Amplified IT acquired by CDW

  • The team at Amplified IT is proud to announce that we are becoming part of CDW. CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare customers.

Why is Amplified IT joining forces with CDW?

The team members at Amplified IT will extend the impact of CDW by providing tools and services to education customers that support the capabilities of Google for Education. Ultimately, this acquisition will extend Amplified IT’s mission and create even more meaningful impact at a pivotal time in education technology history.

President and Founder Tim Lee reflects on this acquisition sharing that “I am thrilled for Amplified IT to join CDW and build on our partnership that began in 2016. We share a customer-centric culture and aligned values. Joining CDW creates meaningful opportunities for both our education customers and our team. We’re excited about how this will accelerate us on our mission to amplify the transformational impact of Google’s cloud technology on education.”

Christine A. Leahy, President and Chief Executive Officer, CDW adds that “The complexities and critical technology needs facing school districts and educational institutions as they serve their students have become more evident than ever. The combination of Amplified IT’s focus on educator support and technical skills with CDW’s scale, reach, and leading market position in education will accelerate our collective ability to help schools leverage technology to achieve even greater educational outcomes.”

Why is CDW acquiring Amplified IT?

In the last five years, CDW has been on a deliberate journey to transform into a solution provider, focusing on service-led sales motions and delivering ideal customer outcomes. Amplified IT accelerates that mission. CDW envisions being THE leading provider of cloud, professional, and managed services in a sometimes disconnected industry. Amplified IT accelerates the evolution of the CDW Amplified™ Services portfolio and allows us to more comprehensively serve education customers. Read additional details in the press release.

What does this mean for Amplified IT’s customers?

In the short term, nothing changes. Over time, this acquisition provides great opportunities for Amplified IT’s customers. Customers choose to work with Amplified IT because of our capabilities and domain-expertise. We won’t be limited in the scope of our impact now that we are backed by the resources at CDW. Customers should expect the same high quality of service and expertise, with expanded solutions as Amplified IT integrates into the CDW ecosystem. There are no immediate changes to Amplified IT’s organizational structure and staff, and there will be no interruption of services or software. We’d love to hear from any customers with questions.

What’s next?

We’ll transparently share any changes as they unfold. To stay up to date on the latest announcements related to this acquisition, subscribe to the Amplified IT newsletter.