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As we are gearing up to hit the Alabama Educational Technology Conference (AETC) this week, we have had the opportunity to speak with several exhibitors. Among these exhibitor companies is Sayers. Sayers is an IT Solutions Provider that works with a ton of companies, offering services like cloud management, server and storage protection, virtualization, security, mobilization, among many others. The company has a long standing commitment to the education industry. We were able to ask Kelly Leazenbee, a Sayers Team Member, a few questions about the company:


What is Sayers?

Sayers exists to help clients solve business challenges with innovative IT solutions. Sayers’ success is defined by the quality of the relationship with its clients and the impact Sayers has on helping those clients succeed. Simply put, client success defines Sayers’ success.

Sayers delivers on its mission by maintaining a high-touch, personal approach to solving client challenges – providing clients with the highest-quality solutions with a personal touch.

What sort of companies do you work with?

Sayers helps companies and organizations solve their most urgent business challenges by providing highly-personalized IT solutions tailored to their unique needs and requirements. Sayers has built a reputation for providing innovative IT solutions with a personal touch.

What makes Sayers different from other IT Solutions?

Unlike other IT solutions companies, Sayers is personally invested in client success, providing the most experienced team to develop and implement solutions to help businesses succeed today and tomorrow.

Clients choose Sayers for the quality of the solutions we provide and the team providing them. They stay with Sayers because of the results – and the trust we earn through consistently exceeding client expectations.

How do you help EdTech companies?

At Sayers, we offer decades of experience in technology solutions, combined with in-depth knowledge of the latest industry advances. We provide premier hardware and software products, along with client-focused service and partner with respected vendors that that cater to the initiatives of the Ed-Tech space. We deliver complete, customized and sophisticated solutions that work within the architecture and environment in the Ed-Tech space help you achieve your business goals.

Tell us about your team and their backgrounds

Founded in 1984 by NFL Hall of Fame great, Gale Sayers, Sayers40, Inc. (Sayers) is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that has grown to over 100 employees generating in excess of $100 million in annual sales through 5 offices – Vernon Hills, IL (Chicago – HQ); Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Nashville, TN; and Tampa, FL..
With 40 of our employees being engineers and technicians, Sayers brings a technical expertise to our focus areas of Information Security, Data Center, Network Solutions, as well as Professional Services that are unique in the industry. Through working with hundreds and hundreds of clients (if not thousands), from a wide range of industries over the past twenty-seven plus years, Sayers has developed strong expertise in our focus areas.

Sayers is a certified Corporate Plus member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council with an affiliation with the TSMDC. For those not familiar with the process, Sayers was sponsored for certification by one of its Fortune 250 clients. The certification process involved months of scrutiny and analysis of the Sayers financial profile and business prospects- a reason why Sayers points to this certification as one of our firm’s most important accomplishments.