Sponsors and Exhibitors

TechEd 2014 Expo will showcase the latest products and solutions for IT Professionals and Developers.

Microsoft would like to give special thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors for their support of TechEd.

Major Sponsor

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AvePoint is a global technology company and proven software leader. Since its founding in 2001, AvePoint has become the world's largest provider of enterprise-class governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms. AvePoint helps more than 10,000 customers – including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies – meet their specific business objectives by enabling collaboration with confidence. AvePoint, Inc. is headquartered and maintains its principal operational center in Jersey City, NJ, with wholly owned operational centers in the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Japan, Singapore, and China. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Microsoft Gold Certified Application Development Partner and Gold Certified Collaboration and Content Partner.

Exhibitors

Acano

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Acano brings together previously incompatible audio, video and web technologies in coSpaces - virtual meeting rooms only radically better. coSpaces are always available and can be accessed from any device. With coSpaces, people work wherever their ideas and creativity thrive. Acano extends the reach of Microsoft Lync users into the non-Lync world while preserving the native Lync experience. In addition, people can connect by clicking a link via WebRTC. In the market for just one year, the company has over 200 customers globally, and was named a Cool Vendor in Unified Communications by Gartner in 2014.

www.acano.com

Accellion

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Accellion provides mobile solutions to enterprise organisations to enable increased business productivity while ensuring data security and compliance. As the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing, Accellion offers enterprise organisations the scalability, flexibility, control and security to enable a mobile workforce with the tools they need to create, access and share information securely, wherever work takes them. More than 12 million users and 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies use Accellion solutions to increase business productivity, protect intellectual property, ensure compliance and reduce IT costs.

www.accellion.com

Antares Solutions

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Antares Solutions, based in Sydney and Brisbane, is a Microsoft Gold Partner specialising in end-to-end technology solutions. Antares focus in three core areas of expertise: SharePoint, Data Solutions and Custom Application Development.

Antares’ consultants have strong corporate and enterprise level industry experience in the Microsoft technology stack. Antares offer a full range of Microsoft solutions, from design and planning though to implementation and support.

What makes Antares different is their approach. They work with your internal staff to ensure your solution, whether it be a fully customised SharePoint intranet or a simple platform upgrade, is implemented to match your needs and easily adopted within your organisation.

www.antaressolutions.com.au

AppDynamics

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At AppDynamics, our Application Intelligence Platform empowers today’s software-defined businesses with the ability to proactively monitor, manage, and optimise the most complex software environments. Because we start with user interactions, our platform is able to dynamically collect millions of performance data points across your applications and infrastructure. We then apply intelligence to instantly identify performance anomalies, enable automatic fixes and continuously measure business impact. And all this happens in real time, in production, with cloud or on-premise deployment flexibility. So even in the most dynamic production environments, you can know more and know it faster. It’s more than monitoring—it’s true Application Intelligence.

www.appdynamics.com

Bearena

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BEarena is a specialist virtualisation practise.

We leverage virtualisation technology for, and have a focus on 6 key areas. End User Computing, Mobility, Software Defined Datacenter, (Hybrid) Cloud, Backup and Disaster Recovery, and Managed Services. We build long-term relationships with our clients. Our mission is to be the trusted advisor and provider of IT services.

We are thought leaders in our space, championing the converged infrastructure now becoming common place with the major vendors. Our achievements include, sole ANZ Nutanix Elite Partner and only approved services partner in APAC, #1 and 4 time awarded Veeam Partner.

www.bearena.com.au

Charles Sturt University

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With over 1000 IT professionals currently enrolled, Charles Sturt University is Australia’s largest provider of online IT Master degrees. The Post Graduate Programs featured at Tech Ed are designed for working professionals. People without an Undergraduate Degree can be accepted with the appropriate experience. Credits can be achieved with Industry Certifications or previous Post Graduate Academic study. Come along to our stand and talk to us about your personal requirements!

www.itmasters.edu.au

Code 42

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Code42 develops intuitive, optimized technology to securely manage and protect the world’s data. Its award-winning CrashPlan backup solutions manage exabytes of data across millions of devices and for some of the largest organizations in the world. And its SharePlan enterprise-grade file sync/share enables real-time collaboration while enforcing corporate security requirements.

www.code42.com/enterprise

Dell Software

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Dell Software makes it easy to securely manage and protect applications, systems, devices and data to help organisations of all sizes fully deliver on the promise of technology. Our simple yet powerful software – combined with Dell hardware and services – provide scalable, integrated solutions to drive value and accelerate results. Whether it's Windows infrastructure, the cloud and mobile computing, or networks, databases and business intelligence, we dramatically reduce complexity and risk to unlock the power of IT.

software.dell.com

Digicor

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DiGiCOR was established in 1997 and since has become a respected system solution integrator throughout the Australia and New Zealand region.

Digicor provides our clients with a wide range of valued-added highly customisable solutions across server, storage and networking platforms.

Digicor has a dedicated team of highly certified and trained staff with vast array of industry knowledge and expertise covering our wide range of products and services, contribute to the development of strong business partnerships.

Digicor Solutions include:

  • Server -- HPC, Clustering, Cloud Optimised
  • Storage -- Cloud Optimised, Virtualization
  • Networking -- Switches, Design and Refresh
  • Flash Technologies -- Solid State, PCI-e, SSD technologies

www.digicor.com.au

GFI MAX

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GFI MAX helps IT Support Companies and MSPs grow monthly revenues from existing customers, attract new customers with affordable, high-value, easy-to-use services and deliver proactive, cost efficient services to grow an IT business profitably. GFI MAX provides a range of integrated software solutions built specifically for IT Support Companies and MSPs that are fast to implement, low effort to manage and fully brandable, so your customers see their value. The GFI MAX platform enables MSPs to provide managed antivirus, managed online backup, remote support, email security, automated monitoring, patch management, asset tracking, alerting and viewing and reporting all from a single dashboard.

www.gfimax.com

Imation

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Imation’s IronKey mobile security solutions protect sensitive data and include PC on a Stick workspaces for Windows To Go, hardware encrypted USB drives for secure storage, and centralised device management solutions.

IronKey Workspace is an IT manageable, fully functional Windows To Go ‘PC on a Stick’ solution for secure, remote working. Bootable from a USB flash drive, its anytime, anywhere secure access to corporate applications and data is ideal for mobile workers and enabling secure BYOD strategies.

IronKey is the mobile security portfolio of Imation Corp.

www.ironkey.com

Integralis

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Integralis is committed to delivering your IT and Telecommunications solutions professionally, on-time and on-budget. Building on over 15 years of experience, we take a unique business focussed approach to develop IT solutions tailored to your needs. Our team of highly trained, professional engineers and technicians will design, implement and maintain your business's IT systems in a timely and cost effective manner.

At TechEd Melbourne, Integralis will be showcasing PRTG Network Monitor by Paessler. Over 150,000 sys admins worldwide - at organizations from small businesses through the Fortune 100 - have used PRTG to make their networks faster, more responsive, and more reliable.

www.paessler.com

Jabra

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Jabra is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of communications and audio solutions. With a reputation for innovation, reliability, and ease of use that goes back more than two decades, Jabra’s consumer and business divisions produce corded and wireless headsets, plus mobile and in-office speakerphones that empower individuals and businesses through increased freedom of movement, comfort, and functionality. As a Microsoft Gold Communications Partner, Jabra offers a broad range headsets and speakerphones optimised for Microsoft Lync to provide seamless and effortless communication.

www.jabra.com.au/microsoft

K2

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K2 software allows people to build and run business applications, including forms, workflow, data and reports.

Across enterprises and within departments, K2 customers are rapidly transforming their companies with applications that allocate work to the right people, with all the information they need to make great decisions.

With K2’s visual tools, creating, launching and using the first K2 application is a snap. Reusable components ensure the next application delivers faster than the one before, and when the business needs change, it’s easy to update your K2 apps to fit.

More than a million users in 80-plus countries rely on K2 to streamline operations, save money and reduce risk.

www.k2.com

Kaseya

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Kaseya is the leading provider of cloud-based IT management software. Kaseya solutions allow Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and IT organizations to efficiently manage IT in order to drive IT service and business success. Offered as both an industry-leading cloud solution and on-premise software, Kaseya solutions empower MSPs and mid-sized enterprises to command all of IT centrally, manage remote and distributed environments with ease, and automate across IT management functions. Kaseya solutions are in use by more than 10,000 customers worldwide in a wide variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, healthcare, education, government, media, technology, finance, and more.

www.kaseya.com

Mimecast

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Mimecast is a leader in enterprise cloud services for the protection and management of corporate human generated data. The company’s email security and cloud archiving services are built on Mimecast’s world-leading secure cloud platform and optimised for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365. Founded in 2003, the company has over 10,000 customers, nearly 3 million users and works with over 800 channel partners worldwide. Mimecast has offices in Europe, North America, Africa and Australia.

www.mimecast.com

Nimble Storage

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Nimble Storage solutions are built on the idea that enterprises should not have to compromise between performance, capacity, ease of management, and price. Nimble's patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout architecture, designed from the ground up to effectively combine flash with high capacity drives, makes high performance affordable, simplifies and enhances disaster recovery and backup, and delivers stress-free operations. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a global network of world class channel partners. For more information visit www.nimblestorage.com or follow us on Twitter at @NimbleStorageAU.

www.nimblestorage.com

Nuix

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Nuix enables people to make fact-based decisions from the content of unstructured data.

The patented Nuix Engine is the world’s most advanced technology for accessing, understanding and acting on human-generated information. Our unique parallel processing and analytics capabilities make small work of big data volumes and complex file formats.

Organisations around the world turn to Nuix software when they need fast, accurate answers for digital investigation, cybersecurity, eDiscovery, information governance, email migration and privacy. And the list of uses is always growing because our customers expect us to make the impossible possible.

www.nuix.com

Nutanix

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Nutanix radically simplifies enterprise datacentres by replacing legacy storage, such as SAN and NAS arrays, with a modular, scale-out appliance that can be deployed in less than 30 minutes. Nutanix delivers web-scale IT infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, which natively converges compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity of the datacentre. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with fully predictable performance and economics.

www.nutanix.com

Parallels

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Parallels is a global leader in hosting and cloud services enablement and cross platform solutions. Parallels began operations in 2000 and is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Visit www.parallels.com for more information. Stay connected with Parallels and our online communities: Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/parallelsdesktop, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/parallelsmac, and visit our blog at http://blogs.parallels.com/consumertech.

www.parallels.com

Plantronics

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Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications, and delivers the broadest UC portfolio of devices that are optimized for Microsoft Lync, bringing simplicity, crystal clear audio, and rich functionality. At Plantronics, we create technology so innovative, the technology disappears and all that’s left is communication. There is a device solution for every configuration, every work style and every user—mobile professional, executive, remote worker, and office worker. Plantronics devices are designed for how people work today, with the heritage of over 50 years of commitment and obsession to innovate relentlessly and deliver perfect sound – in the name of communications.

www.plantronics.com.au

Pluralsight

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Founded in 2004, Pluralsight is the global leader in online learning for serious software developers, IT specialists and creative professionals. As the world’s largest curated e-learning library for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,000 courses authored by top experts. With customers in more than 195 countries, Pluralsight serves as a career catalyst, delivering hands-on, practical training for the most in-demand and understaffed jobs of today.

www.pluralsight.com

Secunia

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Founded in 2002, Secunia is the leading provider of IT security solutions that help businesses and private individuals globally manage and control vulnerability threats and risks across their networks and endpoints. Secunia’s proven, complementary portfolio aids businesses in their handling of complex IT security risks and compliance requirements across industries and sectors – a key component in corporate risk management assessment, strategy, and implementation. Secunia plays an important role in the IT security ecosystem, and is the preferred supplier for enterprises and government agencies worldwide, counting Fortune 500 and Global 2000 businesses among its customer base.

www.secunia.com

Sonus

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Sonus secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration. With customers in more than 50 countries and nearly two decades of experience, Sonus offers a complete portfolio of hardware-based and virtualized Session Border Controllers (SBCs), Diameter Signaling Controllers (DSCs), policy/routing servers and media and signaling gateways. For more information, visit www.sonus.net or call 1-855-GO-SONUS.

www.sonus.net

StorageCraft

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StorageCraft is the No. 1 provider of disaster recovery solutions for physical and virtual environments with over 50,000 customers in A/NZ. Find out how Starwood Group reduced their backup window from 26 hours to 30 seconds. Live demonstrations include: restoring a physical server in less than 60 seconds; near zero impact migration between physical or VMware server to Hyper-V; real-time replication, cloud disaster recovery and how you can look at one screen in the morning and know that every server in your business has had a recovery test performed last night.

www.storagecraft.com

Thales eSecurity

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Thales e-Security is a leading global provider of data encryption and cyber security solutions to the financial services, high technology, manufacturing, government and technology sectors. With a 40-year track record of protecting corporate and government information, Thales solutions are used by four of the five largest energy and aerospace companies, 22 NATO countries, and secure more than 80 percent of worldwide payment transactions. Thales e-Security has offices in Australia, Dubai, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Norway, United States and the United Kingdom.

www.thales-esecurity.com

VEEAM

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Veeam® enables the Always-On Business™ by providing solutions that deliver Availability for the Modern Data Center™, which provides recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for the majority of applications and data. Veeam recognises the challenges in keeping a business up and running at all times and addresses them with solutions that provide high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified protection, risk mitigation and complete visibility. Veeam Backup & Replication™ leverages technologies that enable the modern data center, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, NetApp storage, and HP 3PAR StoreServ and StoreVirtual Storage, to help organisations meet RTPOs, save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Management Pack™ extends Microsoft System Center monitoring to enterprise vSphere environments and also offers monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

www.veeam.com

Violin-Memory

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Business in a Flash. Violin Memory transforms the speed of business with high performance, always available, low cost management of critical business information and applications. Violin’s All Flash optimised solutions accelerate breakthrough CAPEX and OPEX savings for building the next generation data center. Violin’s Flash Fabric Architecture™ (FFA) speeds data delivery with chip-to-chassis performance optimisation that achieves lower consistent latency and cost per transaction for Cloud, Enterprise and Virtualized mission-critical applications. Violin's All Flash Arrays and Appliances, and enterprise data management software solutions enhance agility and mobility while revolutionising data center economics. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit www.violin-memory.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/violinmemory

www.violin-memory.com

Vision Studios

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Vision Solutions is the premier provider of software solutions designed to protect data, minimise downtime and maximise resources for the modern data centre. We are the only company to deliver workload migrations, high availability, disaster recovery and data sharing – across any hardware and any physical, virtual or Cloud-based environment.

Our solutions perform near-zero downtime migration of data, applications and systems. We utilise real-time replication to prevent data loss and enable data sharing between different database platforms. Vision Solutions has been serving enterprises and managed service providers for over 25 years through our portfolio of Double-Take®, MIMIX® and iTERA® product brands.

www.visionsolutions.com