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2020 Cal State Tech Connect Sponsors

Infinity Sponsor

Amazon Web Services

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of organizations in 190 countries around the world. The AWS Cloud spans 69 Availability Zones within 22 geographic regions around the world, with announced plans for 13 more Availability Zones and four more AWS Regions in Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and Spain.
(858) 652-1010
Register to Attend our Virtual Table​​

Join Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Trivia & Training
Want to complement your hands-on AWS Cloud experience? Have you thought about preparing for an AWS Certification exam? Join us to test your AWS knowledge in our trivia gam​e (with prizes)! After trivia, you will learn more about a variety of learning pathways and training options designed to help you build skills and advance your career.

Platinum Sponsor

Okta

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The Okta Identity Cloud enables higher education institutions to both secure and manage their extended enterprise and transform their students experiences. With over 5,500 pre-built integrations, customers can easily and securely adopt the technologies they need. Over 4,000 organizations, including Notre Dame, Ursinus University, Maryville University, and San Jose State University trust Okta to securely connect their people and technology. For more information, go to https://okta.com/solutions/education
(800) 588-1656​
Visit the Table​

Okta Identity Cloud enables higher education institutions to both secure and manage their extended enterprise and transform their student experiences. Stop by our virtual booth to chat IAM, request a demo, or simply learn more about how we’re helping colleges and universities.​


Unisys

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Unisys is a multi-billion global IT services company known for building highly secure, innovative, modern digital platforms. We provide multi-cloud solutions including cybersecurity, digital government, core and retail banking, and travel and transportation. We transform and manage our clients’ applications, data, networks and devices. Throughout our Unisys company history we have enhanced people’s lives by bringing technological innovation to businesses and governments around the world with the singular goal of securing your tomorrow.
(714) 356-4125
Visit the Table​​

​Stop by the Unisys virtual tabletop for a chance to win a $50 gift card or other cool prizes!  Solve our mystery question correctly and be entered to win an Echo Dot! Learn how we can simplify and accelerate your projects with our new suite of Campus Solutions. These solutions and services leverage proven cloud services and capabilities currently being used at the CSU Chancellor's office.  We look forward to chatting! ​

Gold Sponsor

Armis

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Armis is the leading, enterprise-class agentless device security platform purpose-built to stop the emerging threats to unmanaged and IoT devices. A completely passive solution, we provide unparalleled device discovery and intelligence, continuous device behavior analysis, vulnerability, and threat detection to identify and stop threats by securing suspicious or malicious devices.
Visit the Table​​

Enjoy lunch on us and learn more about Armis!
Armis is the agentless device security platform that discovers Managed, Unmanaged and IoT devices; on or off your network and in your airspace—providing you the most complete asset inventory. The first 30 attendees to join our session will get a $25 doordash voucher.


CDW-G​ & Nutanix​

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CDW-G is a leading partner in hardware, software, and integrated solutions for the CSU System Campuses. Supporting all 23 campuses including the Chancellor's Office, CDW-G can help with all IT needs. CDW-G has partnered with Nutanix to deliver a turnkey hyper-converged solution that natively integrates server, storage, virtualization and networking to power mission-critical workloads at any scale. By simplifying infrastructure and application management, Nutanix Enterprise Cloud empowers your IT staff to focus on innovation and the key initiatives that drive business.
 
877-325-3009
Visit the Table​​

Come explore hyperconverged infrastructure with CDW-G and Nutanix for a chance to win a $50 gift card.​

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Dell Technologies

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Dell provides technology solutions, services & support.
(949) 929-8565
Visit the Table​​

Come spend a bit of time with Dell Technologies.
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Dell Technologies – CSU Laptop and Work from Home Standards Solutions for the CSU​​
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Dell Technologies – CSU DataCenter Solutions for Servers, Storage and all that connects your End User Communities


Dropbox

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Dropbox is the smart workspace that powers student learning,​ faculty research, and staff operations while safeguarding institutional data with industry standard security. We make collaborating easy on and off-campus, even when working on the largest research data sets or media files.
Visit the Table​​

Build a secure and connected campus with the Dropbox Education collaboration platform. Learn how CSU Fullerton among other 6,000+ colleges and universities are using Dropbox to power remote work and learning for faculty, staff, students and researchers.​


Fortinet

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Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network—today and into the future.
Visit the Table​​

Come by our table and learn how Fortinet’s unique and cost effective solutions has empowered other higher education accounts to accelerate their incident response processes and optimize security operations.​


Information Builders

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We know a thing or two about innovation and disruption. After all, we were helping customers understand big data 30 years ago. Energized by our passionate employees around the world, we’re stronger than ever, and our products and services have never been more relevant. The technology landscape may be constantly shifti​ng, but our mission remains the same: To help our customers thrive through the pervasive use of data and analytics at scale in every aspect of the business - for all users and all use cases. With Information Builders, there are no limits on your people or your potential to achieve greatness.
Visit the Table​​

Information Builders (ibi) is a data and analytics company that embeds intelligence into everything. Learn how we are Building a Better Future for CSU with Data by delivering cleansed and trusted data across all of CSU’s over 5.5 Million PeopleSoft employee and student records. ​


Laserfiche

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Laserfiche is the leading global provider of intelligent content management and business process automation. Through powerful and user-friendly workflows, electronic forms, document management and analytics, Laserfiche enables institutions to improve efficiency and collaboration, and provide quality student and faculty services. Colleges and universities have used Laserfiche for more than three decades, easily integrating Laserfiche products with key ERP, SIS and other campus systems.​
 
(562) 988-1688
Visit the Table​​

​Learn how the CSU Chancellor’s Office and other leading universities are using Laserfiche to transform their operations, from back-office processes to student-facing services. Chat with our team and you’ll have a chance to win a VR headset or laptop bag!​


Microsoft

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Empowering others Our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.
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Salesforce.org

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Huron supports the world's leading customer success platform, Salesforce, to help Higher Education Institutions grow into more efficient and effective organizations with a focus on Student Success. Working in close partnerships with our clients, Huron and Salesforce help uncover the right Salesforce solution to drive sustainable and measurable results - from strategy and advisory services to Salesforce implementations and ongoing customer success. Huron's deep Higher Education industry, business process and technology expertise ensures successful Salesforce implementations that drive real transformation.
(415) 828-1075
Visit the Table​​

We invite you to join Salesforce.org/Huron's virtual table to see exciting platform demonstrations on the following:

(1) 9am on Thursday: Salesforce "Return to Campus" Platform including Executive Command Center, Wellness Surveys, and Contact Tracing
(2) 12pm on Thursday: Tableau Analytics demonstration on Student Success and Institutional Research focused on speed, agility, and scale
Six $50 Amazon gift cards will be given away throughout the sessions.​



ShareStream

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The ShareStream Video Platform is a comprehensive, end-to-end system used worldwide for uploading, transcoding, editing, storing, managing and delivering media in a secure and auditable environment. It is designed specifically to address the unique challenges educational institutions face in establishing an institution-wide video system that services a wide variety of user groups and departments across campuses.
Visit the Table​​

ShareStream's Video Platform is tailored to higher education, where scalable closed captioning, centralized media management and collaborative video based learning are paramount.  ShareStream integrates with LMSs and Zoom and is implemented at CSU campuses.  The CSU has an MEA with ShareStream.​


Shi, International Corporation

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SHI International Corp. is a global provider of information technology solutions and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and dedicated sales force, and backed by software licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector and Academic customers. SHI is the largest Minority/Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the United States and ranks 10th on CRN's Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers. Founded in 1989, SHI is headquartered in Somerset, N.J., has 5,000 employees worldwide, and has a projected 2020 revenue of $11 billion.
Visit the Table​​

Advances in technology and changes in pedagogy have uniquely forced education to adjust to the COVID-19 disruption.  SHI and Intel believe this crisis can serve as an opportunity to provide educators a concentrated time to explore the benefits of e-learning.  Join Michael D. Esolda, SHI National SLED Technology Strategist and Michael McCracken, SHI Sr. Director of Enterprise Solutions on "What are the challenges with student engagement" alongside partner, Jose Monroy, Intel Technology Solutions Engineer on "Technology advancements that raise the education bar." ​​​ ​


Sierra-Cedar

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Sierra-Cedar provides consulting, application management, and hosting services for Oracle/PeopleSoft applications with private and public hosting options, including AWS (Amazon Web Services). Since 1997, our Higher Education practice has completed more than 1,500 Oracle/PeopleSoft implementation and upgrade projects for more than 350 colleges and universities, including all 23 CSU campuses and the Chancellor’s Office. Our experienced higher education specialists continue to lead the way in deploying emerging technologies and applications such as Oracle Cloud and Vocado Student Financial Planning. We look forward to building the future with Cal State.
Visit the Table​​

Join Sierra-Cedar’s Zoom Open Table to dive into technology topics that are factors in today’s higher education community. Seasoned Sierra-Cedar staff will be on hand to interact with registrants on subjects ranging from COVID-19 pain points (i.e. Grading Basis & Enrollment Maintenance) to Oracle’s VSFP & Fluid products as well as leading AWS offerings. Staff also will discuss Sierra-Cedar’s proprietary tools. Six $50 Amazon gift cards will be given away throughout the session.​


Zoom

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Zoom brings teams together to get more done in a frictionless and secure video environment. Our easy, reliable, and innovative video-first unified communications platform provides video meetings, voice, webinars, and chat across all devices and spaces. Visit zoom.com and follow @zoom_us.
(678) 245-6951
Silver Sponsorship

Appsian

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We help some of the largest organizations in the world fully maximize their ERP investment. By combining a sophisticated platform of ERP security solutions for Secure Access, Identity Management, Threat Detection/Remediation, and Real-Time Analytics, Appsian customers can securely extend ERP access beyond their secure network. Thus, providing maximum workforce productivity, while making the application security process streamlined and efficient.

BP Logix

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Since 2009, BP Logix has produced and marketed Process Director, the only low-code process automation platform driven by predictive analytics. Systems such as University of Wisconsin, and large institutions such as University of Central Florida, as well as technical colleges and regional universities, all use Process Director to automate their critical operations.
(760) 643-4121

ERPA Group

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ERPA is an Information Technology Services Provider and market leader in managed services and managed projects. Founded in 1999, ERPA delivers significant experience and expertise in building and implementing innovative solutions that give businesses a sustainable advantage in today’s competitive landscape. ERPA directly employs over 500 consultants, enabling us to provide solutions that are highly scalable, responsive, and elastic. Our average employee experience is over 10 years, and our average company tenure is over 8 years with a 95% employee retention rate. ERPA has national coverage, with regional headquarters in Dublin, Ohio; Tampa, Florida; and Dallas, Texas. We maintain the highest industry standards, which are reflected in our certifications: * Oracle Gold Partner with multiple specializations and exclusive focus on the Oracle suite of products * Amazon Web Services Partner * Workday Consulting Services * CMMI Level 3 Appraised * ISO 9001/27001 Certified Organizations look to ERPA when they need deep industry and product expertise to meet their operational goals. Whether they are concerned with the sustainability of their depleting workforce, need business guidance to align their systems with their operations, or have concerns about the future of their technology investment, ERPA is the System Integrator of choice for organizations that want a partner they can trust and an advisor they can depend on.

The Remy Corporation

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From coast to coast, Remy provides Staffing and Business solutions for the nation’s leading organizations. Whether you’re looking for contractors, full-time placements, consulting services, staff augmentation, and/or an executive search.
 
(303) 539-0445

The Tambellini Group

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The Tambellini Group is the world's leading independent technology research and advisory firm dedicated exclusively to higher education. Tambellini offers direct interaction with the top industry analysts and provides custom, data-driven advisory services. The company's proprietary database of more than 19,900 global institutions' technology selections and nearly 67,000 listings is unparalleled in the industry. Members leverage Tambellini's unbiased research on the changing education technology landscape to make fact-based decisions and achieve key strategic goals.

Transact

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Transact enables a connected experience across the spectrum of student life. We partner with institutions to deliver a mobile-centric, personalized student and family experience both on and off-campus.

Bronze Sponsorship

Adobe

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Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. We help our customers create, deliver and optimize content and applications.

Alcatel-lucent Enterprise

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We are ALE. Our mission is to make everything connect to create the customized technology experiences schools need. From your campus, the cloud or in combination, we deliver networking and communications that work for your students, faculty, and administration.

Eab

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At EAB, our mission is​ to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We harness the power of more than 1,700 institutions to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights. From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders to accelerate progress and drive results in three key areas: enrollment, student success and institutional strategy. For more information please visit: https://www.eab.com/
202-568-7930

Linkedin

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LinkedIn Learning provides personalized online learning the whole campus will use, love and apply. Bolster student outcomes and provide faculty and staff development with insights only LinkedIn can provide.

Proofpoint, Inc

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Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects institutions’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps colleges and universities across the United States stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their faculty, staff, and students more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions that mitigate their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. ​


Tanium

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Tanium offers a unified endpoint management and security platform that is built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated government and education organizations, including Georgetown University, University of Texas System, and four branches of the US Armed Forces rely on Tanium to make confident decisions, operate efficiently and effectively, and remain resilient against disr​uption. Tanium ranks 7th on the Forbes list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for 2019 and 10th on FORTUNE’s list of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.” Visit us at www.tanium.com/solutions/higher-education/

Thoughtfocus

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ThoughtFocus has provided innovative technology solutions to Higher Education for over 15 years. Digital transformation solutions include data analytics, digital forms and processes, mobile, AI, and other transformative application services to lower costs and expand digital capabilities throughout the organization. Our flagship product, YANA, is a chatbot platform that’s purpose-built to drive student success.
(714) 404 3383 ​

Titan HST

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Titan HST is a customizable 2-way emergency mass communication solution with super charged hardware and multi-patented software features such as Augmented Reality allowing users to “see” in no-visibility situations; Mesh-Networking which creates an ad-hoc network even in disaster situations when cell towers are down or overloaded; and Real-Time Translation which bridges language barriers instantly.

Turnitin

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Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, deter plagiarism, and improve student outcomes.