WWT Achieves VMware Premier Partner Status
WWT has earned Premier partner status with VMware. The designation showcases commitment and expertise in delivering virtual infrastructure solutions.
ST. LOUIS – April 22, 2010 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced it has earned Premier partner status with VMware. The designation showcases World Wide’s commitment and expertise in delivering virtual infrastructure solutions.
“Premier status recognizes WWTas a go to partner for virtualization solutions based on the VMware virtualization platform,” said Scott Miller, director of business development for virtualization at WWT. “We continue to strengthen our data center solutions portfolio to help organizations optimize their IT environments from the desktop to the data center. Premier partner status with VMware only enhances this effort.”
VMware, the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the data center and to the cloud, recognizes Premier status on partners who have met its strict standards for certification. Companies must demonstrate rigorous technical staff certifications and possess the resources to assess, design, implement, manage and support virtualized environments.
“Virtualization is about bringing efficiency, flexibility and control to IT infrastructure,” said Joe Koenig, president of World Wide Technology. “WWTis well positioned to create strategic and innovative virtualization solutions for our clients. The additional support and services provided by VMware as a Premier partner enhances our ability to transform inflexible IT environments into private clouds that can bring tremendous cost savings and productivity gains to our customers.”
WWT currently provides technology products from more than 3,000 manufacturers and maintains over 1,000 certifications to ensure it provides the latest in IT solutions and services to solve business problems for its customers. In addition to VMware, the company maintains strong strategic partnerships with Cisco Systems, HP, EMC, NetApp, Sun Microsystems and Citrix.
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, WWTworks closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA); 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. 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