An organization’s decision to move IT to the cloud is daunting because it is a wholesale change in sourcing and delivery of solutions. However, most organizations are planning to shift select capabilities there, and many already have. The decision is often influenced by technology trends, including the growth of bring your own device (BYOD), the [...]
Study Finds Personal Use of Cloud Influencing Decisions at Work; More Than Half of Organizations Are Migrating or Planning to Move Services to The Cloud VERNON HILLS, Ill. – February 11, 2013 – CDW LLC, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced its 2013 State of [...]
Free Website Provides the Latest Grants and Awards Available to Educators in Pre-kindergarten through Higher Education VERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 19, 2012 – Education institutions are facing enormous pressures to find new and creative funding streams to keep curriculum, programs and technology up to date. A new website launched by CDW Government LLC (CDW-G), [...]
The traditional lecture model is the standard learning method in most American classrooms, but there is growing interest in new learning models that are encouraging students and teachers to “learn now, lecture later.” CDW-G’s new report, Learn Now, Lecture Later, looks at how technology is supporting the move to these new learning models.
Teachers and Students Report Shift Away from Lecture-Only Classes, Along with Increased Use of Classroom Technology Compared to Just Two Years Ago ISTE Annual Conference, SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 26, 2012 – The traditional lecture model – with a teacher standing at the front of the classroom conveying information – is changing. Across the [...]
IT Professionals are the First Line of Defense; One in Four Organizations Lost Data in the Last Two Years VERNON HILLS, Ill. – April 17, 2012 – Customer, student, employee and patient information is most at risk for cyber attacks today, and defending that data is a top concern for IT professionals this year, according [...]
Columbia College Chicago Leverages Cutting-edge Dark Fiber Solution to Greatly Expand Bandwidth Availability
CDW-G and Sidera Networks Provide the College with Fast Access to Educational and Media Resources at Significant Savings VERNON HILLS, Ill. – October 24, 2011 – For many colleges, students downloading videos, photographs, music and other media-rich content is an activity that strains the network and the patience of IT staff. However, at Columbia College [...]
Award Recognizes Outstanding Use of Microsoft Technology on Behalf of Public Missions VERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 19, 2011 – CDW Government LLC, (CDW-G), a leading provider of technology solutions to government, education and healthcare customers, today announced its recognition as a 2011 Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year. The award honors CDW-G’s [...]
Now in its fourth year, the CDW-G 21st-Century Campus Report examines the role of technology in higher education. CDW-G surveyed more than 1,200 college students, faculty, administrators and Information Technology (IT) staff members to understand their perceptions of campus technology. In 2011, the report found that interactive technology offerings such as digital content, mobile devices and online learning are not only more important to the 21st-century campus – they are being used on campuses at an increasing rate.
Administrators Should View Technology as a Differentiator Rather Than Another Expense Campus Technology Annual Conference, BOSTON – July 26, 2011 – Despite the fact that 98 percent of college administrators say that learning and mastering technology skills will improve their students’ educational and career opportunities, far fewer – just 22 percent – say that using [...]
CDW’s first Cloud Computing Tracking Poll surveyed 1,200 IT professionals in U.S. organizations to determine where organizations are with cloud adoption, what benefits are driving adoption, what challenges still hinder progress, and recommendations for how organizations can successfully implement cloud computing. In the survey, we defined cloud computing as a “model for enabling convenient, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications and services) that can be rapidly provisioned.”
Agreements Provide State and Local Governments and Educational Institutions Cost-Effective, Productivity Enhancing Technologies VERNON HILLS, Ill. – November 29, 2010 – CDW Government (CDW-G), a leading provider of technology solutions to government, education and healthcare customers, today announced two statewide contract wins: a Cisco telecommunications networking contract with the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) [...]
Two-thirds of IT Execs Say Understanding Energy Efficient IT is Critical to Their Profession VERNON HILLS, Ill. – November 8, 2010 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today released its 2010 Energy Efficient IT Report, based on a July survey of 756 information technology (IT) [...]
CDW-G Telepresence Solution to Provide Platform for Learning to 137 Colleges Nationwide VERNON HILLS, Ill., and GEORGETOWN, Texas – July 27, 2010 – CDW Government LLC (CDW-G), a leading source of Information Technology (IT) solutions to educators and government, and the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a non-profit organization that helps liberal [...]