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WWT Receives North American National Partner of the Year Awards from EMC and VCE at the 2013 Global Partner Summit at EMC World

WWT Receives North American National Partner of the Year Awards from EMC and VCE at the 2013 Global Partner Summit at EMC World.

WWT Receives North American National Partner of the Year Awards from EMC and VCE at the 2013 Global Partner Summit at EMC World

WWTRecognized for Superior EMC and VCEExpertise and Commitment to Excellence

ST. LOUIS – June 18, 2013 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has received the EMC®National Partner of the Year, North America, and the first-ever VCE™Partner of the Year, North America, awards at  EMC’s Global Partner Summit that took place at EMC World in Las Vegas.

“We are pleased to recognize World Wide Technology’s accomplishments and its incredible growth trajectory with the EMC 2012 Partner of the Year award and the inaugural VCEPartner of the Year award,” said Leonard Iventosch, vice president, Americas Channel Sales at EMC Corporation. “EMC and VCEchannel partners like WWThave successfully taken full advantage of existing and new market opportunities such as cloud computing and Big Data to build profitable businesses for themselves. We look forward to continuing a strong partnership with WWT.”

Partner of the Year awards recognize high-achieving EMC Business Partners who exceeded growth expectations and demonstrated a commitment to excellence through the innovation and thought leadership that supported joint business goals.

“WWT is proud to receive these prestigious awards and to be recognized for our continued commitment to excellence in delivering and supporting EMC technology and VCEsolutions, including Vblock™Systems,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy for WWT.  “We value our EMC and VCEpartnerships greatly and consider their solutions as essential to enabling the flexible and reliable converged infrastructure today’s organizations need to respond quickly to evolving demands, take on Big Data challenges and accelerate their journey to the cloud.”

About WWT

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a $5 billion 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 evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions.  Based in St. Louis, WWTworks closely with industry leadersincludingBoeing (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.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 2,200 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.

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