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Schools Power Up With Innovative Technology

Annual Sweepstakes Awards Two Schools $90,000 in Grants to Bring Advanced Technology to the Classroom VERNON HILLS, Ill. and SILVER SPRING, Md. – Oct. 29, 2014 – When students returned for the new school year they were greeted by smiling teachers, new lesson plans and No. 2 pencils, but two lucky schools also returned to […]

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CDW-G K-12 Multi-platform Report

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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 […]

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CDW-G Receives the National Joint Powers Alliance Legacy Award

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The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) honored CDW-G with its Legacy Award at NJPA’s 7th-annual H20 Vendor Advisory Meeting, June 11-13 in Brainerd, Minn. The NJPA Legacy Award is an annual recognition honoring an NJPA partner for exceptional innovation and persistence toward its mission, which is to create solutions that improve the way business is […]

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CDW-G Gives Schools a Chance to Win Big

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Everyone remembers that one teacher that made a difference and helped shape their future. That’s really what true educators do – make an impact on the minds, and lives, of their students. CDW-G and Discovery Education are giving all K-12 school district employees – from teachers to librarians and administrators – an opportunity to make […]

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CDW Mobility at Work Report

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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 […]

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CDW Survey Finds Significant Opportunity for More IT Support of Mobility at Work

Security Remains a Concern, but Managing Mobility at Work Confronts IT With a Much Broader Set of Challenges VERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 9, 2013 – CDW (NASDAQ: CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced its Mobility at Work Report, a close look at issues of integrating […]

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ISTE 2013 – Common Core Tech

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Last month, 14,000 educators, administrators and members of the educational technology community gathered in San Antonio, Texas, for the ISTE Annual Conference. While there were plenty of new products and services to learn about, one thing was clearly top of mind – Common Core State Standards and how districts are preparing for them. To help […]

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CDW-G Common Core Tech Report

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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 […]

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A Top-three District IT Priority: Meeting Common Core Technology Requirements

New CDW-G report finds that most K-12 IT professionals believe Common Core will have a positive impact on education, despite the potential challenges ISTE ANNUAL CONFERENCE, San Antonio, Texas – June 24, 2013 – Common Core State Standards, which all but five states across the United States have presently adopted, are designed to ensure that […]

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IlliniCloud Wins NetApp Innovator of the Year Award

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NetApp named CDW customer IlliniCloud an Innovator of the Year at its ninth annual Innovation Awards. The awards honor organizations who harness the power of IT to streamline business and operations. NetApp recognized IlliniCloud as the top innovator among U.S. public sector organizations. A nonprofit computing consortium for Illinois schools, IlliniCloud combines resources from its […]

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CDW-G Wins Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Beacon Award

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CDW-G won the prestigious Beacon Award from the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) for its educational funding website, GetEdFunding.com. CDW-G was recognized by AEP for the best marketing website in 2013 on June 4 at the group’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. The Beacon Awards recognize exceptional marketing campaigns that raise awareness of and excitement […]

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CDW Helps Bridge the Gap Between Students and Performing Arts

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On May 22, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, along with sponsor CDW, held the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. The event was hosted live from the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles and connected via Cisco telepresence technology with students from Deer River High School (Deer […]

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CDW Sponsors Tonight’s Live Telepresence Concert

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Tonight, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, with help from sponsor CDW, will host the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. Bridging the Gap is a live telepresence concert that will bring together students, educators and some of the industry’s finest from across the nation to perform, […]

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Sweepstakes Winner Unveils New Wireless Lab

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It was full speed ahead at Chevy Chase Elementary in Chevy Chase, Md. last week, as the school kicked off a new chapter of learning in the classroom. One of three national grand-prize winners of the 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, Chevy Chase unveiled its mobile wireless lab technology package valued at more than […]

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2013 State of the Cloud Report

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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 consumerization of IT and ever-closer ties between technology delivery and business outcomes.