CDW Spotlight

The CDW Spotlight is where we shine a light on what’s new, what’s news, and what’s neat.


Power of Attorney: Putting BYOD to Work

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As more law firms embrace the collaboration and productivity gains of a BYOD approach to mobility, it is increasingly important to have policies and systems in place to secure and set user policy for personal devices. According to IDC, 65 percent of law firms do not track mobile devices. At LegalTech West Coast on May […]


CDW Helps Bridge the Gap Between Students and Performing Arts

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On May 22, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, along with sponsor CDW, held the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. The event was hosted live from the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles and connected via Cisco telepresence technology with students from Deer River High School (Deer […]


CDW Sponsors Tonight’s Live Telepresence Concert

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Tonight, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, with help from sponsor CDW, will host the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. Bridging the Gap is a live telepresence concert that will bring together students, educators and some of the industry’s finest from across the nation to perform, […]


EMC Honors CDW and CDW-G for Significant Sales Results

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EMC Corporation recognized CDW and CDW-G as Mid-Market Geo Partner of the Year and Federal Partner of the Year, respectively. The awards, presented at the 2013 EMC Global Partner Summit, celebrate high-achieving EMC Business Partners who exceeded growth expectations and demonstrated a commitment to excellence through innovation and thought leadership that support joint business goals. CDW […]


CFO Ann Ziegler Receives Women in Finance Award

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Ann Ziegler, senior vice president and chief financial officer at CDW, was honored by CFO magazine with its Women in Finance Award. The award was presented May 15 by CFO Magazine at its Second Annual Women in Finance event in New York. The Women in Finance Awards recognize female CFOs at the nation’s largest companies […]


FOSE 2013: CDW Experts Discuss Best Practices for Federal Mobility, Security

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How are agencies ensuring that mobile devices – both government-furnished and personal – are successfully managed and secured? CDW’s mobility and security solutions experts participated in recent panel discussions at FOSE 2013 to discuss best practices in the current landscape. Joe Woods, director, operations and ecosystem development, mobility solutions at CDW, participated in a session […]


CDW Healthcare’s Award Winning Work: Health Tech Report and Other Projects Earn Three Advertising Awards

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Healthcare Marketing Report awarded StudioNorth and Outlook Marketing Services, Inc. three separate awards for work with CDW Healthcare that exemplified exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness. The awards demonstrate CDW Healthcare’s customer intimacy and creative excellence. This year’s Healthcare Advertising Awards, the 30th annual, received nearly 4,000 entries, making it the largest healthcare advertising awards […]


CDW Recognized for Sales Enablement Platform

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SiriusDecisions recognized CDW as a recipient of its seventh annual Return on Integration (ROI) Awards, in the category of sales enablement. The honorees were selected from organizations that implemented winning strategies by applying innovative sales, marketing and product integration practices to maximize topline growth. CDW received the award for designing and executing a well-defined, process-based […]


CDW is First Major Tenant at New Wisconsin Data Center

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CDW is the first major tenant of a new data center established by the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation in Milwaukee, Wis. Data Holdings LLC is Wisconsin’s first wholesale, Tier III, carrier‑neutral data center, providing clients with private, dedicated suites to place their own equipment and run IT functions themselves. CDW will use the space to […]


CDW Honored for “Client Golf” Marketing Campaign

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Sometimes, being a loser can ultimately make you a winner. That’s the premise of the CDW “Client Golf” campaign. The idea became reality when the campaign earned CDW a Best Integrated Marketing Campaign award at the annual Cisco Marketing Velocity conference on April 17. The integrated campaign featured NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley as […]


CDW Advances on the Fortune 500


CDW now ranks No. 267 on the Fortune 500, the annual list ranking America’s largest corporations by revenue, and it is No. 19 in Illinois, according to the 2013 list, published today. Fortune also named CDW No. 17 among the fastest-growing companies in the Fortune 1000 by profit. The Fortune 500 also recognizes CDW among […]


CDW Honored by Emerson Network Power

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Emerson Network Power recognized CDW for excellence in helping customers solve their power, cooling and infrastructure management challenges, naming it an Emerson Network Power 2012 U.S. Direct Market Reseller of the Year. According to CDW’s Energy Efficient IT Report, focus on green initiatives is increasing, and organizations are saving money by actively managing data center […]


Sweepstakes Winner Unveils New Wireless Lab

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It was full speed ahead at Chevy Chase Elementary in Chevy Chase, Md. last week, as the school kicked off a new chapter of learning in the classroom. One of three national grand-prize winners of the 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, Chevy Chase unveiled its mobile wireless lab technology package valued at more than […]