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Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company, helps businesses tap the power of hosting and cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it on their own. Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise, easy-to-use tools, and Fanatical Support® for leading technologies including AWS, VMware, Microsoft, OpenStack and others. 

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with more than $9 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 4,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more, visit www.wwt.com.

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Founded in 1983, Dimension Data is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group. 
Dropbox’s mission is to simplify the way people work together. With more than 500 million users around the world, we’re building the world’s simplest, most powerful collaboration platform. For more information, please visit https://www.dropbox.com/business.
Numerify's analytics solutions enable data-driven IT managers to optimize their operational performance. The cloud-based applications integrate data across key IT systems and adjacent sources such as call center, HR, and financial software. IT managers use these insights to drive innovation, improve service, and strengthen application health.
OutSystems is the number one platform for low-code rapid application development. Thousands of customers worldwide trust OutSystems as only solution that combines the power of low-code development with advanced mobile capabilities, enabling visual development of entire application portfolios that easily integrate with existing systems.
Splunk Inc. is the market-leading platform that powers Operational Intelligence. We pioneer innovative, disruptive solutions that make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. More than 11,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk software and cloud services to make business, government and education more efficient, secure and profitable. Join hundreds of thousands of passionate users by trying Splunk solutions for free: http://www.splunk.com/free-trials.

Tempered Networks is pioneering Identity-Defined Networking (IDN) and driving a new identity-based networking paradigm. Now, all networks, applications, and IoT devices can be cloaked, secured, micro-segmented, and mobile. IDN provides a simpler, faster and more flexible secure networking fabric to protect and network all connected things like never before. 

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128 Technology is an advanced secure networking company on a mission to fix the Internet. The 128T Networking Platform natively provides network-based security, control and insight across data centers, wide-area networks and edge locations for enterprises, service providers and cloud companies alike. Our software-based approach disrupts the traditional networking paradigm, but doesn't disrupt existing network infrastructures. 
AppNeta is the leader in proactive end-user performance monitoring solutions built for the distributed digital enterprise. With AppNeta, IT and Network Ops teams can assure continual and exceptional delivery of business-critical applications. AppNeta’s SaaS-based solutions allow IT teams to continuously monitor user experience across any application, network, data center or cloud. For more information, visit www.appneta.com. 
Apps Associates is a global IT and business services organization. Our mission is to partner with customers and enable business improvement by streamlining business processes with advanced technology.  We innovate by constantly launching new services and solutions and we differentiate through our relentless attention to delivery excellence and customer care.  

BitSight is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, verifiable and actionable Security Ratings. Founded in 2011, the company built its Security Ratings Platform to continuously analyze vast amounts of external data on security issues and behaviors in order to help organizations manage third party risk, underwrite cyber insurance policies, benchmark performance, conduct M&A due diligence and assess aggregate risk. Seven of the top 10 cyber insurers, 60 Fortune 500 companies, and 3 of the top 5 investment banks rely on BitSight to manage cyber risks.

BOARD International, provider of Business Intelligence and Performance Management software, enables companies worldwide to improve the effectiveness of their management decision making processes by unifying BI and CPM. Controlling operational and financial processes, BOARD’s programming-free toolkit enables enterprises to deploy analytics applications in a fraction of the time and cost.
ColoSpace is a leading provider of Data Center, Cloud and Managed IT Services in New England. ColoSpace's customers include some of the largest firms in the Financial Services, Healthcare, High Technology, and Professional Services industries. ColoSpace is led by a team of industry veterans and has followed a path of exceptional growth and continuous innovation.
  Darktrace is the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, the Enterprise Immune System uses AI algorithms to automatically detect and take action against cyber-threats within all types of networks, including physical, cloud and virtualized networks, as well as IoT and industrial control systems. A self-configuring platform, Darktrace requires no prior set-up, identifying advanced threats in real time, including zero-days, insiders and stealthy, silent attackers. Headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has 24 offices worldwide.
Working as an advocate for our clients, IPM consultants define, architect and execute the IT strategies that power business. Using a distinct approach that pairs collaboration with 30 years of experience, we deliver technology services – from secure end user computing to the fully managed data center – that enable customers to achieve the IT enterprise of tomorrow, today.
Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. The result is predictable performance, cloud-like infrastructure consumption, robust security, and seamless application mobility for a broad range of enterprise applications. Learn more at www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @nutanix.

Striim is an enterprise-grade, real-time integration and intelligence platform. Striim makes it easy to ingest high volumes of streaming data – including enterprise data via log-based change data capture – for real-time log correlation, cloud integration, edge processing, and streaming analytics. Companies worldwide use Striim to deliver real-time analysis and visualizations for fraud/cybersecurity, customer experience/QoS, digital transformation, and IoT. 


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Analyst Partner

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the most experienced and trusted IT advisory firm in the market.  Our global team of 1,100 analysts assist businesses around the world in digitally transforming their organizations.  Our IT advisory services not only advise on the technologies underpinning digital transformation (e.g. cloud, analytics, IoT, mobility, 3D printing), but also on effectively leading Digital Transformation initiatives across both IT and the line of business.  For over 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research, and events company.  
Association Partner
Since 1968, the Society for Information Management (SIM) has been highly regarded as the premier network for IT leadership. SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and rich intellectual capital, and who explore future IT direction. The Boston SIM Chapter, founded in 1977 is celebrating it's 40th anniversary this year as the largest (400+ members) and most active SIM chapter and the second chapter founded. Several of the founding members are still actively involved in the leadership of the chapter. Joining SIM connects you to over 400 Boston area and 4,000 national IT Leaders concentrated in 32 metropolitan areas throughout the US and Canada.