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World Wide Technology Named Federal Partner of the Year and Software-Defined Data Center Federal Partner of the Year at VMware Public Sector Partner Summit

WWT is recognized for delivering outstanding VMware virtualization and cloud solutions in public sector.

ST. LOUIS – July 10, 2015 — World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) today announced that it has received the Federal Partner of the Year and Software- Defined Data Center Federal Partner of the Year at the VMware Public Sector Partner Summit, held recently in McLean, Va.

“We are pleased to recognize the achievements made in 2014 by our public sector partners,” said Laura Davis, director of U.S. Public Sector Partners, VMware. “VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to thrive, while providing more agile delivery of IT services – to organizations of all sizes. We congratulate WWT on winning Federal Partner of the Year and Software-Defined Data Center Federal Partner of the Year and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2015.”

“We are honored to have been recognized both as a Federal Partner and as an Software-Defined Data Center Federal Partner,” said Lisa Hayes, director of Federal Healthcare at WWT, who accepted the award at the Partner Summit. “Our longstanding partnership with VMware has been extremely beneficial to our customers and our company, allowing us to solve unique public sector challenges with a broad range of innovative technological solutions. We look forward to even greater things in the future.”

VMware Public Sector partners gathered at the summit this year to learn how to thrive in the new normal of instant, fluid and secure applications on One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device architecture. The summit included keynotes, hands-on labs, networking and breakout sessions, outlining VMware’s vision, strategy and the impact and opportunity for the public sector.

WWT is a VMware Premier Partner, providing customers with hands-on access to VMware technology related to virtualization, automation, orchestration, cloud management, virtual desktop infrastructure, software-defined networking and converged infrastructure.

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; 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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Additional information

Edward Levens

PropelMG for WWT

(919) 225-8328

eslevens@propelmg.com