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 [...]
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 [...]
If only it were as easy as making a few clicks before you’re open for business. Before your small business startup can begin to grow, it needs guidance on IT to fuel its success. Jill Billhorn, CDW’s vice president, small business, details how small businesses can reap big benefits through technology.
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.
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 [...]
Small businesses are getting a competitive lift from their employees’ use of mobile devices, but most employees use their own devices, and small business IT managers are working to keep up. CDW’s Small Business Mobility Report surveyed mobile device users and IT management professionals across five small business industries to determine how mobile technology will change the small business landscape moving forward.
Two-Thirds of Small Business Mobile Device Users Believe Their Company Would Lose Competitive Ground without Mobile Devices
New CDW report finds opportunity for increased use of business-related mobile apps VERNON HILLS, Ill. – October 08, 2012 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today published The Mobility Edge: CDW’s 2012 Small Business Mobility Report, which is based on a survey of 752 mobile [...]
IT Monitor Shows Overall Technology Spending Continues Upward Trajectory, Led by Small Business and Public Sector
Survey shows tablet computers and consumer technologies used in the workplace increase productivity, but no consensus reached on cost savings The public sector reported overall increases in anticipated budgets (up five percentage points to 34 percent), hardware procurement (up five percentage points to 87 percent), software (up three percentage points to 82 percent), solutions (up [...]
CDW Recommends the Critical Questions that Every Organization Must Consider VERNON HILLS, Ill. – November 15, 2011 – Imagine the possibilities that server virtualization can bring to a small business: increased productivity, agility, scalable computing resources and a boost in IT return on investment. Now imagine getting started…and that is the challenge. Today, CDW LLC [...]
Hiring and budget outlook down; software spending up in key sectors Forty percent of IT decision-makers expect an increase in their overall IT budgets in the next six months, down eight percentage points year over year and the lowest level since October 2009. State and federal government anticipate steady increases in both hardware and software [...]
VERNON HILLS, Ill. – October 17, 2011 – Microsoft recently presented its 2011 East Region Microsoft Large Account Reseller (LAR) of the Year award to CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, during a ceremony at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Los Angeles. “The Field Partner [...]
Twenty-five percent of small businesses boost IT ROI with virtualized servers; 73 percent of those without virtualization are investigating or planning to virtualize VERNON HILLS, Ill. – August 31, 2011 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today introduced the CDW Small Business Virtualization Roadmap, a [...]
Server virtualization offers big benefits to large organizations with massive data centers, but what about small ones with only a handful of servers? Many small businesses feel they lack the money, the resources or the need for server virtualization. CDW’s Small Business Server Virtualization Roadmap provides a path forward for small businesses interested in virtualization, highlights the benefits small businesses see from virtualization and shares best practices from small businesses that have already adopted virtualization.
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.”
Business confidence strong; government weaker More than half of IT decision-makers in medium and large businesses expect to spend more on IT solutions including cloud computing, virtualization and security over the next six months. Forty-seven percent of medium-size businesses expect to replace or install new software for a significant part of their organization, up 11 [...]