By Business Wire, October 17, 2013, 02:26:00 PM EDT
World Wide Technology Ranks #13 on CRN's 2013 Solution Provider 500 List (SP500)
ST. LOUIS & TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator
that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions,
announced today it has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as a part of
CRN's 2013 Solution Provider 500 list (SP500). The SP500 identifies the
top technology companies in the U.S. and Canada based on revenue size.
Formerly known as the "VAR 500," the Solution Provider 500 ranks the
highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from
hardware, software and managed IT services sales. WWT placed #13 in the
annual ranking, improving 3 places over its 2012 position.
"We aim to highlight the ‘best of the best' among the channel community,
and the Solution Provider 500 is no exception. Now in its 18th year,
this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help end
users quickly identify top performers and make the most well-informed
choices for their business," said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel.
"The companies listed have a forward-thinking approach to solutions
sales. They are also highly dedicated to putting their customers' needs
first to accelerate the adoption of innovative technology and drive
immediate results. We congratulate World Wide Technology for making this
year's list and look forward to covering their continued success."
The 2013 Solution Provider 500 list category awards will be presented at
the BoB thought leadership conference this week in Tampa, Fla. A
sampling of the 2013 SP500 list is featured online at www.crn.com
with a complete listing of the 500 companies available in the CRN Tech
News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.
"WWT is honored to be recognized by UBM Tech Channel and pleased to be
moving up in the ranks of CRN's SP500," said Bob Olwig, vice president
of innovation and business strategy at WWT. "Our success is directly
tied to how we help customers achieve their business goals and mission
objectives. From our Advanced Technology Center and highly-trained
technical resources to our strategic partnerships and expanding global
footprint, WWT delivers a wealth of resources to ensure our customers'
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.; 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, visit www.wwt.com.
Source: World Wide Technology, Inc.