National Partners for 2017 are:
Avocette has been a public-sector focused organization for nearly 40 years, delivering high-value technology solutions that are implemented and supported by our talented and responsive teams. We have developed rewarding long-term partnerships with global clients offering IT managed services, software implementation services, custom application development and IT staffing solutions. Our employees across Canada and the Unites States pride themselves on delivering reliable, on-going support and expertise to our clients, creating opportunity, stability and mutual success.
At Avocette, it’s about doing what is right for the client so that a long term partnership is possible. From development to implementation to maintenance, our goal is to deliver value to our customers as a total solution provider.
Visit our website at www.avocette.com
Founded in 1995, Brocade is an industry leader in delivering resilient, high-performance network solutions that help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a virtualized world where applications and information reside anywhere.
Today, Brocade is extending its proven data center expertise across the entire network with future-proofed solutions built for critical initiatives such as consolidation, virtualization, and cloud computing. By delivering agility and innovation for cloud-based environments, Brocade helps organizations modernize their networks and accelerate their journey to the New IP (http://www.brocade.com/en/possibilities/the-new-ip.html).
In particular, Brocade delivers solutions in the areas of:
- Storage networking
- Data center switching and routing, including Ethernet fabrics
- Software networking, including SDN and NFV
- Campus networking
- Mobile networking
Brocade combines a proven track record of expertise, innovation, and new technology development with open standards leadership and strategic partnerships with the world's leading IT companies. This extensive partner ecosystem enables truly best-in-class business solutions along with a full range of education, support, and professional services offerings.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company has approximately 4,500 employees worldwide and serves a wide range of industries and customers in more than 160 countries. Learn more at Brocade 101 Community
Visit our website at www.brocade.com
ctc TrainCanada is Canada‘s leading provider of corporate training. We are a privately owned Canadian organization with over 25 years of training experience and over 10 convenient locations coast-to-coast. We work businesses and professionals to build soft skills, management skills and technical competencies that drive better organizational results. Our extensive portfolio includes over 800 courses in the following areas:
Technical: Microsoft Certified Technical training, VMware Certified training, Cisco Certified Training, , Cybersecurity training, CompTIA training, Big Data training, Cloud training, Linux training, Java Programming training.
Management Skills: Leadership & Business Skills training, Accredited ITIL® training, Authorized COBiT® training, TOGAF® training, PRINCE2® training, PMI Project Management training, Business Analysis training, Agile Scrum training, and Lean IT training
Application/Desktop: Microsoft Office training and Adobe training
Visit our website at www.traincanada.com
The world of information technology security moves at a rapid pace, but so do we. Our team of security specialists spend each day performing security assessments and doing constant research to keep our tools and ourselves up to date on the latest threats.
Knowledgeable Staff - Each member of the security testing team has a unique background ranging from system administrators, software developers, hardware specialists and more. Regardless of the issue, we have someone on our team that can give you an answer.
Learning and Teaching - Each and every day we discover and exploit new vulnerabilites. We also like to pass that knowledge along by hosting training courses all over North America. Let us teach you how to keep your network secure.
We Love To Travel
Our team of security specialists also perform internal on-site assessments. Can't give us external testing access? We'll come to you.
Visit our website at www.digitalboundary.net
Global Knowledge is the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider. We deliver learning solutions to support customers as they adapt to key business transformations and technological advancements that drive the way that organizations around the world differentiate themselves and thrive. Our learning programs, whether designed for a global organization or an individual professional, help businesses close skills gaps and foster an environment of continuous talent development.
Our business skills solutions teach essential communications skills, leadership development, business analysis, project management, IT service management and process improvement. With thousands of courses spanning from foundational training to specialized certifications, our core IT training is focused on technology partners such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, SAP and VMware. We offer comprehensive professional development for advancements in application development, big data analytics, change management, cloud computing, cybersecurity and networking.
Visit our website at www.globalknowledge.ca
Infor offers the most complete, integrated, end-to-end solution for the public sector. With specific applications to address the most pressing challenges you face, Infor Public Sector solutions are trusted by government agencies in more than 50 countries around the world to improve performance and deliver better results.
Our customers use Infor Public Sector to:
• Simplify the overall business of managing government.
• Address citizen concerns sooner.
• Get bills posted and paid faster.
• Improve officials' understanding of important issues.
• Integrate systems across departments for better co-ordination.
• Improve planning and reporting.
• Maximize revenue and capital investments.
Visit our website at www.infor.com
Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.
The result is predictable performance, cloud-like infrastructure consumption, robust security, and seamless application mobility for a broad range of enterprise applications.
Visit our website at www.nutanix.com
Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2016, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,209 billion yen (approx. 19.6 billion USD).
Visit our website at www.ricoh.ca
Rimini Street is the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services. The company is redefining enterprise support services with an innovative, award-winning program that enables Oracle and SAP licensees to save up to 90 percent on total support costs over a decade, including saving 50 percent on their annual support fees.
Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades or migrations for at least 15 years after switching to Rimini Street. Hundreds of clients, including global, Fortune 500, midmarket, and public sector organizations from across a broad range of industries have selected Rimini Street as their trusted, independent support provider.
Visit our website at www.riministreet.com
SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 80,000 sites make better decisions, faster. We help organizations turn large amounts of data into knowledge they can use, and we do it better than anyone. It's no wonder an overwhelming majority of customers continue to use SAS year after year. We believe it's because we hire great people to create great software and services.
Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
Visit our website at www.sas.com/canada
SHI International Corp., headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, has transformed itself from a $1 million “software-only” regional reseller into a $5.8 billion global provider of information technology products and services.
Privately-held and under the guidance of its current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope through neither merger nor acquisition. Its organic growth and over two decades of stability are a direct result of backing a highly-skilled and tenured sales force with software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals.
SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment from software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, mobility and IT asset management.
SHI offers next-generation cloud solutions through our partners to help customers accelerate to the cloud in the fastest, most secure, reliable and cost-effective ways possible. Its infrastructure and integration services provide top-of-the-line solutions supported by the top manufacturers, publishers and providers in the industry.
SHI Account Executives support their clients locally from over 30 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France and Hong Kong. SHI’s goal is to foster long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with its customers and partners, every single day.
Visit our website at www.shi.ca
ThinkTel, a division of Distributel Communications Limited, is a provider of advanced voice and data services for the SMB, Enterprise, and Wholesale markets throughout Canada. ThinkTel is one of the top Microsoft Solutions Partners in this market, and its pioneering achievements include being the first to be SIP-certified for Microsoft’s OCS-R2 and Lync unified communications offering. ThinkTel was recently named by the CIO Review (2016) as one of the Top Office 365 Solution Providers for proven expertise in this space.
Visit our website at www.thinktel.ca
Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, Trustwave enables businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs. More than three million businesses are enrolled in the Trustwave TrustKeeper® cloud platform, through which Trustwave delivers automated, efficient and cost-effective threat, vulnerability and compliance management. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago, with customers in 96 countries.
Visit our website at http://www.trustwave.com