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[December 19, 2012]

World Wide Technology Ranks 93rd on Forbes' List of America's Largest Private Companies for 2012

ST. LOUIS --(Business Wire)--

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been ranked 93rd on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies for 2012. WWT held the 140th position on this Forbes list in 2011.

The Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies is closely watched and widely cited, and it includesa who's who of America's most-successful and fastest-growing businesses. This is the 28th year that the list has been issued by Forbes, and just 220 firms made the cut in 2012. WWT is in good company on this year's listing, alongside such well-known brands as Kohler (News - Alert), Toys 'R' Us, Ernst & Young and Koch Industries. Combined revenues of the companies on the list are up 12 percent to $1.49 trillion, according to Forbes, compared to combined revenues of $1.33 trillion for last year's ranking and $1.35 trillion for 2010. WWT's revenues for 2011 came in at $4.1 billion and were used to determine its position on this year's list.


"It's a great honor to appear on this prestigious Forbes list again in 2012," said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy with WWT. "It's a reflection of World Wide's core values and the innovation and diligence that our employees bring to each and every customer engagement."

About WWT (www.wwt.com)

World Wide Technology (News - Alert), Inc. (WWT) is a 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 manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (News - Alert) (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (News - Alert) (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.


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