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 distinction.
  • January - Ranked #34 on FORTUNE Best Companies to Work For® List

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 Business in he 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 - Placeed #91 on InformationWeek 500 List
  • August - Ranked #13 on CRN's 2013 Solution Provider 500 List
  • August - #1 on Black Enterprise Magazine's Largest Black-Owned Firms
  • June - #63 on Washington Technology Top 100 Government Contracting List
  • June - Ranked #5 on Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT List
  • June - Cisco Partner Summit 2013 (7 Awards)
  • May - Highest Ranked VAR on CRN's "Top 10 Tech Companies Student Want to Work For" List
  • May - Achieved Platinum Solution Advisor Status with Citrix
  • May - Awarded 2012 EMC National Partner of the Year (North America)
  • May - Awarded 2012 VCE Partner of the Year (North America)
  • April - Awarded 2012 NorCal MSDC Class IV Supplier of the Year 
  • March - Americas and Global MVP Executive VMware Partner Network Award
  • March - #3 on St. Louis Business Journal "Top 150 Privately Held Companies" List
  • February - Named to the CRN Tech Elite 250 List
  • January - Received Cisco Master Cloud Builder Designation
  • January - Named 2012 APC Federal Partner of the Year
  • January - Named 2012 ClearCube Federal Partner of the Year
  • January - Ranked #24 on FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For 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
  • July - #1 on Black Enterprise Magazine's Largest Black-Owned Firms
  • June - Achieved FlexPod Premium Partner Standing
  • June - #16 on CRN’s 2012 Solution Provider 500 List
  • May - Received EMC Velocity National Partner of the Year Award
  • April - Cisco Partner Summit 2012 Award Winner - 6 Awards
  • April - Named one of the Best Places to Work - St. Louis Business Journal
  • April - #46 on Washington Technology Top 100 Government Contracting List
  • April - WWT Wins a NCMSDC Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award
  • February - WWT Named to the CRN Tech Elite 250 List
  • January - #50 on FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® List
  • January - Fastest Growing Partner of Any VMware Desktop Focused Partners in 2011
  • January - Second Largest Partner of All the VMware Desktop Focused Partners in 2011

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
  • September - Ranked on this Year's InformationWeek 500 List
  • June - Ranked #18 on the VAR 500 List
  • June - Telecobuy Awarded Global Quality Excellence Award by Alcatel-Lucent
  • March - One of "The Best Places to Work" in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal
  • March - Cisco Partner Summit 2011 Award Winner - 9 Awards
  • February - VMware Global Government Partner of the Year Award
  • January - National Minority Business Council "Outstanding Technology Partner of the Year"

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 HP partner in Excellence Award for Personal Systems Group Top Revenue Growth
  • January - WWT acquires Performance Technology Group

2009

  • $2.3 billion sales, 1139 employees
  • Opened new facilities in Sumare, Brasil 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 - WW achieves Gold Solution Advisor Status with Citrix

2008

  • $2.53 billion 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 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 US/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 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
  • June - VAR Business 50 ranked WWT No. 45
  • May - Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors - Ranked No. 58
  • April - SBC 2005 Supplier Recognition Award for Customer Service
  • April - Cisco named World Wide Technology its Federal Direct VAR of the Year

2004

  • $1.4 billion sales
  • August - WWT achieved Cisco® Metro Optical Transport Advanced Technology Certification
  • June - WWT acquired Scientific and Engineering Workstation Procurement III (SEWP) Contract from ECS Technologies, Inc.
  • January - opened warehouse in Detroit, Mi
  • January - SDE Business Partnering became World Wide Technology - Automotive
  • Black Enterprise Magazine - WWT named largest black-owned business in 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 CEO position at WWTHC
  • WWT and Telcobuy are merged together
  • 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 BE Industrial/Service 100 - WWT ranked No. 2

2002

  • $714 million 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 BE Industrial/Service 100 – WWT ranked No. 7
  • Black Enterprise BE 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 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 BE 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 BE Industrial/Service 100 – ranked No. 1
  • Joe Koenig promoted to president of WWT
  • Mark Catalano appointed to president of Telcobuy

1999

  • $413 million 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 position of CEO 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 sales
  • Installed Oracle Release 10.7
  • Purchased buildings 58, 60, 62, 64 and 131 Weldon Pkwy in St. Louis to create WWT/Telcobuy Campus
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award – 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 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 Founded by David Steward and Jim Kavanaugh
  • July 23 – Incorporation of World Wide Technology, Inc
  • $812,000 sales

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