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World Wide Technology Named #11 on CRN Solution Provider 500

WWT has been named #11 on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Solution Provider 500. WWT placed #12 on the Solution Provider list in 2014 and #13 in 2013.

List Ranks North America’s Largest 500 Technology Integrators

ST. LOUIS — June 8, 2015 – World Wide Technology (WWT), an award-winning systems integrator and supply chain solutions provider that brings an innovative and proven approach to how organizations explore, evaluate, architect and implement technology, today announced it has been named #11 on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Solution Provider 500. WWT placed #12 on the Solution Provider 500 list in 2014 and #13 in 2013.

The annual list, spanning eight categories, from hardware and software sales to managed IT services, recognizes the top revenue-generating technology integrators, MSPs, and IT consultants in North America. Solution providers are ranked based on revenue, determined by product and services sales during 2014.

“We are honored to be recognized as a CRN Solution Provider,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of Business Strategy and Innovation with WWT. “Our technical expertise has positioned WWT for continued success in developing innovative solutions that help our customers take advantage of cloud, big data, and other technologies that enable strategic decision-making while lowering costs. We’re excited about what the future holds.”

“The companies represented here are truly dedicated to the needs of customers today. With an evolving IT landscape, this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help vendors navigate the solution provider community and identify the best partners for their business,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "We congratulate the featured solution providers for their forward-thinking approach to solutions sales and look ahead to their continued success.”

CRN’s SP500 recognizes the top VARs, solution providers and integrators in North America each year. This acclaimed annual ranking is an industry-recognized guide to the most accomplished partners in the channel. A sample of the 2015 Solution Provider 500 list will be featured in the June issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

About World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology (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 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); 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. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange®Events, IPED®and SharedVue®, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

Media Contacts

Edward Levens

PropelMG (for WWT)

919-346-5531

eslevens@propelmg.com

Kim Sparks

The Channel Company

508.416.1193

ksparks@thechannelcompany.com