CDW Blog

Are you spending too much on cloud services?

28 May, 2019 / by Lauren Waterhouse posted in Cloud

As cloud adoption escalates, so do the associated costs. Cloud computing expenditure now accounts for around a third of an average company’s IT budget, according to research by IDG Enterprise.

It is therefore imperative that cloud spending is carefully managed.

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Rethinking emergency response – from the streets to the control room

28 March, 2019 / by Harry Brown posted in Workspace

For IT decision-makers in enterprise environments, ROI projections are one of the most vital elements of a successful request for technology investment. However, the production of accurate ROI predictions can be extremely challenging.

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Enabling collaboration in emergency services – with CDW and Microsoft

28 February, 2019 / by Harry Brown posted in Workspace

Emergencies don’t conform to any timetable. The ability to respond to almost any incident at any time is what matters most to the emergency services. Are you ready?

In the case of a category one emergency – involving life-threating and time-critical illness or injuries – professionals are expected to be on the scene within a maximum of 15 minutes.

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Capture the business benefits of Microsoft Surface with CDW

28 February, 2019 / by Harry Brown posted in Workspace

For IT decision-makers in enterprise environments, ROI projections are one of the most vital elements of a successful request for technology investment. However, the production of accurate ROI predictions can be extremely challenging.

To assist in this process and establish a robust business case for its Surface devices and associated software, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI).

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How Microsoft and CDW are helping fight fraud in finance and legal sectors

28 February, 2019 / by Harry Brown posted in Security

Handling large volumes of sensitive data and multiple transactions on a daily basis make the financial and legal sectors more vulnerable to fraud than most.

According to the Institute of Export and International Trade, the UK financial services generated a £68bn trade surplus in 2017. Meanwhile, the Bar Council suggests legal services accounted for fees of around £30.9bn in 2016. That’s a lot of revenue. And a lot of temptation.

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Endpoint Management and CYOD: It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

25 February, 2019 / by Jess Poulter posted in Workspace

The weight of an organisation’s productivity rests on IT's shoulders. Not only is IT tasked with keeping the data center running, but when it comes to personal technology choices, IT also must help keep employees productive. That means avoiding a surge in help desk requests, downtime, security risks, and many other issues.

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4 Ways to Simplify CYOD Management

25 February, 2019 / by Jess Poulter posted in Workspace

Modern companies understand the value in letting their employees choose their own devices. From keeping skills current, to creating a more productive culture, improving communications with customers, and ensuring device security—choose your own device (CYOD) programmes deliver many tangible benefits.

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Building a Cloud Migration Launchpad: Three Steps for Network and Security Readiness

18 December, 2018 / by Emma Williamson posted in Cloud

Consistent patterns are revealing how executives establish an IT launchpad that accelerates cloud migration and digital transformation. In evaluating its enterprise customers, Masergy found congruent themes that expose a three-step process for innovation readiness:

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CloudHealth By VMware

18 December, 2018 / by admin posted in Cloud

The potential for cost savings is one of the top three reasons for cloud adoption, according to survey by the Cloud Industry Forum but whether expected savings are realised in practice is another question.

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How to improve business communications through the cloud

18 December, 2018 / by Paul Morrison posted in Cloud

A third of customers will abandon a brand they love after just one bad experience. That was the finding of a survey by PwC of 15,000 international consumers1. The obvious conclusion is that customer experience ought to be an absolute priority for businesses aiming to maintain or expand their market share. The challenge for enterprise is to optimise experiences across the multiple channels through which customers now interact. How do you enable consistent quality of communication across the physical, online, mobile and social spheres?

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