WWT Strengthens North Carolina Presence with New Hire

WWT announced that it is strengthening its North Carolina presence with the addition of two experienced account managers in Charlotte, N.C.

February 15, 2011 3 minute read

Leading Systems Integrator adds Charlotte-Based Staff to Enhance Service Capabilities in the Carolinas

ST. LOUIS and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – February 15, 2011 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it is strengthening its North Carolina presence with the addition of two experienced account managers in Charlotte, N.C.

Donald J. (D.J.) Valeriand Tara Huddlestonwill join 11 current North Carolina-based WWTemployees to enhance the company’s service capabilities in the Carolinas.  WWT’sNorth Carolina team includes technical engineers, IT specialists, system administrators, senior project managers, business managers and supply chain analysts.

“The addition of D.J. and Tara to our team in North Carolina will allow us to better respond to the growing demand for WWT’sadvanced technology capabilities and end-to-end supply chain services,” said Joe Olwig, commercial sales director at WWT. “We’re excited to welcome them to the growing WWTfamily and know that their deep IT experience across multiple industry sectors will serve our clients well.”

Tara Huddlestonbrings 25 years of successful enterprise-level technology sales and account management to WWT. Prior to joining WWT, she served in senior-level account management roles selling data center and complex enterprise computing solutions, including virtualization, consolidation, security, disaster recovery and business continuity across multiple industries and to such well-recognized Fortune 1000 companies as Wachovia, TIAA-CREF, Duke Energy, Lowes Home Improvement, American Tire Distributersand Family Dollar.  Huddlestonis a certified sales professional with HP, Symantec and NetApp.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University.

D.J. Valeribrings 20 years of IT management and sales experience to WWT.  Prior to joining the company, he served in various senior-level account management roles providing technology and data center solutions including virtualization, consolidation, security, storage and network infrastructure to financial, health care, government, education, retail, energy and manufacturing clients.

WWTspecializes in delivering and supporting advanced technology solutions in the areas of data center and virtualization, security, mobility and borderlessnetworks, and unified communications and collaboration. The company 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 customers around the globe. WWTis one of the world’s largest Cisco’s Gold partners and is consistently recognized by Cisco for demonstrating technical excellence and delivering customer value. In addition to its strong Cisco expertise, WWThas strategic partnerships with Citrix, HP, EMC, NetAppand VMware. The company also offers a complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain solutions.

About World Wide Technology

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 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 1,400 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)

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