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Advocate Cloud & Connectivity Newsletter
4th Quarter 2015

 

News & Events

Advocate’s Annual Insider Summit Inspires CIOs

The Advocate’s annual Cloud and Connectivity Insider Summit took place in Charleston, SC on November 3-5, 2015.  This exclusive summit was held at the Charleston Place Hotel and hosted more than 30 IT leaders from companies like Aaron’s, Blue Cross Blue Shield, BMC Software, Ceridian, Dollar Tree, SunTrust, and many more.

Over the course of the two-day conference, attendees participated in engaging panels about some of the most thought-provoking trends in cloud, connectivity and unified communications.  From innovative subjects such as "Hybrid Cloud and the Data Center” and “How to Leverage Shadow IT," to "Architecture for Redundancy in the Cloud" and "How to Attract and Retain Technology Talent”, attendees of the Insider Summit discussed and shared their concerns, successes and challenges managing IT departments late into the evening. Read More

Advocate Ranks for 9th Consecutive Year on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Advocate recently announced that it ranked for the ninth consecutive year on Inc. magazine’s 34th annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.  In 2015, Advocate ranked #4582 with a three-year sales growth of 55%.

The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs like Advocate.  Read More 

2015 Insider Summit

Insights

Have You Taken the Insider Connectivity Review? 

Have you taken the complementary Insider Connectivity Review?  If not, you’re probably paying too much for voice, data, mobile and conferencing services and don’t know it. 

Over 60% of organizations that participate in Advocate’s Insider Connectivity Review are surprised to learn that they are paying up to 35% more of their total spend for voice, data, mobile and conferencing services than they should be!* Read More

Insiders Transform Data Center Footprint and Deliver over $30M in IT Savings   

With over $223 billion in assets under management, this Fortune 500 financial services company has more than 10 data centers located across the U.S. with legacy infrastructure and high maintenance costs. The IT staff had limited situational awareness of its data centers, which often resulted in herculean efforts to maintain operational stability, and an inability to properly manage its budget.  Read More 

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In The Community

Insiders Step Up for Their Community 

Advocate strongly believes in performing community service.  As a matter of fact, the company’s community service program was inspired by the desire to commemorate September 11, 2001.  Thus, the company closed its doors on September 11, 2002 to work on a Habitat for Humanity house. 

The company has conducted dozens of community service projects at Mountain Top Boys Home, Habitat for Humanity, Georgia Appalachian Trial Club, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta Toolbank, Sheltering Arms, Hands on Atlanta, Ronald McDonald House, and many others.  Read More

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