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posted: 3/16/2021 2:41 PM

CDW buys education technology advisory firm in Virginia

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LINCOLNSHIRE -- CDW Corp. said Tuesday it has acquired Amplified IT, an education-focused consultancy that brings a blend of technical skills and knowledge to the K-12 and higher education markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Norfolk, Virginia, Amplified IT was founded in 2008. As a Google Premium education partner, Amplified IT and its team of Google Cloud professionals provide insights, services, consulting, and solutions to enable and empower schools to get the most out of the Google Cloud.

"The complexities and critical technology needs facing school districts and educational institutions as they serve their students have become more evident than ever," said Christine A. Leahy, president and chief executive officer, CDW. "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."

Lincolnshire-based CDW is a leading multibrand computer and technology solutions provider to business, government, education and health care customers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.