Wells Fargo Recognizes Acxiom, Hewlett Packard, Iron Mountain, and Network General at Annual Vendor Summit
Scottsdale, Arizona — April 26, 2007
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has announced the winners of its Vendor Recognition Program, sponsored by the company's Technology Information Group (TIG). Presented during the group's annual vendor summit, the awards are based on a vendor's ability to align its products or services to four core elements of the TIG vision: The First Choice, Always On, Proud Contributors, and Continuously Innovative. "We're proud of the relationships we have built with our vendors," said John Taylor, Wells Fargo, Group Technology Manager. "With this event, we are calling attention to the importance of partnership when it comes to choosing, and working with, the right external providers. It is imperative each views itself as part of 'One Wells Fargo'." "First Choice" was awarded to Acxiom, a customer and information management solutions company; Hewlett Packard, best known as inventors of technologies and services that drive business value, was given the "Always On" honor; and, "Proud Contributor" was presented to Iron Mountain, a company providing information management, records management and data protection services. Network General, a network performance monitoring and management software solutions company, was given the "Continuously Innovate" award. "These four partners have consistently provided advanced products and services, abided by the highest ethical standards, and ensured a single point of accountability," said Taylor. "They have performed exceptionally well in a fast-paced environment, overcoming time, cost, and geographic constraints while consistently performing above and beyond the call of duty." Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $486 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through more than 6,000 stores and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the only bank in the U.S., and one of only two banks worldwide, to have the highest credit rating from Moody's Investors Service, "Aaa," and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, "AAA."