About the Company
CDW Corporation designs, orchestrates, and manages technology products and services. It offers hardware as well as software solutions to education sectors, businesses, and governments around the world. Headquartered in Illinois, United States, the company delivers integrated solutions to more than 150 countries. Its international headquarters are spread out all across the globe, including Canada, South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and UAE. CDW Corporation shares trade on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange as CDW. CDW stocks are also components of the illustrious Nasdaq 100 index and the S&P 500 index.
The company was incorporated in 1984 as MPK Computing. It later changed its name to Computer Discount Warehouse, and then simply to CDW. In 2007, CDW was acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC for a purchase price of approximately $7.3 billion. It again went public in 2013, under the name CDW Corporation. Over the years, the company has continued its business expansion through acquisitions. In a major acquisition, CDW purchased Micro Warehouse, the leading reseller of IT products and services to businesses in the UK. CDW acquired Berbee Information Networks Corporation, one of the country’s largest privately-held IT solutions providers, for $184 million in 2006. As of 2020, most internationally renowned companies, like Apple, Samsung, Intel, Lenovo, IBM, Acer, HP, Microsoft, Adobe, Dell, Cisco, Blackberry, Google, JBL, to name a few, stand by CDW as its brand partners. CDW was ranked 178th on the list of Fortune 500 companies in 2020, while Forbes ranked it 827th on its list of Global 2000 2020. The company was also included on Forbes’ lists of Best Employers for Veterans, Best Employers for Diversity, Just Companies 2020, and America’s Best Employers by State.;
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