Walker Sands is one of the best high-tech marketing firms in the country. We are experienced tech entrepreneurs, intimately familiar with the process of using smart high-tech marketing strategies, aggressive high-tech PR, exceptional web design and killer SEO to promote tech companies, tech products, tech services and tech executives. Extend your tech marketing capabilities by partnering with a firm that knows how to build tech businesses and how to get the job done.

Representative Clients

At Walker Sands, our high-tech marketing clients rely on us to outperform their competition. Here are a few high-tech companies that use our marketing strategy, PR, SEO and/or design services.

Ability Commerce

Ability Commerce is a fast-paced, e-commerce web site software developer and solutions provider. As a leading e-commerce PR firm, Walker Sands was selected to assist Ability Commerce in promoting their next-generation e-commerce software tools and state-of-the-art hosting services.

AbsolutData

AbsolutData is a leading provider of analytics and research services to Fortune 500 clients in a wide variety of industries across more than 40 countries. Our Chicago PR firm is assisting AbsolutData with raising awareness of its impressive capabilities and track record.

Acquity Group

Walker Sands serves as tech PR firm for Acquity Group, a fast-growth consulting firm based in Chicago.

Adage Technologies

Chicago-based Adage Technologies develops web software solutions based on Microsoft technology. Walker Sands was selected as their hi-tech PR firm to raise awareness of their consulting services and expertise.

Body Shop Bids

Lightbank-backed BodyShopBids is an online service that assists consumers with free auto repair estimates from nearby body shops. Walker Sands is serving as the PR firm for this fast-growth auto repair bidding site.

Celebros

Celebros is a global leader in semantic site-search, merchandizing and navigation conversion technologies. Walker Sands, a leading tech PR firm, provides PR services to Celebros.

Cisco Systems

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in computer networking products and services. Walker Sands works with Cisco channel partners that offer IT-related professional services, helping them with local market PR.

CompTIA

CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, is the largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams for the IT industry. Our Chicago PR firm is currently working with CompTIA to promote their offerings.

Datacom, an Australian IT Firm

Among other things, Datacom is the leading IT company for Microsoft volume licensing in Australia. We are assisting them with tech PR, blog content writing, and online marketing.

Direct Insite

Direct Insite (OTC BB: DIRI), is a leading provider of on-demand, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for accounts payable, accounts receivable and payments automation. Walker Sands is redesigning the Direct insite website.

Electronic Commerce, Inc.

Electronic Commerce Inc. is a leading provider of payroll management software, human resources software and employee benefits management software. We are currently assisting ECI with a website redesign project.

Fandium

Fandium is a sports-related app that is under development. Walker Sands has provided product naming and other marketing consulting services on the project.

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning is a leading firm in the fast-growth arena of mobile learning. Chicago PR firm Walker Sands is assisting Float with media relations and other PR tasks.

GoSoapBox

GoSoapBox is a leading educational technology company, based in Chicago. Our PR agency is helping them to promote their online learning solutions.

Ifbyphone

Ifbyphone is a voice based marketing automation platform. We serve as their Chicago B2B tech PR firm, promoting their key benefits: driving sales, reducing collection cycles, measuring marketing effectiveness and improving customer experience.

hybris software

hybris offers an extremely powerful e-commerce platform for B2C and B2B companies. Walker Sands has been engaged to assist hybris with public relations.

JAS Global Advisors

JAS Global Advisors is a leading professional services consulting firm in the information security industry. Walker Sands, a Chicago PR firm, is assisting JAS with media relations services.

Newark element14

Electronic components distributor Newark element14 engaged Walker Sands to assist with a variety of PR and digital marketing activities. Newark is one of the best-known and largest electronics distributors in the world.

SmartDigital

SmartDigital creates game-changing kiosk technology that is revolutionizing the way people live and communicate. Our Chicago tech PR firm gurus are helping them to promote partnerships with Groupon and other forward-thinking features.

Sonoma Partners

Sonoma Partners is the top Microsoft Dynamics CRM consulting firm in the country. Based on our strong reputation as a PR firm promoting Microsoft partners and solutions, Walker Sands was the logical choice to help promote their fast-growing enterprise mobility practice and other offerings.

TechNexus

TechNexus assists Chicago technology entrepreneurs with a co-working facility and access to unmatched startup resources. As one of the top Chicago tech PR firms, we are pleased to be helping TechNexus to promotes its offerings to the Chicago technology community.

Legacy Clients

Over the years, our high-tech marketing firm has worked with many great technology companies, including hardware companies, software companies, high-tech consumer product companies, high-tech consulting companies and more.

2X

Walker Sands assisted 2X with print advertising design. 2X is a leading thin client computing company.

Acunetix

Walker Sands assisted Acunetix with media relations work. Acunetix was founded to combat the alarming rise in web attacks. Its flagship product, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, is the result of several years of development by a team of highly experienced security developers.

AdaptiBar

Walker Sands assisted start-up AdaptiBar with marketing strategy, marketing plans, corporate identity, and web site design -- all in preparation for a planned product launch.

Advanced Solutions

Advanced Solutions is an IT consulting firm, specializing in SAP supply chain projects. Walker Sands developed print advertising campaigns for Advanced Solutions.

AirRun

Chicago tech startup AirRun hired Walker Sands, the nation's top iPhone app PR firm, to handle their launch. Within three months, we were able to secure over 200 media placements, resulting in an estimated 161 million consumer impressions.

Andersen Consulting (now Accenture)

Walker Sands played a large role in defining and delivering global marketing communications for the enterprise application development group at Andersen Consulting.

Applied Discovery

Applied Discovery is leading electronic discovery company that offers cloud-based discovery solutions to legal professionals working in law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Walker Sands provided public relations services to Applied Discovery, which was subsequently acquired by DTI, a leader in litigation, discovery and managed support services for the legal and corporate markets.

Walker Sands staff developed and helped implement global marketing strategies for this provider of merchandising/category management and supply chain management solutions for retailers. Subsequently, Lawson Software (Nasdaq: LWSN) acquired Armature.

Azulstar (Municipal Internet)

Walker Sands staff assisted Azulstar with numerous media relations and marketing projects. Azulstar was formed to enable the rapid rollout of mobile Wi-Fi/WiMAX networks and services throughout the world and is recognized as the leader in metro Wi-Fi.

Black Diamond Technologies

Walker Sands Communications helped Black Diamond Technologies improve their branding and update their web site. Black Diamond is a data management, security and storage firm.

Business Continuity Advice

Business Continuity Advice offers articles on business continuity, disaster recovery planning and data backups and recovery. Walker Sands staff assisted with the creation of the Business Continuity Advice website.

CentriNet

Walker Sands helped Centrinet with a website redesign project. Centrinet engaged Walker Sands, a leading Chicago web design firm, based on its strong track record in website design.

Citrix

Citrix specializes in end-to-end virtualization, networking and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies. We developed marketing programs for the Citrix value-added reseller (VAR) network.

Corigelan

Walker Sands assisted Corigelan with various media and analyst relations initiatives. Corigelan is a professional services firm with expertise in high availability and internal recovery-focused continuity services.

DBLS

Walker Sands assisted DBLS in marketing a new line of business continuity and disaster recovery services.

Dieselpoint

Walker Sands assisted Dieselpoint with various media and analyst relations initiatives. Dieselpoint provides advanced search software for enterprise-class applications.

DriveItAway

DriveItAway offers a breakthrough online service that facilitates more effective vehicle remarketing for corporate fleets. Walker Sands assisted DriveItAway on various marketing, design, and media relations initiatives.

eCoupled.com Wireless Power

eCoupled.com, a market leader in technology innovation, is commercializing its wireless power technology. Walker Sands helped eCoupled.com with media relations and other PR firm services.

Emerging Solutions

Emerging Solutions is a professional services group that helps firms maximize the benefits of business technology. They have come to Walker Sands Communications to design a new web site and to optimize it for search engines.

eStarling WiFi Photo Frames

eStarling is the global leader in WiFi photo frames. Walker Sands, a leading Chicago PR firm, helped eStarling with media relations assistance.

FrameWork Software (KJV Development Inc.)

Walker Sands provided design services -- including software icon and user interface design and website development -- to this Chicago-area developer of next-generation development tools.

I-Access

Walker Sands assisted I-Access with website development. I-Access is a leading network and computer consulting company.

ISD Corporation (acquired by ACI Payment Systems)

Walker Sands assisted ISD with user interface design. ISD delivers best-of-breed payment management software that gives merchants more control over their rising payment acceptance costs.

KPMG Consulting (now BearingPoint)

Walker Sands staff assisted KPMG Consulting, Inc. with branding and positioning strategies. KPMG Consulting subsequently became BearingPoint, Inc.

Lanworth

Walker Sands assists Lanworth with PR. In selecting a PR firm, Lanworth looked for a PR agency that had a strong track record in high-tech PR. Lanworth specializes in information services and data analytics products that help their clients make informed decisions.

LifeWatch

LifeWatch is a leader in telemedicine, with an exclusive focus on Ambulatory ECG Monitoring. Walker Sands assisted LifeWatch with corporate and product positioning initiatives.

Mazooma

Mazooma is a market leader in alternative payments, online payments and mobile payments processing. Walker Sands provides public relations services and other marketing support to Mazooma.

M|Buy (MediaBank)

M|Buy, part of MediaBank, is revolutionizing the world of media planning and media buying. Our team assisted M|Buy with web site design and other marketing support.

Mission Critical Wireless

Mission Critical Wireless (MCW) optimizes wireless data solutions for enterprises, carriers and individuals. We are helping MCW with a website redesign project and with public relations support.

Motorola

Walker Sands writers have assisted Motorola chief executives and managers with the preparation of speeches and presentations.

NCC

Walker Sands assisted NCC in promoting a new line of GPS products.

Network Innovations

Network Innovations tapped Walker Sands, top Chicago PR firm and marketing consultants, to jumpstart its marketing efforts. Network Innovations is a telecom service provider.

Nexum

Nexum is a leading IT security company, based in Chicago. Walker Sands assisted Nexum by designing new collateral materials that showcase new service offerings.

Novarra

Walker Sands has assisted Novarra with numerous design and communications projects, including user interface design, presentations and collateral materials. Novarra provides software solutions that allow organizations to deploy desktop, Web-based applications, seamlessly across wireless data networks and popular handheld devices.

Novel

Novell is a global enterprise software provider. We helped Novell value added resellers (VARs) with lead generation.

Product Development Technologies

Product Development Technologies (PDT) is an award-winning product development firm specializing in medical device design and hi-tech product design. Chicago PR agency Walker Sands is assisting PDT with raising awareness through extensive media coverage.

PLATINUM Technology (now Computer Associates)

Walker Sands staff worked on numerous marketing projects for PLATINUM Technology, a publicly held software and services company focused on helping IT organizations manage and improve their IT infrastructure. PLATINUM was subsequently acquired by Computer Associates.

Pocketcard

Walker Sands staff managed public relations for PocketCard, a credit card market innovator and technology company. PocketCard was the first company to offer a Visa card for kids that parents could monitor and recharge via the Internet.

RapidApp

Walker Sands assisted RapidApp with refining its corporate positioning and with securing PR placements addressing server based computing. RapidApp is a Chicago-based IT solutions engineering firm that designs, plans, deploys and manages IT network and systems infrastructures.

SceneTap

SceneTap is revolutionizing the bar scene with an app that shows how many men and women there are in any given bar. Walker Sands, the public relations firm for SceneTap, secured over 400 media placements in the first 150 days of the PR campaign.

Signal

Signal provides mobile marketing solutions that offer a one-stop-shop for mobile, texting, email and social marketing. Our tech PR firm specialists assisted Signal with promoting their mobile, cross-channel marketing software.

Soft Solutions

Walker Sands assisted Soft Solutions with media and analyst relations. Soft Solutions specializes in the development of decision-support information systems for retail merchandisers.

Sovus Media (Distance Assistance)

Sovus Media develops and markets technology that helps companies manage their operations and people from afar. Walker Sands has been involved in all aspects of Sovus and its startup process, everything from naming the company to building out their website.

Strategic Information Group

Strategic Information Group, an ERP software consultant and QAD reseller, needed search engine marketing (SEM) experts. Our SEM gurus helped Strategic with search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising.

Styku

Styku offers a virtual fitting room, combining body scanning with kinect applications to allow consumers to try on any type of garment on their own personal avatar. Walker Sands helps Styku by serving as their PR firm and by developing microsites for niche customer segments.

SurePayroll

SurePayroll, the leading provider of online payroll services, first turned to us in March 2002 to assist them with marketing and communications initiatives. For nearly a decade, SurePayroll relied on Walker Sands Communications for our expertise in many areas. The company was subsequently acquired by public company Paychex.

System Software Associates

Walker Sands staff led various global public relations initiatives for System Software Associates, a leading provider of enterprise solutions for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services and public companies worldwide. The company is now known as SSA Global Technologies.

Technology Advisors

Walker Sands provided PR support to Technology Advisors, a leading CRM consultancy. Technology Advisors is a value-added reseller (VAR) for Sage CRM SalesLogix, Sage CRM, ACT! by Sage and other CRM solutions.

Tekom Inc.

Walker Sands provided PR support for the Tekom launch, in partnership with Kent State Univeristy, of a Financial Engineering Trading Floor that gives students hands-on experience in risk management and derivatives trading. Chicago-based Tekom provides a variety of network engineering, systems integration and telecommunication services to the financial industry.

THISA

Our Walker Sands marketing consultants assisted THISA with branding and marketing. THISA is a national association of local IT consulting companies.

Topstep Trader

TopStep Trader uses a real-time trading platform to teach people how to trade futures. Top performers are hired as live traders. We are the public relations agency of record for Topstep Trader.

VREAM

Walker Sands staff led all aspects of marketing for this real-time 3D visualization software. PLATINUM Technology subsequently acquired VREAM.

Wyse

Wyse is a global leader in cloud computing, thin client, and zero client technologies. We worked with the VAR network for Wyse on a marketing program designed to increase Wyse sales.

Zenith Data Systems

Walker Sands personnel led public relations and marketing communication programs for Zenith Data Systems, a leading provider of laptop and desktop PCs at the time.