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CDW is expanding the scope of its managed services to include Microsoft Azure and other cloud platforms, according to Steve Braat, vice president of cloud and managed solutions, CDW.
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Volunteers play a major role in ShotLink, the PGA TOUR’s proprietary scoring system powered by CDW, which relies on them to collect data for millions of golf fans around the world.
Lauren McCadney, director of digital engagement and social media at CDW, discusses how her role requires her to see the world differently and tell stories more meaningfully to stay ahead of the competition.
Diversity in Action
Sadik Al-Abdullah, director of the security solutions practice for CDW, and Toyia Rudd, director of CDW’s inclusion practices, discuss diversity in the cybersecurity field, while also highlighting CDW’s executive committee for hiring diversity.
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Mobile applications have made doing business easier and more efficient, and, according to CDW’s report, The App Age: How Enterprises Use Mobile Applications, businesses will spend much more on apps over the next few years. “People are focusing more and more of their attention and budgets on mobile apps,” said Joe Woods, director of mobility solutions, CDW.
Tampa Bay Business Journal
The Tampa Bay Business Journal named CDW the winner of its 2015 Best Places to Work award in the “Bigger” category based on employee surveys measuring 10 categories.
“One thing [colleges] need to wrap their heads around is needing visibility on the types of devices and what’s on their network,” said Deren Chen, inside solution architect for security, CDW-G. They should also consider what kind of information they publicize on their network and the sensitivity of that information, according to Sadik Al-Abdulla, director of security solutions, CDW.
Health IT Voices
While attending HIMSS15, Bob Rossi, vice president of CDW Healthcare, discusses topics such as mobility, patient engagement and security, as well as CDW’s Ultimate Technology Vehicle, the Technoliner.
“[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.
McKnight’s Long-term Care News
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.
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.