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
It’s a big week for sports fans and CDW. As the official technology partner of the PGA TOUR®, CDW is teeing up several activities at this week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz., to showcase its technology expertise and honor military service members and their families: Throughout the Waste Management Phoenix Open, CDW will […]
For more than 30 years, CDW has focused on serving its customers and helping them meet their specific IT needs, regardless of their size, industry or location. With its regional offices, CDW is able to provide convenient, local support from coworkers who live and work in their customers’ communities, while also providing the resources of […]
The digital age has raised customer expectations of businesses, as much for better service and access as for the actual goods or services purchased. In response, retailers are re-evaluating how they interact with customers and stepping up their digital strategies. Further complicating this evolving landscape, legislators and regulators concerned about security and privacy are weighing […]
Here comes Santa Claus, compliments of CDW Healthcare and Cisco. This holiday season, the companies teamed up to bring Santa Connection back to Children’s Hospital Central California on Dec. 17, delivering virtual Santa and fun holiday surprises. Cisco’s Santa Connection brings holiday cheer to children spending time at hospitals nationwide during the holiday season, surprising […]
The number of women directors sitting on Chicago corporate boards is at an all-time high of 17.9 percent, according to the 17th annual census from The Chicago Network, an organization of leading professional women in the Chicago area. The Chicago Network Census monitors the progress of women in boardrooms, executive suites and as top performers […]
CDW in the News
Health Management Technology
As electronic health records become more prevalent, healthcare organizations must accept that mobility and BYOD instances will happen with or without support from IT, according to CDW’s Brian Voves, principal solution architect, security, and Jeremy Weiss, senior solution architect, security. Voves and Weiss note that mobile device management solutions enable IT professionals to secure individual devices and ensure that only vetted applications are accessed. A comprehensive security response plan is also critical – before an incident occurs, they say.
Technology startup center 1871 – known as “Chicago’s Entrepreneurial Hub for Digital Startups” – is positioned to cater to the growing tech and entrepreneurial community in the Chicago area. Supported by corporate sponsors such as CDW, the center helps businesses build themselves up to the point of self-sufficiency.
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.
Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals
Beginning on page 22, David Tzau, senior manager, search engine marketing at CDW, discusses the skills needed for success in the IT field, as well as the positive work environment at CDW. “The company really invests in its people. I’ve been with CDW for 13 years, and it’s been great at letting me try my hand at different things as my personal career goals have changed,” Tzau said.
Mobile Sports Report
As the Arizona Cardinals prepare to host the Super Bowl this February, the IT team at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., is prepared for a mobile-hungry crowd with a pervasive wireless network. of the Cardinals worked with CDW to completely replace the stadium’s Wi-Fi system, installing new Cisco gear from back end to front end. CDW is also expanding the network outside the stadium to handle additional events, the author notes.
Recent Press Releases
New Solutions Provide Fans With One of the Most Reliable, Highly Secure Wireless Experiences in the NFL, Improve Business Operations for Arizona Cardinals VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Jan. 26, 2015 – Ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl and the 2016 college football championship, CDW (NASDAQ: CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions […]