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PASS Community Summit 2008: Sponsors

Premier Sponsor


Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. MSFT has worked to achieve this mission by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play, and communicate. MSFT develops and market software, services, hardware, and solutions that we believe deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people's lives and does business throughout the world and have offices in more than 100 countries.

Platinum Sponsor

Dell. Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company and No. 34 on the fortune 500. For more information visit http://www.dell.com, or to communicate directly with Dell via a variety of online channels, go to http://www.dell.com/conversations. To get Dell news direct, visit http://www.dell.com/rss.

Gold Sponsor
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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 go green. With 2007 revenues of $1.3 billion, more than 100,000 customers and more than 10,000 partners, VMware is one of the fastest growing public software companies. VMware is based in Palo Alto, California and on the web at www.vmware.com

Silver Sponsors

As a world-leading information technology company, HP applies new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology. Our focus is to continuously improve the way our customers live and work through technology products and services, form the individual consumer to the largest enterprise. More information can be found at www.hp.com

Idera provides powerful and easy-to-use tools to help you manage your Windows world, including Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint and PowerShell. Our award-winning solutions address real-world challenges including performance monitoring, backup and recovery, auditing and compliance and change and configuration management. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Idera was founded by veterans in the systems and database management industry to bring to market battle-proven technologies developed by practicing database professionals.

NEC will be demonstrating the first platforms in the industry certified by Microsoft® to support Windows® Server 2008 Dynamic Partitioning. Through the enterprise development collaboration with Microsoft, SQL Server 2008 now supports Microsoft’s “Always On” mission critical programs. NEC delivers technology and professional services ranging from server and storage solutions, IP voice and data solutions, optical network and microwave radio communications to biometric security, virtualization and digital cinema solutions.

Media Sponsors

Exhibitor Sponsors



BakBone Software

Confio Software



Double Take Software

Edgewood Solutions

Embarcadero Technologies


Future IT

Global Knowledge


HiT Software, Inc.

HyperBac Technologies

JNetDirect Inc.

Marathon Technologies




Red Gate Software

Red Rock Consulting

Scalability Experts, Inc.


Solid Quality Mentors

SQL Sentry, Inc.

Theobald Software