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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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HP creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world.
Printer security is a topic of growing importance and HP recently announced the new Laser Jet Printer portfolio that delivers increased protection against malicious attacks. The stronger security is part of a broader HP strategy to provide the deepest security across PCs and printers. More information about the new HP LaserJet Enterprise portfolio is available at www.hp.com/go/PrintersThatProtect.
HP will continue to focus on security for its printing portfolio by delivering market leading security technology for new and existing printers, helping customers better protect their devices, data and documents.
Learn more at www.hp.ca
SentinelOne is transforming endpoint security to protect organizations against advanced, nation state and known threats. The company uses dynamic execution inspection to detect and protect devices against targeted, zero day threats in real time. SentinelOne was formed by an elite team of cyber security and defense experts from Intel, McAfee, Checkpoint, IBM and the Israel Defense Forces. The company’s investors include Accel Partners, Data Collective, Granite Hill Capital Partners, Tiger Global Management and The Westly Group.
Learn more at www.sentinelone.com/
Tanium gives the world's largest enterprises and government organizations the unique power to secure, control and manage millions of endpoints across the enterprise within seconds. Serving as the "central nervous system" for enterprises, Tanium empowers security and IT operations teams to ask questions about the state of every endpoint across the enterprise in plain English, retrieve data on their current state and execute change as necessary, all within seconds. With the unprecedented speed, scale and simplicity of Tanium, organizations now have complete and accurate information on the state of endpoints at all times to more effectively protect against modern day threats and realize new levels of cost efficiency in IT operations.
Learn more at www.tanium.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
Arbor Networks is the leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks. Arbor Networks protects enterprises from distributed denial of service attacks and advanced malware using Arbor’s global network intelligence. Arbor's proven solutions help grow and protect customer networks, businesses and brands.
Learn more at www.arbornetworks.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.
Learn more at www.cylance.com/
FireEye protects the most valuable assets in the world from those who have them in their sights. Its combination of technology, intelligence and expertise—reinforced with the most aggressive incident-response team—helps eliminate the impact of security breaches. With FireEye, you’ll detect attacks as they happen, you’ll understand the risk these attacks pose to your most valued assets, and you’ll have the resources to quickly respond and resolve security incidents. The FireEye Global Defense Community includes more than 5,000 customers across 67 countries, including more than 940 of the Forbes Global 2000. For more information, visit www.FireEye.com.
Learn more at www.fireeye.com
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
Learn more at www.hpe.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
Malwarebytes is the next-gen cybersecurity company that millions worldwide trust. Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against malicious threats, including ransomware, that traditional antivirus solutions miss. The company’s flagship product uses signature-less technologies to detect and stop a cyberattack before damage occurs.
Learn more at www.malwarebytes.com/business
Netskope™ is the leader in cloud security. Trusted by the world’s largest companies, Netskope’s cloud-scale security platform enables security professionals to understand risky activities, protect sensitive data, stop online threats, and respond to incidents in a way that fits how people work. Netskope — security evolved.
Learn more at www.netskope.com
NSS Labs, Inc. is the global leader in operationalizing cybersecurity. Through continuous security validation and global threat discovery and automation, NSS Labs empowers enterprises to reduce the operational burden of cybersecurity and address crucial gaps in their cybersecurity efforts. Informed by our experience and strong foundation of security product validation, NSS Labs offers CAWS, a cyber threat protection platform. Many of the world's largest and most demanding enterprises rely on trusted insights from NSS Labs.
Learn more at www.nsslabs.com/
Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company maintaining trust in the digital age by helping tens of thousands of organizations worldwide prevent cyber breaches. Our innovative security platform with game-changing technology natively brings network, cloud and endpoint security into a common architecture. By doing this we safely enable applications, users and content and deliver visibility, automation and control, as well as the ability to detect and prevent breaches at every stage of the attack lifecycle, so organizations can securely and efficiently move their businesses forward.
Learn more at www.paloaltonetworks.com
For three decades, PKWARE has provided encryption and compression software to more than 30,000 enterprise customers, including 200 government entities. Inventor of the .ZIP file format, PKWARE's smart encryption security solutions armor the data itself and eliminate vulnerabilities wherever data is used, shared, and stored.
Learn more at www.pkware.com
Proofpoint is an innovative security-as-a-service vendor that delivers data protection solutions that help medium- and large-sized organizations protect their data from attack and enable them to effectively meet the complex and evolving regulatory compliance and data governance mandates that have been spawned from highly publicized data breaches.
Proofpoint, positioned by Gartner in the Leaders Quadrant in its 2013 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways, delivers an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions spanning threat management, regulatory compliance, data governance and secure communications—all of which are based on a common security-as-a-service platform.
Learn more at www.proofpoint.com
Securonix is working to radically transform all areas of data security with actionable security intelligence. Our purpose-built advanced security analytics technology mines, enriches, analyzes, scores and visualizes customer data into actionable intelligence on the highest risk threats from within and outside their environment. Using signature-less anomaly detection techniques that track users, account, and system behavior Securonix is able to automatically and accurately detect the most advanced data security, insider threats and fraud attacks. Globally customers are using Securonix to address the most basic and complex needs around threat detection and monitoring, high privileged activity monitoring, enterprise and web fraud detection, application risk monitoring, and access risk management.
Learn more at www.securonix.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
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software and solutions, strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative security solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered content security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. All solutions are powered by cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the globe.
Learn more at www.trendmicro.com
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a secure, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers enterprise, government and startup businesses in 190 countries. With AWS, enterprises can take advantage of Amazon's expertise and economies of scale to access resources when their business needs them, delivering results faster and at a lower cost. Hundreds of thousands of customers including Dow Jones, Pfizer, Nokia, Unilever, Pinterest, and Netflix rely on AWS for their infrastructure needs, from running existing enterprise applications to building new applications in the cloud.
Learn more at aws.amazon.com
The AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform is an essential pillar for digital transformation, giving enterprises the ability to proactively monitor, manage, analyze, and optimize the most complex software environments in real time, in production. With the AppDynamics solution, enterprises can continuously ensure an ideal user experience, quickly resolve application issues, and manage application performance for maximum business impact. Deployed on-premises, in the cloud, or as a hybrid, the Application Intelligence Platform enables today’s digitally driven enterprises to more effectively compete and win in their markets, realize higher customer satisfaction, increase revenue, and lower costs. Combining next-generation application performance management and powerful analytics, the AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform is the foundation for success in the digital marketplace.
Learn more at www.appdynamics.com
Bitdefender is a global security technology company that provides cutting edge end-to-end cyber security solutions and advanced threat protection to more than 500 million users in more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning security technology, and is a provider of choice in both hybrid infrastructure security and endpoint protection. Through R&D, alliances and partnerships, Bitdefender is trusted to be ahead and deliver robust security you can rely on.
Learn more at www.bitdefender.com/business.
Carbon Black has designed the most complete next-gen endpoint-security platform, enabling organizations to stop the most attacks, see every threat, close security gaps, and evolve their defenses. The Cb Endpoint Security Platform helps organizations of all sizes replace legacy antivirus technology, lock down systems, and arm incident response teams with advanced tools to proactively hunt down threats. Today, Carbon Black has approximately 2,000 worldwide customers, including 25 of the Fortune 100 and more than 600 employees. Carbon Black was voted Best Endpoint Protection by security professionals in the SANS Institute’s Best of 2015 Awards.
Learn more at www.carbonblack.com
Dimension Data is a USD 7.5 billion ICT solutions and services provider with over 26,000 employees and with operations in 58 countries. Its security business delivers broad technical and integration expertise across a variety of IT disciplines to over 6,000 security clients globally. www.dimensiondata.com
Learn more at www.dimensiondata.com
ForeScout Technologies Inc. is transforming security through visibility. ForeScout offers Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations the unique ability to see devices, including non-traditional devices, the instant they connect to the network. Equally important, ForeScout lets you control these devices and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools to accelerate incident response. Unlike traditional security alternatives, ForeScout achieves this without requiring software agents or previous device knowledge. The company’s solutions integrate with leading network, security, mobility and IT management products to overcome security silos, automate workflows and enable significant cost savings. As of October 2015, more than 2,000 customers in over 60 countries improve their network security and compliance posture with ForeScout solutions.
Learn more at www.forescout.com/
FPT is a Vietnam based global IT Service provider, offering a broad portfolio of IT Services. With our Delivery Centers at Asia and Eastern Europe, we deliver excellent Quality for Competitive Pricing.
FPT has 32,000 employees and is recognized as the largest IT Service Provider in South East Asia and listed in IOAP Top 100 Global Outsourcing and named Gartner’s Cool Vendor for 2016.
With our global presence, our delivery model with onsite and offshore components and our immense experience and domain know how, FPT is delivering real value to customers.
Learn more at www.fpt-software.com
We are an independent technology consulting firm specializing in business critical solutions for your data networks, unified communications, network security, and cloud connectivity.
Our focus is on your business objectives, and providing technology guidance and support to meet them, both present and future.
Our technical proficiency and customer-first values have consistently translated to long term successful relationships throughout the Northwest.
Whether it’s strategic planning, design, or implementation, our award-winning team will keep your network agile, your data secure, and your communications integrated seamlessly.
Northpoint is “Your Route to a Better Network.”
Learn more at northpointconsulting.com
MapR enables our customers to transform themselves using the power of data to create extraordinary business advantage and become more agile, grow faster, while reducing IT spend. We provide the industry’s only converged data platform that uniquely allows applying analytical insights to operational processes in real time. This enables our customers to create new offerings faster, and respond faster to competitive market pressures.
Learn more at www.mapr.com
Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform delivers the agility, pay-as-you-grow economics and operational simplicity of the public cloud, without sacrificing the predictability, security and control of on-premises infrastructure. Nutanix solutions leverage web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution that delivers any application at any scale.
Learn more at www.nutanix.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
RingCentral, Inc. is an award-winning global provider of cloud unified communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise systems, RingCentral solutions empower today’s mobile and distributed workforces to be connected anywhere and on any device through voice, video, team messaging, collaboration, SMS, conferencing, online meetings, contact center, and fax. RingCentral provides an open platform that integrates with today’s leading business apps while giving customers the flexibility to customize their own workflows.
RingCentral has the confidence of over 350,000 organizations worldwide to provide them with innovative and secure ways to connect employees, boost workforce productivity, share knowledge, and strengthen customer relationships.
RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California.
Learn more at www.ringcentral.com
Billions are spent annually on security, yet breaches continue. SecureAuth’s unique adaptive access control solutions prevent the misuse of stolen credentials, marrying unmatched user convenience with protection 3000x more secure than 2-factor alone. Reducing passwords with SSO, saving administrative time with self-service tools, and on-prem, cloud, or hybrid deployment options means SecureAuth is secure, easy to use, and flexible enough to adapt to future needs.
Learn more at www.secureauth.com.
SmarTek21 is a global IT services company that helps enterprises solve development, implementation and business problems. We focus on collaboration, innovation and results. From full enterprise architecture consulting and managed services to product realization, SmarTek21 provides efficient and measurable return on investment for each of our clients. We establish deep client partnerships to drive success, and are consistently focused on delivering to our clients’ highest priorities. Founded in 2006, SmarTek21 is headquartered in Kirkland, WA, with wholly-owned subsidiary offices in India. Our Hybrid Delivery Model™ features hands-on domestic expertise for solution analysis, architecture and project management, with a dedicated offshore team for cost-effective development and quality assurance.
Learn more at www.smartek21.com
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €14 billion in 2015. With over 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements.
Positioned as a value-added systems integrator, equipment supplier and service provider, Thales is one of Europe’s leading players in the security market. The Group’s security teams work with government agencies, local authorities and enterprise customers to develop and deploy integrated, resilient solutions to protect citizens, sensitive data and critical infrastructure.
Thales offers world-class cryptographic capabilities and is a global leader in cybersecurity solutions for defence, government, critical infrastructure providers, telecom companies, industry and the financial services sector. With a value proposition addressing the entire data security chain, Thales offers a comprehensive range of services and solutions ranging from security consulting, data protection, digital trust management and design, development, integration, certification and security maintenance of cybersecured systems, to cyberthreat management, intrusion detection and security supervision through cybersecurity Operation Centres in France, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Hong Kong.
Learn more at www.vormetric.com