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SIM Chicago is committed to providing premier events at reasonable prices, including insightful content and great networking. This would not be possible without the financial contributions and thought leadership from our sponsors. A list of our recent valued sponsors is directly below.
Comcast was founded in 1963 as a single-system cable operation of 1,200 subscribers. Since then they’ve grown to be the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services with 24.4 million cable customers, 14.7 million high-speed Internet customers and 6.1 million digital voice customers in 39 states and the District of Columbia.
CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many Fortune 20 to Fortune 1000 companies. CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability and security that enterprise customers require, delivered through a tailored, customer-service focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National Exchange (IX) platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue; reduce expenses; and improve service quality for enterprises, content and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management and service delivery throughout its large portfolio of data centers worldwide.
Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through leading-edge technologies, innovative solutions and strategic alliances. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Irvine, California, Neudesic is a privately held company, serving clients globally from offices across the United States and India.
Neudesic has earned an unparalleled reputation for the depth and breadth of our technology knowledge and business acumen. By systemically applying this expertise to clients' individual business needs, Neudesic helps provide a sustainable competitive advantage based upon unique industry insights and relationships. This combination of knowledge, strategic business alliances, diverse experience and technology expertise allows Neudesic to deliver scalable, durable and inventive solutions that provide clients with the shortest path to success.
A variety of designations and certifications demonstrate the level of expertise achieved including several consultants holding the Microsoft MVP and the Microsoft Virtual Technical Specialist designations based on their depth of expertise and their passion for technology.
Proven IT specializes in providing office equipment, document management, IT services and managed services. Proven IT offers sales, service and support, as well as the highest performing line of products by Canon, Toshiba, Xerox, HP and Kyocera. By understanding the unique needs of our customers, Proven helps them succeed in their business ventures. On top of this, Proven delivers systems and services that are designed to increase the efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the document workflow of the offices we work with.
Proven was founded in 2003 and has grown to become one of the top industry providers in Chicagoland. Formed and run as a family organization Proven has been able to stick to its core values and achieve unprecedented industry growth and stability. Some of the achievements include:
The Chicago Tribune named Proven to the Top Work Places for the third consecutive year.
Proven made Crain’s Fast 50 for the fourth consecutive year.
Proven was also named to the Inc. 5000 list for the third straight year.
In 2017, Proven achieved 20% growth for the fourth consecutive year.
Proven’s mission is to be dedicated in providing customers, employees, and community with the highest level of service possible by focusing on the following objectives:
Commit to excellence and professionalism in servicing customers and supporting the community.
Help customers succeed by understanding their unique document management needs.
Founded in 2009, Brilliant is an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology. The firm’s team of business development and recruiting experts include former Big 4 CPAs, former hiring managers and other leading, industry professionals in the greater Chicago and south Florida markets. Brilliant was named:
No. 1 fastest-growing company on 2015 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50
One of the fastest-growing private companies in America on 2015 Inc. 5000
No. 2 on 2015 Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms
One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014 & 2015
One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014 and 2015
The Brilliant name and logo come from the Chinese translation for the sun and moon – and when combined – create a heightened awareness, or a brilliant state of mind. The firm’s team of experts uses that awareness to match companies with top talent in the industry. Brilliant represents high-quality accounting, finance and IT professionals, and companies within the manufacturing, distribution, health care, professional services, retail, and nonprofit industries, among many others.
Headquartered in Itasca, IL, with satellite offices in both downtown Chicago and Dallas, TransTech IT Staffing is a leading provider of contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire services of IT professionals.
A Women Business Enterprise (WBE)-Certified IT recruiting firm, they have been delivering professional, flexible, and personable recruiting services since 1990. They serve a national clientele on a local, regionalized basis and are a Tier One vendor at a number of Fortune 500 companies. They are also experts at working within Vendor Management System (VMS) models.
The industries they work with include: healthcare, insurance, finance, state and local government, and banking. Their reputation is built on the ability to offer a wealth of recruiting experience and expertise, a vast network of candidates, and an unwavering commitment to building strong and lasting relationships with their clients, the consultants they place, and the professional communities in which they work.
LRS is a global technology leader with several different business divisions. We employ more than 600 people throughout the world, and we continue to grow year after year.
Among our divisions are:
Output Management, developing and delivering simple yet powerful tools for managing application output
Consulting Services, providing IT staff augmentation and continuing the consulting tradition that began with the company’s founding in 1979
IT Solutions, helping businesses determine the best technology fit to reach their goals, from cloud to on-premise to big data and analytics and security against cyber threats