Tag Archives: HP

Advanced Technology Center (ATC) and Customer Success

Advanced Technology Center

WWT’s Advanced Technology Center (ATC) is a place where customers and partners can stand up small-scale versions of prospective solutions, review product demonstrations, evaluate reference architectures and participate in hands on training classes. Recently we stepped up our investment in the ATC, bringing on an operations manager with 15 years of IT management experience, Mark Dougherty. Mark works with a core team running the ATC, which is complemented by an eco-system of WWT pre-sales engineers and technical architects with specific expertise in subjects ranging from data center design, core networking, cloud infrastructure, virtualization and collaboration. Continue reading

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WWT Climbs to Number 18 on CRN VAR 500

Having been here for over 15 years, it’s been fun watching WWT climb the rankings in the CRN’s VAR 500 industry benchmark.  With our revenues climbing from $2.2B to $3.3B, it was fantastic to to see such a major leap this year from #50 in 2010 to #18 in 2011.

A big thanks to all of our customers that ultimately drive our success and congratulations to all of our employees who make this type of recognition possible.  In addition, we couldn’t do it with out the valued partnerships we have with the best the industry has to offer: Cisco, EMC, HP, NetApp, VMware & Citrix–Thanks!

WWT 2011 National Sales Meeting: Transformation. Collaboration. Acceleration.

WWT 2011 National Sales Meeting 5K Runners

Congratulations to our sales team for a great 2010!  We just wrapped-up our annual 2011 National Sales Meeting (NSM) held this year in sunny Phoenix.  It was a fantastic event that included our entire field sales and pre-sales teams.  We also appreciated having many of our partners attend, especially Cisco, HP, EMC and NetApp. Continue reading

WWT Customer Round Table with HP’s Mark Hurd

On Wednesday, World Wide hosted a round table with Mark Hurd, HP CEO, and a number of our customers in St. Louis. First,  I’d like to thank our customers for taking time to attend.  Based on their feedback, they all enjoyed the informative and frank discussion.  Hosting the event was our CEO, Jim Kavanaugh with Joe Koenig, President, and Dave Steward, Chairman of WWT.  Stephen DiFranco, HP’s new channel chief, kicked off the event.

The interaction between Mark and the audience was fantastic.   Mark was down to earth and answered questions very directly and certainly didn’t pull any punches.   Continue reading