CIO Perspectives Dallas 2016
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Delphix is the market leader in Data as a Service, which helps over 20% of the Fortune 100 accelerate application projects and migrations by 50%. Delphix provides DaaS as on-premises or cloud software that automatically and securely delivers the right data to the right team at the right time. 
Dropbox’s mission is to simplify the way people work together. With more than 400 million users around the world, we’re building the world’s simplest, most powerful collaboration platform. For more information, please visit
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company with $7B in revenue and 110,000 Ideapreneurs operating in 31 countries. HCL focuses on transformational outsourcing, underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including Enterprise Digitalization, Internet of Things, Engineering Services Outsourcing and Next Generation IT Outsourcing driven by transformation-led infrastructure services, applications and business services.
NETSCOUT’s Fluke Networks Enterprise Solutions provides network performance monitoring and diagnostics solutions, which help ensure an optimal end-user experience. Fluke Networks helps solve the toughest issues in WLAN security, SaaS, mobility, unified communications and datacenters. NETSCOUT is a leader in service assurance and cybersecurity solutions for service providers and enterprise networks. 
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, leveraging a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training and consulting services. Red Hat is an S&P Company located in more than 85 offices spanning the globe, empowering our customers' businesses.
Seilevel provides services to help non-software Fortune 1000 companies treat their software projects like products. Seilevel helps companies to achieve business and IT alignment by increasing agility, managing software project portfolios, and eliminating gold plating within projects so that project teams can maximize revenue and time to market.


BMC delivers software solutions that help IT transform digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive business advantage. From mainframe to cloud to mobile, we pair high-speed digital innovation with robust IT industrialization—allowing our customers to provide amazing user experiences with optimized IT performance, cost, compliance, and productivity. 
We believe:
• Technology is the heart of every business
• IT drives business to the digital age
BMC – Bring IT to Life

Enaxis Consulting is a specialized consulting firm operating as the trusted advisor to the enterprise IT executive. Our consultants are focused in the business of IT and help minimize the time and cost associated with transformative changes. We offer the quality of a global firm without billing for global-size overhead. We have the ability to successfully leverage client resources by ensuring that every consultant has significant broad experience as well as expertise in specific areas. This approach provides high value to our discerning clients who recognize and appreciate the value we bring to the table. As a result, we take pride in the fact that referrals contribute significantly to our client base of Fortune 500 companies. 
Riverbed is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance.  
Viptela provides overlay networking technology to address the agility requirements of Cloud, Mobility and Virtualization. It’s software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) has enabled the transformation of branch-office infrastructure at 25 Fortune-500 companies – with 50% cost-savings and 10x bandwidth. 

Whitlock is a video collaboration company that provides strategy, management, technologies and support to the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. We believe face-to-face collaboration creates stronger relationships and makes way for both business and personal success. What we give to a customer is the ability to connect, work together and share ideas with each other and the world, with a reliable video experience every time. Whitlock serves customers across the U.S. and worldwide through the Global Presence Alliance.
Worksoft® is a leading global provider of automation software for business process validation (ABPV) and business process discovery (ABPD). Large-scale enterprises worldwide use Worksoft’s top ranked automation solutions to innovate faster, lower technology risk, reduce costs, improve execution quality, and deeply understand their real end-to-end business processes. Blue-chip companies across all industry sectors choose Worksoft to validate web, cloud, big data, mobile, and dozens of enterprise applications, including SAP®.


IDC is the most experienced and most trusted IT advisory firm in the market. Our global team of 1,100 analysts assist businesses around the world in moving to the 3rd Platform of computing. Our IT advisory services not only advise on the technologies of the 3rd Platform (cloud, mobile, social and analytics), but also on how to effectively lead technology initiatives. To learn more visit

Founded in 1983, the DFW Chapter of SIM International is "Where IT Leaders Connect” in Dallas/Fort Worth. Composed of over 300 senior technology leaders from more than 140 North Texas organizations, DFW SIM provides networking and professional development opportunities to members, and supports STEM education through a number of programs.