Sun Microsystems
Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that make the Net work.

IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of e-business.

HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing.


AMCC provides the essential building blocks for the transport, switching, routing and storage of information worldwide. The company blends systems and software expertise with high-performance, high-bandwidth silicon integration to deliver communications silicon and software for global wide area networks (WAN), Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) for storage area networks (SAN), and hardware and software solutions for high-growth storage markets such as Serial ATA (SATA) RAID.

LSI Logic Corporation is a leading supplier of communications chips for broadband, data networking, wireless and set-top box applications. In addition, the company provides chips and boards for network computing and supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise.

Emulex Corporation is the world leader in Fibre Channel HBAs and delivers a broad range of intelligent building blocks for next generation storage networking systems.

Millions of QLogic products have shipped inside servers, workstations, RAID subsystems, tape libraries, disk and tape drives. Powering solutions from leading companies like Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Network Appliance, Quantum, StorageTek and Sun Microsystems, the broad line of QLogic controller chips, host bus adapters, network switches and management software move data from storage devices through the network fabric to servers.

BakBone Software
BakBone Software is an international storage management software company that develops and globally distributes industry-leading storage management solutions to the open systems markets, providing data protection and management solutions scalable from workgroup to enterprise that will grow with a company's needs. BakBone's core products include nearline optical and archival, as well as tape backup and restore software that provides a full suite of storage management solutions to the corporate data center.
---Backup and Recovery Software for UNIX, Windows and Linux Platforms - Storage Management Software for NAS and SAN Environments.

StorageTek, a $2 billion worldwide company with headquarters in Louisville, Colorado, delivers a broad range of storage solutions for digitized data. StorageTek solutions are easy to manage and allow universal access to data across servers, media types,and storage networks. StorageTek is the innovator and global leader in virtual storage solutions for tape automation, disk storage systems and storage networking. Because of StorageTek, customers can manage and leverage their digital assets as their businesses grow and can maximize IT productivity to ensure enterprise-class business continuity.

LeftHand Networks
LeftHand Networks re-defined shared network storage in 2001 with the introduction of the first full-featured IP Storage Area Network (SAN). By building a SAN with LeftHand’s SAN/iQ software and the existing Ethernet infrastructure, the LeftHand solution provides all the functionality of alternative SANs while eliminating the learning curve, complexity, and expensive components. SAN/iQ – the intelligence behind the SAN – spreads the power of the LeftHand SAN across all storage modules using a distributed storage model. The advantages for users include simple management and unlimited, dynamic growth, no single point of failure, and performance that scales up as storage capacity grows. The LeftHand SAN is ideal for server and storage consolidation, centralized backup, and disaster recovery projects.


Cisco Systems is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco's networking solutions connect people, computing devices and computer networks, allowing people to access or transfer information without regard to differences in time, place or type of computer system. Cisco offers the industry's broadest range of hardware products used to form information networks or give people access to those networks; Cisco IOS® software, which provides network services and enables networked applications; expertise in network design and implementation; and technical support and professional services to maintain and optimize network operations. Cisco is unique in its ability to provide all these elements, either by itself or together with partners.

Foundry Networks, Inc. is a leader in high-performance, end-to-end switching and routing solutions, including Internet routers, Layer 3 switches and Layer 4-7 Internet traffic and content management switches. Foundry products are installed in the world's largest ISPs, including AOL, EarthLink, AT&T WorldNet, MSN, and Cable & Wireless. Foundry products are also installed in large enterprise, entertainment, pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies as well as search engines, e-commerce sites, universities and government organizations.

Juniper Networks transforms the business of networking by creating competitive advantage for our customers with superior networking and security solutions. Juniper Networks is dedicated to customers who derive strategic value from their networks, including global network operators, enterprises, government agencies and research and educational institutions. Juniper Networks' portfolio of networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world's most demanding mission critical networks.

Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks provides simple, high-performance, broadband switching solutions that drive toward the realization of Ethernet Everywhere: a unifying network strategy that uses proven Ethernet technology to strip complexity from every element of the network. Extreme is creating a future of easily deployable, scalable, manageable networks for all applications and users throughout the enterprise and service provider markets.

Enterasys Networks is a global provider of Secure NetworksTM for enterprise customers. Enterasys' innovative network infrastructure offerings deliver the security, productivity and adaptability benefits required by Global 2000 organizations, coupled with the industry's strongest service and support. Enterasys specializes in products including multilayer switches, core routers, WAN routers, wireless LANs, network management, and intrusion defense systems (IDS).

With more than 500 patents, 3Com Corporation has led the market in business networking and Ethernet connectivity solutions. 3Com's high-speed LAN products and systems give commercial locations Gigabit Ethernet performance and a rich array of LAN functions. Easy to scale and manage, these systems provide features critical to effective e-business operations. 3Com continues to expand more products and services that simplify people's lives by making it easier for them to access information and services they need at work, at home, and on the go.

Brocade offers the industry's leading intelligent platform for networking storage. The world's leading systems, applications, and storage vendors have selected Brocade to provide a networking foundation for their SAN solutions. The Brocade SilkWorm family of fabric switches and software is designed to optimize data availability and storage and server resources in the enterprise. Using Brocade solutions, companies can simplify SAN implementation, reduce the total cost of ownership of data storage environments, and improve network and application efficiency.


Terix is consistently ranked at the forefront of providers servicing the Unix market, delivering maintenance 24 x 7 x 365 to 106 cities nationwide. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies in industries as diverse as aerospace, telecom, banking and finance.