Summit Partners

EMC is the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. EMC has more than 100 sales offices worldwide, with six offices located in the Middle East region. For more information please visit www.southafrica.emc.com

Platinum Partners

BlackBerry, a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry® 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry.

Software AG helps organizations achieve their business objectives faster. The company’s big data, integration, and business process technologies enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems, and optimize processes for smarter decisions and better service. Building on over 40 years of customer-centric innovation, the company is among the top 10 fastest-growing technology companies in the world and is ranked as a 'leader' in 15 market categories.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth and has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide. SAP applications, solutions and services enable more than 232,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously and grow sustainably. In 1992, SAP AG purchased Sapient Systems and SAP Southern Africa, the first wholly owned Subsidiary of SAP was established in South Africa. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organisations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, SAP Africa began operations in 1982. Today SAP Africa has over 500 employees with offices in Southern, East, West and French speaking Africa countries.

VMware is the industry-leading virtualization software company. Our technologies simplify IT complexity and streamline operations, helping businesses become more agile, efficient and profitable. By virtualizing infrastructure—from the data center to the cloud to mobile devices—we enable IT to deliver services from any device, anytime, anywhere.
See more at: http://www.vmware.com/company/#sthash.1bIxScnK.dpuf

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.

Intel designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. In South Africa, Intel delivers innovative products and services to consumers, businesses, government and computer manufacturers, with a strong focus on changing the lives of people through a range of development and education activities.

Gold Partners

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A singular vision – a belief in a better way to address current and future data management needs – guides CommVault in the development of Singular Information Management® solutions for high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex storage networks. CommVault's exclusive single-platform architecture gives companies unprecedented control over data growth, costs and risk. CommVault's Simpana® software suite of products was designed to work together seamlessly from the ground up, sharing a single code and common function set, to deliver superlative Data Protection, Archive, Replication, Search and Resource Management capabilities. More companies every day join those who have discovered the unparalleled efficiency, performance, reliability, and control only CommVault can offer. Information about CommVault is available at www.commvault.com. CommVault's corporate headquarters is located in Oceanport, New Jersey in the United States.

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Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is the cloud computing company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office—simply and securely. Citrix cloud computing solutions help IT and service providers build both private and public clouds—leveraging virtualization and networking technologies to deliver high-performance, elastic and cost-effective services for mobile workstyles. With market-leading solutions for mobility, desktop virtualization, cloud networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing, Citrix helps organizations of all sizes achieve the kind of speed and agility necessary to succeed in an increasingly mobile and dynamic world. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Annual revenue in 2012 was $2.59 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and securely choose the best applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to offer, so they can create, communicate, collaborate, innovate, execute, compete and win in their markets. Blue Coat has a long history of protecting organizations, their data and their employees and is the trusted brand to 15,000 customers worldwide, including 86 percent of the FORTUNE Global 500. With a robust portfolio of intellectual property anchored by more than 200 patents and patents pending, the company continues to drive innovations that assure business continuity, agility and governance.

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Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, with a focus on opening up new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung is transforming the world of personal computers, printers, smartphones, cameras, LTE solutions, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED technology.

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At Performanta, our offerings are technology agnostic and include managed, bespoke and turn-key support services that are uniquely tailored to meet the requirements of our clients, who currently extend across 5 continents with a reach of over 1.2 million users. With over 400 years of collective experience and 70+ staff on the ground in South Africa & United Kingdom, we humbly admit to employing the most security minded people in the industry. Please visit our stand, we look forward to engaging with you.

in co-partnership with:

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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), is the largest pure-play security vendor globally, provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises’ networks to mobile devices, in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes. At Check Point, we secure the future.

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Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Customers value the company’s teamwork, expertise and passion for helping them succeed now and into the future. The world’s leading companies rely on NetApp solutions to achieve better economics, speed and scale of business. To learn more, visit www.netapp.com.

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Telkom is the leading communications services provider in South Africa and on the African continent, offering fixed line, mobile, voice, data and cloud services. We serve the needs of different businesses and industries, from small to medium enterprises, to large corporations and government organisations. Telkom’s main objective is to provide local businesses with world-class ICT infrastructure that facilitates credible relationships, great customer experiences and a competitive edge on a global stage.

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Nutanix delivers web-scale IT infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics. With a patented elastic data fabric and consumer-grade management, Nutanix is the blueprint for application-optimized and policy-driven infrastructure. Learn more at www.nutanix.com or follow up on Twitter @nutanix.

Exhibit Partners

Magic Software Enterprises is a global provider of enterprise-grade application development and business process integration software solutions and a vendor of a broad range of software and IT services. Magic's software solutions are used by thousands of customers of all sizes to develop, deploy, and integrate on-premise, mobile, and cloud-based business applications quickly and cost effectively.

In Continental Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, Fujitsu is the leading IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets serving large, medium-sized and small businesses. The company offers a full portfolio of IT products, business solutions and services, ranging from workplace systems to datacenter solutions, managed services, and cloud-based software and solutions. In CEMEA&I Fujitsu employs approximately 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus.

Lunch Partner

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Information Builders (represented by InfoBuild in southern Africa) provides end-to-end solutions for unifying, analyzing, and managing information assets with complete governance, master data management, and data quality capabilities. The company's software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower institutions to transform their data into business value by making smarter decisions, strengthening customer relationships, and driving growth.

VMware (NYSE: VMW) is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2012 revenues of $4.61 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 55,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com

Gala Dinner Partner

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OutSystems provides the enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform that makes it easy to develop apps once and deliver seamlessly across iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and web - fully integrated with existing systems. Over 400 enterprise organizations use OutSystems Platform to enable rapid delivery and effortless change of large application portfolios.

Media Partners

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Technology Banker provides banking business and technology executives in Africa with targeted information and analysis they need to advance their business strategies and gain better returns on technology investments. We deliver insight into banking technology trends that help reduce risk, improve customer retention, and increase competitiveness and profits offering a unique perspective and insight into the technology needs of the market.

Driven by innovation and banking and technology editorial team, our key regular features include: Compliance & Regulations, Security, Cash Management, Payments & Cards, ATMs, Fraud detection and Risk management, mobile e-commerce, Mergers &Acquisitions, Cloud Computing, Security, Big Data & Analytics, Core systems, ERP Systems, Enterprise Solutions, Architectures, Customer Insights, Management Strategies, Executive Interviews and more.
For more information visit us at: TechnologyBanker.Com

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Michelle Meldau
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Deepa Ahuja
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