Awards Archive

2016

SWC Ranks Among Top Managed Service Providers in MSPMentor 501
SWC Technology Partners has been named in MSP Mentor 2016 list of Top Managed Service Providers based on revenue health, productivity and business model.

CRN Names SWC Technology Partners 2016 Solution Provider 500 List
CRN named SWC to its 2016 Solution Provider 500 list. This is an annual ranking of the largest technology solution providers in North America by revenue.

SWC Earns 8th Consecutive Chicago’s Best and Brightest Places to Work Award
SWC earns Best and Brightest Places to Work in Chicago Award for the 8th Consecutive Year!

Crain’s Chicago Recognizes SWC Technology Partners as one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work for Fifth Consecutive Year
For the fifth consecutive year, SWC has been recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as a Best Place to Work.

SWC Technology Partners Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services by CRN®
CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named SWC Technology Partners to its 2016 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category.

Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce 2016 Champion for Young Professionals Award
SWC received the highest score among local businesses in the Chamber of Commerce 2016 Champion for Young Professionals Award

2015

SWC Recognized as one of the Nation’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For
For the third consecutive year, SWC Technology Partners has ranked among this prestigious list.

SWC Named Top Managed Service Provider
SWC was honored as top IT Managed Service Provider in Clutch’s 2015 Leaders Matrix.

SWC Recognized as a Top 100 Workplace by the Chicago Tribune
SWC Technology Partners ranks number 14 on the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces list.

SWC Named to the Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies for the Fourth Consecutive Year
For the fourth consecutive year, SWC Technology Partners ranks on the Inc. 500|5000’s list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.

SWC Recognized by Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts
SWC wins Davey Design Awards for corporate website development.

SWC named an Elite Winner at the Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Awards Ceremony
For the seventh consecutive year, SWC appeared on Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list. In addition to making this prestigious list, SWC was also named an Elite winner in the category of Recruitment, Selection & Orientation.

SWC Makes Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For List for the Seventh Consecutive Year
For the seventh consecutive year, SWC appeared on Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list. Companies appearing on the list attract and retain some of Chicago’s top talent.

SWC Wins Best In Class Design Award From The Interactive Media Awards
SWC receives a “Best In Class” design award from The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) for DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.’s website redesign. The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the IMA.

SWC Technology Partners Named one of CIOReview’s 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers
SWC was named to CIOReview’s 2015 list of the 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers.

SWC Technology Partners Named to the CRN Solution Provider 500 List
SWC was named to the 2015 CRN Solution Provider 500 list. The prestigious list ranks North America’s largest 500 Technology Integrators.

SWC Ranks Number Five on Crain’s Chicago Business’ 10 Best Places to Work List
For the fourth consecutive year, SWC ranks on Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work in Chicago list. This year, SWC ranked in the top five. The company was honored for its work-life balance, exceptional culture, amazing perks and benefits.

SWC Ranks on World’s Top 100 Managed Services Provider List for the Fifth Consecutive Year
For the fifth consecutive year, SWC ranks among the MSPmentor’s Top 100 Global Managed Services Providers. Managed Service Providers who made the 2015 global list had recurring combined revenues of $3.95 billion.

SWC Earns the Daily Herald’s Annual Award for Business Excellence
SWC has been selected as a 2015 Annual Awards for Business Excellence (AABE) recipient in the large company category by the Daily Herald Business Ledger. The AABEs are presented in recognition of business achievement, growth and community involvement.

SWC Wins Best In Class Design Award From The Interactive Media Awards
SWC receives a “Best In Class” design award from The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) for Strive Logistics’ website redesign. The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the IMA.

SWC Wins Outstanding Achievement Award From The Interactive Media Awards
SWC receives an “Outstanding Achievement” design award from The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) for Accelerated Rehabilitation’s Search Engine Optimized microsite.

SWC Makes CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 List for the Second Consecutive Year
SWC was again named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 list, which recognizes North America’s top Managed Service Providers.

2014

SWC Earns National ‘Best and Brightest Companies To Work For’ Award
For the second consecutive year, the National Association for Business Resources has named SWC one of the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For™ in the country. The award honors organizations that put employees first by displaying a commitment to excellence in employee enrichment and human resource practices.

SWC Technology Partners Named to CRN Fast Growth 150 List
SWC was named to the 2014 CRN Fast Growth 150 list. The Fast Growth 150 list recognizes an elite group of North America’s Fastest Growing IT Solution Providers.

SWC Wins 2014 Health at Work Award
The Heath at Work Awards honor organizations who promote employee health and wellness with selection based on their program’s comprehensiveness, delivery, promotion, participation rates and results.

SWC Attains New Microsoft Core Competency
The new Management and Virtualization competency brings SWC’s Microsoft Core Competencies total to eleven.

SWC Named to the Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies for the Third Consecutive Year
For the third consecutive year, SWC Technology Partners ranks on the Inc. 500|5000’s list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.

SWC Makes Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For List for the Sixth Consecutive Year
For the sixth consecutive year, SWC appeared on Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list. Companies appearing on the list attract and retain some of Chicago’s top talent.

CRN Names SWC to their 2014 Solution Provider 500 List
SWC Technology Partners was named to CRN’s 2014 Solution Provider 500 List. The list ranks North America’s top revenue-generating technology service providers.

SWC Ranks Number Three on Crain’s Chicago Business’ 20 Best Places to Work List
For the third consecutive year, SWC ranks on Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work in Chicago list. This year, SWC ranked in the top three. The company was honored for its work-life balance, exceptional culture, amazing perks and benefits.

SWC Ranks on World’s Top 100 Managed Services Provider List for the Fourth Consecutive Year
For the fourth consecutive year, SWC ranks among the MSPmentor’s Top 100 Global Managed Services Providers. Managed Service Providers who made the 2014 global list had recurring combined revenues of $2.61 billion and seven straight years of strong growth.

SWC Recognized as an Up-and Coming Firm by Consulting Magazine
SWC was recognized by Consulting Magazine as an “Up-and-Coming Firm” in their 2014 Small Jewels publication.

SWC Makes CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 List
SWC was named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 list, which recognizes North America’s top Managed Service Providers.

SWC Wins Best In Class Design Award From The Interactive Media Awards
SWC receives a “Best In Class” design award from The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) for Preferred Meals’ website redesign and custom built mobile application. The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the IMA.

SWC Makes the National ‘Best and Brightest Companies to Work for’ list
SWC was named to the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) National list of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for.  The award recognizes businesses with innovative human resource initiatives and exceptional company cultures.

SWC is Makes Brill Street’s list of the Top 50 Chicago Generation Y Employers
SWC is once again named to Brill Street + Company’s list of the Top 50 Chicago Generation Y Employers. SWC was highlighted for its Generation Y talent development and growth opportunities.

2013

SWC Makes the 2013 Inc. 500|5000’s List Of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S.
For the second consecutive year, SWC Technology Partners ranks on the Inc. 500|5000’s list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.

SWC Named Top 10 Coolest Companies To Work For In Chicago
O.C. Tanner names SWC Technology Partners as one of Chicago’s Top 10 Coolest Companies to Work for. SWC’s team oriented culture, professional development opportunities and fun atmosphere were all factors that contributed to this recognition.

SWC Earns Fifth Consecutive Chicago’s 101 Best And Brightest Companies To Work For Award
SWC was named to Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list  by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the fifth consecutive year SWC has won this award. Award recipients display a commitment to excellence by implementing creative compensation programs and using innovative strategies to motivate and enrich the lives of employees.

SWC is Named One of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places To Work for the Second Consecutive Year
Crain’s Chicago Business recognizes SWC as one of the top 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago for the second consecutive year. SWC was honored for its career advancement opportunities, in-house training programs and team building initiatives.

SWC is Awarded the ‘Work Hard Play Hard’ Award by the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce
The ‘Work Hard Play Hard’ award is given each year to a Chamber member for maintaining a happy, healthy and fun environment that promotes high work performance.

SWC Technology Partners Named Top 50 Employer for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago
SWC Ranked number 10 on Brill Street + Company’s list of the Top 50 Chicago Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent. Criteria used to determine the winners included benefits, culture, company reputation, professional development opportunities and the enthusiasm of company leadership.

SWC Named One of the World’s Top Managed Service Providers for the Third Consecutive Year
For the third year in a row, SWC was named to the MSPMentor’s list of the Top Managed Service Providers in the World. Award recipients are chosen based on annual managed services revenue growth, headcount and the number of customer devices an organization manages.

2012

SWC Digital Design Team Wins Best In Class Website Design Award
SWC received the “Best In Class” award for the company’s corporate website redesign by the Interactive Media Awards (IMA). The IMA recognizes websites that display the highest standards of design excellence, content, feature functionality, usability and standards compliance.

SWC Named One of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Top 20 Best Places to Work
Each year, Crain’s Chicago Business recognizes the top 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago. SWC received this honor for its career development initiatives, highly competitive benefit programs and focus on work-life balance.

SWC Named to Inc. 500|5000’s List of Growing Companies
The Inc. 500|5000 is an exclusive ranking of the America’s fastest-growing private companies. SWC’s inclusion reflects a strong three-year growth fueled by a continually expanding portfolio of IT solutions for midmarket organizations.

SWC Wins Interactive Media Design Award for Mrs. Prindable’s E-Commerce Website
The Interactive Media Awards recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development. Judging criteria includes design, content, feature functionality, usability and standards compliance.

SWC Earns 4th Consecutive ‘Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
SWC was selected as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Key selection criteria includes compensation, career benefits, retention, workforce engagement, employee education and development, employee recognition strategies, diversity, work-life balance and community initiatives.

SWC has been named a 2012 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate
The Computerworld Honors program, founded in 1988, recognizes organizations and individuals who have used information technology to promote and advance public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better.

Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction Award
The Microsoft Award for Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction is given to the partner that provided exceptional customer satisfaction with Microsoft technology through outreach and participation across a range of customer-focused activities. The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognizes Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

SWC Technology Partners Rated One of the Top 100 Managed Service Providers in the World
SWC Technology Partners was ranked among the top 100 managed service providers in the world. The MSPmentor 100, recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee and number of customer devices managed. This is the second year SWC was awarded this honor.

2011

Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction Award
The Microsoft Award for Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction is given to the partner that provided exceptional customer satisfaction with Microsoft technology through outreach and participation across a range of customer-focused activities. The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognizes Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

SWC Technology Partners Rated One of the Top 100 Managed Service Providers in the World
SWC Technology Partners has ranked among the top 100 managed service providers in the world. The MSPmentor 100, recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee and number of customer devices managed.

For the third year running, SWC Technology Partners has been named one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
SWC Technology Partners has been named one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The award recognizes Chicago area businesses that provide outstanding programs, services and solutions to employees.

2010

Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work for Winner – Again!
For the second time in two years, SWC Technology Partners has been selected as one of “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” an honor that recognizes Chicago area businesses that provide outstanding programs, services and solutions to employees.

Microsoft Customer Experience Award for the Midwest District
The Customer Experience award is given to the Microsoft partner that consistently provides exceptional customer satisfaction and service delivery. The award is based on a firm’s ability to fully understand customer needs and develop effective approaches to customer challenges. With this latest honor, SWC has won every award attainable by a Microsoft partner in the Midwest District.

2009

Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year Marketing Excellence Award
The Marketing Excellence Award recognizes partners that leverage and build on Microsoft’s activities to provide great value in reaching customers to help solve business problems using Microsoft technology.

Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Winner
Chicago’s Best and Brightest award reflects the companies that consistently recognize employees as their strongest asset. The award demonstrates SWC’s drive to create a workplace environment that keeps employees happy and adds value to their lives so that they are motivated to provide an unmatched customer experience.

Microsoft Midwest District General Manager Award
The General Manager award recognizes Microsoft’s top overall partner in the Midwest.

Microsoft Midwest District Marketing Excellence Award
The Marketing Excellence award recognizes Microsoft partners that constantly seek to improve their processes and practices by sharing their expertise and ideas with others. This award qualified SWC for the Partner of the Year Award.

Microsoft Midwest District Compete to Win Award
The Microsoft Compete award goes to the Microsoft partner that shows outstanding business performance and excels at expanding the use of new Microsoft technologies.

2008

Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year Loyalty Award
The Microsoft Loyalty award goes to the partner who demonstrates commitment to Microsoft technologies and its growth in Microsoft solutions.

Microsoft Midwest District Loyalty Award
SWC was recognized for its development of two unique solutions that provide enterprise functionality at an SMB price, delivering business value in a matter of weeks, not months or years. This Award qualified SWC for the Partner of the Year award.

Microsoft Midwest District Marketing Excellence Award
The Marketing Excellence award recognizes partners who constantly seek to improve their processes and practices, sharing their expertise and ideas with others.

2007

Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year Loyalty Award
The Microsoft Loyalty award goes to the partner who demonstrates commitment to Microsoft technologies and its growth in Microsoft solutions.

Microsoft Midwest District Loyalty Award
SWC was recognized for its development of two unique solutions that provide enterprise functionality at an SMB price, delivering business value in a matter of weeks, not months or years. This Award qualified SWC for the Partner of the Year award.

Microsoft Midwest District Marketing Excellence Award
The Marketing Excellence award recognizes partners who constantly seek to improve their processes and practices, sharing their expertise and ideas with others.

SWC Technology Partners Awards Archive

SWC Technology Partners is proud of the awards and external recognition we have received. We’re honored to be a multiple year award-winning Microsoft partner and to be recognized by many respected organizations for our growth and as a great place to work. These recognitions are a testament to our dedication to client success, our team and the pursuit of excellence in all of our endeavors. The awards Chicago IT consulting company SWC Technology Partners has consistently received, not only reflect on SWC as a Chicago IT consulting business, but more importantly SWC’s belief in excelling for both its clients as well as its staff. SWC is honored to be recognized by respected organizations including Microsoft and Chicago’s Best and Brightest.

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