|By Business Wire||
|July 30, 2012 10:31 AM EDT||
CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced that it will provide Salesforce services to commercial and public sector customers under a new agreement with salesforce.com.
“This new partnership with salesforce.com is a cornerstone of our diverse cloud computing offerings,” said Matt Troka, senior vice president, product and partner management, CDW. “Our customers in the public and commercial sectors are constantly looking for ways to streamline operations, provide better service to their customers and employees, and conserve budgets. Now, CDW can help them meet these goals with the social, mobile and open capabilities of salesforce.com’s leading cloud technologies.”
CDW will provide Force.com, salesforce.com’s social enterprise platform for building social apps, as well as Salesforce Chatter, the leading enterprise social network. In addition, CDW-G will provide Salesforce Sales Cloud and Salesforce Service Cloud to its public-sector customers. Today, more than 100,000 organizations use Salesforce services to streamline operations and facilitate collaboration.
“CDW and salesforce.com are committed to helping companies achieve greater success through the power of social and mobile cloud computing,” said Ron Huddleston, senior vice president, ISV & Channel, salesforce.com. “With this agreement, more than 250,000 CDW customers across business, government, education and healthcare have a path to transform themselves into social enterprises, using Salesforce services to put customers at the heart of their business.”
According to CDW’s 2011 Cloud Computing Tracking Poll, 84 percent of current cloud users said they cut application costs by moving to the cloud. On average, cloud users reported saving 21 percent annually on those applications moved to the cloud.
CDW and CDW-G customers interested in Salesforce services should contact their account manager.
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. Ranked No. 32 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies and No. 270 on the FORTUNE 500, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 6,800 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2012, the company generated net sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit www.CDW.com.