Press Release Archive »
Print

CDW Earns Spot on InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators in America

Recognition for 15th consecutive year reinforces company’s commitment to provide customers with innovative IT solutions

VERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 13, 2012 – CDW, a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare, today announced it has made this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. CDW ranked 132 on the list and 2012 marks the 15th consecutive year the company has been honored in the InformationWeek 500.

“Being honored in the InformationWeek 500 for the 15th consecutive year is a remarkable achievement and a testament to the dedication and innovative spirit of everyone at CDW,” said Jon Stevens, senior vice president, operations and chief information officer, CDW. “Our continued innovation in IT furthers our ability to provide customers with business solutions that combine world-class technology with world-class service and customized support.”

Demonstrating CDW’s position as a leading IT solutions provider, the company recently developed an extensible mobile platform, as well as a CDW mobile application and a high-performance mobile website that allows customers to stay connected with CDW.com. Due to its relationships with leading technology partners and its advanced IT solutions and services practice, CDW is able to apply added knowledge and insights to improve the customer experience and meet business objectives for the company and its customers.

“The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology for 24 years, and this year’s innovations were particularly impressive,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “What the editors looked for are unconventional approaches – new technologies, new models, new ways of grabbing business opportunities and solving complex business problems with IT.”

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies. Past overall winners include PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con-Way, and Principal Financial Group. The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders.

Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500.

About CDW
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. Ranked No. 32 on Forbes‘ list of America’s Largest Private Companies and No. 270 on the FORTUNE 500, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 6,900 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2012, the company generated net sales of more than $9.9 billion. For more information, visit www.CDW.com.

About InformationWeek Business Technology Network (http://www.informationweek.com)
The InformationWeek Business Technology Network provides IT executives with unique analysis and tools that parallel their work flow – from defining and framing objectives through to the evaluation and recommendation of solutions. Anchored by InformationWeek, the multimedia powerhouse that looks across the enterprise, the network scales across the most critical technology categories with online properties such as DarkReading.com (security), NetworkComputing.com (networking and communications) and BYTE (consumer technology). The network also provides focused content for key IT targets, such as CIOs, developers and SMBs, via InformationWeek Global CIO, Dr. Dobb’s and InformationWeek SMB, as well as vital vertical industries with InformationWeek Financial Services, Government and Healthcare sites. Content is at the nucleus of our information distribution strategy – IT professionals turn to our experts and communities to stay informed, get advice and research technologies to make strategic business decisions.