“[CDW’s Cloud 401 Report] data suggests that IT has a more critical role than ever: integrating cloud with traditional services and architecting for reliability and continuity of service, regardless of delivery mode,” says Stephen Braat, CDW vice president of cloud and managed solutions.
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Ginna Baik, business development executive, CDW Healthcare, and Sadik Al-Abdulla, director of security solutions, CDW, agree that there are HIPAA shortcomings within the long-term care industry.
More than two-thirds of healthcare decision makers considered analytics among their top three priorities, citing rising healthcare costs as the biggest motivating factor, according to CDW Healthcare’s Analytics in Healthcare Report.
CDW’s Enterprise Mobile App Report found that 48 percent of businesses increased their mobile application budget year over year.
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Migration and integration are two of the top challenges when it comes to increasing the enterprise cloud footprint, according to CDW’s Cloud 401 Report.
Charles Barkley shares the court with former NBA players Scottie Pippen and Rick Mahorn in CDW’s latest “People Who Get IT” brand campaign, which focuses on CDW’s expertise in cloud computing, mobility and data center solutions.
Fifty-six percent of state and local government professionals surveyed in CDW’s Cloud 401 Report believe that migration and integration with other resources are the top government cloud deployment challenges.
Dean Lamb, CDW’s marketing director, explains the power of “and” in CDW’s latest brand campaign: “We’re looking at it as ‘CDW and our customers,’ and ‘CDW and our partners,’ and ‘CDW and our people.’”
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.
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.
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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.
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.