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WWT’s Geek Day 2011 Showcases the Best in Virtualization and Data Center Technologies

The seventh edition of Geek Day features 26 breakout sessions and more than 40 learning labs that cover a full range of topics.

To be Held in St. Louis on March 10, Geek Day is one of the IT Industry’s Premier Virtualization and Data Center Focused Events; 2011 Agenda is Filled with Informative Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Learning Labs from Thirty-Six Technology Companies

ST. LOUIS – February 24, 2011 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that Geek Day 2011, the company’s full-day learning and networking event focused on virtualization and data center technologies, will be held on Thursday, March 10 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.  The seventh edition of Geek Day features 26 breakout sessions and more than 40 learning labs that cover a full range of topics from desktop virtualization to private cloud computing.   To register for Geek Day 2011, visit www.geekday.com.

“Geek Day is a unique, full-day event that offers rich content and unparalleled networking opportunities,” said Scott Miller, director of business development for virtualization at WWT.  “It’s an event we are proud to bring to the industry and the 2011 edition is going to be our best to date.  Geek Day takes a holistic approach, covering a full range of virtualization and data center topics including compute, storage and networking, orchestration and optimization, desktop and application solutions, and facilities and power.”

Geek Day was created to give IT professionals a place to learn about the technology playing key roles in the virtualization of the data center.  The event will be held Thursday, March 10 at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel.

Geek Day 2011

When:         Thursday, March 10, 2011

Where:        Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel

800 Washington Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri  63101

For more information or to register, visit www.geekday.com.

Sponsors of Geek Day include Acronis, AMD, APC, AppSense, BlueCat Networks, BMC Software, Cisco, Citrix, Compellent, CommVault, Dell, eG Innovations, EMC, Emerson Network Power, F5, Fusion-io, Hitachi, HP, Infoblox, Intel, Kaviza, NetApp, Panduit, Quantum, Quest/Provision, RSA, Savvis, Syncsort, Teradici, Unidesk, Uplogix, Veeam, VMTurbo, VMware, Wyse and Xiotech.

About WWT

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, WWT works 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.

Contact:

Edward Levens for WWT

(919) 346-5531

eslevens@propelmg.com