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Nominated partners who elect not to sponsor may not otherwise attend the conference. Qualified partner organizations may, however, submit a request for an invitation for their CIO to attend as a conference attendee.
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Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE: BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work, so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As the world's leading enterprise software platform for content collaboration, Box helps business of all sizes - in every industry - securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Box has offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.
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Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries — including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 — with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
Learn more at www.DellEMC.com
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.
Learn more at www.centurylink.com/business
Cylance is revolutionizing cybersecurity with products and services that proactively prevent execution of advanced persistent threats and malware, enabling a level of security that far exceeds the effectiveness of current industry solutions deployed throughout enterprises, government and institutions worldwide. Cylance’s award-winning product, CylancePROTECT™ stops what others don’t, without requiring a cloud connection or frequent updates, all while using a fraction of the system resources associated with antivirus and endpoint security software. Visit www.cylance.com or call 877-973-3336 for more information.
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The era of big data and analytics has arrived, and with it a new leader is emerging—the Chief Data Officer, or CDO. As the reliance on real-time, trusted data grows, high performing organizations realize the need for an executive business leader to accelerate innovation and transformation. IBM is helping clients realize the full potential of big data and analytics by providing them with the expertise, solutions and capabilities needed to infuse intelligence into virtually every business decision and process; empower more-immediate and certain action by capitalizing on the many forms of data and insights that exist; and develop a culture of trust and confidence through a proactive approach to security, governance and compliance. IBM Big Data & Analytics offers one of the world’s deepest and broadest portfolios of technologies and solutions that empower better decisions and deliver new value to businesses, governments and individuals.With IBM Cognos Analytics everyone can have user-friendly analytics at their fingertips. Powered by cognitive capabilities, data analysis and visualization, dashboards and reports make it possible to answer questions, discover new insights and bring more ideas to fruition all across your organization.
Learn more at ibm.biz/chiefdataofficer
Onapsis provides the most comprehensive solutions for securing business-critical applications. As the leading experts in SAP and Oracle cyber-security, Onapsis’ patented solutions deliver both preventative vulnerability and compliance controls, as well as real-time detection and incident response capabilities to reduce risks affecting critical business processes and data. Headquartered in Boston, MA., Onapsis serves over 180 Global 2000 customers and are the de-facto standard for leading consulting and audit firms such as Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG and PwC.
Learn more at www.onapsis.com
Your enterprise needs to move faster, but lack of process and legacy tools hold you back. Every day, thousands of customer requests, IT incidents, and HR cases follow their own paths—moving back and forth between people, machines, and departments. Unstructured. Undocumented. Unimproved for years. With the ServiceNow System of ActionTM you can replace these unstructured work patterns of the past with intelligent workflows of the future. Now every employee, customer, and machine can make requests on a single cloud platform. Every department working on these requests can assign and prioritize, collaborate, get down to root cause issues, gain real-time insights, and drive to action. Your employees are energized, your service levels improve, and you realize game-changing economics. Work at LightspeedTM.
Learn more at www.servicenow.com
Sprint Business provides a range of simple, flexible services that help workforces to collaborate, mobilize and accelerate. As work changes, the winners will be the businesses that remove obstacles to best empower their employees to drive business success. Our solutions are designed specifically to help our customers' people work better together, be more engaged and enjoy their jobs more.
Learn more at www.sprint.com/business
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata Group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has a global footprint and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India.
Learn more at www.tcs.com
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.
Learn more at www.workday.com
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.
Learn more at www.alvarezandmarsal.com
Avanade helps clients realize results in a digital world through business technology solutions, cloud and managed services that combine insight, innovation and expertise focused on Microsoft technologies. Our people have helped thousands of organizations in all industries improve business agility, employee productivity and customer loyalty. Avanade combines the collective business, technical and industry expertise of its worldwide network of experts with the rigor of an industrialized delivery model to provide high quality solutions using proven and emerging technologies with flexible deployment models—on premises, cloud-based or outsourced. Avanade, which is majority owned by Accenture, was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 23,000 professionals in more than 20 countries.
Learn more at www.avanade.com
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare. A Fortune 500 company, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 7,200 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2015, the company generated net sales of almost $12.4 billion.
Learn more at www.cdw.com
DAI Source is an IBM Premier Partner with locations in Texas, Georgia, California, and Missouri. DAI Source increases the value realized by our customers when considering IBM Software Solutions. We help customers make data more consumable for self-service, automate budget & planning cycles, deploy enterprise reporting applications while consulting cloud vs. on-prem applications. Our approach maximizes ROI by combining software and implementation services to ensure our clients achieve project success.
Learn more at www.daisource.com/
Established in 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) is recognized as a leader in software product development by independent research agencies. Headquartered in the United States, EPAM serves clients worldwide utilizing its award-winning global delivery platform and its locations in 19 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. EPAM was ranked #6 in 2013 America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies and #3 in 2014 America's Best Small Companies lists by Forbes Magazine.
Learn more at www.epam.com/
Lenovo is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Lenovo enterprise systems deliver industry leading performance, reliability and security in virtualized and cloud environments for analytics, database, virtual desktop, infrastructure, and web workloads along with simplified and extensible systems management tools so you can manage your infrastructure on your own terms. Consistently ranked #1 in reliability and customer satisfaction, the Lenovo enterprise server, storage and networking portfolio provides the hardware for businesses that never stand still. Join us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovox86Server) or visit us at www.lenovo.com
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RDX is the nation’s largest onshore data infrastructure services provider and is recognized as the pioneer of remote administration, having offered these services since 1994. RDX’s unique service delivery architecture provides organizations with the benefits of personalized support delivered by DBAs and OS specialists dedicated to their account, backed by the collective knowledge of 200 administrators and advanced feature subject matter experts. RDX provides support services for all major database products and operating systems to over 400 customers and 7,500+ servers. RDX’s professionals leverage a PCI-DSS compliant, SSAE16 certified service delivery engine that has been continuously refined throughout RDX’s history.
Learn more at www.rdx.com
SAP is the world's leading provider of business software. Today, more than 46,100 customers in more than 120 countries run SAP® applications from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small businesses and midsize companies to suite offerings for global organizations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP software helps enterprises of all sizes around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP solution portfolios support the unique business processes of more than 25 industries, including high tech, retail, financial services, healthcare and the public sector. With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol "SAP."
Learn more at www.sap.com
Founded in 2006, SmarTek21, based out of Kirkland, Washington, is a global technology product and services company focused on innovating, integrating, and modernizing the enterprise. Our solutions in digital, cloud, analytics, and mobile enable our customers to deliver on their most important business initiatives leveraging next generation technology. As strategic partners, our customers rave about our transparent approach to delivering value measured by way of real-time KPIs for each engagement backed by our performance guarantees. We are supported by two wholly-owned delivery centers in India, offering an unparalleled approach to hybrid delivery; featuring hands-on consulting expertise in emerging technologies with teams of trained experts delivering efficient and highly valuable results to your organization.
Learn more at www.smartek21.com
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance. Turbonomic’s patented decision engine dynamically analyzes application demand and allocates shared resources to maintain a continuous state of application health.
Launched in 2010, Turbonomic is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the virtualization and cloud space. Turbonomic’s autonomic platform is trusted by thousands of enterprises to accelerate their adoption of virtual, cloud, and container deployments for all mission critical applications.
Learn more at turbonomic.com/
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-defined conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and wireless screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms, and H.323/SIP room systems. Founded in 2011, Zoom's mission is to develop a people-centric cloud service that transforms the real-time collaboration experience and improves the quality and effectiveness of communications forever.
Learn more at zoom.us/