Windows, Chrome, Android, Apple; traditionally, districts picked a single operating platform for instruction and administrative functions – but is that still necessary? As districts embrace mobility and cloud in the classroom and as a business enabler, how do multiple platforms affect students and educators as well as districts’ short and long-term educational goals? CDW-G surveyed […]
As millions of workers bring their own mobile devices to work and connect to their employers’ networks, those devices further complicate already-complex computing systems. The BYOD phenomenon is one of the greatest challenges for IT professionals: empowering worker choice and productivity while protecting the organization’s network, data and assets. CDW’s Mobility at Work Report surveyed […]
Common Core State Standards offer educators, parents and administrators a consistent and clear understanding of what students need to learn in order to be successful in the classroom, college and beyond. Technology is a critical component of Common Core that can support teaching, learning and student engagement and assessment. CDW-G’s latest research, Common Core Tech […]
Recent CDW Spotlights
CDW recognized this year’s outstanding technology partners by presenting its eighth annual Partner of the Year Awards during the 2014 CDW Partner Summit in Las Vegas this week. CDW’s Partner of the Year Awards recognize the companies that have continuously provided exceptional support to CDW and its customers. This year’s award recipients include: • Aerohive […]
Miguel Guerra, a CDW wireless consulting engineer, was named a Daily Point of Light for his volunteer work through Lumity, a Chicago nonprofit that engages volunteers to introduce students to technology and facilitate college and career readiness. Points of Light, a nonprofit organization created to encourage and empower the spirit of service, recognizes individuals and […]
CDW has achieved platinum level status under Symantec’s redesigned partner program. The new program, which launched in October, aims to help deliver the most effective, state-of-the-art solutions to customers through streamlined, efficient cooperation between Symantec and its partners. Symantec’s redesigned program contains three partner tiers – platinum, gold and silver – that align with partners’ […]
CDW hosts its twelfth annual Partner Summit this week in Las Vegas, Nev. This annual conference for CDW’s technology partners aims to strengthen partner relationships, improve collaboration and provide an opportunity to discuss joint plans for the coming year. This year’s event will bring together more than 830 representatives from more than 260 CDW partners […]
For the sixth consecutive year, G.I. Jobs named CDW one of the 2015 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers for its efforts to hire and support veterans. CDW ranked No. 26 on this year’s list. “CDW prioritizes hiring veterans because we know that the skills and knowledge gained in the military are crucial to success in IT […]
CDW in the News
Hiring veterans isn’t just the patriotic thing to do – it’s also good for the IT talent pool, given veterans’ skills in cybersecurity and IT. To commemorate Veterans Day 2014, Computerworld honored companies that have gone above and beyond the call of duty in their commitment to hiring veterans into IT and other business positions, recognizing CDW as a great company for veterans in IT. The article notes that CDW earned a spot on Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT list and is a member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission.
CDW reported third-quarter net income of $55.6 million, surpassing Wall Street expectations for earnings. The technology solutions provider also posted revenue of $3.27 billion in the period, beating Street forecasts of $3.1 billion.
CDW announced that its Board of Directors approved a 59 percent increase in its quarterly cash dividend and authorized a new $500 million share repurchase program. The company also acquired a minority stake in U.K.-based IT solutions provider, Kelway – enhancing its ability to provide IT solutions to U.S.-based multinational customers.
The newest iteration of CDW’s popular “People Who Get IT” integrated brand campaign, “Smart Growth 2.0,” highlights how CDW’s cloud computing, mobility, power and networking solutions help businesses keep up with the rapid pace of technological change. The author notes that CDW worked with the Arizona Cardinals to implement wireless access across the team’s stadium, and will soon provide access in the outdoor concourse and parking lots.
CDW again partnered with former NBA star Charles Barkley for the continuation of its “People Who Get IT” integrated brand campaign. For a campaign that has been running for two years, the partnership between CDW, Ogilvy & Mather and Charles Barkley is an example of advertising that just works, the author says.
Recent Press Releases
Canvas Platform Connects CDW Customers to Feature-rich Mobile Apps VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Nov. 13, 2014 – CDW (NASDAQ: CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced a new collaboration with the cloud-based software service Canvas to broaden the offering portfolio in CDW’s App Marketplace – an online, […]