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CDW Government Earns No. 21 Position on Gsa List of Top Technology Providers
Company breaks into top 25 in less than three years
VERNON HILLS, Ill. - September 28, 2001 - CDW Government, Inc. (CDW-G), a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Computer Centers, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDWC) and a direct solutions provider of technology to the government and educational marketplace, secured the No. 21 position on the General Services Administration Schedule 70 sales report for technology providers to the federal government.
Posting the second largest year-over-year gain of the top 25 companies on this year's technology list, CDW-G grew GSA sales 158 percent over the previous year. CDW-G holds a GSA schedule of more than 20,000 products from 179 manufacturers.
"When we launched CDW-G in 1998, we were confident in our ability to provide exceptional service to the public sector and successfully participate in federal programs like the GSA schedule," said James Shanks, CDW-G's president. "We are proud to achieve the level of top 25 in less than three years and we feel it clearly reflects the government's need for a technology provider like CDW-G."
CDW-G sells to the federal government under the GSA schedule and other contracts, and also sells to state and local government agencies and educational institutions. CDW-G's industry-leading business model includes a knowledgeable internal sales team augmented by a field sales team and dynamic Web sites customized for each customer's needs.
A wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Computer Centers, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDWC), CDW-G addresses the unique needs of the government and education markets with brand name technology products and services. CDW-G is a leading source of technology products and services by such companies as Cisco, Compaq, Computer Associates, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Toshiba and other top name brands. For more information about CDW-G's product offerings, procurement options, service and solutions, call 1-800-863-4239 or visit the CDW-G Web site at www.cdwg.com.