Fusion 2013 Sponsor Profiles

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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.

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AHEAD is a purpose-built solutions provider. We listen to, understand, and address your needs by applying our unique methodologies with the highest form of technology—The Human Brain—in designing, developing, and implementing value-driven data center strategies. Simply put, we enable you to THINK | LOOK | PLAN | MOVE Ahead.

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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.

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With more than 100,000 customers, 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'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, provides the services for customers to realize success as a social enterprise.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

ServiceNow is a leading provider of cloud-based services that automates enterprise IT operations. 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. For more information, visit

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 or by connecting with Symantec at:

Founded in 2005, Box provides a secure content sharing platform that both users and IT love and adopt. Content on Box can be shared internally and externally, accessed through iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows Phone applications, among others, and extended to partner applications such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Headquartered in Los Altos, CA, Box is a privately held company and is backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, General Atlantic, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, and strategic investors and SAP. To learn more about Box, visit

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.

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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.

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Solstice Mobile is a leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions. Founded in 2001, Solstice delivers mobile innovation and measurable business value to organizations through insightful strategy and enterprise architecture, engaging app design, fast-cycle development, real-time quality testing, and continuous integration.

Bronze Sponsors

Netech is a specialized IT consulting firm focused on data center systems and storage, unified communications, advanced video, secure wireless and network infrastructure.

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Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a leading provider of enterprise software platforms for business intelligence (BI), mobile intelligence, and social intelligence applications. MicroStrategy's BI platform enables leading organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions. MicroStrategy's mobile intelligence platform helps companies and organizations build, deploy, and maintain mobile apps across a range of solutions by embedding intelligence, transactions, and multimedia into apps. MicroStrategy's social intelligence platform includes a number of applications that help enterprises harness the power of social networks for marketing and e-commerce, as well as a suite of free consumer friendly apps that use MicroStrategy's enterprise technologies. The MicroStrategy Cloud offering combines MicroStrategy and third-party software, hardware, and services to enable rapid, cost-effective development of hosted BI, mobile, and social applications. To learn more about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), visit and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Virtual Instruments is a leader in Infrastructure Performance Management for physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. The award-winning VirtualWisdom® platform provides visibility into real-time performance and health of the entire open systems stack along with metrics that assess utilization. Virtual Instruments improves the performance and availability of mission-critical applications while lowering the cost of the supporting infrastructure.

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Supporting Sponsor

Dynamic Recycling is a full service electronics recycling, IT asset management and electronics scrap purchasing corporation located in La Crosse, WI. Since 2007, Dynamic has been satisfying the needs of businesses, municipalities, educational institutions, and healthcare organizations throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest; in providing service driven, affordable, and environmentally responsible recycling services.

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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

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

Brocade® (NASDAQ: BRCD) networking solutions help the world's leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. This vision is designed to deliver key business benefits such as unmatched simplicity, non-stop networking, application optimization, and investment protection.

Innovative Ethernet and storage networking solutions for data center, campus, and service provider networks help reduce complexity and cost while enabling virtualization and cloud computing to increase business agility.

To help ensure a complete solution, Brocade partners with world-class IT companies and provides comprehensive education, support, and professional services offerings. Visit

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,

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