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ERAC IT4K12 Conference
June 5 - 6, 2014

ERAC IT4K12 Keynotes
Jesse Hirsh - "Learning At The Speed of Light:
How Technology Accelerates Education"

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC V6X 1A3
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Sponsor Profiles



PLATINUM SPONSORS


Absolute Software   www.absolute.com

Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, and ultra-portable devices-and the data they contain. Absolute Software has been the leader in device security and management for 20 years. Our persistence technology is built into tens of millions of devices around the world. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions-Computrace, Absolute Manage, Absolute Secure Drive, and Absolute LoJack-provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data, anywhere, anytime. The Company's Computrace persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, and tablets by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple.

For more information, please contact:
Nick Gorse, Territory Account Executive, Western Canada
Absolute Software
Suite 1600, 1055 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1K8
T: 1-866-545-0047
E: ngorse@absolute.com

 

Aruba Networks   www.arubanetworks.com

Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company designs and delivers Mobility-Defined Networks that empower IT departments and #GenMobile, a new generation of tech-savvy users who rely on their mobile devices for every aspect of work and personal communication. To create a mobility experience that #GenMobile and IT can rely upon, Aruba Mobility-Defined Network™ automate infrastructure-wide performance optimization and trigger security actions that used to require manual IT intervention. The results are dramatically improved productivity and lower operational costs. Click here for more information

For more information, please contact:
Brad Hogan, Head of Global Events
Aruba Networks, Inc.
1344 Crossman Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
T: 1-480-754-8462
E: bhogan@arubanetworks.com

 

Bradford Networks  www.bradfordnetworks.com

Bradford Networks offers the best solution to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, and is the vendor of choice for over 600 educational institutions worldwide. The company's patented Network Sentry solution is the first network security offering that can automatically identify all devices and all users on a network, providing complete visibility and control. Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network equipment and connecting devices eliminating the network blind spots that can introduce risk.

Through its SmartEdge Platform, Network Sentry seamlessly integrates with the leading Advanced Threat Detection solutions to correlate high-fidelity security alerts with a cyberthreat's foothold. This unique correlation bridges the silos of security, network, and endpoint information to enable confident, automated threat containment before it has an adverse impact on the business.

Network Sentry is now used by more than 900 organizations worldwide in markets such as education, healthcare, financial services, retail, government, and more.



Fortinet   www.fortinet.com

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of high performance network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). The company's products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise - from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications.

For more information, please contact:
Harley Waterson, Account Manager
Fortinet
400-4190 Still Creek Drivee
Burnaby, BC, V5C 6C6
T: 7789790300
E: hwaterson@fortinet.com

 

Microsoft   www.microsoft.com

At Microsoft we believe the right technology inspires students to learn and empowers teachers to prepare students for their next step in life. Together with our partners, we provide a complete solution of devices and services for learning that always includes our commitment to privacy and safety. With a vision to bring anytime anywhere learning to all, Microsoft is determined to make a real impact for better learning. Visit us www.microsoft.ca/educanada or www.eduempowered.com.

For more information, please contact:
Mat Burke, Account Executive, Education
Microsoft Canada
T: 604-862-0659
E: maburke@microsoft.com

Julie Lafleur , Business Development Manager, Education
Microsoft Canada
T: 416-435-6947
E: maburke@microsoft.com


Promethean  www.prometheanworld.com

Everything we do at Promethean begins with two basic premises:

  1. No one understands teaching better than teachers.
  2. The best way to engage tech-savvy students is through technology.

By thoughtfully combining these two simple ideas, Promethean is revolutionizing the way education happens.

Promethean leverages the real-world knowledge that educators can provide when developing all of our products, solutions and support services. They help guide our specialized engineers in the creation of innovative, relevant, user-friendly education solutions -- solutions that work together to form an holistic education environment.

For more information, please contact:
Chris Sabiston, Head of Canada
Promethean
1165 Sanctuary Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
T: 647.835.4516
E: chris.sabiston@prometheanworld.com

 

Xirrus  www.xirrus.com

Mobility is now the norm and people everywhere expect to connect without wires. The explosion of tablets and smartphoneshas seen to that. According to research firm IHS, tablets and smartphone revenue will surpass that of the entire consumer electronics market in 2013. Innovative organizations are using those devices to engage with their customers, transforming business models, and ensuring connectivity under even the most demanding circumstances.

We were founded on the premise that "wireless would replace wired as the primary choice for network access" and wecontinue to hold that vision - transforming wired to wireless by providing the most powerful, scalable, and simple wireless access solutions to organizations who depend on it for day-to-day operations.

 

GOLD SPONSORS


Acer  www.acer.ca

Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's product offering includes PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones - tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience more. Acer employs 7,400 people and ranks No. 4 for total PCs globally (IDC 2013). Revenues for 2013 reached US$12.02 billion. Please visit www.acer.ca for more information.

For more information, please contact:
John Way, Acer Sales Manager, Western Region
Acer
Unit 133, 8610 Glenlyon Parkway
Burnaby, BC, V5J 0B6
T: 778-328-2900 Ext:2904
E: john.way@acer.com

 



Acrodex  www.acrodex.com

For more than 25 years, Acrodex has been a leading provider of strategic end to end IT services for Canadian organizations. Today, the company is one of Canada's largest IT solution providers, offering a full suite of services including: software licensing, software asset management, virtualization, cloud computing, managed IT services, and collaborative office technologies.
To lean more, visit http://www.acrodex.com


Adobe Systems Inc.  www.adobe.ca

Adobe works closely with education leaders to deliver software and technologies that support educators as they inspire students to lifelong learning, while giving them the skills to excel in the workplace. We also work side by side with administrators and faculty as they leverage technology to improve how they work and collaborate, to support sustainability initiatives, and to maximize the returns on existing systems.

For more information, please contact:
Janet Gregory, Sr. Account Manager, Western Canada
Adobe Systems Inc.
T: 250-334-0082
E: jgregory@adobe.com

Jim Babbage, Adobe Solutions Consultant - Education
Adobe Systems Inc.
T: 416-602-6784
E: jbabbage@adobe.com

 



AirWatch  www.air-watch.com

AirWatch is the leader in enterprise-grade mobility management and security solutions designed to simplify mobility. From deployment through support, our highly scalable solution provides an integrated, real-time view of an entire fleet of corporate, employee and student-owned Apple iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry and Symbian devices.

As the largest MDM provider with over 1,600 employees, 450 focused on R&D, AirWatch offers the most comprehensive mobility management solution providing: mobile security, device management, application management including integration with the Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP), secure content management, and advanced mobile integration.

With AirWatch, educators can automate device deployment and configuration; deploy apps purchased in bulk through Apple VPP; securely store, update and distribute school documents; track mobile assets deployed across campus including GPS location of lost or stolen devices; remotely wipe school assets from employee and student-owned devices; and monitor policy violations, exceptions or threats in real-time.

For more information, please contact:
Jon De La Paz, Account Executive, Education Specialist
AirWatch
1155 Perimeter Center W #100
Atlanta, GA 30338
T: (404)271-4862
E: jondelapaz@air-watch.com

 



Axis Technical Services  www.theaxisgroup.ca

Established in 2005, AXIS Technical Services (a part of AGC - The Axis Group of Companies) was ranked BC's 5th Fastest Growing Company in 2008, and 98th in 2012. AGC are dynamic teams of industry experts and accredited personnel, providing integrated and scalable solutions to the communications infrastructure community in Canada. With a goal to position itself as a BC industry leader, AGC specializes in a full range of project capabilities including POL - Passive Optical LAN, Fibre Optic Installations, Structured Cabling, Data Centres, Wireless Infrastructure, Security Systems, Audio Visual and PA Systems. Industries include Education, Health Care, Government, Entertainment, Resource-based, Media, Biomedical Research, Tourism, Hospitality, and Retail. AGC's quality assurance process starts by asking strategic questions regarding the scope and scale of all developments

AGC - The Axis Group of Companies, comprised of Axis Technical Services and Axis Systems Group, credits ongoing success in part, to its long-term association with BICSI – Building Industry Consulting Service International


For more information, please contact:
Bob Fedoruk, Partner and VP
The Axis Group of Companies
5 Capilano Way
New Westminster, BC V3L 5G3
T: 604 777 2907
E: Bob@AxisTech.ca

Joana Barbulescu, RCDD, Partner and President
The Axis Group of Companies
5 Capilano Way
New Westminster, BC V3L 5G3
T: 604 777 2907
E: Joana@AxisTech.ca

 



4th Utility  www.fouru.com

4th Utility’s core business is the design, engineering, installation, integration and service of communication systems, both hard wired and wireless. We provide and service closed circuit TV (cameras and recording systems), cable TV distribution, security, card access/egress control systems, intercom, public address (PA), computer and telephone distribution, software integration and wireless systems of all types. Our personnel are fully trained and are certified by leading manufacturers.

For more information, please contact:
Dean Robertson, Application & Design Consultant
4th Utility Inc.
2639 Kingsway Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 1T5
T: 604.941.4440
E: dean@fouru.com

 



Cesium  www.cesiumonline.com

Cesium is one of North America's leading distributors of original branded accessories (OEM) & other select wireless-related & business electronic products. We specialize in helping schools and school boards economically source all of the latest speakers, rugged or stylish cases for smartphones and tablets, bluetooth headsets, bags, earphones, accessories for laptops (Macbook Pro/Air), chargers, cables and much more.

For more information, please contact:
Emeet Duhra, Corporate Account Manager
Cesium Telecom
5798 Ferrier
Montreal, QC H4P 1M7
T: 604.306.0948
E: emeet.duhra@cesiumtelecom.com

 



Checkpoint  www.checkpoint.com

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.



Extreme Networks  www.extremenetworks.com

Extreme Networks offers school districts affordable Wi-Fi and wired networks that are easy to use and provide full visibility of all users, devices, and applications. Extreme is the leading provider of K-12 network solutions in terms of simplified management and security for both 1:1 and BYOD computing programs. Extreme Wi-Fi and wired networking leads the industry in providing coverage, throughput, security, and low cost of ownership.
The Extreme architecture is built around the patented Coreflow2 technology, which together with unified network management, lifetime warranty, and industry-leading support, provides you with the best, easiest to manage K-12 network solution available today. For more information on Extreme Networks solutions for education visit http://www.enterasys.com/k12.

For more information, please contact:
Marlon Chung
Extreme Networks
T: 603-952-5202
E: mchung@extremenetworks.com

 



Island Key Computer Ltd.  www.islandkey.com

Island Key Computer Ltd. (IKC) has delivered IT solutions to Educational Institutions for over 20 years. As one of BC's leading IT solutions providers, IKC designs, supplies, supports, and implements innovative hardware and IT infrastructure solutions that contribute to improved productivity and overall business performance. IKC works in partnership with leading Tier-1 manufacturers to offer a wide range of hardware, software and services.

IKC's core competency lies in providing excellent service to its customers for complete customer satisfaction. IKC is innovative, flexible, cost-effective and business focused. IKC service offerings are designed to complement and enhance our customers IT resources. We place tremendous emphasis on our quality of service delivery. Over the years Island Key Computer Ltd. has created and refined a market leading solution deployment methodology. We have continually built upon our success by delivering good value and superior customer service to our clients. IKC is a proud Value Added Reseller of HP Mobility, Business and Enterprise, VMWare, Panasonic, Motion, Lexmark, Lenovo and Veeam.

For more information, please contact:
Avinaash Kapil, Enterprise Account Manager
Island Key Computer Ltd.
E: avi@islandkey.com

 



Follett  www.titlewave.com

Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.



IBM Canada  www.ibm.com

IBM Canada's K-12 Education Group is a team of more than 40 individuals who work with School Districts and Schools across Canada. This work includes but is not limited to assisting educators and learners with educational technology planning, integration, implementation, training, and support. As one of the largest K-12 experienced group in Canada our team is made up of many subject matter experts. These experts work on a daily basis with teachers, administrators, and district information technology groups to leverage best and sustainable practices. In addition these experts assist with Professional Development planing and delivery, Implementing teaching and learning tools, helping with district short and long term IT visioning, creating affordable infrastructures and universal access, and so much more. If you would like to learn more about IBM and its K-12 division you can visit www.ibm.com/industries/ca/en/education/k12/.

For more information, please contact:
Steve Cuccione, Client Executive - K-12 Education Services
IBM Canada
4611 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 4X3
T: 778.327.7225
E: scuccion@ca.ibm.com

 

Long View  www.longviewsystems.com

Long View, with offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Denver, Houston, Dallas, and Phoenix, is a premiere Western North American IT infrastructure services and solutions company. Long View was established in 1999 and since then, we have built an enviable reputation as one of Canada's most innovative, flexible, and successful IT services providers. Long View provides some of the largest private and public organizations in Western Canada and across the US with operational excellence and cost effective solutions. Long View's primary business is IT services and solutions. We believe Long View's flexible and innovative business model is well suited to BC K-12 based on our 14 years experience within the IT industry. Long View has senior technical experts in key technology areas like: Cloud Computing, Microsoft Licensing, Virtualization, Storage, Managed IT Services (MITS), Networking Solutions, Unified Communications, User Support, and Data Centre. Long View works with over 140 vendors. We are investing heavily in BC Education with strategic business plans for both Higher Education and K-12 and by working key industry partners such as ERAC, IBM, Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Adobe, VMware, and many more. Please learn more about us through our thoughtful new website at www.longviewsystems.com.

For more information, please contact:
Craig Simpson, Senior Account Manager (all BC K-12)
Long View Systems
T: 604.652.0672
E: craig.simpson@lvs1.com

Shawn Ambrose, BC Sales Director
Long View Systems
T:604.694.7808
E: shawn.ambrose@lvs1.com

 

Palo Alto Networks  www.paloaltonetworks.com

Palo Alto Networks is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats. Because of our deep expertise, commitment to innovation and game-changing security platform, thousands of customers have chosen us and we are the fastest growing security company in the market.

Our security platform natively brings together all key network security functions, including advanced threat protection, firewall, IDS/IPS, and URL filtering. Because these functions are natively-built into the platform and share important information across the respective disciplines, we ensure better security than legacy firewalls, UTMs, or point threat detection products.

With our platform, organizations can safely enable the use of all applications, maintain complete visibility and control, confidently pursue new technology initiatives like cloud and mobility, and protect the organization from cyber attacks - known and unknown

For more information, please contact:
Patrick Harlow , Major Account Manager BC
Palo Alto Networks
T: (604) 787-1684
E: pharlow@paloaltonetworks.com

 

Proofpoint, Inc.  www.proofpoint.com

Proofpoint, positioned by Gartner in the Leaders Quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways for the last 5 years, delivers an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions spanning threat management, regulatory compliance, data governance and secure communications - all of which are based on a common security-as-a-service platform.

For more information, visit www.proofpoint.com

For more information, please contact:
Maxim Tarasiouk, Regional Sales Manager
Proofpoint, Inc.
T: (604) 787-1684
E: mtarasiouk@proofpoint.com

 

PCG Canada  www.publicconsultinggroup.com

PCG Education helps schools and school boards to maximize resources, achieve performance goals, and improve student outcomes. With more than two decades of K-12 consulting experience and over 1100 professionals in 39 offices across Canada and the U.S. PCG's expertise, capacity, and scale help educators to improve their decision making processes and achieve measurable results. Today, PCG Education serves schools and school boards in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan.

For more information, please contact:
Joseph Clark, Senior Consultant
PCG Canada
80 Queen Street, Suite 405
Montreal, Quebec, H3C 2N5
T: 519-341-4740
E: jdclark@pcgus.com

 

Scholantis  www.scholantis.com

Scholantis creates engaging public websites and division portals exclusively for K-12 school divisions across Canada. Enable students, teachers and staff to collaborate online or provide professional, easy to manage websites to engage with the community.

Millions of Canadians are already using Scholantis portals and websites. Built on Microsoft SharePoint, Scholantis allows you to quickly and affordably take advantage of Microsoft's enterprise content management and collaboration platform. SharePoint provides an incredibly versatile platform which can support a huge variety of needs; enterprise search, records management, online forms, payment systems are just a few of the possibilities.

Created in 2007, Scholantis is a leading Canadian-based company that provides SharePoint solutions and consulting services for the education sector. Our offices are located in Vancouver, BC.

For more information, please contact:
Drew Carmichael, CEO
Scholantis
1790 Alberni Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1B2
T: 604.629.6620
E: drew@scholantis.com

 

Sharp's Audio Visual  www.sharpsav.com

Sharp's Audio Visual delivers a complete range of innovative audio visual and digital signage solutions with class-leading professionalism and service; from enterprise-wide systems designs and integration for Education, Businesses and Government. Sharp's has provided educators in British Columbia with SMART technologies products; helping facilitate collaborative learning and lesson creation which encourages social interaction amongst students providing a better and more engaging way to learn together. Since 1923, Sharp's has set the standard for innovation and service in the audio visual industry.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Davis, GM BC Region
Sharp's Audio Visual
4415 Juneau St
Burnaby, BC V5C 4C4
T: 778.838.0791
E: ian.davis@sharpsav.com

 

Softchoice  www.softchoice.com

Founded in 1989, Softchoice has become the leading information technology reseller in North America. Technology is the great enabler. It transforms. And it allows people and business to achieve some pretty remarkable things. But taking advantage of the latest innovation is more complex (and risky) than many people would like. That's to say nothing about the challenge of maintaining the technology you’ve already got.

For Softchoice, being a North American Solutions and Services Provider is about one thing: building great customer relationships by making it simple for organizations to use technology to grow their success. To do this we've created the most complete solutions and services offering anywhere in North America. That includes the expertise to take advantage of the latest innovation as well as tools and resources to make the most of your existing IT infrastructure.

For more information, please contact:
Francis Fong, Public Sector Account
Softchoice
1681 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 4M6
T: 604.714.3025
E: francis.fong@softchoice.com

 

SRB Education Solutions Inc.  www.srbeducationsolutions.com

SRB Education Solutions Inc. provides pre-K to12 software solutions for those who would rather educate than administrate. Our solutions are the first choice of school districts in Canada for the efficiencies they bring to administration and the wealth of information they bring to the classroom. Integration between our product suites is quickly becoming seamless, creating even greater value for school districts. Whether you’re looking for HR, Payroll, Finance, Student Information, Assessment or Library Management, SRB has the one stop solution for you.

Since inception, SRB has employed specialists from education and we leverage their experience to work with our clients in the development of new value for educators and administrators. Working with you and for you means SRB software solutions are focused on your needs, so you can focus on your strategic education goals.

 

X10 Networks  www.x10networks.net

Founded in Vancouver, BC X10 Networks began as a network engineering consulting company, designing and implementing networks which required advanced technical skills and experience. X10 Networks rapidly earned outstanding reputation serving customers in BC and expanded services to other provinces across Canada. As an advanced network and security systems integrator, X10 Networks deliverables include network engineering, troubleshooting, security consulting and managed services. X10 Networks specializes in K-12 education space addressing strategy, planning and implementation for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiatives which often involves Network Access Control, End-user control, WAN performance optimization, wireless performance optimization. Leveraging our principals, extensive technical knowledge and long industry experience, we ensure each customer network performs at optimum levels, while meeting education needs and delivering the best return on investment

For more information, please contact:
Oleg Ivanov, Network Solutions Architect
X10 Networks
999 Canada Place, Suite 404
Vancouver, BC V7G 1S4
T: 604.998.2319
E: oivanov@x10networks.net

 

SILVER SPONSORS


BC Technology for Learning Societies  www.ReuseTechBC.ca

BC Tech has managed Industry Canada's Computers for schools program in BC since 1994. We recently rebranded to expand our mandate to include the refurbishment of tablets, and to support low income families with computers in their homes. The core of our operations remains delivering the Computers for Schools program where we have a wide array of duo core/C2D Dell, HP, Lenovo machines available, and printers, toner and more on our Marketplace site. Additional services include, building computers to spec, free imaging services, and free delivery to allow for seamless deployment in your school. Come learn how we can help augment your tech needs.


For more information, please contact:
Matt Derksen, Client Services
BC Technology for Learning Society
#206 - 6741 Cariboo Road
Burnaby, BC V3N 4A3
T: 1-604-294-6886 x 2
E: ClientServices@ReuseTechBC.ca

 

D-Link Networks  www.dlink.com

D-Link tailors solutions to the needs of our customers, with particular experience satisfying multi-site organizations such as K-12 school districts. Our commitment to innovation and quality is focused on providing the lowest TCO, ensuring that the value D-Link provides goes far beyond the extremely competitive purchase price.


D-Link offers a full network solution with a strong focus on network switching, wireless, and IP Surveillance solutions.


On top of this, D-Link has the Canadian infrastructure to give our customers the attention and support they deserve. When you back this up with a lifetime warranty on all business class switches, free next business day replacement, free firmware upgrades, free on-site training and free technical support, there's no better choice for your network needs than D-Link.


For more information, please contact:
Pete Marino, Director of Marketing
D-Link Networks
2525 Meadowvale Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5N 5S2
T: 905.285.4048
E: pete.marino@dlink.com

 

Hewlett-Packard  www.hp.ca

HP's FlexNetwork delivers a consistent, simplified network infrastructure from the application-in the data center or the cloud-to users in campus and branch or wherever they may be. HP Networking's standards-based portfolio seamlessly connects users, applications and data while automating network operations to deliver the agility required for business to respond in minutes, not months - all at a lower Total Cost of Ownership.


For more information, please contact:
Jaymin Sahota, HP Networking
Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.
240 4th Avenue SW, 5th Floor
Calgary, AB T2P4H4
M: 403.389.6458
E: jaymin.sahota@hp.com

 

ShoreTel  www.shoretel.com

ShoreTel is the leading provider of brilliantly simple, premise and cloud-based IP phone systems with integrated unified communications, mobility, and contact center capabilities. The feature-rich ShoreTel UC system offers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and the highest customer satisfaction in the industry, in part because it is easy to deploy, manage, scale and use. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

For more information, please contact:
Eric Holwach, Client Solutions Engineer
ShoreTel
960 Stewart Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
T: 512-551-7203
E: eholowach@shoretel.com

 

Targus  www.targus.com

Targus is universally recognized as the world's bestselling notebook carrying case brand, and the leading provider of accessory products for the mobile lifestyle. Targus offers a complete range of mobile accessory products to enhance the mobile computing experience, and continues to set the standards in excellence for protection, craftsmanship, and functionality in portable carrying cases and accessories for notebooks and other portable electronics.

A truly global enterprise, Targus has 45 offices worldwide and direct distribution in over 145 countries. Corporate customers enjoy product delivery to any location in the world, and Targus' distribution channels and customers include major retailers, corporations, government and educational institutions, corporate enterprises, and custom OEM for eight of the world's top ten notebook computer manufacturers.

To complement its distribution and product development capabilities, Targus houses a proprietary product design center. Designers blend Targus' tradition of quality workmanship and feature innovation with smart design, creating appropriate portable solutions for each and every customer.

For more information, please contact:
Elaine Brooker, Retail Account Manager Western Region
Targus Canada
T: (877) 841-2466
E: ebrooker@targus.com

 

Toshiba  www.toshiba.ca

As a global organization, Toshiba understands it has the power and responsibility to make the world a better place. Our corporate philosophy is "Committed to People, Committed to the Future" and this mission is emphasized and reinforced at every level of the company. Toshiba Canada emphasizes its Community Giving by focusing on the following three core areas: Education, Environment, Health Care.

Toshiba of Canada offers a wide selection of products in the Canadian market in the following categories:


  • Mobile Computing
  • Home Entertainment
  • Print & Document Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Retail Solutions
  • Thermal Printing
  • Medical Systems

For more information, please contact:
Jason Crowther - Client Executive
Toshiba
T: 604-779-5273
E: jason.crowther@toshiba.ca

 

IN-KIND SPONSORSHIP


FrontRow Canada  www.gofrontrow.com - donating use of JUNO product to capture presentations

For over 50 years, FrontRow has been in the education space providing auditory solutions for classrooms. FrontRow is the only ERAC evaluated and approved classroom sound solution. Our expertise and experience has taught us that one solution for all doesn't often work. Schools, teachers and students need personalized solutions that meet the needs of their classrooms and that can be scaled and integrated accordingly within their teaching environments. FrontRow offers the richest set of solutions to ensure that any districts requirements can be met without comprising standardization, quality, ease of integration, adoption and use.

Juno is the world's most advanced classroom communication tool, combining the convenience of a portable audio product with the sound quality of an installed system - and far exceeding the capabilities of any ordinary sound device with a sophisticated voice-activated lesson capture and sharing features. What sets Juno apart is its ability to provide easy, voice-activated lesson capture and sharing that not only includes audio, but screen/video capture as well all in an MP4 format.

Stop by and visit the FrontRow team during the conference to learn more about Juno, our spring promotion and other classroom technologies from FrontRow.

For more information, please contact:
Leanne Duncan, Western Regional Sales Manager
FrontRow Canada
6950 Creditview Road Unit 1
Mississauga, ON L5N 0A6
T: 604.753.8285
E: leanne@frontrow.com