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World Wide Technology Ranked 12th on CRN’s 2014 Solution Provider 500 List

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today it has been named to the 2014 Solution Provider 500 (SP500) list by The Channel Company’s CRN. The list ranks the top revenue-generating technology integrators in the U.S. and Canada whose forward-thinking approach to the channel has helped them evolve and thrive in today’s cloud and services-driven IT era. The list spans eight categories from hardware and software sales, to managed IT services. WWT placed 12th in the annual ranking, up one spot from last year.

“We are pleased to be recognized by CRN and named to the 2014 SP500 list,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy and innovation with WWT. “With deep technical expertise and powerful long-standing strategic partnerships, WWT is well positioned for continued channel growth and success in developing innovative solutions that address service-delivery challenges for our customers and allow them to take advantage of cloud, Big Data, IT as a Service (ITaaS) and more to lower costs and drive strategic decision-making.”

Revenue size is determined by the amount of annual products and services sold over the course of 2013. Companies with no public documentation were required to submit a notarized affidavit attesting to their 2013 revenue.

“The annual Solution Provider 500 represents those companies that truly understand the needs of customers today as the IT landscape evolves,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “With so many options, this list has become an invaluable resource for vendors working hard to navigate the solution provider community and identify the best partner for their business. We congratulate the featured solution providers and look forward to covering their continued success.”

A sampling of the 2014 SP500 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at www.crn.com and in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.

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.

About WWT

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with more than $6 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers explore, 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 2,700 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 about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

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