NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that trading of CDW (Nasdaq:CDW), a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of integrated information technology (IT) solutions in the U.S. and Canada, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on Thursday, June 27, 2013 under the ticker symbol "CDW".
Founded in 1984, CDW serves its more than 250,000 small, medium and large business, government, education and healthcare customers by delivering critical solutions to their increasingly complex IT needs. The company provides a broad array of offerings ranging from discrete hardware and software products to integrated IT solutions such as mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization and collaboration.
"CDW is a market leader with a long history of delivering industry leading growth and returns as well as top notch service to its customers," said Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "In today's increasingly complex IT marketplace, CDW helps customers maximize the return on their IT investments. With its scale and scope, performance driven culture and flexible and nimble business model, CDW is well positioned to capitalize on a large and growing market opportunity. We congratulate CDW on its initial public offering and are proud to be the exchange of choice for CDW's listing."
Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice for some of the world's most innovative and progressive technology companies, including CDW. NASDAQ is currently home to more than 70% of technology companies listed on U.S. markets.
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