IT security firm Blue Coat receives CDW 'Partner of the Year' award

VERNON HILLS, Ill. – December 1, 2010 – CDW LLC, a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced the recipients of the company’s fourth annual Partner of the Year awards, which were presented on November 18 at the 2010 CDW Partner Summit in Las Vegas.

During 2010, CDW provided customers with products, solutions and support from more than 1,000 partners that specialize in hardware, accessories, software, network equipment, telecommunications and services. The Partner of the Year awards honor companies that have provided exemplary products, programs and support to CDW and its customers in the previous 12 months. This year’s recipients are:

- Belkin
- Blue Coat
- HP
- Ipswitch
- Tech Data

"CDW works closely with its partners to ensure that we consistently deliver value, understand and meet the evolving needs of our business, government, education and healthcare customers," said Matt Troka, CDW vice president of product and partner management. "We honor our most effective partners again this year for successfully supporting CDW and contributing significantly to our success."

The CDW Partner of the Year awards are based on input from CDW customers, account managers, product management teams, advanced technology specialists and executives, and they take into consideration the growth of partner sales through CDW as well as partner financial performance.