CDW (NASDAQ: CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, is furthering its cloud strategy. It now offers G Suite for Business, Google’s productivity suite, along with professional services to help customers migrate their on-premise or cloud applications to G Suite, and further integrate it with complementary systems. Marked by its entry into the G Suite 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 G Suite for Business and CDW’s migration and integration services, we continue to build a best-in-class portfolio of compelling cloud solutions.”
G Suite 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 G Suite Premier Partner and sole developer of the interoperability and coexistence tools used to transition enterprises from Lotus Notes to G Suite. “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 G Suite 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.”