BizTech explores technology and business issues that IT leaders and business managers face when they’re evaluating and implementing a solution. BizTech is published by CDW, which is headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill.

CDW is a leading multibrand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. A Fortune 500 company with multinational capabilities, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 8,900 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2018, the company generated net sales of approximately $16 billion. For more information about CDW, please visit

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About the Team

Ryan Petersen
Editor in Chief | Email
About: Ryan has been a magazine and newspaper editor for 18 years, with the last 12 covering a variety of bases for CDW’s family of tech magazines. As Editor in Chief, he works on developing editorial strategy and is always on the lookout for new writing talent and sharing great stories with the IT world. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, biking and obsessively following Iowa Hawkeye sports and Cubs baseball.
Ricky Ribeiro
Ricky Ribeiro
Editorial Director | Email
About: Ricky has been a working journalist for more than 10 years with a strong background and emphasis in digital content and interactive storytelling. For more than 8 years, Ricky has helped shape the evolving integrated content strategy for BizTech, shepherding the program through different redesigns and the emergence of several new content types. When not immersed in all things business and IT, Ricky indulges his deep love of comic books, super heroes and video games.
Bob Keaveney
Managing Editor | Email
About: Bob Keaveney is the managing editor of BizTech magazine. A believer in the power of storytelling to inform professional audiences, Bob has worked in content roles for more than 20 years, as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor and content marketer. When he’s not editing content, Bob loves sports, traveling and cooking.
Brad Sowell
Senior Editor | Email
About: Brad is a senior editor for BizTech magazine and works closely with media relations and other professionals to develop articles for the magazine. Brad was most recently a public relations specialist at S&S Public Relations. Before that, he handled public affairs for the U.S. Department of Energy. When not following the Cubs and Hawkeyes religiously, Brad is an avid distance runner and has been competing in races across the Midwest for more than 15 years.
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Kevin Hambel
David Vogin

Copy Editors

Allison Leopold
Ellen Wu

Project Managers

Hanorah Srihari
Macy Kinde

Production Managers

Dan Brenner

Photo Editor

Sara Elder


Eugene Lee

Ad Design & Production

Tina McCartney
Tom Crawford


Amyn Meherally
Christian Giebler
Jen Olsen
Don McCarthy
Lisa Wood

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Editorial Calendar

Read the editorial calendar for the quarterly print magazine.


Data Center Modernization
Software-Defined Data Center
DaaS or VDI?
The keys to keeping data safe in the cloud
Moving from on-prem to cloud
Everything as a Service
2019 Biz Tech Trends to Watch
Tech to Watch
Automated IT Operations
Threat intelligence
NoSQL Database
NRF Retail’s BIG Show (January)
CDW Protect SummIT (February)
RSA (March)
Tax Prep (January, February, March)


Data Breach Response
Changing the Way Users Work
How SDN Changes How Business Works
Empowering Workers Everywhere
How AR and VR Changing Corporate Training
Tech to Watch
Advanced Videoconferencing
Multifactor Authentication
Flash Storage
Network Security Monitoring
CDW Future of Work SummIT (April)
Dell Technologies World (April)
PGA Player’s Championship (May)
Top Technology Jobs for New Grads (May)
Citrix Synergy (May)
CDW Core-to-Cloud SummIT (June)
Cisco Live (June)
HPE Discover (June)


Software-Defined Networking
Cloud Transition
Security Automation
Conducting Security Audits: Why and How
How AI is Modernizing Network Management
Companies Deploy Threat Intel to Stop Threats Before They Start
How Companies Shed Their Cloud Fears and Embraced the Future
Tech to Watch
Cognitive Endpoint Security
Industries Deploy Drones in the Field
Advanced Manufacturing
Google Next (July)
CDW Protect SummIT (August)
VMworld (August)
Microsoft Ignite (September)
CUNA Technology Council Conference (September)


Changing the Customer Experience
Managing Risk
Cloud, On-Prem or Hybrid: How to Choose?
Security at the Edges
How Not to be a Victim of Cryptomining
2019 Tech Year in Review/2020 Top Business Technology Trends on the Horizon
Tech to Watch
Edge Processing
Network Management Control
HCI Transition
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October)
CDW IT Leadership SummIT (October)
Holiday Shopping Outlook and Readiness
Must-Read Blogger List
Apr 25 2014