St. Louis, MO – World Wide Technology, a market-leading $13.4 billion technology solutions provider, today announced its selection by the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) to receive the 2020 AI Solutions Partner of the Year award from the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN). NVIDIA selected WWT for its leadership and commitment in driving adoption of NVIDIA artificial intelligence (AI) solutions across multiple industries; its machine learning operations (MLOps) thought leadership; its demonstrated engineering and software expertise; and WWT's investments in AI infrastructure for customer testing and labs in its industry-leading WWT Advanced Technology Center.

To help customers develop AI strategies, WWT published multiple white papers that explored the practical applications of natural language processing (NLP), computer vision and other machine learning (ML) solutions that leveraged the compute power of graphics processing units (GPUs). WWT's research into ML and deep learning is tied to real-world business outcomes, creating improvements in MRI radiomics, mining safety, procurement and supply chain performance, utilities grid optimization, and resource management for manufacturing, among other areas.

"These recognitions from NVIDIA highlight our focus and continued drive for delivering business and technology outcomes for our customers," said Mike Taylor, Chief Technology Officer for WWT. "Our customers are leveraging natural language processing, computer vision, robotics and geospatial analysis for intelligent agents, MRI radiomics to improve oncology diagnoses and treatments, manufacturing quality assurance and more — and making an impact."

For the is first time, WWT also received recognition for its AI work in the public sector as NPN NVIDIA's Public Sector Partner of the Year. WWT's Public Sector group includes US federal agencies, state agencies, local governments and educational institutions, representing a massive collection of different organizational needs and priorities. Across these organizations, AI/ML are increasingly employed by these organizations to achieve their most critical missions. As an NVIDIA Elite partner, WWT integrated and deployed multiple NVIDIA DGX SuperPODod systems during the pandemic, including several used for urgent COVID research. WWT also engineered and integrated one of the world's newest and most powerful NVIDIA supercomputers at the University of Florida, helping establish Florida as a major research university. 

"WWT is honored to be recognized as the NPN Public Sector Partner of the Year 2020," said Bryan Thomas, WWT Senior Vice President for Public Sector. "We greatly value our partnership with NVIDIA and our shared commitment to helping today's customers understand the capabilities of advanced analytics and the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning as they continue to navigate their digital modernization journey." 

"Together with NVIDIA and our OEM partners, WWT provides customers with AI solutions that leverage the power of NVIDIA GPUs and 30 years of its engineering and global deployment reliability of WWT," said Craig Weinstein, Vice President of the Americas Partner Organization at NVIDIA. "WWT also deserves its Public Sector this recognition for its unwavering dedication and commitment to building AI infrastructure through all levels of government." 

The NVIDIA Partner Network honors its top North American partners who have shown growth in their GPU business through the growth, leadership, and investments made throughout the year.


About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with $13 billion in annual revenue that provides digital strategy, innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. WWT is making a new future happen for its customers by providing innovation labs, consulting services, technology integration, and AI solutions. Headquartered in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 7,000 people and operates approximately 4 million square feet of warehousing and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. 

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