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CDW Offers Google Apps for Business and Support for Organizations Making the Transition

February 11, 2014

Supplements Google’s Productivity Suite with Migration and Integration Services

VERNON HILLS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CDW (NASDAQ: CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced that, furthering its cloud strategy, it now offers Google Apps for Business, Google’s productivity suite, along with professional services to help customers migrate their on-premise or cloud applications to Google Apps, and further integrate it with complementary systems. Marked by its entry into the Google Apps Reseller Program, the move adds to CDW’s growing portfolio of public cloud solutions supplemented with CDW’s managed services capabilities.

“Office productivity continues to be one of the most popular cloud computing categories,” said Stephen Braat, CDW senior director and general manager, cloud and managed solutions. “Integrating cloud productivity initiatives into an organization’s IT architecture can be both complex and time consuming. CDW provides the full breadth of services to quickly and smoothly begin taking advantage of the cloud’s benefits. With Google Apps for Business and CDW’s migration and integration services, we continue to build a best-in-class portfolio of compelling cloud solutions.”

Google Apps for Business brings simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations of any size – all hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance and reduce IT costs. With Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Hangouts integrated instant messaging and video conferencing, users can stay connected and work together with ease. Google Docs and Google Hangouts help users share files and collaborate in real time, keeping versions organized and available wherever and whenever they work.

To assist customers’ migration to the Google’s productivity suite, CDW will partner with leading migration services providers, starting with Denver-based Tempus Nova, Inc. Tempus Nova is a Google Apps Premier Reseller and developer of the tools Google uses to migrate mail and calendar data to Google Apps. “Tempus Nova is honored to partner with CDW and Google to bring cloud solutions, migration and integration services to the enterprise,” said Didi Dellanno, vice president of Tempus Nova. “The Google Apps suite enables organizations of all sizes to seamlessly communicate, collaborate and connect. Google’s constant stream of innovation combined with CDW’s depth and breadth of experience delivering technology solutions will make this a very successful partnership.”

CDW first began offering Google products with the February 2013announcement that it would provide complete Google Chromebook offerings. To learn more about CDW’s offerings in support of Google Apps for Business, customers may contact their CDW account manager directly or call 1-800-800-4239.

For more information about CDW’s portfolio of cloud offerings, please visit http://www.cdw.com/cloud.

About CDW

CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare. A Fortune 500 company, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs approximately 6,900 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2013, the company generated net sales of approximately $10.7 billion. For more information, visit www.CDW.com.

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