WWT Ranked Among North America’s Top 500 Technology Integrators by Everything Channel
WWT announced that it has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top technology integrators.
ST. LOUIS – May 28, 2010 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top technology integrators. Named to the prestigious VAR500list, WWTplaced number 50 in the 16thannual ranking, up two spots from last year.
The 16thannual ranking VAR500list details the leading producers among technology integrators and technology solution provider organizations in North America based on gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earnings from professional and managed IT services. This year’s list reflects the strength of the technology reseller channel as the ranking includes 182 new companies with four percent of the new entrants landing in the Top 100.
“The VAR 500 is the who’s who of the solution provider community. Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Symantec among others are highly reliant on the VAR 500 to sell their products to businesses and collectively this audience generated more than $500B in sales in 2009,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. “Even more importantly they solve customers’ biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services. In companies large and small, the VAR 500 are considered integration experts, trusted business advisors and invaluable partners. We are honored to compile this list and represent this audience.”
WWT currently offers 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. The company is one of Cisco’s largest Gold partners and the number one supplier of Cisco products to the U.S. Federal government. In addition to its strong Cisco expertise, the company has strategic partnerships with Citrix, HP, EMC, NetApp, Sun Microsystems, Oracle and VMware. WWT also offers a complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain services.
“WWT is honored to again be recognized as one of the leading technology integrators by Everything Channel,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy for World Wide Technology. “Our longstanding inclusion on this list is a testament to our consistent growth and ability to plan, deliver and support advanced technology solutions to customers around the globe.”
The complete listing of the VAR500 was published in print and online at CRN.com on May 24, 2010.
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); 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.
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.
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