CDW Wins Americas Infrastructure Virtualization Competency Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2013 Partners from Around the World Recognized for Delivering Solutions for the Software-Defined Datacenter Business Wire VERNON HILLS, Ill. -- March 4, 2013 CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced that it has been named the Americas recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Infrastructure Virtualization Competency category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware’s annual partner event, on February 26 in Las Vegas. “We are pleased to recognize the achievements made in 2012 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem,” said Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner Readiness. “VMware Partner Exchange is dedicated to educating and equipping our partner ecosystem with the resources and insights they need to help deliver first class solutions for the software-defined datacenter in the coming year. We congratulate CDW on winning a VMware Partner Network Award and we look forward to our mutual success in 2013.” “The Infrastructure Virtualization Competency recognizes CDW’s demonstrated ability to virtualize and consolidate server environments using VMware’s leading technology,” said Doug Eckrote, senior vice president, strategic solutions and services, CDW. “Leveraging VMware solutions and CDW’s expertise in design and implementation, our business, government, healthcare and education customers can reduce the complexity of their IT environments and lower costs while building a long-term cloud computing strategy.” Partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Americas were acknowledged by VMware in 17 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2012. About VMware Partner Exchange 2013 VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200 sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as well as an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined datacenter to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange, visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com. About CDW CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. Ranked No. 31 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies and No. 270 on the FORTUNE 500, CDW features dedicated account managers who help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company’s solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include software, network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, desktops, printers and solutions such as virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility, data center optimization and cloud computing. CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 6,800 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2012, the company generated net sales of more than $10.1 billion. For more information, visit www.CDW.com. VMware and VMware vFabric are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company. Contact: CDW Public Relations Kelly Caraher, 847-968-0729 firstname.lastname@example.org or O’Keeffe & Company Gail Repsher Emery, 301-789-5340 email@example.com
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CDW Wins Americas Infrastructure Virtualization Competency Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2013
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