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Cloud Infrastructure Magic Quadrant Leadership: Savvis, AT&T, Verizon

It’s fantastic to see three of our strategic customers, Savvis, AT&T & Verizon, firmly positioned as leaders in Gartner’s latest  Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting.

As the report states: Continue reading


What is WWT’s Cloud Strategy?

I’ve been asked, “What is World Wide Technology’s cloud strategy?”

To answer, it’s helpful to first provide some background on WWT and I’ll borrow from our company profile.   For over 20 years now, World Wide has been a systems integrator and VAR of technology products and services to businesses and government entities around the world.  We have over 1,300 employees and a dozen supply chain integration centers across the U.S.    We support our customers with award winning customer service and a full portfolio of products and services including project planning, design, logistics, implementation and managed services. Continue reading

Has Any Fortune 1000 Touched the Private Cloud?

What makes cloud computing truly unique from the computing frameworks of the past?  Here are two key characteristics that NIST defines as:

  • On-demand self-service. A consumer can unilaterally provision computing capabilities, such as server time and network storage, as needed automatically without requiring human interaction with each service provider. 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

Geek Day Update – 35 Labs 20 Sessions

We’re only a couple days away from the sixth annual Geek Day.  This year’s event  features 20 breakout sessions and 35 learning labs on topics that cover the full spectrum of virtualization technology.   We have over 700 registrations.

Thanks to all of our sponsors:  Akorri, AMD, American Power Conversion (APC), AppSense, Avocent, BMC Software, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, eG Innovations Inc., EMC, Emulex, F5, Hitachi, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Innovative Research, Inc., Kingston Technology Company, Inc., NetApp, QLogic, Quest Software, Savvis, Inc., Sun/Oracle, Wyse Technology, Veeam Software, Vizioncore Inc., VMware, Xiotech Corporation and Zeus.

For more info. go to http://www.geekday.com/