Underwriting Partner

VMware a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, accelerates our customers’ digital transformation journey by enabling enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT. With VMware One Cloud, Any Application, Any DeviceTM architecture for IT, organizations are using VMware solutions to create exceptional experiences by mobilizing everything; differentiate and respond faster to opportunities with modern data and apps hosted across hybrid clouds; and safeguard brand and customer trust with a defense-in-depth approach to cybersecurity. With 2015 revenues of $6.6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners worldwide. Learn more at vmware.com.

Corporate Partner

For 10 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 50 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, analytics, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and enterprise applications from 32 Availability Zones (AZs) across 12 geographic regions in the U.S., Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Korea, and Singapore. AWS services are trusted by more than a million active customers around the world -- including the fastest growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies -- to power their infrastructure, make them more agile, and lower costs.

CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in North America and the United Kingdom.  A Fortune 500 company, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 8,200 coworkers.  For the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2015, the company generated net sales of almost $12.6 billion.  For more information, visit www.CDW.com.

Code42 is a global enterprise SaaS provider of endpoint data protection and security to more than 39,000 organizations – including the most recognized brands in business and education. Code42’s highly secure cloud solutions enable IT and security teams to limit risk, meet data privacy regulations and recover from data loss - no matter the cause. For more information, visit www.code42.com.

Dell Services delivers technology solutions and services that enable organizations to accelerate innovation and achieve the results that matter most to them. We are a pragmatic partner focused on helping customers transform, connect, inform and protect their business. Dell Services focuses on three core service offerings: Infrastructure & Cloud Computing, Applications Services and Business Process Outsourcing. Dell Services brings together the power of Dell to give customers the power to do more. www.dell.com/services

Delphix helps organizations release applications up to 10x faster by delivering secure, virtualized data across the application lifecycle. More than 30 percent of the Global 100 use Delphix software to deliver data across development, testing and reporting environments, improving developer productivity and data security whether on premises or in the cloud. Delphix is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, with offices around the world, and can be found online at www.delphix.com.

Dimension Data is a USD 7.5 billion ICT solutions and services provider with over 31,00 employees and with over 6,000 clients in 58 countries. Delivers services in a further 103 countries through its Preferred Partner Programme. Serves 72% of the Fortune 100 and 60% of the Fortune 500 companies. Dimension Data is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Group. www.DimensionData.com

IBM is unique. It is the only company in our industry that has reinvented itself through multiple technology eras and economic cycles. We do so for one reason: to create  differentiating value for our clients. Today, IBM is much more than a “hardware, software, services” company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company. IBM is on the leading edge of collaboration and data management solutions. Today, our cloud object storage solutions are used by companies  to secure, manage and distribute data anywhere, anytime. IBM can help manage your growing workload, data and applications with ease.  Our collaboration solutions is a single integrated platform delivered from an open cloud platform, that can understand, reason, and learn your everyday work.  Through cognitive capabilities, IBM can help you focus on the work that matters and unleash your full potential at work.

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 enables 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.

Slack is a messaging platform for teams that brings all communication together, creating a single unified archive accessible through powerful search. It integrates with dozens of popular services such as Twitter, Dropbox, Trello, Asana, Google Docs, JIRA, MailChimp, Stripe, Zendesk, and others to help consolidate and make sense of the ever-growing flows of data that confront modern teams. Based in San Francisco, with offices in Dublin, Melbourne, New York and Vancouver.

Sungard Availability Services (“Sungard AS”) is a leading provider of critical production and recovery services to global enterprise companies.  Sungard AS partners with customers across the globe to understand their business needs and provide production and recovery services tailored to help them achieve their desired business outcomes.  Leveraging 35 years of experience, Sungard AS designs, builds and runs critical IT services that help customers manage complex IT, adapt quickly and build resiliency and availability. To learn more, visit www.sungardas.com or call 1-800-468-7483.  Connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Unisys is a global information technology company that works with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to solve their most pressing IT and business challenges. Unisys specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, Unisys offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, security solutions, and high-end server technology.

Emerging Partner

AetherPal is leading the next big transformation in enterprise mobility by providing enterprises with Mobile Support Management (MSM) solutions that deliver a real-time support experience for end users.  The product portfolio delivers a scalable, secure mobile support app/platform that provides on-demand application and device support for a geographically dispersed mobile workforce.  With self-service capabilities and collaborative, proactive, and on-demand channels for mobile support of the digital workforce, AetherPal’s solutions empower users with self-service options for managing and resolving common mobile support issues, free up IT help desk resources to address more complex support needs, improve user productivity, and lower support costs.

Maven Wave is a hybrid of the experience you get from top-tier consulting and the agility you’d expect from a cutting-edge technology firm. Our solutions capitalize on the evolution of digital technology trends like cloud, analytics, mobile, and UX.

Tempered Networks meets the cyber security and connectivity needs for enterprises who require uncompromised protection for their business critical infrastructure. Our security platform provides a breakthrough approach to networking by enabling organizations to ‘cloak’ critical systems, communications, and vulnerable endpoints, with end-to-end encryption. Cloaked endpoints and network segments have no TCP/IP footprint and are invisible from any untrusted device on the underlying shared network. Single pane-of-glass management cuts complexity by automating the setup and ongoing maintenance of your Tempered Networks deployment. It enables easy and rapid network micro-segmentation to reduce an organization’s attack surface.  For more information go to www.temperednetworks.com.

Viptela technology cuts existing operating costs in the WAN by more than 50%, increases bandwidth 10x, and, significantly improves security and uptime. Viptela is deployed at 25 Fortune-500 companies including large healthcare, retail, banking and energy companies. Verizon and Singtel deliver managed services based on Viptela’s Software-Defined WAN technology.

Research Partner

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the most experienced and trusted IT advisory firm in the market.  Our global team of 1,100 analysts assist businesses around the world in digitally transforming their organizations.  Our IT advisory services not only advise on the technologies underpinning digital transformation (e.g. cloud, analytics, IoT, mobility, 3D printing), but also on effectively leading Digital Transformation initiatives across both IT and the line of business.  For over 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research, and events company.  www.idc.com/itexecutive