Sponsor List for Deep Dive Day 2012
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| Virtualization Group, Boston|
The Virtualization Group–Boston is a volunteer run, professional association, which exists in order to encourage an exchange of knowledge about all aspects of virtualization, green technology and cloud computing between IT Professionals. Furthermore, we will foster affiliation with similar virtualization groups located elsewhere to expand the reach of knowledge and training resources.http://www.virtg.com
| Virtualization Group, Boston||Virtual Event Sponsor|
AppZero™ leads the next wave of virtualization in which applications are decoupled from operating systems.
Encapsulating an application and its dependencies in a pre-integrated, self-contained virtual application appliance (VAA), AppZero makes it possible to deliver any application on any server, in time that approaches zero.www.appzero.com
|AppZero||Silver Event Sponsor|
Citrix Systems was born from the idea of unlocking applications from datacenters and employees from the office – creating new ways for people and IT to work. Today, this is the promise of virtual computing, and Citrix is at the epicenter.
|Citrix||Platinum Event Sponsor|
Coraid Inc. is a technology manufacturing company based in the United States. We design and manufacture a full line of computer data storage products branded under our trade name EtherDrive storage. We sell our products through technology channel partners operating around the world. EtherDrive storage products provide enterprises of all sizes with a flexible tier of high performance Ethernet SAN storage. Coraid has been selling its products since 2004 delivering the fundamental building blocks for scaling out storage projects for virtualization, disaster recovery, high-performance computing, and cloud storage.
|Coraid||Platinum Event Sponsor|
Desktone is changing the way people buy and manage desktops. Desktone pioneered the concept of Desktops as a Service, the easiest and most affordable way to deploy virtual desktops. The Desktone Cloud, Desktone’s DaaS offering, provides all of the benefits of virtualized desktops without any of the hassles. By delivering virtual desktops in the cloud, Desktone users can rapidly provision desktops to users on any device, anywhere, without the upfront costs and complexity of traditional desktop virtualization— transforming desktops from a CAPEX to OPEX item. Founded in 2007, Desktone is funded by Highland Capital and Softbank and is headquartered in Boston, MA. http://www.desktone.com
|Desktone||Platinum Event Sponsor|
Leostream, a vendor-independent software company, is a driver in the evolving virtualization space and a leader in the management of end-user resources hosted in the data center. Our Connection Broker product provides a comprehensive and scalable solution for organizations to deliver and manage desktops, remote sessions, and hosted applications to end-users. The Leostream Connection Broker integrates diverse systems within the data center, and provides the ability to apply business rules to the combined system, making VDI a reality for organizations with complex integration needs.
|Leostream||Silver Event Sponsor|
At Microsoft, our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.www.microsoft.com
|Microsoft||Platinum Event Sponsor|
Veeam Software, an Elite VMware Technology Alliance partner, develops innovative products for virtual infrastructure management and data protection. Customers can reduce costs, minimize risks and fully realize the promise of virtualization with Veeam.
Veeam is an international company with North American headquarters in Columbus, Ohio USA; European headquarters in Reading, Berkshire UK; and APAC headquarters in Sydney, NSW Australia. Veeam has more than 30,000 customers worldwide and is currently adding new customers at the rate of 1500 per month. The company’s free FastSCP™ tool is used by more than 150,000 VMware professionals, making it the most widely used tool to help manage VMware.
The company was founded in 2006 by the team previously behind Aelita Software, well known for its Windows Server management solutions. In 2008, Veeam acquired nworks, adding solutions that bridge the gap between VMware and enterprise management systems from Microsoft and HP.
Veeam is rapidly expanding its presence and its partner network around the world and will continue to offer innovative and practical solutions to help IT professionals better manage their virtual infrastructure. Today the company focuses on managing VMware, but has announced support for Microsoft Hyper-V.
|Veeam||Platinum Event Sponsor|
Virtual Bridges VERDE is the industry’s most comprehensive desktop management and provisioning solution that leverages virtualization to deliver desktops either on-premises or in the cloud. The VERDE solution lets enterprises transform their desktop TCO by simplifying desktop management, improving security and compliance by centralizing the administration of desktop images and data, and increasing the organizational agility by quickly providing desktop and application access to users on any client machine (PC, Macintosh, Linux, thin client, home computer or on a portable drive) at any time. Venture-backed, Virtual Bridges is headquartered in Austin, Texas. http://vbridges.com
|Virtual Bridges||Silver Event Sponsor|
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|Windows Boston (BAWSUG)|
The Boston Area Windows Server User Group (BAWSUG) helps IT Managers and Administrators deploy Windows Server Technologies on the Internet and within the enterprise, specifically:
» improve our core technology disciplines in Windows NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008 Servers
» expose members to technologies and best practices not normally found in our day-to-day jobs
» invite speakers from both Microsoft and non-Microsoft resources
» incubate and encourage a great peer-peer support vehicle
» provide a forum for selective third-party Windows NT/XP/2000/2003/2008 products
» get to know your peers and have some fun at the monthly pizza & schmooze session
|Boston Areas Windows Server User Group||Virtual Event Sponsor|
|Boston Networking User Group|
Originally known as The Greater Boston Area Netware Users Group, BNUG was founded in December of 1986 and is run entirely by volunteers. BNUG has a membership base of approximately 1500, of whom several hundred subscribe to the BNUG e-mail list. BNUG has held meetings at a number of locations over the years, including Proteon's offices in Westborough, Novell's site in Wellesley, Harvard University in Cambridge, and Mount Ida College in Newton.
|Boston Networking User Group||Virtual Event Sponsor|
|Boston Unix and Linux User Group|
Boston Linux & Unix (BLU) is a non-profit trade organization; our mission is to educate about and advocate for Open Source, Open Systems, and Free Software ("free speech" not "free beer"), such as Linux, Unix, and freely-redistributable software.
|Boston Unix and Linux User Group||Virtual Event Sponsor|
|Boston User Groups|
Boston User Groups is a non-profit service organization established by community leaders for community leaders. We are volunteers that want to give back to the community. Most of us run other user groups and want to help others develop and grow there own user groups. We want to share our many years of experience and develop community programs that truly make our community a model for how the “technology community” can help the community. Geographic location of user group does not matter but we are focused for now on the New England market (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) We are committed to the success of the leaders and their groups. We will do whatever we can (we are an all volunteer organization) to help these groups succeed. We are mostly a collaboration mechanism to help user group leaders meet and exceed their group objectives. As you can tell from our list of members we are an agnostic umbrella organization. Our groups include Linux, Unix, Mac, Windows, Device, Gaming, Developers, IT Pro's, End User, and many more.
|Boston User Groups||Virtual Event Sponsor|
|Exchange User Group|
ExchangeServerBoston provides a forum for administrators, managers and students to understand and learn the inner workings of Microsoft Exchange Server and its use in the industry.
|Exchange User Group||Virtual Event Sponsor|
O'Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, O'Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
|O'Reilly Pulishing||Event Contributor Sponsor|
InformIT is the online presence for the world's leading technology publishers and your source for reliable and qualified content to help you do your job better.
|Pearson Publishing||Event Contributor Sponsor|
The Southern New England Network Users Group (SneNUG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping IT Professionals keep their skills on the cutting edge of the industry. Established in 1993, we are an official Microsoft user group but also support most other operating systems and technologies. The goal of the group is to pool our knowledge and resources so our members stay informed about technology, security, best practices, innovations and procedures. Everything an IT pro needs to keep their career moving forward.
|SNENUG||Virtual Event Sponsor|
StarWind Software provides Virtual iSCSI SAN solutions to meet the requirements of any organization regardless of your front-end physical or virtualized server environment, while staying within any potential budgetary constraints. Whether the project requires the reutilization of existing hardware for Tier 2 and 3 storage, or building a new Enterprise level Tier 1 storage solution, StarWind Software’s experienced staff will dedicate the appropriate amount of time to address all of your business needs to ensure a cost-effective, versatile, and stable storage solution.
|StarWind Software||Gold Event Sponsor|
SearchVirtualDesktop.com is the premier source for information on desktop virtualization, application virtualization, and VDI. The site provides in-depth technical advice and proven best practices on the products, services and business strategies that can lead to successful implementations of desktop virtualization technologies in your organization. Access unbiased news analysis, a library of essential tips, informative learning guides and more, from independent experts including Brian Madden. This essential free resource is part of the TechTarget Network which includes over 70 websites each focusing on a specific area of IT.
|TechTarget||Event Contributor Sponsor|
Wiley's Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly (STMS) business, also known as Wiley-Blackwell, serves the world's research and scholarly communities, and is the largest publisher for professional and scholarly societies. Wiley-Blackwell's programs encompass journals, books, major reference works, databases, and laboratory manuals, offered in print and electronically. Through Wiley Online Library, we provide online access to a broad range of STMS content: over 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 9,000+ books, and many reference works and databases. Access to abstracts and searching is free, full content is accessible through licensing agreements, and large portions of the content are provided free or at nominal cost to nations in the developing world through partnerships with organizations such as HINARI, AGORA, and OARE.
Our Professional/Trade (P/T) business serves professionals and consumers alike, producing books, subscription content, and information services, in all media, in targeted categories. Our portfolio of global brands includes For Dummies, Frommer's, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, CliffsNotes, Webster's New World, J.K. Lasser, Jossey-Bass, Pfeiffer, and Sybex. Subject areas include business, technology, architecture, professional culinary, psychology, education, travel, health, religion, consumer reference, pets, and general interest.www.wiley.com
|Wiley Media||Event Contributor Sponsor|
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VMTurbo delivers an Intelligent Workload Management solution for cloud and enterprise virtualization environments. VMTurbo uses an economic scheduling engine to dynamically adjust resource allocation to meet business goals. The VMTurbo platform first launched in August 2010 and since that time more than 4,000 cloud service providers and enterprises worldwide have deployed the platform including British Telecom, Omnicare and L-3 Communications. Using VMTurbo our customers ensure that applications get the resources they need to operate reliably, while utilizing infrastructure and human resources in the most efficient way.
|VMTurbo||Silver Event Sponsor|