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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
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
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
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.
Learn more at www.centurylink.com/business
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 Action™ 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 Lightspeed™.
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
Apptio (NASDAQ: APTI) is the CIO's business management system. We build advanced data and analytics applications that help IT leaders make informed decisions about their technology investments, capitalize on the cloud transformation and drive innovation within their organizations. We call it Technology Business Management. Our applications help companies align technology spending to business outcomes and automate IT processes like cost transparency, benchmarking, charge-back and planning. Hundreds of customers, including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, use Apptio as their business system of record for IT.
Learn more at www.apptio.com
Dropbox’s mission is to simplify the way people work together. With more than 500 million users around the world, we’re building the world’s simplest, most powerful collaboration platform.
Learn more at www.dropbox.com/business
HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global IT services company that helps global enterprises re—imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 6.7 billion, as of December 31, 2016. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of services underlined by its Mode 1—2—3 growth strategy. Mode 1 encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications, Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCETM Autonomics to transform clients' business and IT landscape, making them 'lean' and 'agile'. Mode 2 focuses on experience—centric and outcome—oriented services such as Digital and Analytics Services, IoT WorKSTM, Cloud and Security, utilizing DRYiCETM Orchestration to drive business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy is ecosystem—driven, creating innovative IP—partnerships to build products and platforms business.
HCL leverages its global network of integrated co-innovation labs, and global delivery capabilities to provide holistic multi—service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing, Entertainment, Retail CPG, Life Sciences Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Travel, Transportation & Logistics and Government. With 111,092 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking 'Relationships Beyond the Contract'.
Learn more at www.hcltech.com
Hortonworks is a leading innovator at creating, distributing and supporting enterprise-ready open data platforms. Our mission is to manage the world’s data. We have a single-minded focus on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, NiFi, and Spark. Our open Connected Data Platforms power Modern Data Applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Along with our 1600+ partners, we provide the expertise, training and services that allows our customers to unlock the transformational value of data across any line of business. We are Powering the Future of Data.
Learn more at www.hortonworks.com
Overcoming the App-Data-Gap with Nimble Storage Predictive Flash Platform. We all expect instant access to data. Data is essential to businesses, governments, scientists, engineers, developers, and students. Complex infrastructure creates an app-data gap that disrupts data delivery and makes users wait. Closing the app-data gap requires predicting and preventing barriers to data velocity. Visit us to learn how the Nimble Storage Predictive Flash Platform delivers data velocity by using InfoSight predictive analytics and a Unified Flash Fabric to close the app-data gap.
Learn more at www.nimblestorage.com
Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. It integrates directly with an organization’s existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications. Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organizations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost. More than 2,000 customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, MGM Resorts International and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue, and stay secure.
Learn more at www.okta.com
Pariveda is a strategic services consulting firm driving business value for clients by solving complex problems through the innovative use of technology. Our focus is simple. Start with the right people, deliver consistent value and partner enthusiastically with our clients. Pariveda's technology solutions include custom application development in areas such as strategy, mobility, cloud computing, data, portals and collaboration, CRM, custom software, enterprise integration and user experience.
Our mission is to develop the individual to their fullest potential through learning, coaching and giving opportunities. Pariveda is an employee-owned company with over 400 employees in 9 major cities across North America.
Learn more at www.parivedasolutions.com
Qlik® is the leading visual analytics platform and the pioneer of user-driven business intelligence. Its portfolio of cloud-based and on-premise solutions meets customers’ growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics, regardless of where data is located. Customers using Qlik Sense®, QlikView® and Qlik® Cloud, gain meaning out of information from multiple sources, exploring the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik does business in more than 100 countries with over 40,000 customers globally.
Learn more at www.qlik.com
Stefanini is a global IT services company with over 85 offices in 34 countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. Since 1987, Stefanini has been providing offshore, onshore and nearshore IT services, including application managed services and project-based support, IT infrastructure outsourcing (help desk support and desktop managed services) and strategic IT staffing solutions to enterprises around the world.
Stefanini maintains a strong presence in industries such as financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, chemical, services, technology, public sector and utilities. The corporate global headquarters is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil with European headquarters in Brussels and North American headquarters in metropolitan Detroit.
Learn more at stefanini.com
Tableau helps people transform data into actionable insights. Explore with limitless visual analytics. Build dashboards and perform ad hoc analyses in just a few clicks. Share your work with anyone and make an impact on your business. From global enterprises to early-stage startups and small businesses, people everywhere use Tableau to see and understand their data.
Learn more at www.tableau.com
Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center. Visit https://www.veeam.com.
Learn more at www.veeam.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/