In addition to Americas Partner of the Year, Cisco recognized WWT in 14 other regional and specialty categories.

"It gives me great pleasure to recognize Cisco partners who continue to demonstrate superior performance and drive value for our customers. They are leading and innovating with us to help enterprises solve complex problems," said Oliver Tuszik, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. "It's a privilege to present the Americas Partner of the Year to World Wide Technology in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers respond to their business challenges."

"WWT is honored to receive these awards from Cisco," said Jim Kavanaugh, co-founder and CEO of WWT. "During this time of accelerated digital transformation, our partnership with Cisco and its collaborations within WWT's ATC Platform have been essential in helping our customers achieve powerful business outcomes through technology. The strength of our partnership uniquely positions us to solve complex problems for our customers, allowing them to innovate and grow.

In addition to the global award, Americas Partner of the Year, Cisco also recognized WWT for the following awards: 

Global Awards

  • Americas Partner of the Year

Americas Geographical Area Awards:

  • Americas Partner of the Year
  • Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year
  • Cisco Capital Partner of the Year
  • Public Sector Partner of the Year

US Public Sector Area Awards

  • Federal Partner of the Year
  • Federal Software & Services Partner of the Year
  • Federal Defense Partner of the Year
  • Federal – Social Impact Partner of the Year

Regional Area Awards

  • West Area Award – Enterprise Partner of the Year
  • West Area Award – Service Provider Web Partner of the Year
  • Central Area Award – Central Enterprise Partner of the Year
  • Central Area Award – Innovation Partner of the Year
  • East Area Award – Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year

APJC Area Awards

  • India Partner of the Year (WWT India Pvt Ltd)

WWT was also recently honored with the 2021 Webex Hybrid Work Innovation Award. Especially with the rise of the pandemic, WWT has continued to demonstrate its commitment to helping businesses evolve their hybrid-working strategies through streamlined solutions that help overcome the challenges of ever-changing work environments. 

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner organization and regional executives.


About World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology (WWT), a global technology solutions provider with $13.4 billion in annual revenue, combines the power of strategy, execution and partnership to accelerate transformational outcomes for large public and private organizations around the world. Through its Advanced Technology Center, a collaborative ecosystem of the world's most advanced hardware and software solutions, WWT helps customers and partners conceptualize, test and validate innovative technology solutions for the best business outcomes and then deploys them at scale through its 4 million square feet of global warehousing, distribution and integration space. With over 7,000 employees and more than 55 locations around the world, WWT's culture, built on a set of core values and established leadership philosophies, has been recognized 10 years in a row by Fortune and Great Place to Work® for its unique blend of determination, innovation and leadership for diversity and inclusion. With this culture at its foundation, WWT bridges the gap between business and technology to make a new world happen for its customers, partners and communities. Connect with WWT: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn


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