Custom mobile apps deliver high business value because they are targeted at a company’s needs and aim to transform processes, according to CDW’s Enterprise Mobile App Report.
CDW in the News
More than half of enterprises expect to increase their mobile app budgets, and 20 percent expect to increase app budgets by more than 10 percent, according to CDW’s Enterprise Mobile App Report.
In this Q&A, Tim Murphy, CDW-G cloud client executive for education, explains the benefits and challenges of deploying cloud computing in K-12 schools.
CDW’s Cloud 401 Report sheds new light on cloud vendor hype vs. reality. Respondents to CDW’s survey rated flexibility, ease of use and ease of administration as vendor truths and security as hype.
McKnight’s Long-term Care News
Long-term care organizations are embracing technology’s role in improving resident engagement, as well as its positive effects on resident socialization and wellness, explains Ginna Baik, business development executive, CDW Healthcare, in this contributed article.
Shane Zide, CDW cloud client executive, discusses the successes and struggles of organizations deploying data, storage or application services in the cloud.
Reliability, more than cost, is most important to healthcare organizations when choosing a cloud provider, according to CDW’s Cloud 401 Report.
National Speed Sport News
Daytona International Speedway announced the Daytona Technology Platform Powered by CDW as part of the expanding network of companies that are supporting the unprecedented $400 million Daytona Rising redevelopment project.
Mobile Sports Report
Fans at Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz., used a record-breaking 6.2 terabytes (TB) of data on the CDW-implemented wireless network at University of Phoenix Stadium.
As the official technology partner for the Arizona Cardinals and University of Phoenix Stadium, CDW implemented a new high-density network for secure stadium wireless ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl and the 2016 college football championship.
CDW implemented a new Cisco-based, high-density wireless network at University of Phoenix Stadium, enabling fans at Super Bowl XLIX to share the game-day experience with faster and more secure stadium Wi-Fi.
Organizations implementing analytics plan to invest in data capture, storage and processing, according to CDW Healthcare’s Analytics in Healthcare Report. “We see endpoint virtualization and application virtualization gaining momentum, as organizations feel more comfortable storing data locally and delivering it virtually,” said Chris Haupt, mobility solutions architect, CDW Healthcare.
“The Arizona Cardinals teamed up with CDW to provide state-of-the-art networking, wireless and computing technology at University of Phoenix Stadium,” said John Drum, vice president of stadium operations. The partnership makes the stadium one of the NFL’s most technologically advanced facilities, demonstrating the expanding role of IT in major sports venues, Drum said.
CDW’s continued success landed it on this list of top performers and events in Chicago technology in 2014. CDW beat out many other contenders to occupy the “C” spot on the list, with the author noting that its stock more than doubled since its IPO in 2013. He also notes that CDW’s success is a critical part of rewriting the media narrative of Chicago as a tech hub.