Sponsors of the 2008 CIO Decisions Conference include:




Platinum Sponsor Descriptions



At Microsoft, we know your midsize business has unique needs.  We enable midsize organizations to build connected and adaptable systems, align IT with the business, receive better choice and value, and empower people to drive the business forward. 

Go to http://www.microsoft.com/midsizebusiness to review the resources for your business.  There you will find overviews of our products and solutions, offers, licensing information, case studies, and the ability to connect with a sales representative to answer your questions.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.  

500 Oracle Parkway

Redwood Shores, CA 94065


Oracle, the world's largest enterprise software company, provides software and services that enable organizations to get the most accurate and up-to-date information from their business systems.  Over 2/3 of our 275,000 customers, are companies with fewer than 1,000 employees.  This includes over 24,000 midsize applications customers.  Oracle Accelerate solutions are comprehensive, industry-focused, and easy to own enterprise applications solutions implemented for midsize companies by certified partners utilizing rapid implementation tools.

TriGeo Network Security

510 Clearwater Loop, Suite 1

Post Falls, ID 83854


TriGeo Network Security delivers enterprise security information and event management (SIEM) designed specifically for the mid-market. The TriGeo SIM combines real-time log management, event correlation, USB detection and prevention with powerful active response technology. The result is unprecedented network visibility, security and control. This award-winning product is both a unique network defense technology and an "Audit-Proven" compliance solution that meets the security monitoring and log management requirements imposed by PCI, GLBA, HIPAA, SOX and more.



Xiotech Corporation, an innovator in data storage and protection solutions, is delivering a new foundation for storage with unprecedented reliability, performance, and scalability. Xiotech's Emprise™ storage family is built on patented Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) technology, which eliminates drive-related service events, while delivering industry-leading performance. Both the Emprise and Magnitude® families of storage systems are feature rich, with optimal storage virtualization, Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity, grow-as-you-go scalability, unmatched ease use, and integrated customization via Web Services. Additionally, Xiotech's TimeScale® line offers comprehensive, modular solutions for data protection and availability.

Gold Sponsor Descriptions

Business Objects, an SAP Company
3030 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA, 95134

Business Objects, an SAP company, is the world’s leading business intelligence (BI) company with over 30,000 mid-market customers worldwide. Our solutions can help you increase insight into key business issues, improve decision making and operational efficiency, identify key opportunities to grow your businesses and stay ahead of the competition.  Whether acting on SAP data, non-SAP data or both, Business Objects has proven business intelligence solutions that fit our mid-market customers today and as they grow.

Cast Iron Systems
2593 Coast Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94043

Cast Iron Systems, the largest provider of integration appliances, enables mid-size companies to connect applications in days rather than months and slash application integration costs by up to 80%. Built from the ground up to dramatically simplify integration – without burdening specialist resources or resorting to custom code – the Cast Iron Integration Appliances™ use a “configuration, not coding” approach to eliminate the cost and complexity associated with custom code and traditional software-based integration tools.


7625 Smetana Lane

Eden Prairie, MN  55346


Compellent delivers affordable, modular storage solutions exclusively through business partners that provide companies of all sizes enterprise storage capabilities without big system costs or complexities. Designed by network storage and virtualization pioneers, Compellent enables any business to cut storage expenditures in half, recover from data hazards within minutes, scale to any capacity across any technology and easily manage its storage without adding staff.

Incentra Solutions, Inc
Western Region Address:
5891 Rue Ferrari
San Jose, CA 95138

Local Address:
4122 Sorrento Valley Blvd. #102
San Diego, CA 92121


Incentra Solutions, Inc. (www.incentrasolutions.com, OTCBB:ICNS) is a provider of complete IT & storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers worldwide. Incentra’s complete solution includes professional services, hardware & software products with first call support, IT outsourcing solutions and financing options. Incentra works with mid-tier enterprise customers globally and has built a solid record and reputation as a leader in the integration of best of breed technologies and industry best practices into seamless business solutions.

Stratus Technologies


Stratus Technologies is a global solutions provider focused exclusively on helping its customers achieve and sustain availability of information systems and virtual environments that support their critical business processes. Based upon its 28 years of expertise in product and services technology for total availability, Stratus is a trusted solutions provider to customers in manufacturing, life sciences, telecommunications, financial services, public safety, transportation & logistics, and other industries. For more information, visit www.stratus.com.

Time Warner Cable Business Class


Time Warner Cable Business Class, a division of Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC), offers a full complement of business communications tools to enterprise and small- and medium-sized companies. Its data, voice, video and security solutions are enhanced by award-winning customer service and local support teams. Contact one of our knowledgeable Account Representatives today to find out how you can expand your company's footprint and improve the efficiency of your business with our national offerings. www.twcbc.com.

Silver Sponsor Descriptions

150 N. Radnor Chester Road

Radnor, PA  19087

Named the world’s fastest-growing Business Intelligence software vendor by IDC, QlikTech has more than 8,500 customers in 87 countries and more than 500 partners worldwide.  QlikTech’s award-winning business analysis solution, QlikView, works the way your mind works, allowing you to freely explore information from different perspectives for better answers. QlikView uses in-memory association technology to connect related data from any source.  This patented design makes QlikView intuitive to learn, fast to deploy, simple to change and able to scale to analyze billions of records instantly on affordable hardware platforms.

Strategic Hardware

Strategic Hardware partners LeftHand Networks, Data Domain, VMware and CommVault. Through them, we provide virtualized infrastructure solutions to enterprises nation-wide. Whether you’remigrating from a legacy FC to an iSCSI SAN,moving from DAS or NAS to an iSCSI SAN, want to move from tape to safer back-up solution, or want to implement or expand your BC/DR solutions... we can help you build rock-solid storage adn ILM solutions.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership

901 East Byrd Street

Richmond, VA 23219


Virginia provides a lower cost operating environment and has established programs to develop creative solutions to business opportunities.  Virginia's dynamic workforce, excellent quality of life, strategic East Coast location, and pro-business climate make the Commonwealth a great place to do business. Just ask Forbes.com and CNBC each have ranked Virginia first in the most comprehensive and impartial studies to date evaluating America's best states for business.