CIO Perspectives - Dallas 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

Business Technology Sponsor
 Enkitec is an Oracle-centric IT services firm that focuses on revolutionary database technologies. With database consultants averaging 15 years of Oracle experience and 60 + Exadata implementations, Enkitec leads the world with the most knowledgeable Oracle experts.  Services include: database administration, application development, BI, technology stabilization, education, and managed services.
 Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the world’s leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace hosts more than 108,000 customers in nine data centers across the globe through their portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Currently, 40% of FORTUNE® 100 companies trust Rackspace for their hosting needs. 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
Time Warner Cable Business Class is among the largest providers of data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and, through its NaviSite subsidiary, managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. More information is available at
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

Flexera Software is the leading provider of Application Usage Management solutions for software producers and enterprises, trusted by over 80,000 customers to strategically manage application usage.  Our solutions deliver continuous compliance, optimized usage and maximized value, helping our customers increase profits, cut costs and boost efficiencies.  From installation, licensing, entitlement and compliance management to application readiness and enterprise license optimization, our comprehensive solutions uniquely deliver this value through the systems-level approach we provide. For more information, please go to:
  IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration uses a “configuration, not coding” approach to integrate enterprise applications in just days, providing a rapid, flexible and simple integration solution to design, manage and deploy connectivity projects via either a physical or virtual appliance or completely in a multi-tenant cloud service.   
  Jive is the first company to bring the innovation of the consumer web to the enterprise. And in doing so, we’re making work great. We’re breaking down the barriers separating employees, customers, and partners. And making it possible for the first time to engage socially and authentically around what matters most to them. And as a result, drive breakthroughs in revenue, cost, and innovation.

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.

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.