CIO Perspectives - San Francisco 2012
Avaya is a global leader in business communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world. Enterprises of all sizes depend on Avaya for state-of-the-art communications that improve efficiency, collaboration, customer service and competitiveness.
Thought Leadership Sponsor
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people's lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit

Executive Connection Sponsors
  Appian is the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software. Appian's combination of simplicity and power provides everything business users need to drive transformational process improvement – on the desktop or via mobile devices. Commercial and government organizations around the globe use Appian to increase agility and collaboration, and accelerate business performance.

Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its enterprise clients. Dimension Data offers consulting, integration and managed services to create customized client solutions. Its expertise spans numerous areas of core competency, including Network Integration, Cloud Services, Security Solutions, Converged Communications, Data Center Solutions, Customer Interactive Solutions and Microsoft Solutions. Seventy-nine 79 percent of the Global Fortune 100 and 63 percent of the Global Fortune 500 are Dimension Data clients. Dimension Data is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTT Group.
Platinum Sponsor
 Liaison Technologies is a global integration, data management and data security company. It provides unique and high-value services to move, transform and manage business information in the cloud, and to protect data to help organizations master complex security challenges and meet compliance mandates.
Research Partner
IDC Insights lines of business assist businesses and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research and analysis is focused on mitigating technology risks, maximizing the effectiveness of IT investments, identifying new opportunities, and bringing forth technology solutions that are aligned with the organization's business objectives. Focusing on energy, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing and retail industries, our research covers over 200 technology markets including cloud computing, business analysis, outsourcing, enterprise mobility, sustainability, IT governance, data center, social media and many more.
Gold Sponsors
 Bitzer Mobile provides an enterprise mobility solution which allows employees to access corporate network, documents and applications, securely from their personal mobile phones and tablets.  This results in higher productivity and lower capex for employers.  Our solution is cross-platform and comes with enterprise-grade security and authentication options.
 At Blue Jeans Network, our mission is to make video communications as easy and pervasive as audio communications, enabling more effective collaboration at work, home, and on the road. Our cloud-based conferencing service makes this possible by enabling customers to connect with each other anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

China Telecom Americas is an international telecom provider of Data, IP and Voice Wholesale services for multinational enterprises operating mission critical operations and applications in China/Asia Pacific. China Telecom Americas, headquartered in the United States, provides everything from China domestic and international data circuits to IDC services, network management and systems integration and are licensed to sell domestic China telecommunication services in the Americas.

Comcast Business Class offers a complete range of data, voice and video services for companies of all sizes.  For mid-sized and larger organizations, Comcast offers highly reliable and scalable point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet-based services plus Ethernet Dedicated Internet – configurable from 1Mbps to 10Gbps and certified by the Metro Ethernet Forum. These advanced services are delivered over America’s leading enhanced fiber network for TV, phone and Internet – a broad and diverse network, monitored 24/7/365. Enterprise customers are supported by highly trained and experienced specialists. For more information or to request a consultation about Comcast’s Business Ethernet Services, please visit


Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. Visit and follow @infobldrs on Twitter.

LongJump provides case management software for service requests, incident management and investigation resolution.   Our solutions connect the right people across an organization and enable a process-driven, collaborative and coordinated response that enhances customer support, reduces costs, and mitigates risks.  LongJump integrates business process modeling, business rules, records management, e-forms, document assembly, task management, activity escalation, and performance analytics with a customizable and intuitive user experience (LongJump is available in the cloud or on-premises).
 Mimecast delivers cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange, including email archiving, continuity and security.  By unifying disparate and fragmented email environments into one solution that is always available from the cloud, Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email. Learn more at

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When it comes to communication, there is no “one size fits all.” But what is common to professionals across almost any discipline – marketing, public relations, public affairs, advertising, investor relations, etc. – is the need to engage and persuade audiences and measure success. Our expertise and insight help determine the best solution for our clients, and we take a customized approach to helping our clients surpass their goals. From Facebook to Factiva, and trade journals to Twitter, we’ll connect you to the audiences and influencers that matter most. No matter where they are.