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About AOS

Alexander Open Systems is the leading consultative technology partner in the Midwest.

AOS specializes in architecting, implementing and supporting an expansive portfolio of solutions. These offerings range from Enterprise Networking, Unified Communications, Storage and Virtualization to Physical and Information Security, Managed Services, GIS, SharePoint and more. AOS seeks to maximize their client's effectiveness by aligning business objectives with the right technologies.

AOS's proven approach for success begins with Account Managers, who are students of the industry, supported by Design Architects, each a subject-matter expert on a chosen technology practice. In conjunction with certified, highly specialized Systems Engineers, Project Managers oversee the deployment of customer solutions keeping the implementations in scope, on time and on budget. The outcome is nothing short of a quality solution that meets pre-established customer objectives. 

Responsive and professional customer service is AOS's highest priority. Since 1992, AOS's expertise has become much broader and more specialized, without losing focus of core values. This customer-centric approach is responsible for AOS's growth from three employees to offices spanning 9 states in the Midwest.  

Cisco Gold Partner
  • Cisco Triple Masters Certified in Unified Communications, Security & Managed Services
  • Cisco Outstanding Customer Satisfaction Central Area, 2013
EMC Signature Solution Provider
  • Seven-Time EMC Partner Services Quality Award Winner
  • 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
VMware Premier Partner
    Microsoft Gold Partner

         Customer Referral Ratio     

         Architectural Accuracy     

         Customer Satisfaction      

     99:100  95.5%  4.8/5

    Overall Customer Experience »


    Local Area, Wide Area & Wireless Networks
    AOS specialists have implemented thousands of network solutions. End-to-end optimization increases corporate productivity, reduces downtime and improves network reliability, all while providing secure, anywhere/anytime access.

    Communication & Collaboration

    With Cisco & Microsoft Unified Communications, clients can build a converged voice, video and data network infrastructure that replaces or integrates with existing equipment. AOS's technical expertise has enabled the successful deployment of IP and VoIP Telephony sites across the Midwest.


    Leverage BYOD with AOS's complete wireless services portfolio of industry-proven solutions. Integrated Cisco and Cisco Meraki solutions enhance user experiences and productivity, while providing the required security, manageability and qualified ROI.


    Begin the journey to public, private or hybrid cloud with Data Center Virtualization. Whether server or desktop virtualization, AOS's VAC/VMWare Certified Professional Engineers can design, implement or troubleshoot any VMware or Citrix environment.

    Data Center

    Store, Backup, Recover & Archive
    AOS Engineers support a wide variety of products and services, from Enterprise-level Storage Area Networking (SAN) to VCE and Vblock converged infrastructure. These solutions provide the agility to scale "up and out" to meet changing business needs.

    Information Security

    A strategic information security plan is needed to close the gap in technology risk management. AOS's Certified Professionals have deployed thousands of information security solutions, focused on asset identification, data analysis and intrusion prevention.

    Physical Security

    AOS's Physical Security Solutions allow operations managers & system integrators to build customized video surveillance and access controls to meet safety, security and liability reduction requirements.


    With AOS's expertise & extensive experience, clients are provided access to the entire suite of Microsoft products, as well as licensing and support. From UC to Exchange, Microsoft substantiates a unified platform that provides value in productivity & interoperability. 


    AOS’s SharePoint strategic service offerings, also including Microsoft Business Intelligence and SQL Server, ensure full adoption of mission-critical applications. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, AOS can maximize the return on SharePoint investments through enterprise content management, search capabilities, workflow automation and form solutions.

    HP Compute

    To meet rising demands for ultra-portable, on-the-go technology, AOS partners with HP to provide the best solutions and pricing for ultra books, notebooks, desktops, workstations, thin clients and more.


    Operational Network Essentials
    Powered by Cisco SMART, AOSone provides real-time access to technology intelligence, contract management, notification of highly critical alerts & a first call to technical support - replacing Cisco Tiers 0-2 support with 24/7 access to AOS's Network Operations Center (NOC) and local support.      


    Foundational Infrastructure Visibility Engine
    Five represents a best-in-class collection of monitoring and management tools, providing problem isolation and issue resolution of infrastructure devices, to ensure that networks are operating as designed.


    AOScloud provides enterprise-class cloud services designed to achieve business goals. Services include colocation from our Kansas City area data centers, public, private, and virtual private cloud, data backup and recovery services, managed email, managed security services, and custom managed services.

    Geographic Information Systems

    AOS GIS has solutions for a wide variety of organizations utilizing location-based information, and has the ability to update or re-configure software applications as an ESRI Silver Partner.

    In order to further emphasize our priority of professional client service, AOS formally established the following corporate values:

    • Integrity: We believe that by adherence to honest, moral and ethical principles, we will build long-term trust relationships. We will conduct ourselves at all times in a professional, candid, friendly and polite manner.

    • Professional Competence and Commitment: We believe in maintaining the highest standard of professional competence throughout our company. We are committed to continual learning, improvement, and excellence.

    • Responsive Client Service: We believe in providing timely and accurate client response with high personal ownership and motivation. We will be proactive in anticipating and inquiring about future client requirements and opportunities.

    • Creative Teamwork: We believe in a work environment built around the creative application of team-based principles that encompasses respect for the individual. This enhances our ability to design, solve, and implement the best solution for our clients.