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. www.avaya.com
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 motorola.com/mobility.

Executive Connection Sponsors
 Offering server and client computing products focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing, virtualization environments, security and mobility, AMD is a semiconductor design innovator. Featuring the world’s first 16-core x86 processors, the AMD Opteron™ platforms deliver a rich mix of performance, scalability, and efficiency for today’s highly threaded computing environments. AMD Opteron platforms are the server platforms you can count on as real-world workloads become increasingly complex and demanding. Visit www.amd.com/servers for more information.
  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. http://www.appian.com/

 Gold Sponsors
 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.
OmniTI designs, builds and operates web infrastructures and applications for companies requiring scalable, high-performance, mission-critical solutions. Expert engineers offer end-to-end, purpose-built solutions, including strategic consulting, web design/development, database services, architecture support and managed services. OmniTI is committed to continuous innovation, enabling web businesses to move at customer speed. 
Silver Peak is the leader in data center class WAN optimization. The company’s Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) delivers unprecedented scalability and flexibility, enabling rapid deployment of WAN optimization anywhere and on any platform or hypervisor. Silver Peak’s WAN optimization solutions are strategic enablers for large IT initiatives, including data center consolidation, data migration, cloud computing, disaster recovery, server centralization, and hosted virtual desktops (VDI).
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. www.idc.com
 Association Partner 
The Society for Information Management (SIM) is the Premier Network for IT Leadership (CIOs, CTOs, CXOs and IT leaders). The local Capital Area Chapter (DC-MD-VA) serves as the focal point for monthly SIM programs, CIO roundtables and other networking events. Please visit us at www.simnet.org or contact Membership – Austin Bachmann abachmann@softwareconsortium.com.
Official Wire Service

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.