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New IDIQ Enhances WWT's Federal Contract Portfolio that Includes Purchasing Vehicles such as ITES 2H, SEWP IV, the GSA Schedule and NIH ECS III

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has been awarded the Network Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) contract vehicle by the U.S. Air Force. The firm-fixed price, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract is worth a maximum of $6.9 billion with a six-year period of performance and is required for the purchase of net-centric products and services for the Air Force, Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal agencies.

“WWT is pleased to be able to leverage this contract vehicle to support the mission goals and objectives of the Air Force, DOD and affiliated federal agencies,” said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy and innovation with WWT. “We have a long history of supporting the federal government and are proud to be putting our technical expertise, advanced technology solutions, supply chain capabilities and Advanced Technology Center to work in meeting the central goals of NETCENTS-2.”

WWT adds NETCENTS-2 to its well-established list of purchasing vehicles, including US Army's ITES-2H, NASA's SEWP IV, GSA Schedule and NIH ECS III. The NETCENTS-2 contract vehicle is intended to deliver commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) products to support the Internet Protocol Network and bring all IT systems into compliance with the U.S. Air Force enterprise cyberspace architecture. NETCENTS-2 covers a broad range of integrated services and solutions, including networking equipment, servers and storage, multi-media, software, peripherals, and identity management and biometric solutions.

“Our engineering expertise, strategic partnerships, supply chain logistics and program management capabilities, particularly for the federal government, will ensure success across the continuum of operations for our NETCENTS-2 customers,” added Olwig.

About WWT

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a $5 billion 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 evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (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

For World Wide Technology, Inc.
Ed Levens, 919-346-5531

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