Thank you to our 2012 Sponsors!
  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.
  CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with a deep expertise across all IT environments—from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. Solutions from CA Technologies enable customers to manage and secure IT environments and deliver more flexible IT services to the business faster.
  GreenPages is a national IT consulting and integration organization that helps clients fully virtualize their environments and transform their datacenter and IT operations to leverage the power of cloud computing. The company offers a vendor agnostic, cross-platform approach to designing and supporting modern IT environments. &
Thought Leadership Sponsor

Apperian is a Mobile Application Management (MAM) company. We enable many of the world’s leading brands to securely deploy and manage the full life-cycle of mobile apps for iOS, Android and HTML5. With our EASE and Epicenter products, we’re empowering the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) revolution.

Business Technology Sponsors
  Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technologies and services that give them the power to do more. Dell is focused on reinventing IT enterprises by helping them to achieve more, maximize efficiency and deliver real results faster. For more information, visit
Rackspace® Hosting is the service leader in cloud computing and founder of OpenStack™, an open source cloud platform. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support® to its customers, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and was featured on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company was also positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the “2010 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting.” For more information, visit
Executive Connection Sponsor
  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.
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.
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.
  K2 software is for automating business processes, creating forms, building SharePoint workflows, and integrating Microsoft solutions into SAP and other line-of-business systems. K2 eliminates the complexity of traditional application development, and enables collaboration between technical and non-technical users. Everything is visual, everything is declarative and everything is reusable.
LongJump platform software creates process-driven web applications that improve business productivity by automating business workflows, making data actionable, enabling social collaboration, mobilizing information access and empowering end-user customizations. CIOs and Enterprise architects can reduce the time and cost of developing custom apps from months to weeks by visually creating enterprise apps (no coding required). Companies like Cisco, Genentech, AT&T, HP are using the LongJump platform to increase productivity and empower business users.
 Polycom is the global leader in standards-based unified communications solutions for telepresence, video, and voice powered by the Polycom® RealPresence™ Platform. The RealPresence Platform interoperates with the broadest range of business, mobile, and social applications and devices. More than 400,000 organizations trust Polycom solutions to collaborate and meet face-to-face from any location.
  Riverbed delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at
  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).
  Virtual Instruments is the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management for physical, virtual and cloud compute environments.  By providing visibility to real-time performance, health and utilization metrics from throughout the open system, VirtualWisdom drives improved performance and availability while lowering the total cost of the infrastructure supporting mission critical applications.
Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. Windstream has more than $6 billion in annual revenues and is listed on the S&P 500 index.
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.
Association Partner
For over 30 years the Boston Society for Information Management (SIM) has been the meeting place for IT executives, leading IT consultants, academicians, and senior business executives who play key roles in the use of IT in their organizations. For more information, visit Boston SIM.
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization providing educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and professional growth of its members' information security professionals.  The primary goal of ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality of organizational resources.
ISACA New England is dedicated to serving the educational and career needs of over 1400 IT audit and security professionals across four states (MA, NH, ME, VT). ISACA NE provides training events, such as conferences, seminars, and exam review courses focusing on a variety of topics including audit administration, security, technical auditing, systems software auditing, and audit support techniques. To learn more about ISACANE, please visit:
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.