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CDW Corporation history, profile and corporate video

   CDW Corporation is a multi-brand provider of information technology solutions headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, U.S. It provides its technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare customers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.

   CDW was originally established in 1984 as MPK Computing by Michael Krasny. The idea was born when Krasny took a small ad in a free-circulation newspaper to sell his computer and printer. MPK Computing later became Computer Discount Warehouse and then simply CDW.

   1993, CDW completed first IPO, being listed on the NASDAQ market.

   1995, CDW.com was launched.

   In 2003, CDW acquired Micro Warehouse assets.

   In 2005, CDW Healthcare was launched.

   In 2006, CDW acquired Berbee Information Networks, a top-tier reseller of IBM, Cisco, and Microsoft products and services.

   In 2007, CDW went private, being purchased by the private equity firms Madison Dearborn Partners and Providence Equity Partners.

   In 2013, the company went public again through an initial public offering on the NASDAQ market under the name CDW Corporation.

   In 2015, CDW acquired U.K.-based solutions provider Kelway. It also grew the partnership with Dell.

   In 2019, it acquired Canadian solutions provider Scalar Decisions and Aptris.


   CDW Corporation provides a broad portfolio of products, services and solutions.

Hardware
  • Cables
  • Computer Accessories
  • Computer Monitors & Displays
  • Computers
  • Electronics
  • Networking
  • Office Equipment & Supplies
  • Phones & Video Conferencing
  • Power
  • Printers & Supplies
  • Servers & Server Management
  • Storage & Hard Drives
Software
  • Business Applications
  • Communication
  • Graphics & Design
  • Networking & Servers
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming & Web Development
  • Security
  • Utilities
  • Virtualization
Services
  • Cybersecurity Services
  • IT Infrastructure Services
  • Workspace Services
  • IT Support Services
  • Data Services
  • Development Services
IT Solutions
  • Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Center & Network Infrastructure
  • DevOps
  • Digital Signage
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Workspace Solutions
  • Print Solutions
  • IT Asset Management

   CDW Corp. is a Fortune 500 company with more than 11,000 employees. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Top 2000 Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.cdw.com.

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