St. Louis, MO, December 3, 2020 -- World Wide Technology (WWT), a market-leading $12 billion technology solutions provider, today announced it received both the Palo Alto Networks Global Partner of the Year and Americas Partner of the Year Awards.

Announced during the Palo Alto Networks Partner Summit, during the Ignite '20 Cybersecurity Conference, these annual awards are presented to an elite group of Palo Alto Networks partners that over the past 12 months have excelled in the following areas: 

  • Performance: Bookings that partners initiate, the pipeline they build, innovative new services launched, and net new customers added.
  • Enablement: Number of Palo Alto Networks technical, pre-sales, sales, and post-sales training and certifications completed
  • Engagement: Nominated by the Palo Alto Networks team for exceptional engagement with Palo Alto Networks and our customers.

Our partnership with Palo Alto Networks has been a multi-year journey of collaboration that includes joint investments in expertise and a relentless focus on our customers' success. Palo Alto Networks' unique and innovative cybersecurity solutions coupled with WWT's engineering expertise address the most pressing security demands of our enterprise customers.

"Innovation and a spirit of partnership underscore our relationship with Palo Alto," said Mike McGlynn, WWT VP of Cybersecurity, "We're honored to receive this award. It reflects our joint success in collaboration amongst our teams: from innovative labs in our Advanced Technology Center to business-impacting solutions for our global customers."

"At Palo Alto Networks, our partners play a critical role in securing the tech-enabled future of the enterprise, and never has that been more apparent against a backdrop of challenges in 2020," said Don Jones, Senior Vice President, Ecosystems at Palo Alto Networks. "Enterprises rely on Palo Alto Networks technology and our trusted partners to bring the services and solutions that offer choice, flexibility, and simplicity. That adds up to better customer deployments and faster time to value. We're proud to recognize WWT on their recognitions for delivering valuable business outcomes and helping our mutual customers protect their digital way of life."

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About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with $12 billion in annual revenue that provides digital strategy, innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 6,000 people and operates over 4 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.

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