Sponsors
Platinum

Together, HP and Citrix deliver fully tested and uniquely simple Client Virtualization solutions to empower today's mobile work styles. All HP Thin Clients are certified as either Citrix Ready or Citrix HDX Ready, with pre-installed Citrix plug-ins and support for Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp, ICA, HDX, Branch Repeater acceleration and XenClient for simple compatibility and rich user experiences right out of the box. HP makes it easy to guide our customers through sizing and implementation. These recommended architectures optimize acquisition costs, reduce IT complexity and risk, and provide a superior user experience to allow Citrix XenDesktop to be deployed more expansively across an organization.

Gold
Cisco Systems Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking directing 85% of global Internet traffic. Cisco transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate by providing the networking foundation for some of the largest service providers, commercial businesses and enterprise customers.


Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology™—helping them maximize the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. With its vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve.


Nutanix delivers web-scale converged infrastructure with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics. With a proprietary elastic data fabric and consumer-grade management, Nutanix is the blueprint for application-optimized and policy-driven infrastructure.


Technology

The Dell | Citrix partnership allows customers to support end users anytime, anywhere, on any computing device. By giving your workforce the freedom of mobility, you can provide increased flexibility and productivity. Our partnership combines high-performance Citrix software with Dell datacenter hardware, end points and services to deliver powerful, verified end-to-end virtual desktop solutions, servers, storage, networking, desktops, thin clients, zero clients and mobile devices — along with services including deployment, management, support and consulting. Learn more about our affordable, secure, scalable, and easy to deploy Dell desktop virtualization solutions by going to www.Dell.com.


Exhibitor
Choose instructor-led training or our online, on-demand course library to discover, revisit, or refresh the Citrix knowledge that you need, when you need it. The Citrix Education portfolio offers hands-on learning experiences that teach in-demand skills in the context of real-world examples. Learn how to deliver a Citrix solution with speed, precision, and user experience in mind through a combination of courses and activity-based learning. A citrix certification will then validate your knowledge and experience, opening your career to advancement, financial gain, and differentiation from the competition.


One of Canada’s top IT solutions and services providers, Compugen works with mid- to large-sized Canadian organizations to help them maximize the business value of their investment in information technology. Corporations, government organizations and business partners look to Compugen for their industry acknowledged expertise and outcome based turn-key solutions in all aspects of business computing including networking, cloud computing, data centre and desktop technologies. Compugen’s award-winning service quality, unequalled depth and breadth of technical expertise and national footprint have made them the partner of choice for Canadian businesses and government organizations for more than 30 years. www.compugen.com


You asked us to create a way for customers to connect with each other. We listened. The new Citrix User Group Community (CUGC), a user group community for Citrix, a User Group for Citrix enthusiasts, provides mentorship, member discounts, exclusive content and a place to ask questions. CUGC is managed by a Steering Committee of customers and supported by Citrix. CUGC helps you stay on the cutting edge. Find hundreds of engaging forum discussions where peers are sharing tips and tricks, best practices and answering each other's questions. Some of the popular forum topics that are catching the attention of CUGC members are Citrix monitoring, XenApp/XenDesktop future releases, and “What are you using for your home labs?” Discover a user group in your area and attend local meetings, engage with the community, access and contribute content, and discover innovative use cases. Be part of the conversation. JOIN NOW.

DLS Technology Corporation (DLS) is an IT system integration service and product development organization based in Ottawa, Canada. DLS focuses on secure virtualization integration with the design, deployment, and support of end-to-end secure cloud computing, mobility, BYOD and business continuity solutions


eG Innovations is dedicated to helping businesses across the globe transform IT service delivery into a competitive advantage and a center for productivity, growth and profit through award-winning performance monitoring and management solutions. Many of the world's largest businesses and mission-critical environments trust eG Enterprise Universal Insight technology to enhance IT service performance in physical, virtual and cloud environments, increase operational efficiency, ensure IT effectiveness and deliver on the ROI promise of transformational IT investments.


ExtraHop is the global leader in real-time wire data analytics. The ExtraHop Operational Intelligence platform analyzes all L2-L7 communications, including full bidirectional transactional payloads. This innovative approach provides the correlated, cross-tier visibility essential for application performance, availability, and security in today's complex and dynamic IT environments. The winner of numerous awards from Interop and others, the ExtraHop platform scales up to 40Gbps, deploys without agents, and delivers tangible value in less than 15 minutes.


Established in 1996, Gibraltar Solutions specializes in helping organizations use virtualization and cloud technologies to achieve extraordinary results. Supported and certified as top tier partners by industry-leading vendors like Cisco, Citrix, HP, Microsoft and VMware, Gibraltar offers an exceptional combination of consulting talent and implementation expertise to organizations that want to realize the full benefits of cloud computing, virtualization, and hyper-converged technology.


IGEL provides the right solution for any environment, whether you’re looking for zero clients that enable optimized access to VDI, migration software for end-point standardization, or highly flexible thin clients with multi-protocol capability for access to different central IT infrastructures and cloud services.


Our software is what continues to differentiate us in the marketplace. Not only do we offer free management of our devices…the right way, we also want to repurpose devices where possible by converting them into IGEL clients.

The IGEL Zero and Universal Desktop product lines combine state-of-the-art, highly efficient technologies and German expertise in engineering. Our mission is to provide customers maximum value and the greatest possible range of user benefits.


Long View IT
As business becomes increasingly mobile, new opportunities emerge to amplify productivity, efficiency and ROI from mobile. Long View is positioned to support our clients mobile transformation through our Hybrid IT expertise and strong experience and focus on Mobility through our End User Experience practice. Innovative, flexible, cost-effective, and business focused… that’s Long View.


Pure Storage
Pure Storage, the market’s leading independent solid-state array vendor, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. The company’s all-flash enterprise arrays offer significant performance and efficiency gains over mechanical disk, at a lower price point per gigabyte stored. Pure Storage FlashArrays are ideal for performance-intensive applications, including server virtualization and consolidation, VDI, OLTP database, real-time analytics and cloud computing. To learn more, visit: www.purestorage.com.


SMS Passcode
SMS PASSCODE® is a technology leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication using SMS, voice call, or secure e-mail. The solution offers a secure challenge and session-specific login process tightly integrated into leading authentication systems such as Citrix, Cisco, Microsoft, VMware and many other VPN systems. The platform is designed as scalable and fault tolerant from the ground up and offers a much lower TCO compared with alternatives.


Uniprint
UniPrint pioneered and patented the use of PDF-based universal printer driver technology to streamline printing in Server-based Computing environments. Today our printing virtualization software simplifies print management, enables anywhere, anytime, any device secure pull printing for all network or cloud computing environments, increasing operational efficiency and reducing help desk calls.


Specialty

As Canada’s largest communications company, Bell provides consumers, businesses and government customers with solutions for all their communications needs:

  • 4G LTE wireless with Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile Canada (national)
  • Bell Fibe Internet (Ontario and Québec)
  • Bell Fibe TV (Ontario and Québec) and Bell Satellite TV (national)
  • Bell Home Phone, local and long distance (Ontario and Québec)
  • Broadband communications technology and connectivity solutions including data hosting and cloud computing through Bell Business Markets (national)
  • Bell offers industry-leading wholesale solutions including connectivity, hosted and professional services and network equipment to Canadian and international service providers.
  • Bell Media, is Canada’s premier multimedia company in conventional, pay and specialty television; national radio; digital media; and out-of-home advertising.

Sponsors
Platinum

Together, HP and Citrix deliver fully tested and uniquely simple Client Virtualization solutions to empower today's mobile work styles. All HP Thin Clients are certified as either Citrix Ready or Citrix HDX Ready, with pre-installed Citrix plug-ins and support for Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp, ICA, HDX, Branch Repeater acceleration and XenClient for simple compatibility and rich user experiences right out of the box. HP makes it easy to guide our customers through sizing and implementation. These recommended architectures optimize acquisition costs, reduce IT complexity and risk, and provide a superior user experience to allow Citrix XenDesktop to be deployed more expansively across an organization.
Gold
Cisco Systems Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking directing 85% of global Internet traffic. Cisco transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate by providing the networking foundation for some of the largest service providers, commercial businesses and enterprise customers.


Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology™—helping them maximize the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. With its vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve.


Nutanix delivers web-scale converged infrastructure with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics. With a proprietary elastic data fabric and consumer-grade management, Nutanix is the blueprint for application-optimized and policy-driven infrastructure.

Technology

The Dell | Citrix partnership allows customers to support end users anytime, anywhere, on any computing device. By giving your workforce the freedom of mobility, you can provide increased flexibility and productivity. Our partnership combines high-performance Citrix software with Dell datacenter hardware, end points and services to deliver powerful, verified end-to-end virtual desktop solutions, servers, storage, networking, desktops, thin clients, zero clients and mobile devices — along with services including deployment, management, support and consulting. Learn more about our affordable, secure, scalable, and easy to deploy Dell desktop virtualization solutions by going to www.Dell.com.


Exhibitor
Choose instructor-led training or our online, on-demand course library to discover, revisit, or refresh the Citrix knowledge that you need, when you need it. The Citrix Education portfolio offers hands-on learning experiences that teach in-demand skills in the context of real-world examples. Learn how to deliver a Citrix solution with speed, precision, and user experience in mind through a combination of courses and activity-based learning. A citrix certification will then validate your knowledge and experience, opening your career to advancement, financial gain, and differentiation from the competition.


One of Canada’s top IT solutions and services providers, Compugen works with mid- to large-sized Canadian organizations to help them maximize the business value of their investment in information technology. Corporations, government organizations and business partners look to Compugen for their industry acknowledged expertise and outcome based turn-key solutions in all aspects of business computing including networking, cloud computing, data centre and desktop technologies. Compugen’s award-winning service quality, unequalled depth and breadth of technical expertise and national footprint have made them the partner of choice for Canadian businesses and government organizations for more than 30 years. www.compugen.com


You asked us to create a way for customers to connect with each other. We listened. The new Citrix User Group Community (CUGC), a user group community for Citrix, a User Group for Citrix enthusiasts, provides mentorship, member discounts, exclusive content and a place to ask questions. CUGC is managed by a Steering Committee of customers and supported by Citrix. CUGC helps you stay on the cutting edge. Find hundreds of engaging forum discussions where peers are sharing tips and tricks, best practices and answering each other's questions. Some of the popular forum topics that are catching the attention of CUGC members are Citrix monitoring, XenApp/XenDesktop future releases, and “What are you using for your home labs?” Discover a user group in your area and attend local meetings, engage with the community, access and contribute content, and discover innovative use cases. Be part of the conversation. JOIN NOW.


DLS Technology Corporation (DLS) is an IT system integration service and product development organization based in Ottawa, Canada. DLS focuses on secure virtualization integration with the design, deployment, and support of end-to-end secure cloud computing, mobility, BYOD and business continuity solutions


eG Innovations is dedicated to helping businesses across the globe transform IT service delivery into a competitive advantage and a center for productivity, growth and profit through award-winning performance monitoring and management solutions. Many of the world's largest businesses and mission-critical environments trust eG Enterprise Universal Insight technology to enhance IT service performance in physical, virtual and cloud environments, increase operational efficiency, ensure IT effectiveness and deliver on the ROI promise of transformational IT investments.


ExtraHop is the global leader in real-time wire data analytics. The ExtraHop Operational Intelligence platform analyzes all L2-L7 communications, including full bidirectional transactional payloads. This innovative approach provides the correlated, cross-tier visibility essential for application performance, availability, and security in today's complex and dynamic IT environments. The winner of numerous awards from Interop and others, the ExtraHop platform scales up to 40Gbps, deploys without agents, and delivers tangible value in less than 15 minutes.


Established in 1996, Gibraltar Solutions specializes in helping organizations use virtualization and cloud technologies to achieve extraordinary results. Supported and certified as top tier partners by industry-leading vendors like Cisco, Citrix, HP, Microsoft and VMware, Gibraltar offers an exceptional combination of consulting talent and implementation expertise to organizations that want to realize the full benefits of cloud computing, virtualization, and hyper-converged technology.


IGEL IGEL provides the right solution for any environment, whether you’re looking for zero clients that enable optimized access to VDI, migration software for end-point standardization, or highly flexible thin clients with multi-protocol capability for access to different central IT infrastructures and cloud services.


Our software is what continues to differentiate us in the marketplace. Not only do we offer free management of our devices…the right way, we also want to repurpose devices where possible by converting them into IGEL clients.

The IGEL Zero and Universal Desktop product lines combine state-of-the-art, highly efficient technologies and German expertise in engineering. Our mission is to provide customers maximum value and the greatest possible range of user benefits.


Long View IT
Long View is one of the most powerful IT solutions and services companies in North America with offices across the continent. With a clear focus on combining business and technology through our Hybrid IT solutions including cloud, IT infrastructure, managed services, and end user support, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like for our clients. Innovative, flexible, cost-effective, and business focused…that’s Long View.


Pure Storage
Pure Storage, the market’s leading independent solid-state array vendor, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. The company’s all-flash enterprise arrays offer significant performance and efficiency gains over mechanical disk, at a lower price point per gigabyte stored. Pure Storage FlashArrays are ideal for performance-intensive applications, including server virtualization and consolidation, VDI, OLTP database, real-time analytics and cloud computing. To learn more, visit: www.purestorage.com.


SMS Passcode
SMS PASSCODE® is a technology leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication using SMS, voice call, or secure e-mail. The solution offers a secure challenge and session-specific login process tightly integrated into leading authentication systems such as Citrix, Cisco, Microsoft, VMware and many other VPN systems. The platform is designed as scalable and fault tolerant from the ground up and offers a much lower TCO compared with alternatives.


Uniprint
UniPrint pioneered and patented the use of PDF-based universal printer driver technology to streamline printing in Server-based Computing environments. Today our printing virtualization software simplifies print management, enables anywhere, anytime, any device secure pull printing for all network or cloud computing environments, increasing operational efficiency and reducing help desk calls.


Specialty

As Canada’s largest communications company, Bell provides consumers, businesses and government customers with solutions for all their communications needs:

  • 4G LTE wireless with Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile Canada (national)
  • Bell Fibe Internet (Ontario and Québec)
  • Bell Fibe TV (Ontario and Québec) and Bell Satellite TV (national)
  • Bell Home Phone, local and long distance (Ontario and Québec)
  • Broadband communications technology and connectivity solutions including data hosting and cloud computing through Bell Business Markets (national)
  • Bell offers industry-leading wholesale solutions including connectivity, hosted and professional services and network equipment to Canadian and international service providers.
  • Bell Media, is Canada’s premier multimedia company in conventional, pay and specialty television; national radio; digital media; and out-of-home advertising.