Thank you to our 2012 Sponsors
   Underwriting Partner
  Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people's lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit
   Corporate Partner Plus
 Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. As an innovator in the communications and information technology industry, Cisco and our valued partners sell Cisco hardware, software, and services to businesses of all sizes, governments, service providers, and consumers. Learn more at
At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.  We run our business in much the same way, and believe our eight business divisions offer the greatest potential to serve our customers. They are:  Online Services Division, Server and Tools Business, Microsoft Business Solutions, Microsoft Office Division, Interactive Entertainment Business, Windows Phone Division, Windows & Windows Live Division, Skype.  We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Just as we constantly update and improve our products, we want to continually evolve our company to be in the best position to accelerate new technologies as they emerge and to better serve our customers.
   Corporate Partners


Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform that both users and IT love and adopt, including 82% of the FORTUNE 500. Box's dynamic, flexible content management solution empowers users to share and access content from anywhere, while providing IT enterprise-grade security and oversight into how content moves within their organizations. Content on Box can also be accessed through mobile applications, and extended to partner applications such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Box is privately-held and backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, and strategic investors and SAP.
  Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its enterprise clients. Dimension Data offers consulting, integration and managed services to create customized client solutions. Its expertise spans numerous areas of core competency, including Network Integration, Cloud Services, Security Solutions, Converged Communications, Data Center Solutions, Customer Interactive Solutions and Microsoft Solutions. 79 percent of the Global Fortune 100 and 63 percent of the Global Fortune 500 are Dimension Data clients. Dimension Data is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTT Group.
  Good for Enterprise enables enterprises and government agencies to securely and easily move between business and personal productivity on today’s most popular mobile devices, including iOS and Android. The solution delivers secure email, collaboration, device and application management across a wide range of devices. Only Good offers a secure container approach to prevent data loss, along with military-grade encryption, both over the air and on device. Good also offers Good Dynamics, a secure mobile application development platform; as well as Good for You, a secure white-label solution for creating custom social-media environments.
  Slalom Consulting brings busi¬ness and technology expertise together to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivi¬ty. The firm delivers award-win¬ning solutions in such areas as business intelligence, mobility and cloud through a national network of local offices across 11 North American cities.
Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, Wash., Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,500 consultants. The company has earned recognition from Microsoft as the "United States Partner of the Year" and "Online Services Partner of the Year," as well as one of the "Top 10 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit

  Research Partner
    IDC Insights lines of business assist businesses and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research and analysis is focused on mitigating technology risks, maximizing the effectiveness of IT investments, identifying new opportunities, and bringing forth technology solutions that are aligned with the organization's business objectives. Focusing on energy, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing and retail industries, our research covers over 200 technology markets including cloud computing, business analysis, outsourcing, enterprise mobility, sustainability, IT governance, data center, social media and many more.
   Official Wire Service
When it comes to communication, there is no “one size fits all.” But what is common to professionals across almost any discipline – marketing, public relations, public affairs, advertising, investor relations, etc. – is the need to engage and persuade audiences and measure success. Our expertise and insight help determine the best solution for our clients, and we take a customized approach to helping our clients surpass their goals.  From Facebook to Factiva, and trade journals to Twitter, we’ll connect you to the audiences and influencers that matter most.  No matter where they are.
For more information on sponsoring The 2012 CIO Leadership Event please contact:
Grace Moy, Regional Sales Manager, CIO