who-we-are

5thColumn LLC is a business and IT consulting company focused on 5 core areas of subject matter expertise; Networks, Security, DataCenter, Cloud Services, and Mobility.  5thColumn (5C) combines ground breaking technology, architectures, and services with subject matter expertise to deliver highly secure and managed, Data Center, Cloud, and Consultative solutions, for market leading organizations on a global scale. Our solutions are engineered from the ground up leveraging leading R&D experience with next-gen technologies such as Cloud Computing, Openstack, Information Dispersal, and virtualization advancements to increase density and performance around key infrastructure elements maximizing ROI.

5thColumn’s staff of Cisco CCIE / CCNP engineers collaborate with our security experts creating truly innovative products around Network, Storage, Virtualization, and Mobility.  With new facilities including Tier 3+ Data Center in downtown Chicago, our solutions and framework for delivery are engineered to include security and assurance as a foundation for successful, continued operations despite the growing complexity of risk management. This methodology ensures your digital assets and data are highly secured throughout your unique businesses lifecycle. Whether it be local, data center, or cloud based data, our solutions incorporate the latest products and technologies from leading vendors to deliver ultra-high performance networks and infrastructure providing executive leadership with the confidence and assurance their business is secure and their data is protected. From the creation point, through to disposal event 5thColumn enables businesses to monitor their assets and mitigate risks whether inside the business or out.  The reputation of guaranteed results that = true innovation!

What our clients say

“..They applied their security expertise and delivered a highly secure / high performance data access and storage solution with almost no cost increase or schedule drift. Thank you..”
Richard Wesley
Executive In Charge, Network Operations
Advanced Research Technologies