IT Roadmap Conference and Expo Atlanta 2010
Sponsors & Expo
“Underwriter, Platinum and Gold Sponsorship Opportunities available for IT Roadmap 2010.”
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Sponsor Company Descriptions

A10A10 Networks -
A10 Networks delivers high-performance and scalable solutions for Web Application Delivery. A10’s flagship AX Series are new generation server load balancers, confirmed to deliver twice the performance at half the price of incumbent solutions. The AX Series includes comprehensive Layer 4-7 features, SSL acceleration, hardware compression and RAM Cache, at a cost-effective price without additional licensing fees. AX Series benefits include faster Web response times, increased data center efficiency and an enhanced end user experience.

AerohiveAerohive Networks -
Aerohive cooperative control wireless LAN architecture: All the management, mobility and security, without the cost, capacity, performance and availability issues of a wireless controller deployment.
AerohiveAkamai® -
Akamai® provides market-leading managed services for powering business applications, rich media, and dynamic transactions online. Akamai Application Performance Solutions improve delivery of business applications. A combination of dynamic routing, transport, and application optimization techniques eliminate application delivery bottlenecks. Akamai has transformed the Internet into a more viable place to inform, entertain, interact, and collaborate.

Alcatel - LucentAlcatel Lucent -
Alcatel-Lucent, the world's leading communication solutions provider, offers enterprises an in-depth portfolio of industry leading, award-winning solutions to help manage all aspects of IT network operations-effectively, efficiently with unparalleled ROI.
Alcatel - LucentAnue Systems -
Anue Systems is the market and technology leader in network visibility solutions. The Austin, Texas based company was founded in 2002 and is a leading provider of Network Emulation and Monitoring Optimization solutions.Fortune 2000 companies use the Anue 5200 Series Net Tool Optimizer to provide their data center network and security tools with the visibility they need to secure and monitor their networked applications. Exinda gives businesses and organizations the ability to get the most out of their limited Internet bandwidth.

Alcatel - LucentArcSight -
ArcSight (NASDAQ:ARST) is a leading global provider of compliance and security management solutions that protect enterprises and government agencies. ArcSight helps customers comply with corporate and regulatory policy, safeguard their assets and processes, and control risk. The ArcSight platform collects and correlates user activity and event data across the enterprise so that businesses can rapidly identify, prioritize, and respond to compliance violations, policy breaches, cybersecurity attacks, and insider threats.

BlueCat Networks -
Profitable and rapidly growing, BlueCat Networks is a leading provider of enterprise-class IP Address Management (IPAM) platforms and secure DNS / DHCP network administration appliances. Today, thousands of BlueCat’s award-winning Proteus™ IPAM platforms and Adonis™ family of DNS/DHCP appliances have been successfully deployed to meet the rising IP management demands of small-medium enterprises, government, military, financial services, retail and manufacturing organizations worldwide.
China Telecom Americas -
China Telecom Americas provides multinational telecommunication services from the Americas to China, Asia and Europe. The company services enterprises and global carriers with data and voice services, including IPLC, MPLS, Managed Services and Ethernet. With headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Jose, and Toronto, Canada, China Telecom Americas provides a locally-based, one-stop-shop, turn-key solution for everything from China domestic and international data circuits to IDC services, network management, equipment management and system integration.

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.

ESET develops software solutions that deliver instant, comprehensive protection against evolving computer security threats.  ESET pioneered and continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus is the heart of the virus and spyware detection in ESET Smart Security.  ESET Smart Security is an integrated antivirus, antispyware, antispam and personal firewall solution that combines accuracy, speed and a small system footprint.

ExtraHop -
ExtraHop Networks, a technology startup gaining momentum in the Application Delivery Assurance market, delivers innovative solutions to ensure that business-critical transactions do not fail. Combining the capabilities of Network Performance Managers with the superior application-level visibility of User Experience Monitors, the ExtraHop system provides the following benefits:

* End-to-end agentless visibility across networks, applications, databases, and storage arrays
* Simultaneous real-time analysis of all transactions
* Trend-based alerting and proactive early warning for potential problems
Force10 Networks -
Force10 Networks is the global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business. The company’s high-performance solutions are designed to deliver new economics by virtualizing and automating Ethernet networks.  Our award-winning Ethernet switching and routing products deliver unmatched port density and resiliency to help our customers deploy a high-availability, agile and standards-based GbE and 10 GbE network fabric, while reducing power and cooling costs. Force10’s products combine the features of high performance hardware architectures that are purpose-built for non-blocking, line-rate throughput, with our modular Force10 Operating System (FTOS) software.

Fortinet -
Fortinet is a leading provider of network security appliances and the leader of the unified threat management (UTM) market worldwide. Fortinet's award-winning portfolio of security gateways, subscription services, and complementary products delivers the highest level of network, content, and application security for enterprises of all sizes, managed service providers, and telecommunications carriers, while reducin total cost of ownership and providing a flexible, scalable path for expansion.

Global Knowledge -

Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and Business Training. We enable our customers to achieve superior business and personal performance through rapid skills development in areas such as Cisco, Microsoft, project management, professional skills, and business processes. Our real-world training is delivered via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive their training programs and services.

Infoblox -
Infoblox solutions increase network availability and reduce network expense by automating core network services, including DNS/DNSSEC, DHCP and IP address management. Infoblox customers include 33%+ of the Fortun 500 and more than 3200 organizations worldwide.

Internap -
Internap is an industry leader in helping businesses maximize the performance of their Internet-based applications. From e-commerce to online trading; from streaming video to online gaming; from social networking to cloud computing – Internap delivers The Ultimate Online Experience®.  With an extensive platform of data centers, Internet optimization services, managed hosting solutions and content delivery networks (CDN), Internap frees its customers to focus on their business, improve service levels, and lower the cost of IT operations.


Iron Mountain Digital -
Iron Mountain Digital is the world's leading provider of information management services for email, file and SharePoint archiving, eDiscovery, data protection and recovery, and intellectual property management. The technology arm of Iron Mountain Inc. delivers a comprehensive suite of on-premise and hosted solutions to thousands of companies around the world, directly and through a worldwide network of channel partners.

KACE™ is the leading systems management appliance company. The award winning KBOX™ family of appliances delivers easy-to-use, comprehensive systems management capabilities. KACE customers usually install in one day at the lowest total cost compared to software alternatives.
Lancope®, Inc. -
Lancope®, Inc. is the leader in NetFlow Analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring. Delivering unified visibility across physical and virtual networks, StealthWatch eliminates network blind spots and reduces total network and security management costs. Both OPSEC and Common Criteria-certified, StealthWatch monitors the networks of Global 2000 organizations, academic institutions and government entities worldwide.
Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI).

Network Instruments -
Network Instruments® is the industry-leading developer of distributed and affordable network management, analysis and troubleshooting solutions. The award-winning Observer® family of products provides integrated monitoring and management for the entire network, while GigaStor™ allows IT staff to move backward in time to identify and troubleshoot network, application, and security issues quickly and easily.

PCCW Global -
PCCW Global provides integrated global communications solutions as a wholly-owned operating division of PCCW Limited. With centers in Hong Kong, Herndon, Virginia in the US, London in the UK and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates – plus teams covering the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas – PCCW Global serves the voice and data needs of multinational enterprises, as well as the operational requirements of service providers. Reaching more than 1,000 cities and 80 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions based on the latest IP, fiber and satellite transmission technologies.

Quality Technology Services -
Quality Technology Services is a full service technology infrastructure company providing Managed Services, Data Center Services, Media Services and Professional Services to businesses. We enhance our customer's position in their market place by improving operational performance, controlling costs and mitigating risk associated with IT infrastructure.

Riverbed Technology -
Riverbed Technology is the IT infrastructure performance company. The Riverbed family of wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions liberates businesses from common IT constraints by increasing application performance, enabling consolidation, and providing enterprise-wide network and application visibility – all while eliminating the need to increase bandwidth, storage or servers. Thousands of companies with distributed operations use Riverbed to make their IT infrastructure faster, less expensive and more responsive.

Silver Peak Systems, Inc. -
Founded in 2004, Silver Peak is a privately held company that improves backup, replication and recovery between data centers and facilitates branch office server and storage centralization by improving application performance across the Wide Area Network (WAN).  The company’s award winning NX appliances deliver exceptional performance improvements with unprecedented security and scalability across all enterprise applications, including data replication, backup, file transfers, email, web and real-time applications such as Citrix and VoIP.

SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. -
SoftLayer provides best in class, on-demand IT services from facilities in Dallas, Seattle, and Washington, DC. SoftLayer integrates and automates all IT elements to innovate solutions including cloud, dedicated, and virtual computing environments, all managed through a single interface. This empowers customers with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management.

Sophos -
Sophos enables enterprises worldwide to secure and control their IT infrastructure. Our network access control, endpoint, web and email solutions simplify security to provide integrated defenses against malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam, policy abuse, data leakage and compliance drift. With over 20 years of experience, we protect over 100 million users in nearly 150 countries with our reliably engineered security solutions and services. Sophos is headquartered in Boston, MA and Oxford, UK.

Wave Systems Corp. -
Wave Systems is a leading provider of client and server software for hardware-based digital security, enabling organizations to know who is connecting to their critical IT infrastructure, protect corporate data, and strengthen the boundaries of their networks. Wave’s core products are based around the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), the industry-standard hardware security chip that is included as standard equipment on most enterprise-class PCs shipping today. A TPM is a highly secure cryptographic support system. It generates, stores and processes keys, which can be used to encrypt information and harden identities. It provides a broad range of security features, but because the TPM works independently of the operating system, it can serve as a “root of trust,” verifying the integrity of the machine and user.

WildPackets -
WildPackets develops hardware and software solutions that drive network performance, enabling organizations of all sizes to analyze, troubleshoot, optimize, and secure their wired and wireless networks. WildPackets products are sold in over 60 countries and deployed in all industrial sectors. Customers include Boeing, Chrysler, Fidelity, Motorola, Nationwide, and over 80 percent of the Fortune 1000. WildPackets is a Cisco Technical Development Partner (CTDP).

Xirrus -

Xirrus, the only Wi-Fi "Power-Play", manufacturers the Wi-Fi Array that displaces both overlay Wi-Fi offerings and switched Ethernet to the desktop. The Wi-Fi Array provides more than enough bandwidth, security, and control to replace switched Ethernet as a user’s primary network connection. The Xirrus Wi-Fi Array delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, throughput, and user density in the industry, resulting in 75% fewer devices, cabling, switch ports, power, space, and installation time compared with any other Wi-Fi offering.


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