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Platinum Sponsors

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 technologies.

Discover how IBM works with CIOs and CEOs to build smarter enterprises by offering a full portfolio of instrumented, interconnected and intelligent solutions.

Learn more at www.ibm.com/CIO



Founded in 1973, Compuware Corporation provides software, experts and best practices to ensure applications work well and deliver business value. Compuware solutions optimize application performance across the Enterprise and the Internet for leading organizations around the world, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies, and 12 of the 20 most-visited web sites. We enable our customers to increase revenue, protect brand value and boost customer satisfaction by optimizing performance across the entire application delivery chain.

Learn more at www.compuware.com



CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments-from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 rely on CA Technologies to manage their evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at ca.com.


With more than 100,000 customers, salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the social enterprise. We are the leader in employee social networks, customer relationship management apps and development in the cloud. Companies can become social enterprises with salesforce.com's social, mobile and open technologies and put customers at the heart of their business and engage and collaborate with them where they are on the social web. Built on the fast, easy and open benefits of cloud computing, salesforce.com provides the services for customers to realize success as a social enterprise.

Learn more at www.salesforce.com.


Gold Sponsors

Information Builders provides production-strength software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, performance management, information management, and data governance. Our WebFOCUS business intelligence platform is the world's most widely deployed, has the highest user adoption, and serves internal needs as well as customer and B2B initiatives. Our iWay Software provides real-time integration and data quality solutions for all data warehouses and operational data. Information Builders has thousands of the most successful customers in all industries and government agencies, ranging from small to large organizations. In addition to offering superior software, our customer service is rated the highest in the industry.

Learn more at www.informationbuilders.com



Greenplum, A Division of EMC

Greenplum, a division of EMC, is driving the future of big data analytics with breakthrough products that harness the skills of data science teams to help global organizations realize the full promise of business agility and become data-driven, predictive enterprises. Greenplum’s products embody the power of open systems, cloud computing, virtualization and social collaboration, enabling global organizations to gain greater insight and value from their data than ever before possible. EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service.

Additional information can be found at www.greenplum.com and http://www.EMC.com/




Silver Sponsors

Core's vision is focused on enhancing, elevating and enabling I.T. experiences across the globe. To accomplish this vision, Core combines top-tier partnerships with global manufacturers, five technology focus areas (Application, Security, Communication, Data Center & Cloud) and Experience Management Services to deliver the most complete, customer-centric I.T. experience no matter the industry. The Core difference is in bringing clients the expertise, availability, knowledge and talent of its 350 person team to yield consistent, predictable and quantifiable results for your organization.

For more information please visit www.corebts.com.


CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions to businesses of all sizes. Our solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while our advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions.

For more information call 800.800.4239 or visit CDW.com.


Bronze Sponsor

Charter Business® provides a full range of advanced fiber solutions to business organizations, including WAN, fiber internet access, and PRI.

Fiber Data Networking:
Connect two or more locations in either point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or mesh configurations through a redundant, reliable fiber network completely diverse from the ILEC (local telephone company) infrastructure.
• Optical Ethernet: Layer 2 WAN connectivity for IP Telephony, large file transfer, video services, other technologies

Voice Trunk T1-PRI
• Designed to support call centers and businesses that require high-volume calling capacity through a single T1 or multiple T1s. Interfaces with your PBX and other systems.

Learn more: www.charterbusiness.com


Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers unified Human Capital Management, Payroll, and Financial Management solutions designed for today’s organizations and the way people work. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, Workday offers a fresh alternative to legacy ERP. More than 200 customers, spanning mid-sized organizations to Fortune 500 businesses, have selected Workday.

Visit us at www.workday.com.


Avanade provides business technology solutions and managed services that connect insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft® technologies to help customers realize results. Our people have helped thousands of organizations in all industries improve business agility, employee productivity, and customer loyalty. Avanade combines the collective business, technical and industry expertise of its worldwide network of experts with the rigor of an industrialized delivery model to provide high quality solutions using proven and emerging technologies with flexible deployment models—on premises, cloud-based or outsourced. Avanade, which is majority owned by Accenture, was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 13,000 professionals in more than 20 countries.

Additional information can be found at www.avanade.com.


Business Runs on IT. IT Runs on BMC Software. Business thrives when IT runs smarter, faster and stronger. That's why the most demanding IT organizations in the world rely on BMC Software across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments. Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.

Additional information can be found at www.bmc.com.


TEAM, a TDS Company, provides a full range of data center services including colocation, managed services, web and application hosting, and cloud computing infrastructure. Our Tier III data centers are located in Des Moines, Iowa; Cedar Falls, Iowa; Madison, Wisconsin; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and St. Paul, Minnesota.

We host critical systems for companies of all sizes that need the higher levels of security and reliability that come with a Tier III, SSAE 16 audited facility. We help our customers comply with federal regulations such as HIPAA, GLBA, PCI, SOX, etc., by providing security controls including biometric iris scanners, digital video surveillance, SSAE 16 audits, and 24×7x365 physical security, monitoring, and support services from our state-of-the-art Network Operations Centers.

For more information, please visit: www.team-companies.com



Alliance is an information technology and technical services firm headquartered in Hanover, MD. Our core competencies include voice and data network infrastructures, data center networks, data storage solutions, server architecture and virtualization, and technology/software integration services. In addition, Alliance provides outstanding maintenance support and professional services to support our products and solutions. We maintain a bench of highly skilled and certified technicians, engineers, and system architects - with professional level certifications in Oracle, EMC, HDS, IBM Cisco, Avaya, CommVault and other product/software sets.

Teaming is at the heart of Alliance’s mission. While we continually invest in the development of our internal expertise, we also understand the importance of teaming with the other experts in the industry to be able to provide complete solutions to our customers.


Supporting Sponsor

Emtec is a global IT services and systems provider driven by a singular mission: to help organizations across a broad range of sectors realize fast and full return on their IT investments. We help our clients plan, procure, develop, integrate, implement, manage and maintain their IT processes, systems, and applications to align with organizational goals. Emtec's wide array of services allows you to pick and choose the most appropriate offerings for your custom solution requirements. Emtec's enviable track record of success demonstrates our vast IT and domain expertise across a broad range of sectors. We have extensive experience serving clients within mid to large commercial enterprise, education, and the public sector. Our Emtec Federal division holds contracts with many major US federal government departments and agencies. Whether you are a small, local IT department, a state or federal agency, school district or university, or part of a large multinational corporation, the Emtec Team is committed to assisting you in transforming IT into an investment that delivers true value to the organization.

Learn more about our business and technology expertise at www.emtecinc.com/



A Unique Blend of Technology Leadership, Services, Solutions and Products

Since 1986, PDS has served as an extension of IT organizations by designing, supplying, implementing, and managing IT that enhances corporate agility, end-user satisfaction and quality of life for the IT staff. PDS holds more than 400 certifications in assembly, installation, and support of computer systems and services, and was assessed and approved by National Quality Assurance, U.S.A., an accredited ISO 9000 auditor. PDS continually assesses and continually evolves. Headquartered in Oconomowoc, WI with offices in IL, IN, KS, MN, OH and WI, PDS services clients nationwide in four primary markets: healthcare, government/higher-education, corporate, and professional services.

Additional information can be found at www.pdspc.com.




von Briesen & Roper, s.c. is a Wisconsin-based law firm with a strong, diverse and thriving regional, national and international practice. Our attorneys provide exceptional client service and innovative, cost—effective and practical legal advice and representation. von Briesen's Technology Attorneys help clients across all industries acquire, use, and protect their technology and data — through web and e—commerce; systems and software acquisition; data privacy and security; intellectual property; and dispute resolution. Lawyers who know and use technology.

For more information, please visit the firm’s web site at http://www.vonbriesen.com.




Savvis, which merged with CenturyLink in July 2011, is an outsourcing provider of managed computing and network infrastructure for IT applications. By outsourcing to Savvis, enterprises can focus on their core business while Savvis ensures the quality of their IT infrastructure. Leading IT organizations around the world have selected Savvis to help them improve their service levels, reduce capital expense and deal with the rising costs of bandwidth, energy, real estate, staff and expertise. As a pioneer in utility computing, Savvis understands and harnesses the latest advances in technology such as virtualization, cloud computing and support process automation.

For more information, please visit the firm's web site at http://www.savvis.com.


Technology Sponsor

Founded in 1994, SupraNet provides an array of technical services for businesses across Southern Wisconsin and beyond. We specialize in colocation, virtual colocation, disaster recovery, Internet connectivity, web hosting, email services, and network consulting. Our exceptional customer service and highly knowledgeable support staff are ready to help your business reach its fullest potential by working with you one on one to create an efficient and scalable solution.

Find out what’s made SupraNet the premier ISP for 17 years. Visit our website, www.supranet.net.




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