WWT Achieves TANDBERG enVision Platinum Partner Status from Cisco
WWT has been certified to provide industry-leading TANDBERG TelePresence and infrastructure solutions to its global customer base.
TANDBERG Platinum Partner Status Further Demonstrates WWT’sAbility to Deliver and Support Leading-Edge Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions Around the World
ST. LOUIS – July 20, 2010 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has become a TANDBERG enVisionPlatinum Partner. WWThas been certified to provide industry-leading TANDBERG TelePresenceand infrastructure solutions to its global customer base. The Platinum Partner status is the highest level of partnership awarded for selling TANDBERG products and solutions.
“World Wide Technology has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing telepresencesolutions to its customers. We are very pleased to have them as a Platinum Partner,” said Todd Meister, operations director, TelePresenceChannels, US and Canada at Cisco. “WWTis helping its customers realize the increased business productivity, cost savings and environmental benefits enabled by telepresence. This technology has the power to bring employees, customers and suppliers together to collaborate and solve problems face-to-face as if they were in the same room no matter where they are located.”
TANDBERG Platinum partners are recognized for providing exceptional customer satisfaction through their capability to integrate and support TANDBERG solutions and their commitment to grow the Visual Communications market. Platinum partners are the most dedicated level of partner, demonstrating the highest level of commitment to TANDBERG solutions through their loyalty, level of resources, training, support, equipment, facilities, volume of business, joint marketing and customer relationships.
“We are pleased that World Wide Technology has been recognized for its commitment to telepresence, our demonstrated technical excellence and proven track record for delivering customer value,” said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer for WWT. “WWTbelieves that TANDBERG products and the entire Cisco collaboration portfolio will improve productivity through face-to-face interactions and advanced capabilities like never before.”
WWTis a Cisco Gold Certified Partner with various Cisco specializations, including Master Unified Communications Specialization, Master Security Specialization, Advanced Data Center Networking Infrastructure, Advanced Data Center Storage Networking, Advanced Wireless LAN and more.
World Wide Technology, Inc. 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, 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); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,200 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