Premier 100 2012

    VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Leveraging VMware vSphere™, the most widely deployed foundation for cloud computing, VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach speeds the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes to lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.


Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform that both users and IT love and adopt, including 82% of the FORTUNE 500. Box's dynamic, flexible content management solution empowers users to share and access content from anywhere, while providing IT enterprise-grade security and oversight into how content moves within their organizations. Content on Box can also be accessed through mobile applications, and extended to partner applications such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Box is privately-held and backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, and strategic investors and SAP.

Teradata is the world’s largest company focused on analytic data solutions through integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and business applications.  Only Teradata gives organizations the integration to transform data across the organization into actionable insights empowering leaders to think boldly and act decisively for competitive advantage.

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    Lenovo is a $US21 billion personal technology company serving customers in more than 160 countries, and the world’s second-largest PC vendor. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile Internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Headquartered in Oceanport, New Jersey, CommVault is a publicly traded data management software company passionately committed to giving companies a better way to organize, protect, and access business information. Our unique Solving Forward® philosophy and one-of-a-kind Simpana® software deliver complete data management solutions with infinite scalability and unprecedented control over data and costs. CommVault has recently been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s 2011 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Disk-Based Backup/Recovery. And leading technology companies worldwide have formed strategic partnerships with us, including Dell, HDS, HP, Microsoft, NetApp, VMWare, Novell, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Bull. To learn more about CommVault, and Simpana software, visit
    DCS is a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of innovative connectivity solutions. Our solutions, within the physical layer, are more than a collection of parts they are a connectivity management system.
DCS has more than 18 years of experience leading connectivity innovation for data center environments. Our solutions are deployed in network, SAN, and mainframe applications within the data center. Since our founding date in 1994, DCS has focused on delivering what matters most to our customers – implementing solutions that meet the requirements of the environment and ROI.
Good for Enterprise enables enterprises and government agencies to securely and easily move between business and personal productivity on today’s most popular mobile devices, including iOS and Android. The solution delivers secure email, collaboration, device and application management across a wide range of devices. Only Good offers a secure container approach to prevent data loss, along with military-grade encryption, both over the air and on device. Good also offers Good Dynamics, a secure mobile application development platform; as well as Good for You, a secure white-label solution for creating custom social-media environments. Discover more at
IBM Business Analytics software delivers actionable insights decision-makers need to achieve better business performance. IBM offers a comprehensive, unified portfolio of business intelligence, predictive and advanced analytics, financial performance and strategy management, governance, risk and compliance and analytic applications.

With IBM software, companies can spot trends, patterns and anomalies, compare “what if” scenarios, predict potential threats and opportunities, identify and manage key business risks and plan, budget and forecast resources. With these deep analytic capabilities our customers around the world can better understand, anticipate and shape business outcomes. For further information or to reach a representative please visit
    Information Builders provides production-strength software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, performance management, information management, and data governance. Our WebFOCUS business intelligence platform is the world’s most widely deployed, has the highest user adoption, and serves internal needs as well as customer and B2B initiatives. Our iWay Software provides real-time integration and data quality solutions for all data warehouses and operational data. Information Builders has thousands of the most successful customers in all industries and government agencies, ranging from small to large organizations. In addition to offering superior software, our customer service is rated the highest in the industry. For more information, visit:
    QlikTech is a leader in Business Discovery — user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). QlikTech's powerful, accessible Business Discovery solution bridges the gap between traditional BI solutions and standalone office productivity applications. Its QlikView Business Discovery platform enables intuitive user-driven analysis that can be implemented in days or weeks rather than months or years. The in-memory associative search technology it pioneered allows users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. QlikView works with existing BI applications and adds new capabilities: insight for everyone, zero-wait analysis, mobility, an app — like model, remixability and reassembly, and a social and collaborative experience.
  ServiceNow helps organizations transform the way IT delivers business value to end-users. Born in the cloud in 2004, ServiceNow was the first to offer IT Management software as a service (SaaS). The company continues to turn the $14 billion IT operations market on its head with ongoing product and services innovations. Today, ServiceNow is recognized as the fastest growing vendor in it's market offering intuitive, social and flexible IT management services at a fraction of the price of the legacy software players. The company's highly-satisfied customer base, which is doubling year over year, trust ServiceNow to provide the IT 3.0 platform that visionary CIOs depend on to transform their businesses.

    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.


    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.
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