2014 Sponsors

If you are interested in being a sponsor of ITEN Wired, please contact us.

Navy Federal Credit Union is the world’s largest credit union with $60 billion in assets, over 5 million members, 248 branches, and a workforce of over 12,000 employees worldwide. The credit union serves all Department of Defense and Coast Guard active duty, civilian, and contractor personnel and their families. For additional information about Navy Federal, visit www.navyfederal.org.

Opening Reception Sponsor


Gulf Breeze Natural Gas has been a service of the City of Gulf Breeze since 1964. This service is available to most homes and businesses located in the Gulf Breeze peninsula between the south end of the Pensacola bay bridge and Shannon Road. See more about the service area.

Our mission is to provide safe, clean, efficient, reliable energy to our customers at the lowest cost.  We serve 3,101 residential customers and 155 businesses. Gulf Breeze Natural Gas also maintains an excellent safety record. The utility continues to pass Florida Public Service Commission safety inspections without violations.

Keynote Luncheon Sponsor


Formed in 1999, the Capital Trust Agency (CTA) was created out of a need for responsive and innovative financing for various purposes that qualify under the rules of the Internal Revenue Service for tax-exempt financing. Affordable housing projects, airport facilities, hotel and convention developments promoting tourism, healthcare projects, and K-12 educational buildings, are among the allowable projects that have been able to use CTA to efficiently access the capital markets – and since its formation CTA has financed over $1.5 billion of these borrowings.

Keynote Luncheon Sponsor


DH Technologies is a Small Business entity with a focus on virtualization to include Enterprise integration; pre/post sales professional services and value add reseller services. DH Technologies is an industry-recognized Enterprise VMware VDI solution provider with extensive past performance in the Public and Private sectors. 

Opening Breakfast Sponsor


Bit-Wizards (www.BitWizards.com) is an innovative, award-winning technology company with offices in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Memphis, Tennessee, and Austin, Texas. A Kentico Gold Partner and a managed Microsoft Gold Partner, Bit-Wizards fills the need of any business seeking to develop an application, build a brand, or move to the cloud.

Track Sponsor: Cloud Computing and App Development


At HP, we don’t just believe in the power of technology, we believe in the power of people when technology works for you. We believe in applying new thinking and ideas to improve the way our customers live and work. If you are going to do something, Make it Matter.

Track Sponsor: Management/Training and Education


AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Understanding the need to protect networks from today’s increasingly complex IT threats, AppRiver offers businesses a comprehensive, yet affordable subscription-based solution that incorporates the latest spam and virus protection, email encryption and Web security on the market. In addition, the company provides a complete managed service for Microsoft Exchange, as well as a bundled Office 365 solution. Since its inception, AppRiver has sustained an impressive 93% customer retention rate while growing its customer base to more than 47,000 companies and 8.5 million mailboxes worldwide. The company maintains offices in Florida, Georgia, Texas, New York, Switzerland and Spain, and is led by an Ernst & Young Florida Entrepreneur of the Year award winner.

Track Sponsor: CyberSecurity


LANDESK software solutions maximize user productivity while reducing the associated IT complexities, risks, and costs to the business. Solutions from LANDESK encompass five key areas:

Systems Management
Security Management
IT Service Management
Asset Lifecycle Management
Enterprise Mobility Management

Track Sponsor: Mobility


Cox Communications Inc. is the third-largest cable entertainment and broadband services provider in the country. The company is best known for pioneering the bundle of television, Internet and telephone services together, offering consumers the ability to consolidate their services with one provider. For Cox, it’s not about being the biggest; it’s about being the best. Excellence in customer care is another hallmark of Cox Communications.

Morning Break Sponsor


Federal agencies are challenged with increasing internal efficiencies and productivity while maximizing budgets and improving their ability to communicate with citizens.  Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small mid-size and large organizations that help them connect with customers. Pitney Bowes has built strong capabilities in the following areas: Data Quality/Data Analytics, Location intelligence based services, GIS and CRM.

Afternoon Break Sponsor


Quorum provides instant recovery of data, applications, and servers from any type of disaster, helping businesses safeguard their revenue, customers and reputation. The award-winning Quorum appliance and hybrid cloud solutions (disaster recovery as a service, or DRaaS) allow mid-market companies to recover within minutes. As operations continue in recovery mode, Quorum is unique in ensuring your business remains compliant to standards like PCI, HIPAA, SOX, and others. Most importantly, Quorum is simple and cost-effective. If your company avoids just 30 minutes of downtime, the Quorum solution pays for itself. Visit www.quorum.net for more information.

Closing Keynote Sponsor


Verteks Consulting specializes in the implementation and management of computer networks and VoIP phone systems for small business, enterprise and government clients in Florida. With on-site computer network support and VoIP phone system services in Ocala, Gainesville, Daytona, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Pensacola and all cities between. We provide guaranteed 2-Hour on-site response to a large area of Florida. We are your trusted partner in computer network support and promise to be there for you from start to finish, and even after.

Closing Keynote Sponsor


Duncan McCall is a full-service marketing communications firm. The firms provides results-driven marketing and branding solutions for a national roster of clients who want solid strategy, hard-working tactics and real ROI. Services include media planning, public relations, creative services, and online/social media marketing programs. Award-winning creative services include online and traditional media, including print, video, outdoor, brochures, corporate identity, photography, and more. Duncan McCall designed and built this website.

Website and Marketing Support


Southern Light is the preferred provider of telecommunications services – using fiber-optic networks and wireless capabilities – along the US Gulf Coast region. Our company owns and maintains the largest contiguous fiber-optic network from south Louisiana, through southern Mississippi and Alabama, and across the Florida panhandle. Southern Light is a privately held company and is focused on serving three primary customer segments in our markets: 1) Telecommunications Carriers, 2) Enterprise Customers and 3) Government Entities. Southern Light provides Metro Ethernet, Internet, OCxx, TDM and Colocations services over our own fiber optic network, to name a few of our Digital Services.

Powerup Lounge Sponsor


Metro Systems Incorporated (MSI) is a certified small business, with a successful history of providing IT professionals on a project or full-time basis. We specialize in placement of technology professionals for government, commercial, and non-profit organizations, large and small. Our mission is to provide these organizations with the highest quality IT talent and to match candidates to the best possible IT careers. Headquartered in the Washington DC metropolitan area with locations in Alexandria, VA, Richmond, VA and Pensacola, FL, MSI has nationwide reach capabilities.

Door Prize Donation



People want to work anywhere; on any device, and IT needs to enable them – without drowning in complexity or compromising on security, performance, reliability or cost. Aerohive’s mission is to Simpli-Fi these enterprise access networks with a cloud-enabled, self-organizing, service-aware, identity-based infrastructure that includes innovative Wi-Fi, VPN, branch routing and switching solutions.


Digital Boardwalk is a true managed I.T. services firm located in Downtown Pensacola, Florida. We provide innovative technology products and solutions to small and medium businesses, small enterprise healthcare, and government, while focusing on insurmountable customer service and rapid response times by leveraging the latest remote management technologies.


Florida IT Career Alliance is an initiative that promotes IT, computer science and engineering among students in Florida. The Alliance is a partnership between local high schools, colleges, universities, and industry employers.


H2 Performance Consulting’s focus is on improving business and technology performance for our clients. Our professionals have a sterling reputation as experts in project, program, and portfolio management with substantial experience in performance, communications, change, training and acquisitions consulting.

Founded in 2005 on the principle that consultants must measure their success in terms of their client’s ability to have improved business performance through engaging H2’s consulting services. H2 provides our clients with a blended set of solutions and services aimed at helping improve or transform business challenges into solid and successful business results.


Konica Minolta is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. The solutions help organizations improve their speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. Clients trust Konica Minolta to help them envision how they can achieve their goals and deliver innovative solutions to give shape to their ideas.


Mediacom Business delivers Internet, Phone and TV services via cable exclusive DOCSIS 3.0 technology. We have invested over $2.5 billion over the past 10 years to expand our product delivery systems. With a coast-to-coast fiber network, Mediacom Business offers anchor institutions bandwidth and connectivity with speeds of 1 Gigagbit and beyond.


Onyx is a full-service creative agency offering assistance in social media management, web design and development, graphic design, traditional advertising and more. We empower business owners and entrepreneus, solve problems, and make beautiful things. Our talentaed team comes to work each day seeking to answer one question: “How can we help you”?


TEKsystems, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic staffing and managed services for the Information Technology and Communications (IT&C) community. Ranked number one in the industry by IT Services Business Report and as the nation’s largest IT staffing firm, we leverage our core competencies to offer a wide array of IT services including deployment; support; and Engineering, Furnishing and Installation (EF&I) telecommunications services.


The UWF Computer Science Department offers Bachelor of Science and Master in Science degrees in Computer Science with several specialization options, minors, certificates and internships. Students in the Computer Science programs enjoy the personal attention of our faculty members in all facets of their education.

With an average student to teacher ratio of 21:1, students take part in lectures and labs with individual attention from full-time faculty. Undergraduate students are afforded the opportunity to participate in research projects, teaching assistantships, and conferences.

Computer Science is one of the most employable and lucrative careers at the bachelor’s level and our alumni are employed across the country at notable companies including Microsoft, Harris, Northrop Grumman, Computer Science Corporation, General Dynamics, and Home Depot, in addition to many local and regional companies.


Veeam enables the Always-On Business™ by providing solutions that deliver Availability for the Modern Data Center™, which provides recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data. Veeam recognizes the challenges in keeping a business up and running at all times and addresses them with solutions that provide high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified protection, leveraged data and complete visibility.


Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 100.1 million retail customers, including 94.3 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 73,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone.