2016 Sponsors

In just a few short years, AppRiver has grown to become a worldwide leader in email and Web security, but new threats are emerging every day. Count on the phenomenal team at AppRiver to keep your business productive, your network safe and your information secure.

Breakout Sessions – Emerald Coast


ARMA is a trusted resource of the U.S. Government for professional services in every arena: C4ISR, Mission Support and Logistics. We deliver world class levels of professional expertise to every aspect of support for the warrior.

Built to Support SOF. ARMA Global Corporation (ARMA) was built to support the most complex programs within Special Operations Forces (SOF). General Dynamics (GD) is a worldwide powerhouse offering a broad portfolio of products and services in aerospace, combat vehicles, weapons systems, shipbuilding, and information technology.

Breakout Sessions – Coral Reef


Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for more than 275,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. Visit us at CoxBusiness.com.

Thursday Morning Break


Every day CSRA makes a difference in how the government serves our country and our citizens. We are inspired by the important missions of our customers and we believe that by working together we can deliver exceptional solutions and services to enable the safety, security, health and well-being of our nation.

CSRA was formed through the combination of the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International. With over 50 years of experience supporting U.S. government agencies and programs, our DNA is grounded in important mission work.

We deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Job Fair; White Sands Room


Using state-of-the-art training simulators much like those used by fighter pilots, CENTS® was developed in 2006 to support cyber training and operations for the US Air Force. Following a decade of success and continual refinement, today CENTS® is the commercial market’s pre-eminent product portfolio for preparing cyber operators to detect and defend against malicious actors.

Today, cybersecurity risks are among a company’s greatest concerns. They can drive up costs, impact revenues, stymie innovation, and severely affect a company’s ability to attract new customers. Moreover, the growing number and sophistication of attack models has many organizations struggling to find a way to simplify their architecture and operations, and strengthen their security posture.

CENTS® does just that. It provides a powerful, realistic, network-safe emulation environment for training and exercising cyber operators and planners, and developing and testing response actions to routine, zero-day, and catastrophic events in a real-world, real-time application.

Cyber Competition


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


Gulf Power Company is an investor-owned electric utility serving the Gulf Coast. Gulf Power is part of the Atanta-based Southern Company. Gulf Power’s service territory spans the area from the Alabama border on the west to the Apalachicola River on the east; from the Alabama border on the north to the Gulf of Mexico on the south. Gulf Power serves 434,571 customers in 71 towns and communities throughout Northwest Florida.

Closing Keynote Session


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 Gigabit and beyond.

Ignite ITEN


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.

Welcome Reception


Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Friday Breakfast


Pensacola International Airport is the largest market along the Gulf Coast between New Orleans and Jacksonville serving over two million residents. As the economic engine in our region, the airport plays a significant role in economic development providing excellent air service to eleven international hubs to anywhere in the world. The economic impact this airport provides to the region generates over 5,772 jobs and produces an annual direct and indirect impact of over $565 million. Pensacola International Airport served 1.6 million passengers in 2015. The sky is the limit as passenger traffic continues to climb as the 104th largest airport in the United States.

Lunch Keynote


Presidio partners with industry leaders to develop and support the answers to clients’ IT challenges.

Thursday Afternoon Break


Sirius Technical Services is a professional resource company that helps isolate top candidates to fit client needs. We work within various industries such as, Aerospace, Nuclear, Power, Oil & Gas, Chemical and Petro Chemical, Refineries and Shipbuilding. We offer various ways of contract hire to tailor fit client requests. Whether that be long term or short term contract, payroll services and direct hires.

Job Fair


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.

Friday Morning Break


SouthTel, Inc.a voice and data company specializing in IP and VIOP telephone systems, voice and data networking, surveillance equipment, and local service.

ITEN Wired Radio


vTECH io is a Premier Dell Partner and solutions provider dedicated to personalizing your Dell experience and optimizing your IT environment. Every IT department is slightly different, with its own unique challenges and goals. vTECH io has a Pensacola based account executive that will invest the time to learn every aspect of your business in order to best serve you. vTECH will use its strong relationship with Dell Account Executives and Sales Representatives to negotiate the best price on any and all Hardware, Software, or Service available through Dell. 

vTECH io also has access to some of the best Engineers in the state of Florida, as well as subject matter experts in every area of Dell’s portfolio. Your local vTECH Account Executive will serve as a single point of contact connecting you to these invaluable resources, providing anything from a free consultation, to a complete blueprint of your project, and finally providing the onsite technical support necessary to get it done. This “quarterback” approach means simplified quoting, invoicing, scoping, conflict resolution, and knowledge transfer every time you work with vTECH.

In today’s ever evolving IT world, an impersonal and transactional model just isn’t enough to cut it. Working with vTECH io means keeping your business on the cutting edge of technology and staying informed on everything available to take you to the next level.

Thursday Reception



C Spire offers a full suite of communication and cloud solutions enabling us to be a vital extension of your organization. From our nationally recognized Tier III data center to award winning IT teams, C Spire takes pride in offering our region the best-in-breed solutions and support they expect from a technology leader. Our technologies are rigorously tested, reliable, and proven to help you win.  


Electronic Media Destruction Services. Our On-Site/Mobile Degaussing and/or Shredding of your electronic media storage devices such as: Hard Drives, CD’s, Flash Drives, Backup Tapes, Cell Phones or any other digital media at your place of business. We will be providing a demonstration in the parking lot on Friday, demonstration times will be listed at our booth, please feel free to bring one hard drive per person.


H2 Performance Consulting (H2) is a business and technology consulting firm focused on providing clients with high value products and services that increase operational efficiency and promote return on investment.  H2’s technology services division specializes in systems engineering, service management and cybersecurity strategy and operations.  H2 is headquartered in Pensacola, Florida with professional staff also located in New Orleans, LA and nine other states. H2’s clients include the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR), Naval Education Training and Education Command (NETC), Navy Fleet Warfare Enterprise (FWE), DANTES Troops to Teachers (TTT), and the Navy’s Program Executive Office – Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS Sea Warrior Program). H2 is a proud inductee in the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) and is committed to employment of Veteran’s and Veteran’s spouses. H2 possesses a Top Secret facility clearance and is a Small Business Administration (SBA) certified small disadvantaged 8(a) and women-owned 8(m) business.


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.


The National Flight Academy (NFA), the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s educational initiative, was authorized by the Department of Navy in 2001 and designed to address the serious concerns of declining Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills and standards in our country. The Academy’s immersive simulated environment, coupled with the most revolutionary methods in instruction, foster cooperative learning and inspire young people primarily in grades 7 through 12 to pursue the math and sciences today, which open the door to science and engineering degrees and careers of tomorrow. This vision for today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders is the guiding purpose of the National Flight Academy.


Founded in 1986, Networks of Florida has been a leading provider of information technology services in the Gulf Coast Region area focused on helping Small and Mid-sized businesses maximize the most out of their technology investment and reduce their overall technology costs.
Our purpose is to make technology work for businesses by dramatically improving the economics and support mechanisms of all your IT systems. To accomplish that, we have developed an efficient and cost effective IT Support Team to take care of all of your technology planning, management, cybersecurity, storage, cloud provisioning, VoIP and support needs – now and in the future.


Win A Scholarship From New Horizons!

This year at ITEN Wired, New Horizons will be giving away 2 scholarships, one for their Network Security Administrator Specialist Program and one for the Server Administrator Program! To qualify you must be registered for #itenwired16. The winner will be announced the Wednesday following the event. (10/19). Reply via Facebook or on Twitter at and tell us which scholarship you are interested in. If you prefer to enter via email, contact Laura Campbell at lcampbell@nhpensacola.com. Click Here for more information.

New Horizons Alliance offers an extensive selection of vendor-authorized training classes for top technology providers like Adobe, Cisco, Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware. Their flexible training approach gives us the ability to customize dedicated classes to satisfy specific needs. Courses are taught by experienced, vendor-certified instructors. This means you are getting the most up to date information to apply to real situations. Whether you are looking to increase your technical knowledge or pass a professional certification exam, New Horizons of Alliance will help you get there.


SimpliVity releases IT from the unnecessary complexity of managing traditional infrastructure. Only SimpliVity delivers convergence that goes beyond compute, networking, and storage to integrate all IT infrastructure below the hypervisor. It’s an agile and cost-effective alternative to the public cloud.


TEKsystems provides IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services to help our clients achieve business targets. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 clients across North America, Europe and Asia including 82% of the Fortune 500 companies. 


Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. With multiple locations in Northwest Florida, the University serves a student population of more than 12,000.


WarriorsWorking is an experienced recruiting firm that matches the best candidates – who happen to be local Panhandle Veterans – to careers and jobs in multiple Panhandle industries.  We maximize the power of Big Data and predictive analytics to fill your open positions and build your teams with the right Veterans who are not only high performers but who also fully engage with your mission and are committed to your success.