WWT Achieves Cisco Cloud Builder Designation
WWT announced today it has achieved the Cisco Cloud Builder designation within the Cisco Cloud Partner Program.
Company Recognized for Expertise in Building End-to-End Cisco Cloud Solutions
ST. LOUIS – July 27, 2011 – To support the expanding role of cloud-based solutions that leverage the intelligence of the network, World Wide Technology, a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today it has achieved the Cisco Cloud Builder designation within the Cisco Cloud Partner Program.
This designation recognizes WWT’scompetencies to sell and implement Cisco centric, end‑to-endcloud solutions for end customers and/or cloud providers. As a Cisco designated Cloud Builder Partner, WWThas required competencies across all cloud infrastructure components (security, networking, compute, storage and virtualization), cloud management applications, and a formal cloud professional services practice.
“More and more, organizations are looking to transform their data centers into converged cloud-based infrastructures,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy at World Wide Technology. “Our expertise in virtualization, compute, storage, networking and facilities provide the means for WWTto be an effective partner for customers attempting to undertake the initial steps of data center transformation. Cisco Cloud Builder Certification demonstrates our commitment and investment to this evolving, multi-disciplinary area within the data center and validates our methodical, customer-focused approach to delivering cloud-based infrastructures.”
The Cisco Cloud Partner Program empowers channel partners to build Cisco centric end-to-end cloud solutions and professional services practice. This channel partner program offers training to help channel partners as they enhance their competencies in selling and implementing cloud offerings that include Cisco cloud architectures and third-party technology.
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWTworks closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWTemploys over 1,400 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.
Edward Levens for WWT