|[June 12, 2014]
World Wide Technology Ranked 12th on CRN's 2014 Solution Provider 500 List
ST. LOUIS --(Business Wire)--
World Wide Technology (News - Alert), 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
"The annual Solution Provider 500 represents those companies that truly
understand the needs of customers today as the IT landscape evolves,"
sai 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
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 (News - Alert). 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.
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 (News - Alert) 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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