Partners & Certifications
Our strategic alliances with the following technology leaders help ABS provide you the most advanced expertise available:
BridgeView Partners was founded to fulfill a void in the information technology industry. As experienced IT professionals, they saw a need to assist IT decision makers with the many challenging and often conflicting decisions that come with technology, business alignment, fiscal responsibility and high performance demands. Its vision is to provide decision makers with experienced, specialized, vendor neutral guidance to assist in making sound business decisions regarding IT infrastructure investments and expenditures. BridgeView Partners seeks to empower its clients with informed decision criteria that facilitate effective business partnerships and high value solutions.
CDW is a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions in the U.S. and Canada. CDW helps its 250,000 small, medium and large business, government, education and healthcare customers by delivering critical solutions to their increasingly complex IT needs.
The Chicago IT Roundtable allows Chicago-area executives to tap into a network of proven industry veterans with the experience to help you understand the opportunities and risks associated to technology, so you can make the right decision quickly. ABS has been active CITR member since 2008.
Our ABS network engineers are Cisco-certified to perform risk assessment and remediation, and security design and implementation. Their Cisco expertise help you monitor, manage and maintain your critical routers, switches, firewalls, and virtual private networks.
ABS is a certified Silver Solution Advisor for Citrix, a company that provides desktop virtualization, application virtualization, server virtualization, application networking, cloud computing and Software as a Service offerings radically simplify computing for millions of users, to deliver IT as an on-demand service to any user, in any location on any device.
CosmoCom, the global leader in Contact Center Consolidation 2.0, excels in providing IP contact center platforms for enterprises with the largest and most complex requirements. The virtual nature of CosmoCom's all-IP call center solution, CosmoCall Universe™, allows ABS to post its service desk professionals anywhere and still have access to the full range of multi-channel communications built into the CosmoCall software. See http://www.cosmocom.com/casestudies/ucc-abscasestudy.html for details.
To continually learn, implement and benchmark industry best practices, ABS partners with industry leaders, such as the Help Desk Institute.
As a Microsoft Certified Partner, ABS has experience with the latest Microsoft products, including Windows XP/7/8/8.1, Active Directory Services, Exchange, SQL Server, SMS, and Windows Terminal Server.
ABS is also certified as a Microsoft Silver Data Center partner.
For more than 30 years OnX has helped companies overcome challenges and identify opportunities to achieve exceptional business results. OnX offers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end enterprise data center solutions and services, including the industry's broadest choice of Cloud-based offerings, all under one roof.
ABS is a Serena Solutions Provider. ABS' dedicated hosting service is a secure, reliable, and cost-effective method for companies of all sizes to access and use popular software applications, such as Serena's TeamTrack product. The infrastructure is provided by ABS and housed in ABS's data center which is managed, monitored and maintained around the clock by its engineers. The center is SSAE 16 Certified as Secure, Six Sigma Reliability, and disaster protected. The infrastructure is completely redundant. Clients can access applications over secure 100 MB VPN to the Internet. Daily backup is encrypted using a secure 256 bit key and is accomplished on-line (without tapes) and deposited in remote vaults.
Our ABS technicians also hold certifications from numerous major vendors including HP, Dell, Citrix, Novell and Altiris demonstrating the broad skill set we offer our clients.