2017 Sponsors


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.




Better Drives Us

We get things done. Immersing ourselves in the communities, industries and businesses that we serve. Striving always to deliver more and do better for our clients. That’s our promise.

CIO Round Table


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.  

V-IT Dinner


The Florida Cyber Range is a collaboration between the University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity and Metova CyberCENTS to create a state-of-the-art platform for hands-on cybersecurity education, training, operations, and research.

The Florida Cyber Range provides advanced training and testing solutions for academic, government, military and industry organizations through cybersecurity exercises, competitions, conferences, operations, and research. The Florida Cyber Range will revolutionize cybersecurity education, training, and operations within the state and position Florida to provide critical cybersecurity expertise for the nation.

The Florida Cyber Range will support education, training and research for emerging needs, including ethical hacking and penetration testing, computer and network security, critical infrastructure and industrial control systems security, Internet of Things security, defensive cyberspace operations and cyber war gaming.

Educational materials, including curricular resources, labs and hands-on exercises will be provided to support educational use of the Florida Cyber Range.

Cyber Competition


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


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. 

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.




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.

Aquamarine Breakout Room on Wednesday October 11th


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.

Tuesday Morning Break


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.

Job Fair


Innovation Coast is an alliance of technology and knowledge based companies in Northwest Florida. Its mission is to grow, sustain, and showcase the region’s successful, vibrant ecosystem of technology and knowledge-based companies, capital investors, and professionals and investment opportunities. 

Innovation Coast works to address the specific challenges facing area technology organizations. Building a strong community of technology organizations and people allows knowledge, skills, and resources to be more easily shared. The network will grow into a powerful mechanism to augment individual knowledge, enabling companies, whether start-ups, high-growth, or established, to realize more opportunities, attract investment, and expand.

White Sands Breakout Room on Tuesday October 10th


Uniti Fiber is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions, including cell site backhaul and small cell for wireless operators, and Ethernet, Wavelengths and Dark Fiber for telecom carriers and enterprises. Whether the challenge is improving network reach and quality, increasing capacity or maintaining cost certainty for the future, Uniti Fiber delivers a custom-designed, technology-agnostic and access-agnostic solution.

Uniti Fiber’s team of infrastructure professionals has the expertise, dedication and customer focus to provide a variety of network connectivity options in lower-tier and rural markets where customers are struggling to find reliable, scalable and affordable solutions. Uniti Fiber’s growing infrastructure spans 1.1m fiber strand miles and connects over 15.5K customer locations with local access to over 2,600 municipalities and dozens of utilities enabling Uniti Fiber to deliver its customized solutions wherever its customers’ toughest challenges exist.

Wednesday Morning Break


The Information Technology Specialization provides a firm foundation of basic coursework in programming principles, database concepts, and topics in information technology.

Department of InformationTechnology

The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is the regional hub for cybersecurity education and research, including multidisciplinary programs and certificates, research opportunities, outreach activities, and industry partnerships.

Center for Cyber Security

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

Department of Computer Science

Coral Reef Breakout Sessions on Tuesday October 10th

vTECH io is an Exclusive Dell EMC Partner dedicated to personalizing your Dell experience and optimizing your IT environment. Utilizing their access to some of the best engineers and subject matter experts in the state of Florida, vTECH io can take you from design to implementation on any project, no matter the size. Byleveraging their partner status with DELL EMC, vTECH io can negotiate pricing and acquire deeper discounts on any and all hardware, software, and services that are offered through Dell EMC.
 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 your business to the next level.

Tuesday Afternoon Break



Altaworx was founded in 2003 by Rickie Richey as Enterprise Telephony Group, Inc., to address the emerging demand for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) business telephone systems. His vision was to build a company that not only provided leading-edge technology but also focused on helping customers drive revenue, control expenses, increase productivity and operate more efficiently. To maximize impact, Altaworx became a member of the BellSouth Business Partner Program (now AT&T Alliance Channel). Positive customer impact and superior sales performance led Altaworx to be named a Gold Partner. Today, Altaworx operates its cloud-based voice solutions from two AT&T data centers located in Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA. The company has expanded its footprint across the country and now serves customers in twenty-three states, Canada, and Mexico.



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.



August Schell is dedicated to delivering agile and innovative cybersecurity solutions to proactively defend and protect organization’s data against cyber attacks.  Through our proven expertise with cybersecurity services and solutions, we are masters at designing, deploying and implementing highly secure solutions for on-premise and cloud-based computing environments. We understand how critically important it is to defend critical digital assets and sensitive data from the constant threat of cyber attacks.  We do not take this responsibility lightly and it’s with integrity that August Schell has defined our approach to our customers, without boundaries.



Breeze Webinar helps Gulf Coast businesses connect with potential customers, establish their brand, and build a sales funnel with qualified leads. Our team makes creating a professional webinar fast and easy.  We combine a cutting edge live-video studio, webinar software, and production expertise into one service, under one roof.  Our team covers the technical details so you can focus on connecting with your customers.  Whether your audience is around the corner, or around the world, Breeze Webinar helps you build a global presence for marketing, sales, recruiting, and workforce training.



At Citrix, we focus on a single driving principle: making the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access. Anywhere. At any time. And on any device or network.
We believe that technology should be a great liberator. Freeing organizations to push the limits of productivity and innovation. Empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. And giving IT the peace of mind that critical systems will always be accessible and secure.
That’s why, at Citrix, our mission is to power a world where people, organizations, and things are securely connected and accessible. A place where all business is digital business. A world where our customers are empowered to make the extraordinary possible. We will accomplish this by building the world’s best integrated technology services for secure delivery of apps and data ⎯ anytime, anywhere.



Covenant Care offers comfort and care for patients at many key stages of their lives. A wide range of services, including hospice, palliative care, Alzheimer’s care and home care, with specialized programs for children and veterans, Covenant empowers patients and their loved ones with more care choices, allowing them to live each day to the fullest.
 Covenant Care’s commitment extends to caregivers and family members who work tirelessly to care for their loved one. Whether it’s counseling, support groups, home visits or simply a hand to hold during turbulent times, Covenant embraces the entire family with compassionate care.
 Our collaborative team of specialists includes physicians, spiritual care coordinators, nurses, social workers, bereavement specialists, personal care aides, volunteers and therapists.
 Covenant’s reach extends to 50 counties in Northwest Florida and South Alabama. Through numerous partnerships with hospitals, nursing facilities, assisted living communities and other organizations throughout the service area, Covenant offers care in a variety of settings when living at home is not possible.



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.



Our organization was specifically created to deliver on our mission: “Giving a chance to those who would not otherwise get one”

To help our students with internship and/or job placement, we base or curriculum decisions on direct input from employers.

We provide 100% of our students direct access to our internship/job networks.



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.



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.



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.



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. 




Apex Systems was founded in Richmond, Virginia in 1995 by Brian Callaghan, Win Sheridan and Jeff Veatch, three friends who met at Virginia Tech.

They were inspired to start Apex for three main reasons:

To treat job seekers better.
To provide a better staffing service for companies.
To build a company where the best recruiters, sales staff and infrastructure specialists would want to work.



VetCV provides Veterans and caregivers the ability to update, access, and share their vital information from anywhere at any time. It is the personal account for all the most important things for the next steps in life: career, education, medical support, reintegration, and employment. VetCV is a place to come home to. An App for Veterans to safely store their information that includes social media aspects, easy navigation to needed resources, matching to job opportunities, and much more.