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Partner of the Year
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
For more than a century, IBM has been making the world a smarter place. In the past five years, we’ve seen enormous advances, as leaders have begun using the vast supply of Big Data to transform their enterprises through analytics, mobile technology, social business and the cloud. In this era of change and complexity, the pressure to stay competitive can be intense. Conventions once universally held are giving way to new perspectives, new ways of working and new solutions. Roles are changing. And, more than ever, leaders need a partner to help them adapt. Discover how IBM can help.
Learn more at www.ibm.com/smarterplanet
Box provides a secure way to share content and improve collaboration on any device. Desktop, tablet or mobile. From huge corporations to mom and pop stores, Box believes technology should never limit anything you do. Businesses of any size can be more productive, inventive and powerful on Box. The company is well funded by top VC firms like Andreessen Horowitz, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and U.S. Venture Partners. Box is proud to be on Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies, is used in 225,000 businesses - including 99% of the Fortune 500 — and is the go-to product of 25 million people.
Learn more at www.box.com
Businesses, governments and nonprofits of all sizes trust CenturyLink’s integrated portfolio of information technology and cloud solutions to improve their agility and bottom-line performance. Advanced data networking, voice, Internet and data center colocation services are delivered over the company’s high-speed fiber optic network in the U.S and globally. CenturyLink is a global leader in secure, high-performance cloud infrastructure, cloud platform and cloud management services for enterprise workloads. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations.
Learn more at www.centurylink.com/business
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. Customers use our service model to define, structure and automate the flow of work, removing dependencies on email and spreadsheets to transform the delivery and management of services for the enterprise. ServiceNow provides service management for every department in the enterprise including IT, human resources, facilities, field service and more. We deliver a ‘lights-out, light-speed’ experience through our enterprise cloud — built to manage everything as a service.
Learn more at www.servicenow.com
VCE is a leading innovator of intelligent converged infrastructure systems. Customers rely on VCE for the fastest deployment of infrastructure and applications; the highest application performance and availability, and the lowest TCO. From our roots as a pioneer in converged infrastructure, we have extended our innovation:
- By integrating best in class technologies from Cisco, EMC and VMware, we engineer, manufacture and support Vblock™ Systems, the market-leading integrated infrastructure systems
- By simplifying integration into existing and emerging management frameworks, providing complete system context of configuration and health to introduce converged operations for IT infrastructure
- Through focused integration with leading applications, we simplify application deployment and optimize performance by extending standardization and automation to the runtime environment.
VCE offers a broad portfolio of products and services to accelerate IT transformation and dramatically simplify IT operations for mid-sized companies and large enterprises. With VCE, IT organizations are able to shift resources to focus more on innovation and less on maintenance.
Learn more at www.vce.com
At Blue Jeans Network, we aim to bring great minds together to meet, share ideas and reach their audience through the power of video collaboration. By making video communication easy, secure and scalable, our customers can make online conversations, meetings and events personal again. Blue Jeans' cloud-based platform has taken video into the mainstream, giving thought leaders in business, entertainment, and media the power to interact face-to-face with anyone, anywhere. and from any device.
Learn more at bluejeans.com
CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business—from apparel to energy—is being rewritten by software. From planning to development to management to security, at CA we create software that fuels transformation for companies in the application economy. With CA software at the center of their IT strategy, organizations can leverage the technology that changes the way we live—from the data center to the mobile device. Our software and solutions help our customers thrive in the new application economy by delivering the means to deploy monitor and secure their applications and infrastructure.
Learn more at www.ca.com
Comcast Business offers Internet, Ethernet, Voice and TV for businesses. Built for business, services are delivered over a diverse, private network — the nation’s leading alternative to the phone company. With Internet speeds up to five times faster than DSL and Ethernet that provides carrier-grade data and Internet services, at speeds up to 10 GBPS, businesses will find the solution they need. Business Voice offers a variety of options like voice lines, PRI trunks and Business VoiceEdge™ — our virtual PBX solution. And Business TV will keep customers entertained. Customers also value the 24x7 dedicated business support everywhere: phone, web and online.
Learn more at business.comcast.com/enterprise
Delivering complete and connected solutions Dell Software empowers organizations of all sizes to experience Dell’s “power to do more” by delivering scalable yet simple-to-use solutions that can increase productivity, responsiveness and efficiency. Dell Software is uniquely positioned to address today’s most pressing business and IT challenges with holistic, connected software offerings across five core solution areas, encompassing data center and cloud management, information management, mobile workforce management, security and data protection. This software, when combined with Dell hardware and services, helps customers simplify IT, mitigate risk and accelerate business results.
Learn more at www.dellsoftware.com
Kenandy is the cloud ERP business platform for modern global enterprises. Kenandy Empowers Real People™ to work the way they want to work on any device anywhere in the world — it’s easy to use, implement and change. Kenandy creates enterprise agility and provides a foundation for business innovation and transformation.
Learn more at www.kenandy.com/
LiquidHub is a digital integrator that partners with businesses to improve customer engagement and drive growth. With operations in North America, Asia, and Europe, we empower the leading global healthcare and financial services companies through technology innovation. Our customer successes are the result of a culture rooted in thought leadership and delivery excellence. For more information, visit www.liquidhub.com.
Learn more at www.liquidhub.com
At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them. We run our business in much the same way, and believe our eight business divisions offer the greatest potential to serve our customers. They are: Windows & Windows Live Division , Server and Tools, Online Services Division , Microsoft Business Solutions, Microsoft Office, Skype, Windows Phone and the Interactive Entertainment Business. We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Just as we constantly update and improve our products, we want to continually evolve our company to be in the best position to accelerate new technologies as they emerge and to better serve our customers.
Learn more at www.microsoft.com
New Relic is a software analytics company that makes sense of billions of data points about millions of applications in real time. Our comprehensive SaaS-based solution provides one powerful interface for web and native mobile applications and consolidates the performance monitoring data for any chosen technology in your environment. We have over 200,000 users that utilize our cloud solution to analyze more than 200 billion data points across more than three million applications. When your brand and customer experience depend on the performance of modern software, New Relic provides insight into your overall environment.
Learn more at newrelic.com/about/media-assets
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
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 350 employees in 9 major cities across North America.
Learn more at www.parivedasolutions.com
Pivotal offers a modern approach to technology that organizations need to thrive in a new era of business innovation. Our solutions intersect cloud, big data and agile development, creating a framework that increases data leverage, accelerates application delivery, and decreases costs, while providing enterprises the speed and scale they need to compete.
Learn more at www.pivotal.io/
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, enables broad deployment of flash in the data center. Compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are 10x faster and 10x more space and power efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored.
Learn more at www.purestorage.com
Founded in 2001, RealCom Solutions is a vendor-neutral, client-advocate for our multi-location clients that utilize Telecom and Technology. Through our team of individuals that all have significant industry experience, we help our clients save time, productivity and expenses through our efforts focused on optimization, consolidation and cost reduction of Telecom services including Voice, Data and Internet services.
RealCom Solutions will act on our client’s behalf to analyze, negotiate, order, implement, and project manage all telecommunication services. Additionally, we provide on-going Account Management including Bill Review, Trouble Escalation, Resolution, Moves, Adds Changes and Disconnects. We provide exceptional service and support to our enterprise clients. All of these services are provided at no cost to our clients.
RealCom Solutions…..”Have us on your staff, not on your payroll!” ®
Learn more at www.realcomsolutions.com
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training and consulting services. Red Hat is an S&P company with more than 70 offices spanning the globe empowering its customers' businesses.
Learn more at www.redhat.com
Rimini Street is the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services. Our innovative, award-winning program enables Oracle and SAP licensees to save 50 percent on their annual support fees and up to 90 percent on overall support costs over a decade. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for fifteen years or more while receiving ultra-response premium service including support for customizations at no extra cost.
Learn more at www.riministreet.com
Splunk Enables Operational Intelligence
Splunk is software used to monitor, report and analyze machine data. This data is generated by all applications, systems and infrastructure - located on-premise or in the cloud. Machine data is massive in scale, unstructured and contains a definitive record of transactions, systems, applications and user activity. It’s also largely unused, trapped in rigid, silo-based systems. Only Splunk lets you capture and analyze real-time and historical machine data in one place, so you can unlock its value.
Learn more at www.splunk.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
TierPoint delivers data center infrastructure support when, where and how each client needs it. As a single source for a broad portfolio of cloud, colocation, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, TierPoint helps streamline operations, maximize productivity and reduce risk for businesses that require secure, high performance, highly-available infrastructures. Headquartered in St. Louis, TierPoint operates 13 highly-redundant, Tier III plus data centers in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, making us large enough to handle intricate customer requirements yet nimble enough to provide customized solutions with the highest level of service available in the marketplace.
Learn more at www.tierpoint.com
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.
Learn more at www.workday.com