Tympani, Inc. Is Now Mindsight

What’s in a name? Mindsight (formerly Tympani, Inc.) is not just your average Value-Added Reseller. We’re much more than that. While the technology we offer is important, it’s only one part of a larger solution to help your company use the resources you have to their fullest potential. At the heart of it all, we’re consultants.

At Mindsight, we strive to understand your technology and business needs, along with your views and your goals to ensure that our views, recommendations, and the direction we lay out for you are aligned. We take the time to get to know you, because a business is more than just its IT department. By taking the extra step and learning your strategy, we make sure that our recommendations get you closer to your goals in the most efficient and productive manner possible. We’re thoughtful, reflective, and a little nerdy—and wanted a name that would best represent us. That’s why we chose Mindsight.

Even with all the changes, we’re still the same Chicago IT consulting firm you’ve known since 2004. Now we just have a name that fits us and our technology consulting model. You can still rely on us for decades of experience, cutting-edge technology solutions from the industry’s top manufacturers, and for being a reliable partner. We’re Mindsight, and we believe thoughtful technology and transparent transactions are the best way to build trust.

Every company under the sun talks about how trustworthy they are. Instead of another lecture, we encourage you to discover it for yourself. Explore our client reviews from Clutch.co below, subscribe to our blog, and reach out to a Mindsight technology consultant. We’re ready when you are. From the data center to the contact center and beyond, we’re here to listen, solve problems, and deploy the infrastructure you need to succeed. 

Our name may be new, but our commitment to our clients is the same as it has always been. Know what you’re getting into with a transparent technology partner you can trust. Contact Mindsight today. 

Mindsight Can Help You Find What You Need

I Work In IT

From data center to contact center and everything in between, Mindsight offers a broad range of technology solutions to suit any IT professional’s needs.

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I Work in a School

Whether it’s determining the best use of your E-Rate funding or managing your IT environment, Mindsight can help.

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I Own a Fast-Growing Enterprise

From Cisco Spark to managed services, we have outlined the technology most relevant to fast-growing enterprises.

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I’m a Business Executive

As a business executive, it’s important to stay on top of the latest technology trends. From CloudStream to managed services, Mindsight will let you know what’s trending.

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What We Do

Mindsight is a full-service Chicago IT consulting firm that provides IT services and solutions for every area of the IT landscape. Browse our list of available offerings below for more information.

IT Consulting

Mindsight is an IT consulting firm with a proven process to help you achieve your business goals. Our consulting model involves providing roadmaps/reports, delivering recommendations, implementing those recommendations, and managing your IT environment.

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Cloud

Cloud boils down to two questions: where would you like your data stored and are you OK with sharing resources, such as compute and storage, with other companies? From colocation to public cloud and everything in between, we have answers.

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Converged Infrastructure

This is your “Data Center in a Box” solution. Converged Infrastructure combines Cisco UCS, Cisco Nexus switches, and storage from your preferred vendor in a pre-validated design. Share resources and reduce overhead with Converged—and now Hyperconverged—Infrastructure.

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Data Center Virtualization

Transform physical devices into virtual machines and reduce both capital and operational expenses. Whether it’s server virtualization, desktop virtualization, or application delivery, we can help you decide what may or may not be a fit.

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Data Storage

Data storage is one of the most important aspects of IT—and often takes up a significant portion of the IT budget. However, now that flash storage is becoming more and more cost effective and accessible, some of that data storage budget can be used for other high priority items. Let us help you determine what storage array is best for your environment.

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Data Backup and Recovery

A company that loses its data, loses everything. It’s extremely important to ensure that your data is safe and recoverable should there be an issue. Explore your data backup and recovery options and let Mindsight help you find the right solution.

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Disaster Recovery

Is your data safe when disaster strikes? Mindsight can help you plan and prepare for fire, flood, power outages, snow, Godzilla, or whatever else Chicago throws your way.

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Core Infrastructure Applications

Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, and Office 365 are important parts of any business. From mergers and acquisitions to migrations and additional locations, we can keep your business moving forward.

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Collaboration

Work is rarely done in a silo. Oftentimes, it takes a team to complete a task or project. Being able to communicate with that team will increase productivity and efficiency. With Voice, Messaging/Conferencing, BYOD, and more, we can help you bring people and offices together to create a more cohesive workforce.

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Contact/Call Center

Mindsight has the expertise to implement and deploy the latest and greatest contact center technologies. Whether you’re looking for a cloud solution, Cisco, Interactive Intelligence, or something else, we can help.

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Network Infrastructure

An application, no matter how good it is, is nothing without a strong network. Ensuring that your wired and wireless networks are running efficiently and effectively can be challenging. Let Mindsight help steer you to the best network strategy for you.

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Data Security

With malware, ransomware, and viruses becoming more and more prevalent, the ability to proactively protect your data is absolutely necessary. Let Mindsight help you determine the best plan for your company before, during, and after an attack.

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Technology Design and Deployment

Mindsight’s engineering experts take the time to learn and understand your business before they design the infrastructure solution to best suit your needs. We are well-versed in navigating the complexities of your data center and can help deploy technologies across your environment.

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Managed Services

Mindsight has a team of experts in every discipline ready to help you manage your technology. Whether it’s our expertise in emergencies, or using us as an addition to your existing IT team, we have the managed services package to suit your needs.

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Technical Support

If you need a few hours of support or would like to place the Mindsight support team on retainer, we’re here for you. Get the extra help you want from the experts you need.

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Mindsight Named a Top Technology Firm in Chicago

In the review process for Top Technology Firms, Clutch evaluated our organization and, most importantly, reached out to some of our clients to ask about the quality of service they received. Each client that participated scored us on our quality, scheduling, cost, overall rating, and willingness to refer. With all the surveys totaled, Mindsight earned a near-perfect 4.9 out of 5 star composite score.

"I would say that their professionalism and responsiveness stands out. Mindsight has some talented people on their team and everyone we've interacted with has been top notch."

— IT Director, Consumer Products Manufacturer

"We were very impressed with Mindsight’s level of knowledge and with their communication. They always explain a problem or solution in terms everyone could understand easily."

— Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology Firm

"They maintain very open communication and provide administrative support when needed. It’s important that we're never left in the dark, and Mindsight would not let that happen, which is the support reliability we need."

— Chief Operating Officer, Centrifuge Manufacturer

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Mindsight Blog

Read the latest and most relevant technology news through the Mindsight tech blog. Our most recent articles are below.

Converged Infrastructure / Virtualization, Industry News

In April 2017, VMware announced its intention to purchase Wavefront, a metrics monitoring and streaming analytics platform developer, for an undisclosed sum. Wavefront’s cloud-hosted application will enable VMware to strengthen their application management offering by enabling administrators to draw reports, perform queries, track anomalies, and…

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Cloud Computing, Data Security

Every day, more and more businesses migrate their data and applications to the cloud, but even though these applications are no longer hosted on-prem, they still require a robust security strategy. Businesses therefore have two options for safeguarding this data. They can either repurpose their…

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Cloud Computing, Data Security

Alert Logic is a Security as a Service (SaaS) company that offers a suite of cloud-hosted solutions to support your data security strategy. Their products are diverse and cover a wide range of security functions. Understanding each service and how it plays into a comprehensive…

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