Looking for a top managed service provider in Chicago?

A highly regarded MSP offers value-driven solutions and a range of IT support services. A managed service provider can remotely manage your company’s IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems on a proactive basis.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top IT managed services in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Managed Services

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

    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. 

    Clients
    Keough & Moody P.C.
    Seating Concepts
    Inc.
    Capital Trading Group
    Industries
    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

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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
    $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

  • 4
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    EMPIST is an award-winning technology provider headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2000, they have 75 employees across the world that serve organizations and industries with a heavy dependency on technology. Their primary services include IT support, website development, and digital marketing.

    Clients
    NowPow
    Marquette Associates
    Torstenson Glass Co.
    Notable Project

    EMPIST provided a PR firm with IT support services to ensure seamless technical operations. In addition to addressing tickets, EMPIST migrated the client's Peachtree accounting software to function remotely. Their patience and willingness to learn an unfamiliar software led to a successful project.

    "The response time is amazing, it’s almost instantaneous." — CEO, PR Firm 

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

    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. 

    Clients
    Anshe Emet Synagogue
    MATTER
    Sterling Bay
    Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation
    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

  • 6
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    ProdigyTeks, Inc is a small IT firm headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2013, their main focus lines are IT managed services and IT strategy consulting.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    ProdigyTeks, Inc. provides managed IT services for a fastener manufacturer. Their team is responsible for setting up equipment, managing user and employee accounts, and updating the client's system.

    "ProdigyTeks, Inc. is responsive and they do what they say they’re going to do." – Sales, Fastener Manufacturer

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Park Ridge IL

    Founded in 2009, XL.net is an IT managed services company based in Park Ridge, Ill. Their team primarily works with small businesses from the nonprofit, manufacturing, and financial services industries. 

    Clients
    D/C Export & Domestic Packing, Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    XL.net provides ongoing IT support to a trucking and warehousing company. They migrated the client from Exchange to Office365 and enhanced the company's firewall and security.

    "We’re able to be productive because our IT systems work."  – Co-Principal, Logistics Company

     

  • 8
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Simply Smart Technology is a managed service provider based in Chicago. Founded in 2010, it has a team of 7 employees that provides cloud consulting, IT managed services, and cyber security services.

    Clients
    AllCell Technologies
    Notable Project

    Simply Smart Technology upgraded the IT infrastructure of a construction organization. They installed new hardware, rewired the entire system, and instituted a remote help desk process so that they could address user issues quickly and efficiently. The client was very happy with the work, and said that their IT performance immediately and drastically improved.

    "Simply Smart represents modern technology with traditional relationship-oriented business practices. They’re focused on great outcomes that make the IT infrastructure completely transparent in our day-to-day work." –Managing Director, Construction Organization

  • 9
    $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

  • 10
    $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
     

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    BetterWorld Technology, LLC is an IT managed services provider. Located in Reston, Va., with additional offices in Chicago and Atlanta, their team of over 10 serves small and midmarket businesses in industries such as nonprofit, healthcare, and business services. Additional services include IT strategy consulting, IT staff augmentation, and cybersecurity. They were founded in 2003.

    Clients
    The Twelve, Inc.
    Meridian International Center
    Monumental Food
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BetterWorld Technology, LLC, provided IT managed services to a nonprofit organization. The team's major responsibilities were internet and phone lines. The team was flexible, responsive, and professional.

    "Whether it’s changing phone messages to adding or subtracting desktop units or phone lines, they’ll do it no problem. Anytime we’ve asked for help or a specific change, they’ve stepped up." — Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

  • 12
    $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

  • 13
    $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

  • 14
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hoffman Estates IL

    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.

    Clients
    SPK Law
    Habitat for Humanity
    Skokie Country Club
    Tepper & Campbell
    Industries
    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

  • 15
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Schaumburg IL

    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

    Clients
    LiveHappy
    Global Atlantic
    Wareflix
    PEI Media
    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

  • 16
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Ascend Technologies is an IT managed services company founded in 2020. They are located in Chicago, Illinois and have a midsize team. The company focuses on IT managed services, cybersecurity, CRM consulting and SI, IT strategy consulting, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ascend Technologies (formerly Nimble Defense) is in an ongoing engagement with an education solutions company. The team has been managing their cybersecurity program in order to assess its current framework.

    "Ascend Technologies (formerly Nimble Defense) provides the knowledge and leadership we need."

  • 17
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Plainfield IL

    BKS Systems - Managed IT Services is an IT firm based in Plainfield, Ill. with no more than 50 experts. Since their founding in 2000, they have offered IT managed services and IT strategy consulting solutions for small and mid-market firms alike.

    Clients
    AnyHour Solutions
    the kitchen master
    MidwestHR
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BKS Systems - Managed IT Services provided managed IT services for a professional employer organization. The organization needed a better IT provider as their former one was not up-to-date with modern standards. The organization manages to work well with BKS Systems - Managed IT Services.

    “The knowledge of their owner and staff is really impressive.” - General Manager, Professional Employer Organization

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Des Plaines IL

    Shartega IT is an IT firm in Chicago. Founded in 2001, they have about 13 employees that serve clients in a wide range of sectors. Services include IT managed services, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    Loeber Motors
    Gerald Auto Group Naperville
    Post Oak Property Management
    Advanced Foot & Ankle
    Notable Project

    Shartega IT provides managed IT services for a luxury car dealership. They handle all of the partner's IT hardware and software, resolving issues as they arise. Their services have received positive feedback, and the partner described them as reliable.

    "All it takes is a phone call or email and they’re on it." –Administrator, Luxury Car Dealership

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    BUGS BYTE is an IT solutions provider based in Chicago with fewer than 10 employees. They have offered IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cloud consulting solutions since their founding in 1996. They work with small businesses in the field of business services.

    Clients
    Distinctive Food Concepts Inc
    Mode Project
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BUGS BYTE provided IT services for a food production company. The goal was to upgrade the company’s wiring and PCI compliance. The company was satisfied with BUGS BYTE’s workflow throughout the project.

    “Their team came in our off hours so pretty much it was me who communicated with them and I had no issues.” - Owner, Food Production Company

  • 20
    $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

  • 21
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Liventus is an e-commerce company based in Northbrook, Ill., with additional locations in Chicago and Bengaluru, India. Founded in 2002, this company has a team of more than 50 employees. Services provided by Liventus include e-commerce development, custom software development, and IT strategy consulting for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    Now Health Group
    ParkerWhite Brand Interactive
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Liventus provides ongoing web and software development services for a creative agency. They built a complex backend system that helped to increase the client's conversion rate, as well as taking on a range of other development tasks to improve the client's online standing.

    "The results of their build were dramatic—the system increased the client’s conversion rate from <1% to over 40%." - Director of Digital Services, Creative Agency

  • 22
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Waident Technology Solutions is an IT outsourcer based in Chicago and with offices in Glen Ellyn, Ill. and Brookfield, Wis. Founded in 2004, the team of about 20 employees provides IT managed services and cybersecurity services. They primarily work with mid-market clients in the financial services, business services, and real estate industries.

    Clients
    JLL
    The Grossman Group
    Abbell Credit Corporation
    Brouwer Brothers Services
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Waident Technology Solutions provided IT services to an automation software company, managing their help desk and supporting computers used within the organization. They performed network administration tasks, provided application support, and managed a database’s infrastructure. The client was satisfied with the quality of their work and appreciated their diligence.

    “They're good people. The team cares and is very diligent in their work.” – Co-Founder and President, Automation Software Company

  • 23
    $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 

  • 24
    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

  • 25
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    PRO is an IT services provider based in Chicago. The company, founded in 2003, has a team of more than ten that provides IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and cybersecurity to small companies and organizations in the manufacturing, nonprofit, financial services, business services, and real estate industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An insurance agency hired PRO for an ongoing engagement to provide various IT services like move their whole IT setup and provide technical support. PRO has been meeting expectations for every job they were tasked.

    "They always get back to us right away. They’re very easy to work with." - Office Manager, Insurance Agency

  • 26
    $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

  • 28
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Schaumburg IL

    DL & Associates, LLC is a business system and IT consulting company based in Schaumburg, Ill. with no more than employees. Since their founding in 2007, they have offered IT managed services and other IT consulting solutions to various clients.

    Clients
    Haco Atlantic Inc.
    Notable Project

    DL & Associates, LLC provided data migration solutions for a machine dealer and manufacturer. The manufacturer needed their data transferred to QuickBooks. The project was completed on time.

    “Any emails were answered within the same day and I was able to always able to speak with either David the owner or my consultant.” - Controller & Vice President, Machine Dealer and Manufacturer

  • 29
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    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.

    Clients
    Fairlife
    American Dental Association
    Illinois State Board of Investments
    Industries
    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

  • 30
    $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

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