Advotek Inc. has been the business information technology source, support, and service choice of both small and medium businesses in Chicago since 1978. Our reputation for integrity, agility, and expertise has awarded Advotek contracts with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for more than 20 years.
Our sales philosophy is simple - Provide our Small Business clients with the technology that is aligned to run and grow their business today, and evolve with the ever-changing technology of tomorrow.
Advotek provides total technology consulting, sales, support and installation to small businesses and school districts. We manage their entire technology infrastructure, while clients focus on their business plans.
Our technicians are A+ Certified. They bring over 37 years of relationships and experience with manufacturer's products. Clients benefit from our accurate "break/fix" repairs.
Diana Conley, owner of Advotek Incorporated, offers clients the benefit of compliance through our WBE accreditation and from the years of experienced sales, support and technical staff.
Advotek has been in business since 1978. Advotek is a multi-million dollar technology consulting company that sells and services technology infrastructure solutions for businesses, government, non-for-profit agencies, and schools in the Chicagoland area.
Our expertise is in making recommendations for today's office networks, and supporting that process. We help our clients align their technology to meet and exceed their business goals.
Advotek is a small company, with close to 40 years of relationship resources. We have a respectful relationship with our industry-leading technology manufacturers and repeat clients. That bond has given growth to Advotek's reputation as a "Personal IT Solution Consultant" for our clients over the years.
Our loyal staff has grown with Advotek over the years. They personally respond to contact-calls, resourcing answers quickly.
Our years of loyalty with our manufacturers, benefits our clients when we need urgent and accurate support.
Womens' Business Enterprise for Cook County, WBENC, BEP, WOSB.
All technicians are A+ certified and manufacturer warranty repair authorized.
Both technology and business goals are ever changing. Working within budget and IT best practices, our staff builds solutions for ready for tomorrow.
Deployment & imaging of IT services
Network configuration, installation
Computer system rollout
Build / deploy client requested image
Project Management Implementation
Computer system upgrades
Authorized warranty service repair center - HP, IBM Lenovo, Apple, Brother, Lexmark, and some warranty for Dell
Consult, design and build a high-performance network
Relocating computer equipment to another facility
Technology equipment warehosing
Custom hardware configuration
Provision image deployment
Printer repair / maintenance
Desktop, laptop repair & maintenance
Custom hardware configuration
Deskside Support, and Project Management allow companies to focus their business, while Advotek secures their technology.
System location, system status, serial numbers
List of software on systems accurately documented
Proactively and securely update, backup, and manage all of our clients' computers and servers
Prime contract with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for 5 years to sell, custom configure, install and warranty repair HP, Acer and IBM laptops.
Prime contract for technology support in approximately 200 schools, including break/fix for the past 9 years.
Installing Virtual Box on Apple laptops for certification training in a Windows environment. Insuring students can sign in with their own accounts rather than generic accounts.
Sold, configured and installed E-Rate servers with installation at multiple locations. Reported all documentation and forms required by USAC.
Held two 5 year contracts for HP and Dell server sales and installation.
Rolled out 600 distribution servers at 600 locations, removed old servers and stored them at our location within 7 weeks. Finished the project two weeks ahead of schedule and under our internal budget. Completed all required documentation on a daily basis using Google Docs.
Configure and install in rack up to four security servers in CPS schools, worked with other vendors on timing for this project.
Installer of Dell servers in over 500 possible locations. Receive equipment at our location and prep/config per end user before we deliver and install.
Coordinated with Project Manager to move computer equipment either to another location or to a designated warehouse. Did asset management on all equipment and reported back in requested format.
Installed and configured Ricoh Printers at 500 possible locations.
Sub contract for support services to their Technology Department at 6 of the City Colleges.
Inventoried entire school's technology assets to meet 100% compliance.
A small staffed financial business client required Advotek's technical expertise to install the best of today's IT hardware and software, and be flexible enough to stay current with technologies changes for the future.
Advotek built and deployed master images with custom recovery partitions for a 1,400 netbook and desktop rollout. By leveraging public domain and open source software, in addition to applications developed internally, Advotek was able to save the end company from purchasing $100,000 in licenses for cloning software that performed the same functions. Created a custom database per client request.
Lulu Lemon and ASAP have prime service contracts in multiple states. They utilize Advotek’s services for this area.