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Partner of the Year
For over a century, IBM has helped businesses innovate and deliver increased value. IBM helps clients solve their most pressing issues by combining forward thinking, business insight, research and industry experience with the latest interconnected technologies. Discover how today's clients are using smarter software, systems and services from IBM to help create a collaborative enterprise that leverages real time analytics, cloud computing and secure sustainable next generation data centers. In addition to reducing costs, improving service delivery and enabling business innovation, clients' businesses undergo the transformation needed to thrive on a Smarter Planet. Let's build a smarter planet.
Learn more at www.ibm.com/CIO
At Blue Jeans Network, our mission is to make video communications as easy and pervasive as audio communications, enabling more effective collaboration at work, at home, and on the road. Our cloud-based conferencing service makes this possible by enabling customers to connect with each other seamlessly anytime, anywhere, and from practically any device. The Blue Jeans Network extends high quality video communications beyond the traditional boundaries of specialized conference rooms and into the mainstream, allowing individuals and employees throughout an enterprise to interact more effectively with each other, and with their customers, partners, suppliers, family, and friends.
Learn more at bluejeans.com
Compuware APM is the industry’s leading solution for optimizing the performance of web, non-web, mobile, streaming and cloud applications. Driven by end-user experience, Compuware APM provides the market’s only unified APM coverage across the entire application delivery chain, from the edge of the internet through the cloud to the datacenter. Compuware APM customers deliver proactive problem resolution for greater customer satisfaction; they accelerate time to market for new application functionality; and they reduce application management costs through smarter analytics and advanced APM automation.
Learn more at www.compuware.com
Rimini Street is the leading provider of premium third-party enterprise software support services. Our innovative, award-winning support program allows Oracle and SAP licensees to save 50 percent in annual support fees, avoid expensive forced upgrades, and receive premium services that are not part of standard vendor support — including support for customizations at no extra cost.
Hundreds of global companies, including 71 of Fortune 500 and 15 of Global 100, and public sector organizations depend on Rimini Street as their trusted, expert, independent provider of enterprise software support, so they can apply more of their IT budgets to strategic business initiatives.
Learn more at www.riministreet.com
VMware (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 500,000 customers and 55,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.
Learn more at www.vmware.com
Ahead is purpose built to enable companies to understand and take advantage of today’s revolutionary technologies. These technologies drive the next-generation data center, which improves agility, availability, and responsiveness, and takes out cost. Our technologists, consultants, and sales team help clients evaluate the potential technical, operational, and financial benefits of these innovative solutions. Where the benefit is adequate, we work to properly architect, procure, and deploy these solutions in a timely and effective manner. Simply put, we help companies THINK, LOOK, PLAN, MOVE AHEAD.
Learn more at www.thinkahead.com
Apriso is a software company dedicated to providing competitive advantage for its customers. It does so by enabling manufacturers to adapt quickly and easily to market changes and unexpected events. Apriso's FlexNet provides global visibility, adaptability and real-time control of manufacturing operations across the enterprise and supply chain network. This is accomplished by integrating planning, execution and control, increasing operational efficiency and eliminating errors in the production process. Apriso serves more than 175 customers in 41 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Its customers include General Motors, Lear, Honeywell, L'Oreal, Trixell, Lockheed Martin, Becton Dickinson, Saint-Gobain, Novelis and Essilor.
Learn more at www.apriso.com
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies, including routing, switching, security, TelePresence systems, unified communications, video, and wireless. The company's responsible business practices help ensure accountability, business sustainability, and environmentally conscious operations and products.
Learn more at www.cisco.com
Comcast Business Class offers a complete range of data, voice and video services for companies of all sizes. For mid-sized and larger organizations, Comcast offers highly reliable and scalable portfolios of Ethernet Services configurable from 1Mbps to 10Gbps and certified by the Metro Ethernet Forum. Combined with our voice solutions including Business Voice Edge — a cloud based voice and unified communications system, PRI and voice trunks, Comcast offers a cost effective and truly diverse portfolio of services delivered over America’s leading enhanced fiber network. Enterprise customers are also supported by highly trained and experienced specialists. For more information or to request a consultation, please visit business.comcast.com/enterprise.
Learn more at business.comcast.com/enterprise
EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect, and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.
Learn more at www.EMC.com
GalaxE.Solutions, Inc., is a leading provider of software services and IT business support systems. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare, retail, and financial industries, the company facilitates the secure sharing of critical information across internal networks and over the Internet to improve client competitiveness, efficiency, and business results. In addition to its corporate headquarters and primary delivery center in Somerset, New Jersey, GalaxE.Solutions has additional offices and delivery centers in Detroit, New York, NY, Toronto, Canada, and Bangalore and Hyderabad, India. For more information about GalaxE.Solutions, visit www.galaxesolutions.com, or call +1-732-868-0400.
Learn more at www.galaxesolutions.com
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its emergence on global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL has focussed on ‘transformational outsourcing’, underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and Business services. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 31 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare & Life sciences. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of ‘Employees First, Customers Second’ which empowers its 85,505 transformers to create real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 4.6 billion ( 25,734 crore), as on 30th June 2013 (on LTM basis).
Learn more at www.hcltech.com
HP Enterprise Services aspires to be a strategic partner in helping our more than 1,000 business and government clients in 90 countries better serve their customers and citizens. We work to overcome their IT challenges, collaborating to make technology work for them, anytime and anywhere. To make it matter, so they can achieve more.
With a dedication to quality and innovation, we deliver IT consulting, systems integration, and applications development. Enterprises can also outsource IT functions and management to us in areas like infrastructure and business processes. These efforts enable organizations to take the best advantage of cloud computing, information optimization and enhanced security measures to achieve their goals.
It's the applied power of HP—our brand, our technical and industry expertise, our ability to handle the most complex environments. Above all, we are laser-focused on our relationship with our clients, and believe we're successful when they are successful. Because we're not in the digital era; we're in the solutions era. We help them achieve optimal outcomes, now and in the future.
Learn more at www.hp.com
Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That's why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedInpage.
Learn more at www.informationbuilders.com
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. It delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the Web securely. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities and continuously monitor and improve their security.
Learn more at www.mcafee.com
Okta is the market leading on-demand identity and access management service that enables enterprises to accelerate the secure adoption of their web based applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall. Okta delivers a complete solution addressing the needs of IT, end users, and business leaders; no customization required.
With a catalog of pre-integrated applications and deep integration with Active Directory, Okta provides IT centralized user provisioning, access management, and reporting. Every end user gets a personalized, single sign-on home page for all of their applications, and business leaders get the insight they need to maximize ROI and track compliance.
Learn more at www.okta.com
Online Tech, the Midwest’s premier managed data center operator, serves a growing demand for secure and compliant hosting for enterprise organizations with mission-critical applications and data. We deliver a range of data center services from basic and managed colocation, to managed dedicated servers, encrypted cloud computing, and disaster recovery. Every service is offered within our independently audited SAS 70, SSAE 16, SOC, PCI and HIPAA compliant data centers.
Learn more at www.onlinetech.com
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies. QAD applications provide critical functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations within and beyond the enterprise, enabling global manufacturers to collaborate with their customers, suppliers and partners to make and deliver the right product, at the right cost and at the right time. Manufacturers of automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life science products use QAD applications at approximately 6,100 licensed sites in more than 97 countries and in as many as 30 languages. For more information about QAD, telephone +1 805 684 6614
Learn more at www.qad.com
ServiceNow is the enterprise IT cloud company. We focus on transforming enterprise IT by automating and standardizing business processes and consolidating IT across the global enterprise. Organizations deploy our service to create a single system of record for enterprise IT, lower operational costs and enhance efficiency. Additionally, our customers use our extensible platform to build custom applications for automating activities unique to their business requirements.
Learn more at www.servicenow.com
Sprint's Business Markets Group is composed of sales, support, marketing and operations personnel solely dedicated to enterprise, small and medium-sized businesses and public sector customers. Sprint BMG delivers wireless, wireline and converged solutions for companies, drawing on its 3G wireless network, 4G capabilities, push-to-talk network, first-tier Global IP network and a comprehensive solutions portfolio of devices and applications, including solutions for:
• Workforce Mobility
• Mobile Computing
• Workplace Convergence
• Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
Learn more at www.sprint.com/business
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a provider of infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of cloud computing environments. Whether it’s optimizing claims, processing trades, cross-selling products based on real-time customer behavior, or averting a crisis before it happens, TIBCO provides companies the two-second advantage™ — the ability to capture the right information at the right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes and applications in real time.
Learn more at www.tibco.com
Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers unified Human Capital Management, Payroll, and Financial Management solutions designed for today’s organizations and the way people work. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, Workday offers a fresh alternative to legacy ERP. More than 280 customers, spanning medium-sized organizations to Fortune 50 businesses, have selected Workday.
Learn more at www.workday.com