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Partner of the Year
For over a century, IBM has helped businesses innovate and deliver increased value. IBM helps clients solve their most pressing issues by combining forward thinking, business insight, research and industry experience with the latest interconnected technologies. Discover how today's clients are using smarter software, systems and services from IBM to help create a collaborative enterprise that leverages real time analytics, cloud computing and secure sustainable next generation data centers. In addition to reducing costs, improving service delivery and enabling business innovation, clients' businesses undergo the transformation needed to thrive on a Smarter Planet. Let's build a smarter planet.
Learn more at www.ibm.com/CIO
Rogers is a diversified public Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com.
Learn more at www.rogers.com
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world.
Learn more at www.avaya.com
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies, including routing, switching, security, TelePresence systems, unified communications, video, and wireless. The company's responsible business practices help ensure accountability, business sustainability, and environmentally conscious operations and products.
Learn more at www.cisco.com/ca
A trusted provider of management and technology consulting to business and government, Fujitsu Consulting is the North American consulting and services arm of the $43.2-billion Fujitsu group. Fujitsu Consulting integrates the core expertise of the Fujitsu companies and its partners to deliver complete solutions in the areas of enterprise information management, packaged application implementation, legacy systems modernization, IT governance, managed services and business process services. Through its full range of IT consulting, implementation and management services and its industry-recognized strategic approach, Macroscope®, Fujitsu Consulting enables clients to build more value into their IT investments and drive their leadership in the marketplace.
Learn more at www.fujitsu.com/ca/en/services/consulting/
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Our dedication to principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made us one of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today.
Customers around the world choose us for our “go beyond” approach and broad portfolio of solutions for server-to-storage virtualization, business applications, data protection, and more. Our solutions provide nonstop availability of critical business data and simplify business processes so you can deploy new capabilities with confidence and get to revenue faster than ever before.
Learn more at www.netapp.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
Q9 Networks is Canada's leading provider of outsourced data centre infrastructure services for organizations with mission-critical IT operations. Including its new Kamloops, B.C. facility, Q9 has 10 operational data centres in three provinces. Since 2000, investments in data centre capacity have totaled more than $340 million. Q9's data centres and network are backed by an industry-leading SLA that guarantees 100 per cent network and power availability. Q9 services, including: co-location, bandwidth, dedicated servers, firewalls, load balancing, virtual private networking (VPN) and back-up/restore, enable the rapid provisioning and scalability of client infrastructure.
Learn more at www.q9.com
QlikTech is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions, offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world serving approximately 27,000 customers in over 100 countries.
Learn more at www.qlikview.com/
Raven Bay Services is a privately held IT consulting company based in Western Canada. Providing innovative technology solutions and services, we pride ourselves in ensuring that the right expertise is provided at the right time and in a manner that suits the needs of our clients. Raven Bay provides solutions and services in the areas of:
• Business Intelligence Solutions: Reporting & Analytics
• Social Media Analytics
• Maximo and Asset Management reporting
• IT Support services: ETL, Developer services
• Business Continuity Planning and Resourcing
Raven Bay has experience offering these services to the following industries including, oil and gas, potash, education, agriculture, private and public sector organizations. In 2012, Raven Bay was featured in Profit Guide magazine in the annual Profit 200 ranking placing respectively at 112 based on 384 percent revenue growth.
Learn more at www.ravenbay.com
RKO solves complex content & process related business problems. Our custom solutions help organizations better manage their documents, streamline processes, surface business knowledge and mitigate compliance risk. With a 15 year legacy of success, we specialize in content management solutions for contract management, managing policies and procedures and facilities management. RKO has implemented these and over 100 other solutions and are considered one of the leading Enterprise Content Management (ECM) consultancy companies in North America.
Learn more at www.rkosolutions.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
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 www.shawbusinesssolutions.ca
Software AG is the world's largest independent provider of Business Infrastructure Software. Our 4,000 global enterprise customers achieve business results faster by modernizing, integrating and automating their IT systems and processes. As a result, they rapidly build measurable business value and meet changing business demands. Based on our solutions, organizations are able to liberate and govern their data, systems, applications, processes and services - achieving new levels of business flexibility.
Our leading product portfolio includes solutions for high performance data management, developing and modernizing applications, enabling service-oriented architecture, and improving business processes. By combining our technology with industry expertise and best practices experience, our customers improve and differentiate their businesses - faster.
Software AG - Get There Faster
Learn more at www.softwareag.com
Symantec protects the world's information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment — from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world. More information is available at www.symantec.com or by connecting with Symantec at: go.symantec.com/socialmedia.
Learn more at www.symantec.com
VCE, through Vblock Systems, provides an optimized information technology system that accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for customers.
VCE products enable IT organizations to:
• Standardize processes and applications
• Improve utilization and lower operational costs
• Accelerate technology adoption and innovation
• Maximize adaptability and investment protection
Vblock Systems are available through an extensive partner network. They support horizontal applications, vertical industry offerings, and application development environments, allowing customers to focus on business innovation instead of integrating, validating, and managing IT infrastructure.
Learn more at www.vce.com
For more than a half a century, Xerox has been a leader in document technology and services. We continue to build on this heritage of innovation. Through our acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services, we now are the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management, offering global services from claims reimbursement and automated toll transaction to customer care centers and HR benefits management. The new Xerox is dedicated to innovation, service and giving our customers the freedom to focus on what matters most: your real business.
Learn more at www.xerox.com
WireIE is an industry leader that delivers high availability; secure data over networks in rural and remote regions. We specialize in owning and operating Ethernet Networks for the carrier, oil and gas, utilities, healthcare and government industries. Our in-depth knowledge and expertise set us apart from more traditional companies. We’re global leaders, with offices in Canada, USA and The Caribbean.
Learn more at www.wireie.com/