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WinHEC 2008Microsoft WinHEC 2008, November 5-7, 2008, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

WinHEC 2006 Sponsors

WinHEC 2006 Platinum Sponsors
AMD

AMD (NYSE:AMD) designs and produces innovative microprocessors and low-power processor solutions for the computer, communications and consumer electronics industries. AMD is dedicated to delivering standards-based, customer-focused solutions for technology users, ranging from enterprises and governments to individual consumers.

Based on overall performance and performance-per-watt leadership in the x86 server market, commercial adoption of AMD64 technology continues at a rapid pace. The AMD Opteron processor, based on AMD64 technology with Direct Connect Architecture, made history as the industry's first x86 multi-core processor for servers and workstations that is both 32- and 64-bit capable. Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors can deliver higher performance within the same power envelope as single-core processors because they were designed from the ground up for multi-core computing. With a broad portfolio of dual-core and single-core solutions and a robust 64-bit ecosystem, AMD and its customers are leading the way to the next evolution of enterprise computing.

For more information visit www.amd.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Intel

Intel Corporation builds the tools that have shaped the computer and Internet revolution and have changed the world--from the halls of enterprise to the new digital home. Around the globe, businesses are running nearly 40 million Intel servers built on open standards. We supply the computing and communications industries with chips, boards, systems and software—the building blocks of the worldwide digital economy. And our global development community is the world's largest, working closely with us to optimize software solutions on Intel architecture. At the same time, Intel is helping developers redefine the concept of home and turn it into a digital experience. We supply manufacturers and developers with the cutting-edge technology they need to drive a new level of connectedness in our personal lives. Using Intel architecture, developers can create the new products and services that meet the world's desire for information and entertainment anywhere, anytime, on any device. Wherever someone is trying to design something faster and more powerful than anyone has ever seen before, Intel is there to help.

www.intel.com This link leaves the Microsoft.com site

WinHEC 2006 Silver Sponsors
ATI Technologies, Inc.

ATI Technologies Inc. is a world leader in the supply of graphics, video and multimedia solutions for desktop personal computers, mobile computing, DTV, cell phones, handhelds, consoles and workstation products. The pioneer, innovator and market leader in the graphics industry, ATI's strength is built upon the strength of its people, its product and technology excellence, customer focus, and its ability to identify and capitalize on key inflection points where new technologies and markets converge. ATI intends to become the world's leading supplier of rich visual display and media technologies, components and subsystems to the PC and consumer electronic markets.

For more information visit www.ati.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Broadcom Corporation

Broadcom Corporation is a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications with annual revenue of more than $2.5 billion. At WinHEC 2006, Broadcom's Enterprise Computing Group (ECG) demonstrates high-speed controllers and server I/O chipsets that provides complete solutions to help drive the convergence of computing, storage and communications within the enterprise.

www.broadcom.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. With more than $44.5 billion in revenue, the company's reach is global and comprehensive. Fujitsu combines a comprehensive set of offerings with strategic alliances to create situation-specific solutions that build value for its customers.

To learn more about Fujitsu, please visit www.fujitsu.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Nvidia

NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. The NVIDIAŽ graphics processing unit (GPU) and media and communications processor (MCP) brands include NVIDIA GeForceŽ, NVIDIA GoForceŽ, NVIDIA QuadroŽ, and NVIDIA nForceŽ. NVIDIA long been a partner of Microsofts, working on significant transisitions in PC computing, including: WHQL drivers for all OS, top to bottom PCI-Express GPUs, first to support DirectX 9. With its award-winning graphics, video and motherboard technology, NVIDIA's technology forms the ultimate platform for both performance and features for Microsofts next-generatinon Windows Vista experience.

For more information on the company or how its prepared for Windows Vista, please visit: www.nvidia.com/page/technology_vista_main.htmlThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:PTEC) is a global market leader in device-defining software. The company established dominant industry leadership 26 years ago with BIOS software and continues to ship in over 100 million new systems each year. From this unique foundation of core system level expertise, Phoenix has developed innovative software applications to identify and restore devices, thereby ensuring unparalleled endpoint security and availability. Phoenix enables customers to decrease time to market, differentiate their products, create value, increase profits and lower cost of ownership. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices worldwide.

For more information, visit www.phoenix.com This link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Samsung is the only company that offers a complete portfolio of memory products and is the world's leading supplier of DRAM, Flash, SRAM and MCPs (multi-chip packages). Samsung has been number one in memory production for the past 13 years. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company is recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands and consists of five main business units. In addition to its Semiconductor business, they are the Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, and Telecommunication Network Business Besides its leadership in all memory markets, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs.

For more information, please visit www.samsung.com This link leaves the Microsoft.com site

WinHEC 2006 Bronze Sponsors
HP

HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ending Jan 31, 2006, HP revenue totaled $87.9 billion.

For more information, please visit www.hp.com This link leaves the Microsoft.com site

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Lexar

Lexar is a leading manufacturer and marketer of award-winning removable flash memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers and ATA controller technology solutions for the digital photography, consumer electronics, industrial and communications markets. Lexar brands digital memory cards in the industry's most popular formats including CompactFlash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, MMC, SD, Mini-SD, MicroSD, and USB Flashdrives. Lexar's ATA controller solutions for industrial and OEM applications and its innovative intellectual property is licensed by some of the world's most respected companies. As a digital storage innovator, Lexar was the first to develop and advance proprietary read-write speed standards for its CompactFlash cards, and holds over 70 controller patents. Lexar consumer products are sold in the U.S., Europe and Asia/Pacific through consumer electronics retailers, mass-merchandisers and photo specialty stores. Leading digital camera manufacturers like Canon, Casio, Konica, Minolta, Nikon, and Pentax have chosen to bundle Lexar digital film with their cameras for its performance, reliability and value. Through technology licensing and controller sales agreements with key manufacturing partners, Lexar also capitalizes on the growing use of digital media in adjacent markets spanning a range of consumer, industrial and telecommunications applications.

www.lexar.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

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Transmeta

Transmeta Corporation develops and licenses innovative computing, microprocessor and semiconductor technologies and related intellectual property. Founded in 1995, Transmeta first became known for designing, developing and selling its highly efficient x86-compatible software-based microprocessors, which deliver a balance of low power consumption, high performance, low cost and small size suited for diverse computing platforms. We also develop advanced power management technologies for controlling leakage and increasing power efficiency in semiconductor and computing devices.

www.transmeta.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

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SMSC

SMSC is a leading semiconductor company delivering innovative system solutions spanning analog, digital and mixed-signal technologies. The Company provides products to the industry's leading OEMs that solve challenges of space, cost and time-to-market for high-speed computing, connectivity, embedded networking and automotive infotainment applications. Based in New York, SMSC has operations in North America, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, China and Europe.

www.smsc.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

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Gibson Guitar Corporation

Gibson Guitar is the world's premiere musical instrument manufacturer, known for producing classic models in every major style of fretted instrument, including acoustic and electric guitars, mandolins and banjos. Gibson's digital guitar represents the biggest advance in electric guitar design and technology in over 70 years.

www.gibson.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

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VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. is the foremost fabless supplier of market-leading core logic chipsets, power efficient x86 processors, advanced connectivity, multimedia, networking & storage silicon, and ultra compact mainboards that are driving system innovation in the PC, embedded and personal electronics markets. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA's customers include the world's top OEMs.

www.via.com.twThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

Media
IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE Computer Society offers its nearly 100,000 members a comprehensive program of publications, meetings, and technical and educational activities, fostering an active exchange of information, ideas, and innovation. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the society serves its members from offices in Los Alamitos, CA, and Tokyo. The society is the largest technical society within the IEEE.

See us at www.computer.orgThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

OSR

OSR is the world's leading authority in the field of Windows system software. With core competencies in OS internals, device drivers, and file systems, OSR enables its customers to deliver innovative, successful solutions to market. Definitive expertise is delivered via custom developed software, consulting, hands-on training, and development kits. OSR supports Windows driver developers with free utilities, hosted developer lists (NTDEV & NTFSD), and its ever-popular newsletter, The NT Insider – all available at OSR's resource site, www.osronline.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site. Stop by our booth for details about an OSR Online membership, pick up The NT Insider, and badger our staff with a driver issue important to you!

www.osr.comThis link leaves the Microsoft.com site

SearchWinSystems

SearchWinSystems.com is the Web's best resource for Windows systems professionals. Access the latest news, expert tips, newsletters and more on topics including backup, storage, hardware, Windows system administration, server consolidation and performance tuning. Membership is free, sign up today!

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