list of msps in chicago

Our List Provides a Guide to the Best Managed Services in Chicago

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A highly regarded MPS can remotely manage your business’ IT infrastructure and end-user systems on a proactive basis.

Below we compiled a guide of the top MSPs in Chicago that can meet your company’s needs.   Take a look through the customer feedback, notable projects and previous clients of these superior providers to determine which company is the perfect match for you.  

  • Ameex Technologies Corp.

    Ameex Technologies is an Illinois-based CMS (content management system) web development agency with nearly 400 developers on-staff. Since 2007, they've sent their development teams around the globe to assist clients with web, software, and mobile app development needs

    Notable Project

    Ameex Technologies was involved in the development, design, and maintenance of redesigning a Drupal website for a local government. The client praised Ameex's approach to project management – communication, responsiveness, and results.

    "Working with Ameex Technologies was the best in my 40 years of experience in terms of the interaction between the consultants and my team, their ability to listen, their responsiveness, their communication, and their results." – IT Director, Local Government

    Former Clients
    LiveHappy
    Global Atlantic
    Wareflix
    PEI Media
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group251 - 1,000 Employees
    place Schaumburg , IL
    Awards

    Acquia Engage Awards Finalist (2017)

  • Andromeda Technology Solutions

    Andromeda Technology Solutions is an IT services company founded in 1994. They are headquartered in Lockport, Ill., with a second location in Chicago. Their 54-person team offers IT managed services, cybersecurity, web design, and more for a variety of clients. 

    Notable Project

    An investment management firm hired Andromeda Technology Solutions for additional IT support. They assisted with camera system setup, building networks, and network troubleshooting. The client was pleased with their ongoing reliability. 

    “They're very responsive and accessible. Whenever an issue arises, I usually hear from someone on their staff right away.” – IT Director, Investment Management Firm

    Former Clients
    Keough & Moody P.C.
    Seating Concepts
    Inc.
    Capital Trading Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Lockport , IL
  • Bandwidth Simplified

    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.

    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

    Former Clients
    Ace Hardware
    Chicago Botanic Garden
    Goose Island
    Epilepsy Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
  • Cinter Unison Networks

    Cinter Unison Networks is a business solution hub based in Cincinnati with five other locations. Founded in 2013, their team of about 10 employees works with clients across industries such as financial services, information technology, manufacturing, and telecommunications. They specialize in IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cybersecurity.

    Notable Project

    Cinter Unison Networks installed a Microsoft Azure-based cloud server for a dietary supplement company. In addition to the server, they oversee the company's daily maintenance and troubleshooting. The system makes the sharing of assets between employees easy. 

    "Cinter Unison Networks sincerely care about clients - it responds quickly to inquiries and provides ongoing support."  Executive, Dietary Supplement Company 

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Cincinnati , OH
  • Computer Maintenance Service

    Established in 1990, Computer Maintenance Service is a complete technology solution provider that specializes in IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cybersecurity. Made up of 9 employees, the team works closely with small businesses and mid-market clients across the manufacturing, dental, business services, education, and healthcare industries. Computer Maintenance Service is headquartered in Mokena, Ill.

    Notable Project

    A machine company hired Computer Maintenance Service to install their computers, servers, software, and cameras. In addition, they were tasked with conducting backup imaging multiple times a day for the information on the company's computers and oversees the manufacturing software it uses to run its business. The services they provided enable the client to easily access any type of report in just seconds. 

    "Computer Maintenance Service has impeccable customer service." – Owner, Machine Company 

    Former Clients
    Ace Metal Crafts Co.
    6th Sense Dental
    KWM Gutterman
    Grove Dental
    Total Flooring
    Inc.
    Erickson Realty and Management
    Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Mokena , IL
  • Converged Systems

    Converged Systems is a telecommunications solutions and support company based in Evanston, Ill. The company was established in 2003 and now maintains a team of nearly 30 that does productivity, collaboration & UC consulting, and software integrations for small and mid-market companies.

    Notable Project

    A mental health clinic had a previous vendor that couldn't fix the problems they were having with their phone system, so they brought in Converged Systems to fix their issues. Converged Systems implemented the Avaya IP500 phone system in several locations, and now provides managed services and a smartphone call-emulation app.

    "They understand our needs as a nonprofit organization and tailor solutions accordingly. They often scale down proposals from Avaya, eliminating features that we don't need. Converged always make sure that everything is up and running." — Director of Infrastructure Systems, Mental Health Clinic

    Former Clients
    Radio Flyer
    Lisle Bank
    Trilogy Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Evanston , IL
    Awards

    2014 360 Channel Partners Award 

  • CSW Solutions, Inc.

    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.

    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 

    Former Clients
    The Chicago Children's Museum
    The Swedish Covenant Hospital
    PayNet Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
  • Framework Communications

    Framework Communications is a business technology firm based in Chicago. Since 2008, their team of around 10 employees has been specializing in IT managed services, cybersecurity, cloud consulting & SI. 

    Notable Project

    Framework Communications provides ongoing IT consulting for a furniture store. They perform network and hardware maintenance via a ticketing system and provide other guidance as needed. 

    "In addition to helping us acquire a web development resource, Framework’s consulting services helped us onboard several retail partners." —President, Furniture Store

    Former Clients
    Anshe Emet Synagogue
    MATTER
    Sterling Bay
    Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
    Awards

    360 Channel Partners (2015-2016), Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For (2015), BBB: Accredited Business

  • Helio Interactive

    Helio Interactive is a digital agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, Helio Interactive provides a wide range of different services, but specializes in web development, web design, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design. 

    Notable Project

    Helio Interactive supplied an internet marketing company with assorted design and development services. Helio worked with PHP, Javascript, HTML, and CSS to supply graphic design and web development for the client's customers' failed websites. Their efforts led to increases in revenue, sales, and lead generation. 

    "Helio has a unique ability to craft solutions for complex problems, including the ones the client didn’t anticipate." —President, Internet Marketing Company

    Former Clients
    Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
    Yum Universe
    Illinois Audubon Society
    Oak Lawn-Hometown School District
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
  • Indusa

    Indusa is an IT services company headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.; they also have offices in Ahmedabad, India, and Pune, India. Founded in 1989, they have about 330 employees that do custom software development, ERP consulting & SI, CRM consulting, enterprise app modernization, and IT managed services. Indusa serves midmarket clients in a variety of industries. 

    Notable Project

    Indusa developed a new accounting system and provided subsequent training. They also automated different components of the financial reporting process. The was a successful improvement over the previous system.

    "They did a great job. We set budgets from the beginning and they managed through detailed project management to stay on budget. They always met the deadlines. " – VP of IT and Innovation, Member Association

     

    Former Clients
    Champion Home Exteriors
    Vision Solutions
    Philips
    SiriusDecision
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group251 - 1,000 Employees
    place Oakbrook Terrace , IL
    Awards

    Inc. 5000, Microsoft Gold Partner, Microsoft Silver Partner

  • IT Risk Managers

    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 

    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

    Former Clients
    The Charity Project of Chicago
    Standard Engravers
    West Suburban Accounting Associates
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Oakbrook Terrace , IL
  • JetRails

    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. 

    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

    Former Clients
    Furniture Land South
    Grower's House
    Splash of Pink
    MageMontreal
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Park Ridge , IL
    Awards

    Awwwards Finalist (2017)

  • KeyLimeTie

    KeyLimeTie is a full-service design, development, and digital strategy agency. Their team of 20+ is based in Chicago, IL. KeyLimeTie provides content management, e-commerce, and custom application solutions. They also run social media campaigns and offer reputation management. Their clients include companies of all sizes in the information technology and advertising industries.

    Notable Project

    KeyLimeTie developed a website for a fashion startup that targets female fitness competitors. The company needed a website that creatively represented the client's brand identity. They completed the project in a few months.

    “The KeyLimeTie team was very efficient and professional with great concept ideas. They provided excellent feedback and suggestions throughout the process to help achieve the look and feel we wanted. They also provided one-on-one training with our group to ensure we knew how to manage the site post-launch and on an ongoing basis.” – Co-Founder and Owner, Fashion Startup

    Former Clients
    AAA – Auto Club Group
    Allstate Insurance
    Kellogg’s
    and Tyson
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Oak Brook , IL
    Awards

    National Association for Business Resources: One of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

  • LME Services

    Leading IT services company LME Services is based in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Their team includes fewer than 10 employees at the moment. LME Services has been specializing in IT managed services, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting for small businesses since it was founded in 1994.

    Notable Project

    For over eight years, LME Services has been providing IT support for an accounting firm. They have applied their technical expertise uniformly to their services, including server assistance, hosting, and security. LME Services rapidly responds to mitigate any technical emergencies that arise. The client particularly appreciated the team's consistent reliability. 

    "We tell them what we want and they take care of everything."– IT Administrator, Law Firm

    Former Clients
    SPK Law
    Habitat for Humanity
    Skokie Country Club
    Tepper & Campbell
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Hoffman Estates , IL
  • Mindsight

    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. 

    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

    Former Clients
    Carver Pump
    Doumak
    Cayan
    Lindemann Chimney
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Downers Grove , IL
    Awards

    Cisco Partner Summit: Midwest Region Award Winner (2014-2015), Cisco: Digital and Social Marketer of the Year (2016)

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  • MXOtech, Inc.

    MXOTech is a software development and IT services agency based in Chicago. Established in 2005, they have 29 employees, who provide services like custom software development, IT managed services for their software platforms, and IT strategy consulting.

    Notable Project

    MXOTech developed a web management portal for a health insurance company. The client needed an updated platform for healthcare providers and a new case management system to maintain compliance with a regulation board, and had worked with MXOTech successfully on previous projects. MXOTech delivered an enterprise-grade healthcare platform and manages its network hosting; the client especially appreciated their flexible and responsive approach to development.

    "MXO is flexible and personable. Their CEO is hands-on and makes sure our needs are being met. She’ll sometimes call me up and take me to lunch to discuss the partnership and any improvements MXO can make. The whole organization is like that." — Director of Network Programs, Insurance Firm

    Former Clients
    Fairlife
    American Dental Association
    Illinois State Board of Investments
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
    Awards

    CRN MSP 500 List

  • Realnets

    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.

    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  

    Former Clients
    The Great Escape
    Heritage Enterprises
    South Central Bank
    Lifeline Ambulance
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place PARK RIDGE , IL
    Awards

    Google Partner

  • ServerCentral Turing Group

    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. 

    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

    Former Clients
    Angie's List
    DePaul University
    Shopify
    Basecamp
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
    Awards

    Inc. 5000, National Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

  • Stratosphere Networks

    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. 

    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

    Former Clients
    BBB: Accredited Business
    Crain's Best Places to Work (2015-2018)
    Stevie Awards (2016-2018)
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Evanston , IL
  • SWC Technology Partners

    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.

    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 

    Former Clients
    Batory Foods
    Emkay
    Tandem HR
    SG360
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Oak Brook , IL
    Awards

    Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Inc. 5000: Fastest Growing Companies in America (2012-2016), Davey Award Winner

  • Switchfast Technologies

    Switchfast Technologies is a leading IT services provider based in Chicago with another office in Schaumburg, Ill. Since 2001, their team of about 55 specializes in IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cybersecurity for small and mid-market businesses in the business and financial services and healthcare industries. 

    Notable Project

    Switchfast Technologies provides ongoing IT services and support for an independent consultant focusing on web access and email usability. The client feels that Switchfast Technologies provides top-level service. 

    "Their staff is friendly, knowledgeable, professional, and always committed to their clients' success." —Founder & CEO, Independent Consultancy

    Former Clients
    Polk Bros. Foundation
    Gibson Consulting
    Development Management Associates
    Cortland Capital Market Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
    Awards

    Chicago's Best & Brightest Companies to Work For (2017-2018), CRN (2017)

  • TechNoir Solutions

    TechNoir Solutions is a Chicago-based managed IT services provider. They were founded in 2012 and have a team of 12 employees who specialize in cloud consulting, IT managed services, and cybersecurity.

    Notable Project

    TechNoir Solutions provided IT services for a coworking company. They managed the development of the technology infrastructure for the client, including bidding on fiber contracts and installing switches, wireless access points, and low voltage lines. The client was happy with their services, and said they have received a lot of positive feedback. 

    “They’re great at scaling to meet needs and creating the best final product possible. They proactively look for ways to improve, all while doing their best to save you money.” – Director of Development, Coworking Company  

    Former Clients
    Naf Naf Grill
    Ace of Spray
    Umbrella One
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
  • VarianceM

    VarianceM is an IT services firm based in Oakbrook, Ill. and founded in 2013. Their team of freelancers specializes in IT managed services, cloud consulting, and IT strategy consulting.

    Notable Project

    VarianceM provided IT assistance to a point of purchase (POP) display company. They were initially hired to do personnel training and software consulting but their role was later expanded to include the support of a number of projects, including a Fortinet Firewall project and a NetApp SAN upgrade and migration. The client was very happy with the work done.

    “I’m impressed by their level and quality of service. Unlike other vendors, VarianceM doesn’t try to nickel and dime us.” – Network Manager, POP Display Company   

    Former Clients
    Mazzetta Company
    Intelligentsia Coffee Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Oakbrook , IL
  • Xumulus

    Xumulus is a digital agency based in Arlington Heights, Ill. Founded in 2009, Xumulus' team of around 6 employees provides a wide range of services, but specializes in e-commerce and web development. 

    Notable Project

    Xumulus worked with assisted an audio company in transitioning to a Magento 2 Enterprise platform. Xumulus also transferred the client's hosting from platform.SH to eBoundHost, reduced the website's loading times, and looked to upgrade its UX/UI. The client credits Xumulus' work for high-performance months in what are usually quiet periods.

    "They’re always optimizing things I wouldn’t think about because I come from a different perspective." —COO, Audio Company

    Former Clients
    US Cellular
    Rogers and Hollands Jewelry
    Jackson Family Wines
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Arlington Heights , IL
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