Fusion 2016 Sponsors

CDW ~ Platinum Sponsor


CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions to businesses of all sizes. Our solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while our advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions.


Visit www.CDW.com.

Cimphoni ~ Platinum Sponsor

Cimphoni provides a full suite of consulting, implementation and support services that enable its clients to realize the full value of their technology investments. The Cimphoni team consists of IT leaders and operators who have practical, hands-on experience in transforming the performance of IT organizations and deploying and supporting technology-enabled solutions that deliver real business value. Cimphoni works directly with its clients to address their most pressing business and IT challenges. For companies interested in realizing the promise of IT—the ability to transform business performance—Cimphoni brings a proven and practical approach to turn your information technology function into an asset and competitive differentiator.

Learn more at cimphoni.com

Solstice Mobile ~ Platinum Sponsor

Solstice Mobile is a customer experience product development firm, delivering digital product strategy, user experience design and digital product development for the Fortune 500. Working across industries and verticals, Solstice helps industry-leading global brands evolve and capitalize on mobile and emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Virtual Reality (VR). Headquartered in Chicago, Solstice also has offices in New York, London and Buenos Aires. For more information about Solstice Mobile, visit: solstice-mobile.com.

Datalink ~ Platinum Sponsor

Datalink is an IT services company that helps organizations transform technology, operations, and service delivery to meet business challenges. A complete data center solutions and services partner, we help enterprises get the most from every IT investment – with storage, server, network, and security expertise across the infrastructure. We deliver greater business results throughout, designing what we sell, deploying what we design, and supporting everything we deliver.

 Datalink has decades of data center know-how and Fortune 500 experience delivering unmatched expertise in storage, server, and network capabilities. This includes:
• Proven methodologies and blueprints for consistent solutions across the data center
• Full lifecycle support services – from pre-sales assessments, to deployment of designs, to manufacturer-level support
• An objective, consultative approach and unbiased recommendations tailored to each of our clients

 For more information, contact us at datalink.com.

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Citrix ~ Platinum Sponsor

At Citrix, we measure the value of technology by how it benefits people. It’s about what they need to do and what they need to achieve. This vision inspires us to build mobile workspace solutions that give people new ways to work better with seamless and secure access to the apps, files and services they need on any device, wherever they go.

Because in this new era, work is no longer a place – it's something you do anywhere inspiration strikes.  This is better for people, better for IT and better for business.  Through our innovation, commitment and a compelling vision of the future of work, we’re making a difference every day at thousands of organizations in every corner of the globe.  What we do at Citrix is more than a game changer; it’s a life changer. www.citrix.com

Penrod ~ Platinum Sponsor

Penrod is a consulting firm and Salesforce partner that works with our clients to discover and reach their business goals. Our success is driven by our people, product, and process. Penrod employs some of the brightest minds in the country and invests heavily in their growth by enabling a culture where employees can apply their talents to the cloud. By working alongside Salesforce.com, we are able to implement, integrate, and customize solutions that enable companies to provide better service and give a 360-degree view of their customer. Penrod is committed to engaging businesses to create customer success. To accomplish this, we work one-on-one with our customers to discover their unique goals, execute action items using our agile process to provide a platform that delivers better sales and service results. Through our people, product, and process, we enable our customers to engage more in all aspects of their business.

Learn more at www.penrod.co

Symantec ~ Gold Sponsor


Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is the global leader in cybersecurity. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

Visit symantec.com

Palo Alto Networks ~ Silver Sponsor


As the next-generation security company, we are leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling all applications and preventing advanced threats from achieving their objectives for tens of thousands of organizations around the world. We are the fastest growing security company in the market because of our deep expertise, commitment to innovation, and game-changing security platform focused on bringing an end to the era of breaches by uniquely integrating our Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection, and Threat Intelligence Cloud.

Because these capabilities are natively built into our platform and designed to deliver highly automated preventative measures against cyberthreats, we ensure superior security to legacy point technologies such as stateful inspection firewalls, UTMs, or endpoint security products.  With our platform, organizations can confidently pursue a digital-first strategy as they implement key technology initiatives within the cloud and increasingly mobile networks, while maintaining complete visibility and control, to protect their most valued data assets and critical control systems.

Learn more at paloaltonetworks.com/

Netech ~ Silver Sponsor

Presidio is a leading US-based IT solutions provider offering consulting, professional services, managed services and ITaaS. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we architect technology solutions that address their evolving business needs. Our approach blends the credibility to deliver practical results today, with the creativity to drive the business visions of tomorrow. More than 2,700 Presidio professionals, 1,500 of which are engineers with over 5,800 industry leading certifications, are based in 60+ offices across the US. We serve over 6,500 clients through a unique, local delivery model while capitalizing on our scale as a $2.8 billion dollar national industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. Presidio is owned by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO). For more information visit: www.presidio.com.

Windstream ~ Silver Sponsor

Windstream_300wWindstream offers a full suite of advanced network communications and technology solutions, including voice and data services such as VoIP, SIP trunking, MPLS, and dedicated high-speed Internet. Windstream also offers Unified Communications as a Service, managed services, networking services designed to help businesses increase productivity and improve operational efficiencies. For more information, visit www.windstreambusiness.com .



New Relic ~ Silver Sponsor

NewRelic_300wEmbrace your inner data nerd with New Relic, software analytics built by and for people who are passionate about growing customer-focused, data-driven businesses. As a multi-tenant SaaS platform, the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud helps companies securely monitor their production software in virtually any environment, without having to build or maintain dedicated infrastructure. New Relic is committed to helping companies improve application performance, create delightful customer experiences, and realize business success. Learn more at newrelic.com.

Hitachi Data Systems ~ Bronze Sponsor


Hitachi Data Systems pursues Social Innovation with data-driven technology solutions that help you build a strong business and a healthier, safer, smarter society. To succeed in a world of disruptive change requires technological adaptation and smart decisions. We help you achieve both with a focus on data that offers real value – what we call the Internet of Things that matter. With software-defined infrastructure to improve IT agility and flexibility, we accelerate innovation, improve business outcomes, simplify the lives of mobile workers and administrators, and expedite business insight and competitive advantage. Transform to thrive with an agile data center, highly available content, and informed decision-making. Learn more at hds.com.

CenturyLink ~ Bronze Sponsor

CenturyLink_300wCenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink.com/business/enterprise/ for more information.

ForeScout ~ Bronze Sponsor

ForeScout_300wForeScout Technologies Inc. is transforming security through visibility. ForeScout offers Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations the unique ability to see devices, including non-traditional devices, the instant they connect to the network. Equally important, ForeScout lets you control these devices and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools to accelerate incident response. Unlike traditional security alternatives, ForeScout achieves this without requiring software agents or previous device knowledge. The company’s solutions integrate with leading network, security, mobility and IT management products to overcome security silos, automate workflows and enable significant cost savings. As of October 2015, more than 2,000 customers in over 60 countries improve their network security and compliance posture with ForeScout solutions.

von Briesen & Roper, s.c. ~ Supporting Sponsor

vonBriesen_300wvon Briesen & Roper, s.c. is a Wisconsin-based law firm with a strong, diverse and thriving regional, national and international practice. Our attorneys provide exceptional client service and innovative, cost—effective and practical legal advice and representation. von Briesen’s Technology Attorneys help clients across all industries acquire, use, and protect their technology and data — through web and e—commerce; systems and software acquisition; data privacy and security; intellectual property; and dispute resolution. Lawyers who know and use technology.

For more information, please visit www.vonbriesen.com.

Business Fitness ~ Supporting Sponsor

BizFit_300wSince 2003, Business Fitness is a trusted advisor assisting our clients with moving applications to the cloud and mobile platforms. In a sense, we act as an “app point guard” for services, financial and healthcare organizations. We team with our clients to help them become faster, stronger and more agile. Because of thier greater fitness for achieving goals and disrupting industries – winning is the typical outcome. 

Our domain expertise includes; cloud ERP, security, mobile time and expense tracking, service dispatching, job costing and NetSuite change management. Please visit us are www.business-fitness.com. We would appreciate an opportunity to start a conversation.

Skyline Technology ~ Supporting Sponsor


At Skyline Technologies, we’re in the business of building your business. We do it by developing technology that meets your challenges, solves your problems and supports your goals. We do it with focus, discipline and a simple formula: Listen first, plan second, build last. The end result? Real, transformative solutions tailored to the unique needs of your organization. That’s what has made us one of Wisconsin’s most respected technology firms – and, we hope, what will make us your technology partner.

See more at www.skylinetechnologies.com

V-Soft Consulting ~ Supporting Sponsor

VSOFT_300wV-Soft Consulting Group is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky with strategic locations in Atlanta, GA; Madison, WI (formerly Safe Bridge Solutions), and Hyderabad, India. Known as an agile innovative technology services company V-Soft was recently recognized among the top 100 fastest growing staffing companies in North America. V-Soft is a trusted partner with experience across diverse technology stacks to help business get IT done. From analysis through implementation a blended support model that meets most any budget results in a reliable and realistic means to accomplish integration objectives. Unlike most IT companies, V-Soft has a large quantity of expertise in-house complimented by on-demand talent via their IT staffing division. These compelling facts for business when combined with numerous best of employer awards makes V-Soft Consulting the employer of choice and the partner of choice for the enterprise.

Visit vsoftconsulting.com.

Relus ~ Supporting Sponsor

Relus CloudRelus Technologies is a top Amazon Web Services partner trusted by hundreds of organizations nationwide. We create an "all-in" approach to AWS and provide customers with the highest expertise in AWS strategies, design, delivery, and optimization. Our core competencies include Cloud Strategy & Planning, Cloud Architecture & Design, DevOps Consulting, Managed Services, and Big Data Consulting. Our expertise and capabilities in cloud technologies positions us as a true valued-added business partner to the most profitable and impactful organizations around the country. Our experienced team develops tailored solutions aimed at minimizing costs, maximizing investment, building compliance, ensuring security, and simplifying the cloud experience.

Please see attached a pdf overview of our Cloud practice.




IBM ~ Supporting Sponsor


For over a century, IBM has helped businesses innovate and deliver increased value. IBM helps clients solve their most pressing issues by combining forward thinking, business insight, research and industry experience with the latest technologies. Discover how IBM works with CIOs and CEOs to build smarter enterprises by offering a full portfolio of instrumented, interconnected and intelligent solutions.

 Learn more at www.ibm.com/CIO.

SupraNet ~ Technology Sponsor


Founded in 1994, SupraNet provides an array of technical services for businesses across Southern Wisconsin and beyond. We specialize in colocation, virtual colocation, disaster recovery, Internet connectivity, web hosting, email services, and network consulting. Our exceptional customer service and highly knowledgeable support staff are ready to help your business reach its fullest potential by working with you one on one to create an efficient and scalable solution.  Find out what’s made SupraNet the premier ISP for 22 years.

 Visit our website, www.supranet.net.