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AHEAD Acquires Vertical Trail to Meet Increasing Demand for Advanced Data and Analytics at Scale 

The investment broadens AHEAD’s existing portfolio of solutions across cloud, automation, security, and application development

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AHEAD IT Director, Gina Ehrlich, Talks Agile and Women in Tech with Toggle Magazine

It’s easy to picture the stereotypical IT department. It’s filled with computers, servers and tech tools, and the only sounds are the clacking of keyboards and sporadic digitized beeps. It’s a quiet environment where staff are a little nerdy, but supposed geniuses. Oh, and they’re all men. Gina Ehrlich’s department at AHEAD does not look like this. It […]

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AHEAD Recognized as NetApp’s Growth Partner of the Year

AHEAD has been named NetApp’s 2021 Growth Partner of the Year as part of its annual North America Partner Awards. The Awards recognize North American Partners who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to customer success and revenue growth. The Growth Partner of the Year Award recognizes the generation of significant growth in NetApp revenue across […]

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AHEAD Climbs List of Chicago’s Top Privately Held Companies

AHEAD ranks #60 among Chicago’s Largest Privately Held Companies according to Crain’s Chicago’s 2021 report. This marks a 16-spot climb from 2020’s list where AHEAD ranked #76.   Businesses on the 2021 list are ranked based on 2020 GAAP revenue. According to Crain’s, combined revenue for the 366 listed companies grew at 4.1% in 2020, although local employment at the organizations fell by 1.1%. AHEAD revenue grew by 31% and Chicago area employment […]

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Past Events

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