World Wide Technology

What is World Wide Technology?

The World Wide Technology Corporation (WWT) is the world’s leading technology integrator. Creating and delivering business results is at the core of our innovation culture. We develop applications and design infrastructure to solve business problems in collaboration with our customers. On a global scale, customers can evaluate, test, develop, and integrate solutions using our technology centres. We provide our cutting-edge capabilities and expertise to the world’s largest public sector, service provider, and commercial enterprises to grow revenue, increase productivity, control costs, and mitigate risk. Click Here

Founded in 1990 by David Steward and Jim Kavanaugh, World Wide Technology provides digital strategy, innovative technology, and supply chain solutions to large organizations. While most companies talk about technology and business outcomes, WWT delivers them. With thousands of I.T. engineers and hundreds of application developers, WWT helps businesses bridge the gap between I.T. and business. In its Advanced Technology Center, WWT brings together leading technology companies in a physical yet virtualized environment to create game-changing solutions. 

WWT Achieves

  • F5 Platinum Partner in the U.S.
  • F5 Gold Partner in the U.K.
  • F5 2015 Innovation Partner of the Year
  • F5 2016 Unity U.S. Partner of the Year

World Wide Technology History

2014

  • February – WWT Named to CRN MSP500 Managed Service Provider Elite 150 List
  • February – WWT Named 2013 EMC BRS/DPAD NorCal Partner of the Year
  • January – WWT received Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence

2013

  • $6 billion in sales, over 2,400 employees
  • December – Ranked #71 on Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies List
  • December – NetApp U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year
  • November – WWT & Telcobuy.com Named Top 25 African-American Businesses in the St. Louis Region
  • November – Named Western Region Class IV Supplier of the Year by NMSDC
  • September – Recognized as a Top Diversity Employer for Women by Professional Woman’s Magazine
  • September – Ranked #114 on CRN Fast Growth 150 List
  • September – Placed #91 on InformationWeek 500 List

2012

  • $5 billion in sales, 2,200 employees
  • December – Ranks #1 as St. Louis’ Largest Owned Minority-Owned Business
  • November – Ranks #93 on Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies List
  • October – Class IV Regional Supplier of the Year by NMSDC
  • September – #86 on 2012 InformationWeek 500
  • September – Class IV Supplier of the Year by Houston MSDC
  • July – Gold Partner of the Year for 2011 by Citrix

2011

  • $4.1 billion in sales, 1400 employees
  • December – NetApp Partner of Excellence Award: The Dave Hitz Storage Efficiency Award
  • December – NetApp Partner of Excellence Award: Team Award
  • November – #140 on Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies list for 2011
  • November – #1 Cisco Collaboration Partner in the U.S. at the End of Cisco FY12 Q1

2010

  • $3.3 billion in sales, 1205 employees
  • October – EMC Enterprise Partner of the Year
  • June – VAR500 Best Partnership Award
  • May – #53 Washington Technology Top 100 Government Contractors
  • May – #201 Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies
  • April – Cisco Partner Summit 2010 Award Winner – 4 Awards
  • April – WWT received the H.P. partner in Excellence Award for Personal Systems Group Top Revenue Growth
  • January – WWT acquires Performance Technology Group

2009

  • $2.3 billion in sales, 1139 employees
  • Opened new facilities in Sumare, Brazil, and Tampa, FL
  • June – received three awards at the 2009 Cisco Partner Summit Global Awards.
  • March – WWT introduces TG500 Cisco TelePresence Movable Solution
  • February – WWT completes VoIP project for the State of Alaska
  • August – WWT acquires Server Centric Consulting
  • October – W.W. achieves Gold Solution Advisor Status with Citrix

2008

  • $2.53 billion in sales, 1008 employees
  • Opened new facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Tempe, Arizona
  • August – reached $1 billion in sales with Cisco Systems.
  • June – received 2008 Supplier Recognition Award for Customer Service from AT&T.
  • May – hosted President George Bush at St. Louis headquarters.
  • May – VAR Business 50 ranks WWT No. 36
  • April – awarded Enterprise Partner of the Year, DVAR of the Year, and Mobility Partner of the Year from Cisco Systems
  • February – achieved Master Unified Communications and Security Specializations from Cisco Systems.

2007

  • $2.5 billion in sales, 1008 employees
  • December – St. Louis Commerce Top 50 Businesses Shaping our Future Award
  • November – CIPTUG Application Bake-off Winner
  • May – VAR Business 50 ranks WWT No. 39
  • April – Cisco U.S./Canada Theatre Partner of the Year
  • April – awarded SEWP contract from NASA
  • March – won ITES-2H contract from U.S. Army

2006

  • $2.1 billion sales
  • March – Cisco Public Sector Partner of the Year
  • June – No. 43 on the VAR Business 500

2005

  • $1.8 billion in sales, 900 employees
  • WWT bought out venture capital firms ($27.5 million) Highland Capital Partner and Summit Partners
  • Opened new facilities in Phoenix, Ariz.; Granite City, Ill.; Earth City, Mo.; Greensboro, N.C.; Westchester, Ohio; and Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Facilities were expanded in Compton, Calif.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Austin, Texas.
  • October – Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List ranks WWT No. 248

2004

  • $1.4 billion sales
  • August – WWT achieved Cisco® Metro Optical Transport Advanced Technology Certification
  • June – WWT acquired the Scientific and Engineering Workstation Procurement III (SEWP) Contract from ECS Technologies, Inc.
  • January – opened a warehouse in Detroit, Mi.
  • January – SDE Business Partnering became World Wide Technology – Automotive
  • Black Enterprise Magazine – WWT named the largest black-owned business in the United States
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – Ranked No. 51
  • SBC Communications Inc. – Outstanding Supplier Customer Service Award
  • Hewlett-Packard PartnerOne Platinum

2003

  • $1.1 billion sales
  • October – opened offices in Rancho Dominguez, CA.
  • May – opened offices in Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • February – opened offices in Reno, NV.
  • January – World Wide Technology Holding Co., Inc. created
  • Jim Kavanaugh took the CEO position at WWTHC.
  • WWT and Telcobuy are merged
  • Tom Strunk named CFO of WWTHC
  • St. Louis Regional Technology Top 50 Company
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 50
  • Cisco Systems Growing with Technology Awards – Operational Excellence
  • OSHA Certificate of Appreciation
  • GSA “Industry Partner Award”
  • Dell Corp. “Best Customer Experience” Supplier Award
  • St. Louis Business Journal Largest Privately Held Companies – ranked No. 14
  • VAR Business 500 – ranked No. 67
  • Black Enterprise B.E. Industrial/Service 100 – WWT ranked No. 2

2002

  • $714 million in sales
  • November – opened offices in Nashville, TN
  • October – opened offices in Austin, TX.
  • January – Joe Koenig named President of WWT
  • January – created SDE Business Partnering.
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 42
  • Black Enterprise B.E. Industrial/Service 100 – WWT ranked No. 7
  • Black Enterprise B.E. Industrial/Service 100 – Telcobuy ranked No. 2
  • St. Louis Business Journal – World Wide Technology Inc. ranked the No. 2 diversity-owned business in the United States by Div2000.com.

2001

  • $924 million in sales
  • January – opened offices in Livermore, CA.
  • April – opened offices in Aberdeen, MD
  • August – opened offices in McLean, VA.
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company – ranked No. 10
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 51
  • VAR Business 500 – ranked No. 67
  • Black Enterprise B.E. Industrial/Service 100 – ranked No. 1
  • SBA “Hall of Fame” – David L. Steward
  • St. Louis Business Journal – In Depth: 2001 e-business Awards, 1st place: Telcobuy.com

2000

  • $802 million sales
  • April – opened offices in Plano, TX
  • Oracle Release 11 Upgrade
  • Telcobuy registered to TL9000
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company – ranked No. 14
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 41
  • VAR Business 500 – ranked No. 87
  • Black Enterprise B.E. Industrial/Service 100 – ranked No. 1
  • Joe Koenig was promoted to president of WWT.
  • Mark Catalano was appointed as president of Telcobuy.

1999

  • $413 million in sales
  • WWT spins out its telecommunications division to create Telcobuy.com LLC
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 66
  • VARBusiness 500 – ranked No. 97
  • Jim Kavanaugh takes the position of CEO of Telcobuy.
  • Tom Strunk named CFO Telcobuy
  • Telcobuy raises $27.5 million from Highland Capital and Summit Partners.
  • Telcobuy files IPO
  • Ernst& Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist – Jim Kavanaugh

1998

  • $202 million in sales
  • Installed Oracle Release 10.7
  • Purchased buildings 58, 60, 62, 64, and 131 Weldon Pkwy in St. Louis to create WWT/Telcobuy Campus
  • Awarded Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year by David L. Steward
  • US SBA Region VII Minority Small Business Person of the Year – David L. Steward
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 64
  • VAR Business 500 – ranked No. 109

1997

  • $135 million sales
  • US SBA Region VII Minority Small Business Person of the Year – David L. Steward
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors – ranked No. 45
  • VARBusiness 500 – ranked No. 142
  • Inc. 500 – ranked No. 394

1996

  • $81 million sales
  • Opened office in Herndon, VA
  • Southwestern Bell Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Winner
  • NMSDC Supplier of the Year – Regional Award Winner
  • RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • VAR Business 500 – ranked No. 159

1995

  • $74 million in sales
  • Southwestern Bell Minority Supplier of the Year Award

1994

  • $17 million sales

1993

  • $9 million sales

1992

  • $8 million sales

1991

  • $3 million sales

1990

  • WWT was Founded by David Steward and Jim Kavanaugh
  • July 23 – Incorporation of World Wide Technology, Inc
  • $812,000 sales
  • pieces of information from Forbes.com and Wwt.com
  • Video published on YouTube by “worldwide technology. “

Available F5 Demos in WWT’s Advanced Technology Center

  • Automating F5 and Infoblox IPAM Configurations using Ansible Tower
  • F5 Self-Service Requests using Ansible Tower and ServiceNow
  • F5 Federated Single-Sign-On using Okta and F5 APM
  • F5 Multi-cloud Management with F5 BIG-IQ and F5 Cloud Edition
  • Advanced Traffic Inspection using F5 SSLO Service Chaining
  • RDP and SSH Multifactor CAC Authentication with F5 PUA and F5 APM
  • Web Application Security with F5 ASM / Advanced WAF
  • Integrating F5 with OpenShift using F5 Container Connector
  • Dedicated F5 Automation Sandbox containing Ansible Tower, Infoblox IPAM, Docker, and F5 LTM

100+ F5 Competencies

  • F5 BIG-IP Administrator: 10
  • F5 Technology Specialist, LTM: 7
  • F5 Technology Specialist, APM: 4
  • F5 Technology Specialist, GTM: 5
  • F5 Technology Specialist, ASM: 4
  • F5 Certified Solution Expert, Security: 4
  • F5 Sales Accreditations: 22
  • F5 Technical Accreditations: 22

Customized Training

  • Automating F5 Configurations using Ansible Tower, AS3, and iControl REST
  • F5 Local Traffic Manager Basics
  • Securing Web Applications with F5 ASM / Advanced WAF

World Wide Technology Benefits

WWT offers Global Capabilities to source F5 in the country and acts as Importer/Exporter in the UK/EU, Singapore, India, Hong Kong, China, and Brazil. World Wide Technology is a dedicated Global Account Team.

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