St. Louis — December 28, 2016 — World Wide Technology (WWT), a leading provider of innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations, today announced it has been named a Dell EMC Titanium Black Partner. A new status within the Titanium Tier of the Dell EMC Partner Program, which launches February 4, 2017, Titanium Black Status is reserved for those partners who have shown an exemplary commitment to Dell EMC and customers as they transform IT and become digital businesses

"We established this strategic partnership to provide enterprise customers with hands-on access to Dell EMC technology for private and hybrid cloud, storage, data protection and availability, converged infrastructure, big data analytics, security and the Internet of Things," said Bob Olwig, vice president of business development and innovation with WWT. "Through our collaborative Advanced Technology Center (ATC), customers can explore how Dell EMC products fit into integrated architectural solutions that drive business outcomes."

Titanium Black Partner status provides customers access to Dell EMC's full resources and technologies through the WWT ATC to research, test and build solutions, opening up new avenues of IT and business innovation with fewer risks and costs. WWT's noteworthy relationship with Dell EMC is just one of the partnerships that makes WWT a key IT resource for the world's largest organizations in the commercial enterprise, public sector and service provider markets.

"The Dell EMC Partner Program is based on the tenants of being simple, predictable and profitable for all our partners, with a relentless focus on execution. The organizations that every single day go above and beyond for Dell EMC are those at our highest tier - the Titanium Partner. Titanium is a highly sought after and enviable tier, enabling us to provide even greater support and rewards for our most strategic partners.  Within this there is a small and very prestigious group that have achieved the new Titanium Black Status.  Thanks to their unwavering support and their desire to truly 'Go Big and Win Big' we will be able to continue to provide exemplary support to our mutual customers and continue to grow our business in the years to come," said John Byrne, President, Global Channels, Dell EMC. "Those partners who have achieved this status have certainly earned this distinction and we look forward to an even stronger and mutually beneficial relationship moving forward."

About World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a leading technology solution provider with over $9 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. Through its culture of innovation, WWT inspires, builds and delivers business results, from idea to outcome. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); Dell Technologies (NYSE: DVMT); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware; 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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