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WWT Achieves VMware Healthcare Specialization

WWT announced that it has achieved the VMware North American Healthcare Specialization.

Market-Leading System Integrator will have Technical Architects and Consultants at VMworld2012 in San Francisco Demonstrating Cutting-Edge Data Center Solutions

ST. LOUIS and SAN FRANCISCO – August 22, 2012 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has achieved the VMware North American Healthcare Specialization.  WWThas received this Specialization by demonstrating its expertise in helping healthcareorganizations leverage VMware virtualization and cloud computing technologies to become leaders in patient care. The company will be showcasing its VMwarecloud computing, virtualization and data center expertise at VMworld2012 in San Francisco, August 26-30, 2012 in booth number 2306.

“WWTis proud to add VMware’s Healthcare Specialization to our growing list of VMware partner distinctions,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy with WWT.  “Earning this designation underscores our healthcare expertise and ability to help healthcare organizations utilize VMware solutions in an effort to improve patient care by expediting the flow of information, while achieving operational and technology efficiencies.  This valued specialization will also help WWTdrive new opportunities in the healthcare market.”

VMware’s Healthcare Specialization emphasizes WWT’sunderstanding of the challenges healthcare organizations are facing today and its ability to design and deploy an array of solutions utilizing VMware virtualization and cloud technology.  As demonstrated by the VMware Healthcare Specialization, WWT’sdedicated Virtualization Practice and VMware certified experts are skilled at helping healthcare providers utilize this as well as other VMware solutions to lower costs, improve visibility, enhance collaboration and communication, and ensure data protection and regulatory compliance.

WWTis a VMware Premier Solution Provider Partner that also holds VMware Academic and U.S. Federal Specializations as well as VMware Competencies in Desktop Virtualization, Infrastructure Virtualization and Business Continuity.  The company’s technical architects and consultants will use WWT’sAdvanced Technology Center (ATC)to demonstrate three state-of-the-art solutions in its exhibit booth at VMworld2012.  Visitors can learn how WWTand its partners can help customers:

  • Build an IT infrastructure that provides “always on” access to end users through a Resilient Active Datacenters (RAD) architecture;
  • Modernize and optimize applications running in cloud and virtual environments on advanced POD infrastructure; and
  • Deliver an end-to-end virtualization solution with VMware View.

WWTwill be in VMworld2012 booth number 2306 at the MosconeCenter in San Francisco, August 26-30.

About WWT(www.wwt.com)

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 (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 1,800 people and operates more than 2 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

Media Contact:

Edward Levens

PropelMG for WWT

(919) 225-8328

eslevens@propelmg.com