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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
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 the enterprise IT cloud company. We focus on transforming enterprise IT by automating and standardizing business processes and consolidating IT across the global enterprise. Organizations deploy our service to create a single system of record for enterprise IT, lower operational costs and enhance efficiency. Additionally, our customers use our extensible platform to build custom applications for automating activities unique to their business requirements.
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
Luxury Prize Sponsors
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
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
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
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
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
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
Salesforce.com 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
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