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3Tera

3Tera is innovator of cloud and utility computing services simplifying the deployment and scaling of Web applications. 3Tera's AppLogic grid OS enables true utility computing services to remove the cost and complexity associated with infrastructure, scaling and on-demand resource provisioning.
Active Endpoints

Active Endpoints (www.activevos.com) is the leading developer of visual orchestration systems. VOS empowers line of business project teams to create applications using services and industry standards, making their businesses more agile and effective. Active Endpoints’ ActiveVOS promotes mass adoption of SOA-enabled applications by focusing on accelerating project delivery time with a standards-based, easy to use system. Active Endpoints is headquartered in Waltham, MA with development facilities in Shelton, CT.
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AppSense is the leading provider of user environment management solutions for the enterprise. User environment management enables the configuration and personalization of virtual, standard desktops by treating user specific data as a separate layer of the desktop. This user layer is applied as needed and is accessible in any environment. Keeping user data separate means it is no longer tied to a specific machine and so can be applied to any desktop environment when needed. In this way, the user experience remains consistent and predictable while the corporate desktop is standardized and delivery automated. Companies such as Citi, WellSpan, Bank of America, Clifford Chance and HP are using AppSense technology in their virtual environments today. See www.appsense.com for more info.
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Certeon’s aCelera Virtual Appliance software is the industry’s first and only virtual appliance to deliver acceleration, virtualization and manageability when remotely accessing applications throughout a distributed enterprise. aCelera Virtual Appliances reduce application response time over the WAN by more than 95% without proprietary hardware appliances. aCelera is flexible and easy to deploy delivering faster, more scalable applications, and enabling greater user productivity. For more information, visit www.certeon.com/ or call 781-425-5200.
Composite Software

Composite Software, Inc. is the leading independent provider of data virtualization software for IT and business professionals. The company’s solutions discover and deliver information—across multiple locations and disparate data sources—to help enterprises solve day-to-day business problems faster, for less. Expanding from its roots in enterprise information integration (EII), Composite’s solutions provide an important link between enterprise data and the desktop, complementing traditional physical data integration, while delivering greater flexibility and control for hundreds of customers, including five of the top six U.S. investment banks, five of the top ten pharmaceutical companies, software vendors including Cognos, Informatica and BMC, and U.S. Defense and Intelligence agencies. Founded in 2002, Composite Software is a privately held, venture-funded corporation based in Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit http://www.compositesw.com
Cordys

Cordys is a global provider of software for business process innovation. The industry-leading Cordys Business Operations Platform (BOP) consists of a complete Suite for next generation Business Process Management (BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) and an open, integrated set of Tools & Technologies including Composite Application framework (CAF), Master Data Management (MDM) and a SOA grid that enables Cloud Computing. The Cordys platform empowers customers to dramatically improve the speed of change, fundamentally altering the way they innovate their Business Operations to achieve a true customer-centric philosophy. Global 2000 companies worldwide have selected Cordys to achieve business performance improvements such as increased productivity, reduced time to market, higher security and faster response to ever-changing market demands. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Cordys is a global company with offices in the USA, the UK, Germany, China, India and Israel.
Cycle Computing

Cycle Computing is the leading provider of Condor Grid and Cloud Solutions. We help Fortune 500s, SMBs, universities, and government agencies alike execute computation flexibly on internal grids and external clouds. Our end-to-end offerings include CycleServer management tools, training, 24/7 support services, CloudFS grid storage, and our CycleCloud elastic compute solution.
DataDirect Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is the software industry's only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world's most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC™ and ADO.NET, XQuery and SOAP. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS). For more information about Data Direct, visit www.datadirect.com/
EMC

EMC Corporation (NYSE: 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. Information about EMC’s products and services can be found at www.EMC.com.
FreedomOSS

FreedomOSS brings an elaborate expertise in SOA to your business. As a services organization, we collaborate with customers to design a SOA blueprint to fit the customer’s needs. When you have a SOA problem, FreedomOSS is the top choice for your complete solution. FreedomOSS is focused on the practical implementation of SOA using Open Source solutions. Our architects and engineers are committed to building stable, scalable, and blazingly fast systems. FreedomOSS includes 150 skilled technical resource professionals who are strategically organized around various Centers of Excellence. For more information, please visit www.freedomoss.com, or call 877-828-8987.
Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Intel(R) XML Software Products help enhance productivity of XML and SOA application development by providing comprehensive, high performance XML processing libraries that are easy to use and easy to integrate into the existing SOA and XML environments. http://www.intel.com/software/xml
Intel SOA Products Group

Intel SOA Products division is part of Intel's Software and Solutions Group, a worldwide Intel organization with a strategic focus on enabling technologies. The SOA Products division delivers innovative platform technologies that are optimized for speed and performance through Intel's multi-core processors and servers. Learn more: http://www.intel.com/software/soae
iTKO

iTKO's industry-leading LISATM SOA Testing, Validation & Virtualization solutions mitigate the business risk of change and complexity in enterprise IT environments, while increasing trust across teams and shared technology assets. LISA's Complete, Collaborative and Continuous quality coverage provides validation of every component of SOA workflows throughout their lifecycle, from web apps, to web services, databases, messaging layers, legacy objects and application servers. Developers, QA teams and business analysts can rapidly automate functional and performance tests on a continuous basis through LISA's no-code interface. Founded in 1999, the Dallas-based company's customers include Citigroup, WaMu, Sun, Level3 and DISA. http://www.itko.com/
J9 Technologies

J9 Technologies leads the field in application performance analysis and diagnostics. Working side by side our clients, J9 Technologies consultants utilize proven methodologies to solve mission critical application performance issues and maximize the scalability of complex application architectures. As a certified Hewlett Packard partner and reseller, J9 Technologies consultants can also install and train clients to use HP's best-of-breed monitoring tools in-house so that firefighting becomes a thing of the past. J9 Technologies fine tunes business to ensure peak performance, scalability and optimization so clients can focus on their bottom line.
Krugle

Krugle enables software development organizations to profit from the insight and intellectual property contained in source code and related information by creating a unified, searchable, organization-wide view of all code and supporting information. Organizations can manage development across the enterprise and realize significant benefits without changing their existing development practices. http://www.krugle.com/
LynuxWorks

LynuxWorks, leader in embedded software, provides open and reliable real–time operating systems and tools including the open-source BlueCat® Linux® and the LynxOS RTOS family, meeting the needs for the highest level of embedded software security. Our LynxSecure® separation kernel uses the space and time partitioning features of LynxOS-178® safety–critical RTOS to provide the foundation for building highly secure systems utilizing the MILS (Multiple Independent Levels of Security) architecture and is designed for certification to Common Criteria EAL–7 as well as DO–178B level A.
Moderro Technologies

Moderro Technologies builds and markets products and services designed to facilitate transition and adoption of web-centric computing. Moderro differentiates itself by offering Cloud Computing Desktop experience enclosed in optimized stylish hardware with low-power consumption. Its Internet Desktop is designed to break the web applications out of confines of a typical browser, providing multiple ways of interacting with web applications and content. Moderro Xpack Internet Computer is an integrated (hardware, operating system and web management) solution for the cloud computing desktop. It features a clean and friendly user interface and operating system that was written by Moderro specifically for interacting with cloud applications.
Mosso

Mosso, Rackspace Hosting’s cloud division, provides on-demand scalable website, application and storage hosting. Through its suite of cloud solutions, Cloud Sites™, Cloud Files™ and Cloud Servers™, Mosso enables astute developers and IT managers to minimize the hassles, upfront investments and high costs associated with dedicated hardware while offering the ability to easily scale hosting resources. For more information on Mosso, visit www.mosso.com or call 1-877-934-0409
Nastel

Nastel is a market leader in providing solutions for transaction and application performance management. Nastel’s AutoPilot Suite ensures the successful completion of over one billion transactions every day. Some of the world's largest banks, brokerages, financial institutions, retail chains, insurance providers and manufacturing companies today trust their vital business applications to AutoPilot. AutoPilot’s powerful built-in Complex Event Processing (CEP) engine enables IT teams to rapidly detect, isolate, resolve and proactively prevent costly performance bottlenecks and failures in critical business transactions and composite applications relying on SOA and middleware infrastructures. Nastel, founded in 1994, is headquartered in New York, has offices in the U.S., Latin America and Europe and a growing network of resellers and partners around the world. For more information about Nastel, visit www.nastel.com/
Netmagic Solutions

Netmagic Solutions, a leading Managed Services Provider, offers 24x7 Remote Infrastructure Monitoring and Management (RIMM) Services to businesses worldwide. Netmagic’s proven framework of people, process and tools enables enterprises to improve operational efficiencies in their business while increasing customer satisfaction. A range of offerings including InfraMonitor, InfraInsight, InfraManage and InfraAudit can be customized to fit the requirements of companies deploying virtualization and adopting public clouds. Request a 30-day trial by sending an email to rimsales@netmagicsolutions.com
OpenSpan

About OpenSpan, Inc. Global 2000 enterprises leverage the OpenSpan Platform to integrate applications, service-enable legacy systems, automate business processes, extend functionality and build new composite applications in order to realize immediate value on their IT investments. OpenSpan and its partners utilize the company’s unique approach to integration to accelerate service-oriented architecture (SOA) deployments and increase enterprise desktop productivity. OpenSpan received the 2008 SIIA CODiE Award for Software Newcomer of the Year, the 2008 Editors’ Choice Award from Redmond magazine and the 2007 Product of the Year Award from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine. A venture-backed company, OpenSpan is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. www.openspan.com/
Platform Computing

Platform Computing is a pioneer and the global leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) management software. The company delivers integrated software solutions that enable organizations to improve time-to-results and reduce computing costs. Many of the world’s largest companies rely on Platform to accelerate compute or data intensive applications and manage cluster and grid systems. Platform has over 2,000 global customers and strategic relationships with Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat and SAS, along with the industry’s broadest support for HPC applications. Building on 16 years of market leadership, Platform continues to define the HPC market. Visit http://www.platform.com/.
QuantumXML

Can high-performance XML be sexy? QuantumXML, the world’s fastest XML software, speeds through typical SOA transactions 10x to 100x faster than any other existing technology. You’re right, that doesn’t sound sexy. But, think of your Data Center running at a fraction of its current power and cooling costs. Imagine the possibilities; surplus processing power, a healthy bump up in the bottom line, and doing your part to save the environment. Sounding more attractive? Kick it up another notch by monetizing your web services. Visit us at the 2008 SOA World Conference and take our test drive challenge. www.quantumxml.com/
Red Hat

Red Hat is the world's most trusted open source provider. Ranked first for value in enterprise software for four consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value study. We offer enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining the leading open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management, and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. We also offer support, training, and consulting services worldwide to help enterprises take full advantage of the value of open source technology.
RightScale

RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management, provides a Web-based cloud management platform and support services. Our system enables companies to quickly create hosted solutions running on cloud computing providers that are scalable, reliable, easy to manage, and affordable. RightScale's core offerings include: Automated system management, pre-packaged and re-usable components, service expertise and best practices. For more information visit www.RightScale.com.
Sensedia

Sensedia offers products that enable enterprises to manage and reuse their SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) and software development assets. Sensedia makes SOA make sense by reducing duplicated development, accelerating the return on investment and improving SOA governance through the identification, creation, management and quality analysis of assets. The company has a history of success cases, large clients and mature products that are easily customized to meet clients' specific needs. www.sensedia.com
Supermicro

Supermicro emphasizes superior product design and uncompromising quality control to produce industry-leading server systems, server boards and chassis. These Server Building Block Solutions provide benefits across many environments, including data center deployment, high-performance computing, high-end workstations, storage networks and standalone server installations. For more information on Supermicro’s complete line of advanced SuperServers, motherboards, and optimized chassis, visit www.Supermicro.com, or call the San Jose, CA headquarters at +1 408-503-8000.
Symantec

The award-winning streaming technology of AppStream, now part of Symantec, reduces administrative overhead, costs, maintenance, and security concerns associated with managing applications and software on multiple endpoints. Its pull-based, on-demand software distribution platform combines the benefits of server-based computing (self-service access and centralized management and control) and distributed PC computing (disconnected application use and distributed processing), providing a "best of both worlds" solution. Software deployment and management via streaming is perfect for remote delivery because it only provides the application functions that an end-user needs, when those functions are needed, rather than delivering the entire application unnecessarily in advance. Applications become highly portable between machines and do not conflict with each other or with pre-existing, conventionally-installed software. For more information, visit www.appstream.com.
Tap In Systems

Tap In Systems' Cloud Management Service gives you control over heterogeneous and virtual IT infrastructures. Hosted in the Amazon cloud, Tap In monitors both cloud and on-premises systems, providing status and performance data, alerts and reporting to keep your applications running smoothly. Provided as an on-demand service, CMS is an affordable solution that requires no hardware or proprietary expertise, and can scale up and down as your company’s needs change. Tap In Systems is based in San Francisco, California.www.tapinsystems.com
Tripwire

Tripwire helps over 6,000 enterprises worldwide reduce security risk, attain compliance and increase operational efficiency across virtual and physical environments. With its industry leading configuration assessment and change auditing software solutions, IT organizations achieve and maintain configuration control. Tripwire is headquartered in Portland, Ore. with offices worldwide For more information, visit http://www.tripwire.com/.
VMware

VMware (NYSE: VMW) is the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter. Customers of all sizes rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and enable cloud computing on and off premise. With 2007 revenues of $1.3 billion, more than 120,000 customers and nearly 18,000 partners, VMware is one of the fastest growing public software companies. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is majority-owned by EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) and on the web at http://www.vmware.com/
Web Age Solutions

Web Age Solutions is a leading provider of technology mentoring and education to the Fortune 500. Our "Preferred Vendor" status with these global leaders is a result of our highly progressive approach to knowledge transfer and relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction. While many of our competitors are just now getting their feet wet with SOA, we have been delivering SOA training and mentoring since 2003. Moving well beyond theoretical discussions of SOA, we have a deep library of practical SOA curriculum backed by hands-on experience.

Web Age understands that unique business processes are integrated into every IT strategy. We have the expertise to deliver knowledge transfer programs that are tailored to your organization's approach to SOA. Your business is unique. Your adoption of SOA is unique. Your SOA education program should be too. For more information about Web Age Solutions, visit www.webagesolutions.com


WSO2

WSO2 is an open source technology company building an integrated yet entirely modular SOA platform. Founded by pioneers in Web services and open source, WSO2 engineers contribute heavily to many key Apache Web services projects. In addition to building core components in Apache, WSO2 creates lightweight Web services middleware for your SOA deployments. With industry-leading performance, WSO2 products address service creation, connection, composition and governance.
WSO2 also offers support, training and consultancy services that are designed to help customers throughout the entire life cycle of their SOA projects. From project inception to development to going into production, WSO2 is your ideal partner in ensuring 100% project success. http://wso2.com/

Zeus Technology

Zeus Technology delivers the only fully certified VMware Virtual Appliance and Load balancer software available today. Zeus Technology offers smarter, faster, highly scalable and energy efficient Application Delivery software that sits natively in the virtual datacenter or the cloud. “Hardware is Too Heavy For the Cloud”
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