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Principal Sponsor



Hewlett-Packard (HP) is a global leader providing innovative technology solutions to consumers, businesses and institutions, which drive business value, create social value and improve the lives of its customers.

With its unique portfolio across its three business units and its partnership with the world's leading companies (like Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and Cisco), HP is able to match the right technology solution to its customers' needs.

Personal Solutions: HP has a leading portfolio of business and consumer PCs, high-performance workstations, handheld devices, digital entertainment solutions, personal storage and Internet services that create connected and compelling personal experiences.

Imaging and Printing: HP is moving beyond printers by simplifying and enhancing the experience of printing - whether in the home, office or commercial environment - with advances in printing supplies, digital photography and graphics and imaging technologies.

Technology Solutions: HP has a world-class portfolio of servers, storage and software and delivers support, consulting and integration and outsourcing services to help customers manage and transform their IT environments to optimise business outcomes.

HP differentiates itself by offering an unparalleled value proposition:

  • Continuous Invention that solves real customer problems, anticipating future needs.
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership transforming current IT environments into business assets.
  • Choice and Flexibility for customers in operating systems and channel partners.
  • Stability and Security of products from a company with financial strength and global reach.

Supporting Sponsors

Citrix Systems Inc

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 215,000 organisations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. Citrix has approximately 8,000 partners in more than 100 countries.



CommVault delivers Unified Data Management® solutions for high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex storage networks. CommVault's software works seamlessly, sharing a single code and common platform, to deliver Data Protection, Archive, Replication, Resource Management and Search with unparalleled efficiency, performance, reliability, and control.



F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available. By adding intelligence and manageability into the network to offload applications and optimise the data storage layer, F5 extends the power of intelligent networking to all levels of application delivery.

Foundry Networks

Foundry Networks

Foundry Networks is a leading provider of high-performance enterprise and service provider switching, routing, security, and application traffic management solutions including edge and backbone Ethernet switches, Web and content-aware application switches, network-wide security solutions, wireless LAN and access points, wide area access routers and internet provider edge and service provider core MPLS routers.

HP ProCurve

HP ProCurve

HP ProCurve Networking delivers wired and wireless enterprise networking solutions built on industry standards and 25 years experience, and is now #2 in LAN marketshare worldwide. ProCurve is proven, straightforward, and affordable - the network platform of choice for on time, on budget delivery of Microsoft NAP and UC projects.

Quest Software

Quest Software

Quest Software delivers innovative products that help organisations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases and Windows infrastructure. Through a deep expertise in IT operations and a continued focus on what works best, Quest helps more than 90,000 customers worldwide meet higher expectations for enterprise IT.

Coffee Stand & Lanyard Sponsor

ACE Training


During 2008 ACE is celebrating 21 years of providing computer training services in New Zealand. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner-Learning Solutions, ACE Training delivers Microsoft's technical and application software training to world class standards. Make sure you visit us at the ACE Coffee Stand during Tech•Ed 2008!

Water Bottle Sponsor

Observatory Crest

Observatory Crest Limited

Observatory Crest Limited are specialist IT distributors based in Wellington, specialising in F5 Networks traffic management, GFI Software security and messaging tools, and AirTight Networks’ wireless security products.  A focused market approach and emphasis on leading security technologies has driven Observatory Crest’s solid growth, through successful empowerment of its dealer channels and developing local brand awareness.

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