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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
Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT"), the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Recognized as one of Canada's Great Places to Work, Microsoft Canada Co. provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting and local support services. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great software. Microsoft Canada is a creative workplace which attracts the best and brightest talent in the IT industry who bring an ever evolving vision of the future to reality.
Microsoft software helps businesses and consumers to reach their full potential, however they define it. Woven throughout daily life, whether it be work or play, Microsoft technologies flourish when they get into the hands of millions of Canadian partners and customers enabling innovation often in new ways.
Learn more at www.microsoft.ca
FireEye® has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors, including Web, email, and files and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 1,000 customers across more than 40 countries, including over one-third of the Fortune 100.
Learn more at www.fireeye.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
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
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
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
Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information. For more than two decades, the company's award-winning software and technologies have set new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. From rich images in print, video, and film to dynamic digital content across multiple media, the impact of Adobe solutions is evident across industries and felt by anyone who creates, views, and interacts with information. With a reputation for excellence and a portfolio of many of the most respected software brands, Adobe is one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies.
Learn more at www.adobe.com
Allstream is a Canadian leader in IP communications and the only national communications provider that works exclusively with business customers. Allstream’s momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and entrepreneurial spirit of its employees across the country. Supported by its more than 30,000-kilometre nationwide high-performance fibre-optic network, Allstream’s portfolio of business solutions are built from an array of advanced communications technologies and services to help organizations communicate more efficiently and profitably. Allstream takes pride in its commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience, and has long been recognized by its technology partners for the contributions made to their businesses.
Learn more at www.allstream.com
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), is a not for profit organization focused on reducing unnecessary waste or environmental impact through effective management of retiring electronic and IT equipment. Addressing data security constitutes a key element of that.
Enjoying the support of a significant number of organizations across all industries, including several who will be present at the Calgary CISO event, the ERA is proud to highlight our AmeriShred mobile data destruction units.
These mobile units allow organizations to eliminate risk of data loss, while preserving the “chain of custody” by way of enabling “on site” destruction — or even “self-serve” use.
Learn more at www.era.ca/
McAfee is now part of Intel Security. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced
security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence, Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security
solutions and services that protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and personal use around the world.
Intel Security combines the experience and expertise of McAfee with the innovation and proven performance of Intel to
make security an essential ingredient in every architecture and on every computing platform. Intel Security’s mission is to
give everyone the confidence to live and work safely and securely in the digital world.
Learn more at www.intelsecurity.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
OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM). EIM enables organizations to grow the business, lower costs of operations, and reduce information governance and security related risks. OpenText focuses on the key drivers of business success to improve business insight, strengthen business impact, accelerate process velocity, address information governance and provide security.
Learn more at www.opentext.com
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
Q9 Networks Inc. is Canada's leading provider of outsourced data centre infrastructure for organizations with mission-critical IT operations. Q9's national footprint of 14 high-availability data centres spans three provinces, including Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario and serves customers in both the public and private sectors. Q9 is owned by an investor group comprising Canada's largest communication company, BCE Inc., and some of the largest and most experienced North American pension and private equity funds, including: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
Learn more at www.q9.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
Salesforce is the world's largest provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software. Our industry-leading CRM platform has become the world's leading enterprise cloud ecosystem. Industries and companies of all sizes can connect to their customers in a whole new way using the latest innovations in mobile, social, and cloud technology to sell, service, market, and succeed like never before.
• Grow sales faster with the world's #1 CRM application, the Sales Cloud
• Deliver amazing service with the world's #1 customer service app, the Service Cloud
• Transform consumers into customers across all digital channels with the Marketing Cloud
• Build apps and connect anything to everything with the Platform
Learn more at www.salesforce.com
SAP is the world's leading provider of business software solutions. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver platform to drive innovation and enable business change, mySAP Business Suite solutions are helping enterprises around the world improve relationships with customers and partners, streamline operations, and create efficiencies across their supply chains. SAP industry solutions support the unique business processes of more than 25 industry segments, including high tech, retail, public sector and financial services. Today, more than 28,000 companies in over 120 countries run more than 96,000 installations of SAP software. With subsidiaries in over 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
Shaw Business is a division of Shaw Communications; a diversified communications and media company headquartered in Calgary. Shaw Business is a full service facility based carrier providing world class telecommunication services and solutions across Canada, designed for small businesses to large enterprises and governments. As a forward-thinking organization, Shaw Business continually invests in our network and our technology — staying on top of emerging demands such as cloud computing and high availability. By investing in our purpose built national fiber optic backbone, Shaw is the leading provider of broadband services in Canada. Our fiber optic network operates coast-to-coast, continent-wide and spans over 625,000 km to reach over 150,000 business locations across Canada.
Learn more at shaw.ca/business/
Today, organizations are challenged by their stakeholders to do more with less, and by their customers to be available anytime and anywhere. To meet these demands, the technologies organizations implement have to provide real, measurable business value. As a leading national communications and IT company in Canada, TELUS Corporation has a proven track record in delivering innovative, integrated and unified communications solutions that create new levels of productivity and efficiency in the office and in the field. Whether you're looking to gain a competitive edge, empower your mobile workers, manage risk or ensure your organization is following best practices, TELUS can help.
Learn more at business.telus.com/enterprise/bc
TriNimbus Technologies is a Cloud Solution provider and leading Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner. The TriNimbus team works alongside its customers to increase availability, tighten security, optimize performance and costs on AWS Cloud Infrastructure. With software development backgrounds and DevOps specialization, TriNimbus helps customers accelerate through migration onto AWS while architecting, optimizing, automating and supporting their AWS footprints. Based in Vancouver, Canada, TriNimbus has customers throughout North America ranging from mid-sized, enterprise to public sector organizations, all leveraging AWS Cloud Infrastructure around the world.
Learn more at www.trinimbus.com