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List of the Best Chicago Cloud Computing Firms

  • 1
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2001, Trianz is a strategic agency headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. with offices all over the United States, including Boston, Chicago, and Seattle.Their team has over 1,000 employees that specialize in big data consulting, cloud consulting, and IT strategy consulting. 

    Clients
    Comcast
    Western Digital
    Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness
    FedEx
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Trianz performed marketing analytics for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. Their team created a strategic roadmap to market specific drugs with certain target audiences. With their assistance, processes within the pharmaceutical manufacturer were automated and accuracy improved.

    "Their resources are professional and there were very few issues between the Trianz folks and our team."– Director of Sales Operations & Technologies, Drug Manufacturer

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Based in Chicago, ServerCentral Turing Group is a managed data center services provider. Since being founded in 2000, their team has grown to about 87 employees. ServerCentral Turing Group specializes in IT managed services, cloud consulting, and SI for midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    Angie's List
    DePaul University
    Shopify
    Basecamp
    Notable Project

    ServerCentral Turing Group provided web hosting services for a software company. The team managed services and security, while the client targeted their own servers. The client was especially pleased with ServerCentral's impressively consistent communication.

    "They consistently provide better service and communication than any of our other hosting relationships."– IT Director, Software Company

  • 3
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Kin + Carta is a tech-centered management consultancy based in Chicago. Founded in 1964, they also have offices in London, San Francisco, New York, and Singapore. Their team of approximately 3,000 focuses primarily on enterprise clients in the financial services and health care fields. Services include mobile app development, cloud consulting, and more.

    Clients
    AstraZeneca
    Expedia
    Santander
    Pizza Hut
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kin + Carta built a native mobile app for a health care nonprofit in advance of open enrollment, upgrading their old platform. They built the app for iOS and Android with a focus on human-centered design,

    "They helped us go beyond the average of health care to meet the expectation of digital." - CIO, Nonprofit Health Insurance Provider

  • 4
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Maven Wave Partners is an IT services company based in Chicago, IL. The team of 150+ is committed to helping clients transition to digital solutions. Founded in 2008, Maven Wave provides IT strategy, cloud, and productivity consulting, as well as software development and design.

    Clients
    Nike
    Liberty Mutual
    Disney
    CME Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Maven Wave migrated a large sales team to Google Applications for business. They managed the entire process and ensured all business requirements and credentials were correct.

    "They have an outstanding communication approach. They’ve got a knack for savvy explanations of highly complex, critical tasks. I am dealing with customers and sales managers from five different geographies, and English is their second language and never once did they have any issues understanding." – Campaign Manager, Design & Manufacturing Company

  • 5
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Des Plaines IL

    JetRails is an e-commerce and IT service provider in Park Ridge, Ill. It was founded in 2000 and maintains a team of 4 that provides cloud consulting & SI, IT managed services, cybersecurity, IT strategy consulting, and ERP consulting & SI. 

    Clients
    Furniture Land South
    Grower's House
    Splash of Pink
    MageMontreal
    Notable Project

    A fashion company had recently migrated their e-commerce store to Magento and the site kept crashing. JetRails provides Magento hosting and configuration services which have greatly improved the site's reliability and functionality. JetRails now provides 24/7 assistance and fixes any issues they have.

    "[Our site] used to be slow on mobile and sporadic on desktops. Now, the connection is fantastic and users can seamlessly navigate the site on any device." — Marketing Manager, Fashion Company

  • 6
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Hatchworks Technologies is an Atlanta-based digital technology services firm that was founded in 2016. Currently, their team includes about 18 employees. Hatchworks Technologies provides custom software development, BI & big data consulting & SI, cloud consulting & SI, mobile app development, AI, and IoT development.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Nokia
    Charter Communications
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting firm wanted to break off part of the company and create a healthcare startup. Hatchworks Technologies conducted thorough market research to get a clear sense of how best to create a prototype. Ultimately, the team completed the entire development of the final site in PHP and node.js, which is hosted on AWS.

    "Hatchworks Technologies is one of the best companies I’ve ever dealt with. They are very receptive and are able to understand what I—someone without a lot of technical experiences in this field—say and distill it down to a meaningful level for the programmers and developers." — Partner, Consulting Firm

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Software development firm SPR was established in 1973. The midsize team specializes in custom software development, enterprise app modernization, cloud consulting & SI, ux/ui design, and more. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial services company hired SPR to assist them in managing their backend processing platform.

    "I would definitely recommend them to anyone out there."

  • 8
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Northbrook IL

    Sphere Software is a software development company located in Chicago. Founded in 2005, the team of nearly 100 employees is expert in software and mobile app development, UI/UX design, IT staff augmentation, and blockchain.

    Clients
    Buzzfeed
    Tumblir
    Subway
    Bass Pro Shops
    Industries
    Notable Project

    When an online marketplace approached Sphere Software for help re-launching a website, the team embraced the opportunity. The project included redesigning a website using Ruby on Rails and ongoing development and maintenance support. The client was impressed by Sphere Software’s professionalism and work quality.

    “Given the flexibility that they give me, I would hire more Sphere Software developers and engineers before hiring my own. This is not just because of the savings but because I get quality work out of them.” – CEO, Online Community Marketplace

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    CSW Solutions is a solutions services company based in Chicago. Founded in 2005, they have about 20 employees that focus on middle-market companies and enterprises in the financial services, retail, healthcare, telecommunications, and manufacturing industries. They specialize in web development, custom software development, mobile app development, and IT managed services.

    Clients
    The Chicago Children's Museum
    The Swedish Covenant Hospital
    PayNet Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CSW Solutions designed and built a SQL database to manage statistical information and carrier feeds for a financial services firm. The company developed iPad apps to file requests and distribute marketing materials. The database increased the firm's efficiency and saved them roughly $100,000 per year. 

    "CSW Solutions is very responsive, talented, and concerned about timelines."  CEO, Financial Services Firm 

  • 10
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Illinois-based IT service provider SWC Technology Partners has been working with mid-market businesses in the Midwest since 1980. With headquarters in Oak Brook, IL and additional offices in Chicago and Indianapolis, IN, SWC has a substantial team of nearly 250 employees. They offer IT managed services, consulting for IT strategy and cloud and mobile app and web development.

    Clients
    Batory Foods
    Emkay
    Tandem HR
    SG360
    Notable Project

    A community college initially hired SWC to update its help desk and revitalize the network's infrastructure. According to the client, both systems were in "shambles" before SWC came onboard. Now, they engage SWC for managed services and network support. 

    "The employees that SWC Technology Partners sends out are very good, skilled, and talented. They're not afraid to take on something they don't know about." – IT Director, Community College 

  • 11
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    SMBHD is a business digital solutions company based in Chicago. The company, founded in 2010, has more than 20 employees and provides CRM consulting & SI, IT managed services, cloud consulting & SI, cybersecurity to various companies.

    Clients
    Guidepost
    Agile Secure Data Exchange
    TopGolf
    3 Digital
    Notable Project

    An education management company hired SMBHD to set up their entire custom Salesforce configuration and to provide managed IT services. Because of this engagement, the company was able to transition to remote work, reduce client onboarding time by 35%, and take on more clients because of the improved efficiency of the sales team.

    "The Managed IT services team helped us become a tech enabled organization." - VP of Operations, Education Management Company

  • 12
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Alligatortek is a software company headquartered in Chicago with an office in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Since 1993, their team of 59 has lent its services in custom software development, mobile app development, and cloud consulting & SI. They specialize in Azure, and have experience in working with frameworks such as .NET, AngularJS, and React Native.

    Clients
    Wrigley
    The Doan Group
    Leopardo Construction
    Notable Project

    A general contracting company subcontracted alligatortek to sync their employee information with their Active DIrectory. Alligatortek developed a system that automatically integrated the two systems togther, which allowed for simultaneous updates on both systems. It solved a large issue among the contractor's HR department.

    "Their customer service is excellent. Even after we went live, they were an email away if we wanted anything changed. They’d make the desired changes within 24 hours. It was refreshing to get such immediate attention." – Software Business Analyst, General Contracting Company

  • 13
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Downers Grove IL

    Based in Downers Grove, Ill., Mindsight is a technology consulting firm that was founded in 2004. Their team of about 65 employees specializes in managed IT services, cloud consulting & SI, and IT strategy consulting. 

    Clients
    Carver Pump
    Doumak
    Cayan
    Lindemann Chimney
    Notable Project

    Mindsight managed a healthcare company's network infrastructure. The agency was responsible for everything, from configuration to monitoring. The client was impressed with Mindsight's attention to detail and their dedication to understanding the company's needs. 

    "Out of all our other providers, Mindsight worked the hardest in understanding what were the challenges that we were having, before prescribing a solution." —VP of Operations, Healthcare Company

  • 14
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Evanston IL

    Stratosphere Networks is an IT solutions company based in Evanston, Ill. Since 2003, their team of about 41 employees has been specializing in IT managed services, cloud consulting & SI, and ECM consulting. Stratosphere Networks works primarily with small businesses. 

    Clients
    BBB: Accredited Business
    Crain's Best Places to Work (2015-2018)
    Stevie Awards (2016-2018)
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An insurance provider hired Stratosphere Networks for a number of IT services. They designed and implemented a wide range of new assets and projects. Stratosphere Networks is providing ongoing maintenance and management on a regular basis.

    "They have a level of expertise that allows them to provide a high level of support, which is considerably better than most other companies."–Director of IT Infrastructure, Insurance Provider

  • 15
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Elgin IL

    Softweb Solutions is a tech consulting company based in Elgin, Ill. They also have offices in Dallas and Ahmedabad, India. Since 2006, their team of over 300 has provided IT strategy consulting, big data consulting, cloud consulting & SI, and more for primarily enterprise-level clients. 

    Clients
    T-Mobile
    ADA
    GEA
    Cobra Electronics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softweb Solutions provided support for a business consultancy's website and e-commerce system. They were also contracted to create an iPad app that syncs with the database. The client prides Softweb Solutions on their technical skill. 

    "They use a project management software that’s phenomenal that their team uses for problem solving and additions or whatever. It has been fantastic." – Founder, Business Consultancy

  • 16
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Spark Equation is a software engineering company headquartered in Chicago, with additional offices in Saint Petersburg and Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Founded in 2014, their team of 24 experts provide custom software development, mobile app development, and web development to their clients. 
     

    Clients
    Shiftgig
    Echo Global Logistics
    BookedOut
    Progress Retail
    Notable Project

    Spark Equation provided IT services and web development for a professional education platform. Using .NET and Angular, they upgraded their client’s platform and migrated the system from AWS to a Microsoft Azure cloud. The client was able to see business growth after the implementation of the improved platform.

    “In the past six months, we’ve doubled our business from the previous 12 months. That has a lot to do with us being more confident in what we’re selling and featuring in our demos. A significant amount of that success can be attributed to Spark Equation.” – CEO, Professional Education Platform
     

  • 17
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2005, Global Point Technology Solutions is an IT and Cloud consulting company based in Chicago. They also provide managed IT services including help desk, network, and hosting services. 

    Clients
    Precision Stamping Products, Inc.
    Lake County Family Dental Care
    Maven Management
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Global Point Technology Solutions did a server migration for a manufacturing company. The process went smoothly and internal stakeholders were pleased. 

    "Their ongoing backup service is very good." – IT Director, Metal Stamping Company

  • 18
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Schaumburg IL

    Zadro Web is a software development company of less than 10 employees. Founded in 2007, their headquarters is in Schaumberg, Ill. They specialize in web design, web development, and cloud consulting and SI. They primarily serve midmarket and small business clients in the business, financial, and telecommunications industries.

    Clients
    Assemblies Unlimited, Inc.
    Sidecar Creative
    CleanTools, Inc.
    The Alphabet Shop, Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zadro Web provided end-to-end web development and rebranding for a digital marketing agency. Their ongoing partnership includes designing a custom-made WordPress website. The client is pleased with their continued work.

    “From a project management perspective, you won't work with anybody who responds to emails and fixes problems faster than Zadro Web. They're extremely proactive and responsive.” – Owner, Digital Marketing Agency
     

  • 19
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    8th Light is a software consultancy firm headquartered in Chicago, with other offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London. The agency and its team of 110+ has experience in web development, custom software development, web design, mobile app development, and cloud consulting.

    Clients
    Groupon
    Royal Academy of Arts
    NCSA
    LawVault
    Notable Project

    A ticketing agency hired 8th Light for app development. The app helped users get tickets to high-demand events easier. While the app hasn't officially launched, there has been successful reports and great feedback from a select few. 

    "They [8th Light] were great with collaborating on the right way for the project to be managed. I learned a lot from working with them." – VP Product, Entertainment Company

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Abira is a cyber cecurity company based in Chicago. The company, founded in 2019, has more than 50 employees and provides cloud consulting & SI, IT managed services, IT staff augmentation, and IT strategy consulting to small and larger-sized companies and institutions in a wide range of industries that include financial services, consumer products & services, and education.

    Clients
    UnderDefense LLC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software and data services company hired Abira to help enhance its overall security as a security consultant. As part of the engagement, Abira introduced new ideas and services/products that the company could leverage, advised the company on best practices to upgrade its antivirus solutions, considered single pane of glass (SPOG) security management products, and consolidated some of its legacy technologies. This engagement has resulted in improved overall security.

    "They also support us on additional security initiatives or product purchases." - IT Manager, Software and Data Services Company

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Prime TSR is a boutique technology consultancy based in Chicago with a team of 34 experts. Since their founding in 2013, they have provided BI & big data consulting & SI, custom software development, and cloud consulting & SI solutions for clients ranging from startups to enterprises. They are familiar with cloud services such as AWS. Azure, and Google Cloud.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Prime TSR redesigned a healthcare company's databases. Prime TSR utilized MySQL to update and integrate the new databases with the company's business processes, without much involvement from the company itself. They also integrated the company's custom software to access and manage the databases. The company is able to run operations with the new databases.

    "They’re familiar with the space, so they were able to integrate themselves within the organization. They provided subject-matter expertise and guided the project if they noticed a lack of a process." - Sr. Project Manager, Healthcare Company

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Park Ridge IL

    Realnets is an IT services firm, established in 1998 in Park Ridge, Ill. Their team of 14 employees specializes in web development, IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cloud consulting and SI. They primarily serve small and midmarket businesses in the financial, manufacturing, and consumer products industries.

    Clients
    The Great Escape
    Heritage Enterprises
    South Central Bank
    Lifeline Ambulance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A display media startup hired Realnets to integrate multiple front-end and back-end databases into a single system. Using HTML5, SQL, Java, JavaScript, and other technologies, Realnets developed ways to secure the system’s databases and move visitors through the site. The client is pleased with their high-quality work.

    “This was a project we didn't know how to approach. We thought we had a great idea, and they came onboard, and we've had tremendous success as a result of the product we have collaboratively put together.” – CTO, Display Media Startup
     

  • 23
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Des Plaines IL

    PlotnikovSoft is an IT solutions company based in Des Plaines, Ill. The company, founded in 2010, has around 100 developers who provide cloud consulting & SI, web development, CRM consulting & SI, ECM consulting & SI, and mobile app development services. PlotnikovSoft serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the IT, telecommunications, utilities, and energy & natural resources industries.

    Clients
    Telarus
    CRAFT
    AAM
    James Edward and Companies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development company hired PlotnikovSoft for an ongoing engagement to augment their development team in developing a mobile app. PlotnikovSoft developed the app using Xamarin after the UI had been designed by the company. The PlotnikovSoft team has been providing quality services that meet the expectations of the company.

    "They continue to do what we ask of them very well.""- CTO, Software Development Company

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Westchester IL

    Headquartered in Westchester, Ill. and founded in 2010, Middleground Technologies is an IT services provider that works with mid market and enterprise companies in the health care, legal, manufacturing, business services, and financial service industries. Their team of 15 provide IT management, cloud consulting, and cybersecurity services to clientele.

    Clients
    Platinum Dental Care
    G6 Industries
    CNC Industries
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A dental office partnered with Middleground Technologies because they needed to update outdated equipment and renew their legacy software. Middleground supplied the transportation of all information to a new server. This resulted in a faster and smoother system for the client.

     “Their customer service is great. They’re very open communicators, which makes for an easy engagement. They’ll continuously provide us with status and progress updates. I can trust them to promptly resolve any time-sensitive issue.” – Owner, Dental Office

  • 25
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Aptitive is an IT consulting firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2013, their team of about 30 employees provides BI, SI, and big data consulting, IT strategy consulting, and cloud consulting services.

    Clients
    Omron
    Healthstream
    MoreCare
    The National Safety Council
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Aptitive worked with this alternative lending company to supply it with programming capabilities for SQL Server systems. Their database administration expertise allowed them to develop complex storage procedures using both DBA and SQL programming.

    "Everything handled by Aptitive was top-notch." — CTO, Alternative Lending Company

  • 26
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Lombard IL

     Neudesic is a technology company with offices in Irvine, CA, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Irving and Houston, TX, Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV, Exton, PA, Tempe, AZ, Portland, OR, New York, and India.  It specializes in big data consulting, custom software development, cloud consulting, and mobile app development. The agency of more than 800 employees was founded in 2002. Most clients work in the healthcare, energy, and gaming industries. 

    Clients
    Hasbro
    American Cancer Society
    Hyatt
    Xerox
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Neudesic upgraded a recipe website to an efficient Cloud platform.  The system makes available to users a variety of easily accessible recipes, reviews, videos, and shopping lists. These content offerings are customized and can be set to fit users' specific preferences. The website has been growing consistently since Neudesic began their involvement. 

     

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Bandwidth Simplified is a managed services provider based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, the team of under 10 specializes in IT managed services, cloud consulting and SI, and productivity, collaboration and UC consulting and SI.

    Clients
    Ace Hardware
    Chicago Botanic Garden
    Goose Island
    Epilepsy Foundation
    Notable Project

    Bandwidth Simplified worked on telecommunications services for a real estate firm. They installed services on multiple properties including internet, POTS, and VoIP. They also assisted with pricing and user training. The client was satisfied with the project results.

    “Everything they’ve done has gone well. Their work helps make our process more efficient and frees up time on my end. I don’t have to worry about their work.” – Director of Information Technology, Real Estate Firm

  • 28
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Compoze Labs is a product-focused software development shop based in Minneapolis. The company, founded in 2018, has more than ten employes and provides custom software development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and web development to enterprise and smaller-sized companies.

    Clients
    Colorado Avalanche
    DQ
    Holiday
    General Mills
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development consulting company hired Elko to help it with a web design project using .NET and Microsoft Azure. They were to connect DecoNetwork via JWT with another connection between the new app and the client. They used DevOps, Azure, and C# Corner to complete the project. Elko completed its part of the project and the end client was very impressed with the results.

    "The standard of quality was extremely high and the project was accomplished under budget and within the expected timeline." - Marketing Manager, Software Development Consulting Company

  • 29
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Business intelligence company Wavicle Data Solutions was founded in 2014. They are located in Chicago, Illinois; Oak Brook, Illinois and Coimbatore, India and have a midsize team. Wavicle Data Solutions focuses on BI & big data consulting & SI, cloud consulting & SI, and IT strategy consulting.

    Notable Project

    Wavicle Data Solutions provides IT support services for an international fast food restaurant. They are supporting the client's IT delivery needs using Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

    "Projects are delivered on time, within budget, and most importantly are of high customer satisfaction."

  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakbrook Terrace IL

    IT Risk Managers is an IT solutions company located in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. It was founded in 2007 and now employs a team of 24 that provides IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, cloud consulting & SI, cybersecurity, and IT staff augmentation 

    Clients
    The Charity Project of Chicago
    Standard Engravers
    West Suburban Accounting Associates
    Notable Project

    A printing firm was having problems with their previous IT provider and needed a new partner. IT Risk Managers now maintains their servers, houses backup servers, manages security, software, and does repairs as needed. 

    "They're multi-talented and possess an admirable work ethic." — Treasurer, Printing Firm

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