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World Wide Technology Named to CRN’s 2014 List of Tech Elite 250
|By Business Wire
|April 17, 2014 04:43 PM EDT
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator
that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today
announced it has been named to CRN’s
annual list of the Tech Elite 250. These companies represent an elite
group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and
education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from
In compiling the list, CRN editors worked with The Channel Company’s
research group to define the most customer-beneficial technical
certifications in the IT channel. These technical certifications – from
vendors including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, NetApp, Microsoft,
VMware and Symantec – have enabled solution providers to deliver the
most premium products, service and support to their North American
WWT was named to the Tech Elite 250 for its deep technical expertise,
robust portfolio of technology certifications and proven approach to
helping customers explore, evaluate, architect and implement advanced
technologies such as data center, virtualization, cloud, mobility,
security and collaboration. The depth and breadth of WWT’s capabilities
are on display at the company’s 26,000-square-foot Advanced
Technology Center (ATC), a collaborative ecosystem created to
design, build, demonstrate and deploy innovative technology products and
integrated solutions for customers, employees and partners.
“The solution providers highlighted on our annual Tech Elite 250 have
demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained industry credibility
by investing in the IT certifications necessary to stay competitive and
deliver the highest level of service to their customers, “ said Robert
Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “These featured solution providers
have enhanced and strengthened their partnerships by earning some of the
most difficult certifications from some of the biggest names in IT. We
congratulate these organizations and look forward to their continued
“World Wide takes measuring, validating and acquiring IT certifications,
specialized training and industry knowledge seriously,” said Bob Olwig,
vice president of business strategy with WWT. “We invest in our people,
infrastructure and OEM partnerships to fuel our ability to solve complex
industry-specific challenges for our global customer base with
innovative solutions, services and support.”
Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of
CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with over $6
billion in revenue 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.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:
NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more
than 2,400 people and operates over 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.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for
growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange
Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have
leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive
sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel
Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement,
Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology
partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.
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