World Wide Technology Wins Americas and Global MVP Executive Awards at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

  World Wide Technology Wins Americas and Global MVP Executive Awards at
  VMware Partner Exchange 2013

  Partners from Around the World Recognized for Delivering Solutions for the
                         Software-Defined Datacenter

Business Wire

ST. LOUIS -- April 2, 2013

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that
provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced
that its president, Joe Koenig, has been named both the Americas and Global
recipient of the VMware Partner Network Award in the MVP Executive category.
The two awards were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware’s annual
partner event in Las Vegas.

“VMware has a longstanding partnership with World Wide Technology and I am
pleased to recognize their leadership team by naming Joe Koenig, VMware
Partner MVP Executive of the Year for 2012,” said Frank Rauch, vice president,
Americas Partner Organization with VMware. “This award recognizes Joe and
World Wide Technology for the success and investments they’ve made with
VMware. WWT has earned more than 200 VMware certifications, four competencies,
and specializations in Academic, Federal and Healthcare. These investments
plus their ‘best in class’ Advanced Technology Center uniquely align their
capabilities with VMware’s key initiatives of the Software Defined Data
Center, End-User Computing and Hybrid Cloud.”

WWT specializes in delivering and supporting advanced technology solutions in
the areas of data center and virtualization; mobility and borderless networks;
unified communications and collaboration; and security. The company brings a
new way of thinking and a proven approach to how organizations evaluate,
architect and implement technology. Through its Advanced Technology Center,
WWT provides its customers with technical and engineering expertise and hands
on access to the latest technology products and solutions. WWT also offers a
complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of
advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain solutions.

“WWT is honored to receive these awards from VMware and proud of our
leadership team led by Joe for their commitment, hard work and expertise,”
said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer with WWT. “We value our
longstanding strategic partnership with VMware and view their technology as an
essential part of how we help our clients transform their data centers to meet
mission goals and produce outstanding business outcomes.”

About VMware Partner Exchange 2013

VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization
and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner
ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200
sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as wellas an
extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to
leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined datacenter to
customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange,
visitwww.vmwarepartnerexchange.com.

About WWT (www.wwt.com)

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,
WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (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. (NASDAQ: CTXS);
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,
visitwww.wwt.com.

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Contact:

Edward Levens for WWT, 919-346-5531
eslevens@propelmg.com
 
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