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Carolina Advanced Digital’s New Category of Managed Security Services Provides Enterprise Customers the Highest Level of Threat Protection and Unsurpassed Customer Support

New premium tier response to ever evolving threat landscape innovates a new standard for efficient, responsive, and supremely effective managed security services. Carolina Advanced Digital is first to combine best-in-class products and services from leading technology partners, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Aruba Networks, Bradford Networks, and Fortinet.

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Black Falcons Teams from Green Hope High School Tally Clean Sweep in Local AFA CyberPatriot Challenge, Supporters Invite Assistance from Community to Accelerate Student STEM Involvement and Achieve Glory at Nationals

Teams Black, Purple and Red finished first, second and third respectively in the North Carolina Platinum Level for the prestigious Air Force Association sponsored cybersecurity competition. The Black Falcon’s rookie White team debuted with a first place finish in the Gold Level. All teams need additional mentors, organizational assistance and donations to make an impact at national competition in Washington DC and kick start much needed STEM education engagement.

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Carolina Advanced Digital Announces Two Exclusive IT Conversation Events with Jennifer Minella Designed to Help CIOs and CISOs Lead Successful Mobile Implementations

‘The Savvy CIO’s Guide to Planning a Mobile-First Enterprise’ comes to Charlotte on Tuesday March 29 and Raleigh on Thursday March 31. Registration is now open to industry professionals to participate in a discussion that will explore how today’s enterprises can most effectively manage employee mobile device integration without running into common enterprise network security disasters.

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Carolina Advanced Digital Hosts 2nd Annual Cyber Security Student Track at 2016 IT Hot Topics Conference on May 5th to Support & Educate North Carolina High School Students in the National CyberPatriot Challenge Competition

The 2015 pilot program was a massive success and Carolina Advanced Digital is stepping forward again to sponsor an intensive free program that includes a full day of cyber security focused activities for students. This year’s event is expanding to include larger student attendance, more professional outreach, and added emphasis on STEM career opportunities.

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Why Choose Us?

We’re different, and that’s why our clients love us.

Carolina Advanced Digital is family owned and operated, and we treat our team members, partners, and clients like family as well – it’s just part of who we are. It’s also part of why we’re successful.

In 2015, we celebrate 30 years in business, and in those 30 years, we’ve had customers working with us for 10, 15, and even 20 years. We’re different than every other reseller, integrator, and VAR out there, and we hope you’ll get to know us and embrace that difference.

Keep exploring below to learn about some of our strategic differentiators.

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Certified Engineers

Carolina Advanced Digital brings certified engineering expertise in all the solutions offered, including support both pre- and post-sales for leading infrastructure and security solutions. Professional Services engineers are cross-trained to deliver sniper-accurate services quickly and efficiently and work from a holistic view of your environment.

Qualified Pre-sales Support & Design

Your sales and engineering teams at Carolina Advanced Digital support your purchasing processes with expert technical pre-sales support, project planning, and design to help you evaluate needs and specify a solution that offers the best results and the best pricing for you. If a solution we don’t offer is the best fit, that doesn’t stop us from recommending it. We know you’ll appreciate our unique customer service culture and come back for your next project.

Special Offers and Promos

Because we focus our attention on a selection of best of breed solutions, we maintain close relationships with those partners and are aware of specials and promotions you may be eligible for, both current and future. This means you’ll get the absolute best pricing and solutions that other large e-tailers won’t be aware of (or eligible for). But it gets better; in most cases, we even complete all the paperwork on your behalf for promotions and rebates from the manufacturer. The sales staff at most e-tailers are compensated on the vendor-du-jour so the same rep may call you one day to pitch you on Brand A, and the next week for Brand B. Our model of sales puts your mission first and lets us bring you the best solution and pricing.

Best Pricing

The certifications we maintain afford us the best pricing level with our partners. Even though we’re smaller than the e-tailers, our engineering expertise allows us to win your business with best pricing, certified services and customer service that will keep you coming back.

Free Training & Events

This is a simple concept. All our customers are invited to attend free technology trainings, IT events and are offered discounts for paid certification trainings. Whether you renew product support with us for $200, or have us install a turnkey solution for $2M; you’re part of our family and welcome to join us at our Train-n-Games, Crash Courses and our infamous annual IT Hot Topics Conference & Golf Tourney.

Post-Sales Support

Our goal is not to throw a box in your lap and walk away. A solution that isn’t properly implemented doesn’t work; and a solution that doesn’t work has no value – to you or to us. We’re here to make sure the solution you choose is fully implemented and working. Your account team will check in with you regularly, and you are invited to request additional information, assistance or requests at any time in support of your solution. In the rare event of a mishap, all account teams have escalations within our organization and our partners’ to get issues resolved quickly.

Complete Solutions

Because of our business model, we bring you complete project solutions, instead of just selling boxes. Ultimately, your people, processes, and technologies are part of a homogenous system that must function as a whole. Our expertise lets us provide a complete solution to address your needs.

Customer Loyalty Program

We offer our loyal customers the enjoyment of deeper discounts, free hands-on training opportunities, hardware seed units and more.