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  • Gold level
  • Coriant

    Coriant, founded as an independent company in 2013, is a leading supplier of future-proof optical transport, packet-optical switching and aggregation, and software-defined service control and management solutions to Tier 1 service providers worldwide. With a distinguished heritage of engineering excellence and innovation, and over 30 years of packet-optical networking leadership and expertise, Coriant’s end-to-end solutions enable fixed line and mobile network operators to reduce operational complexity, increase service velocity, and improve resource utilization in multi-layer transport networks. Coriant ownership, Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, recently announced the formation of a single leadership and organizational structure for its Coriant and Tellabs portfolio companies. With a focus on customer value creation, this move represents the first step in a plan to merge the industry-leading networking suppliers under the Coriant brand.

    For more information, visit: www.coriant.com.

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  • Gold level
  • ECI Telecom

    ECI Telecom brings you innovative network solutions, unified network management systems and a comprehensive suite of professional services. We address the opportunities created by the staggering demand for the bandwidth that’s needed to deliver rich media content over wireline and wireless infrastructure, and by the exponential growth in the number of mobile subscribers worldwide.
    Founded in 1961 and headquartered in Israel, ECI has R&D centers in China, India and Israel, and offices in over 25 countries, delivering solution for data center interconnect, business and residential applications, and mobile backhaul, through technology an innovation.

    For more information, visit: www.ecitele.com.

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  • Silver level
  • Students
  • Cisco

    Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 65,225 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies.

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  • Silver level
  • Students
  • Internet Society

    The Internet Society is the world's trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development. More than simply advancing technology, we work to ensure the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for innovation, economic development, and social progress for people around the world. With more than 100 organisational members and over 50,000 individual members in over 80 Chapters in 72 countries, the Internet Society represents a worldwide network of corporations, nonprofit organisations, entrepreneurs, and individuals who are interested in working to identify and address the challenges and opportunities that exist online.

    For more information, visit: www.internetsociety.org.

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  • Conference bags
  • Ciena Corporation

    Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, provides advanced optical and Ethernet products and services to enable the creation of robust, automated and fully redundant networks for researchers worldwide. Our solutions feature programmability to enable provisioning of any service on any port, automated management, integrated support of OTN and integrated data switching functionality. Ciena collaborates with leading institutions to provide the research and education community optimized networks that minimize cost and complexity, with initiatives supporting the implementation of intelligent control plane technologies, interoperability and scalability from Ethernet to 100G and beyond.

    For more information, visit: www.ciena.com/researchandeducation.

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  • Silver level
  • Lanyards
  • Juniper Networks

    Juniper Networks is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers innovative businesses a high-performance network infrastructure to help them create a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network. The top 65 service providers, 96 of the Fortune 100, and large government agencies and institutions are among the many demanding businesses that rely on Juniper Networks to quickly meet their high-performance business requirements. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Juniper Networks is publicly traded on NYSE under the symbol JNPR.

    For more information, visit: www.juniper.net.

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  • Silver level
  • Lanyards
  • Agile Networks

    Agile Networks designs, builds and supports IT networks for many of Ireland’s leading public and private sector companies. With a unique operational model, best of breed portfolio, and technical expertise around complex networking, Agile Networks supports 50 of the best known companies in Ireland across more than 1,200 sites – over 1 million people use networks supported by Agile Networks. What makes us different is our ability to tailor networks to each customer’s environment – customers like HEAnet and some of the largest educational bodies across Ireland. Agile Networks has won multiple awards, ranging from local Enterprise Board to international vendor awards and, most recently, the Ruban d’Honneur as one of the top 100 businesses in the European Business Awards. Agile Networks is also a founding member of the OneServiceNetwork – an affiliation of Juniper Elite Partners supporting customers throughout Europe.

    For more information, visit: www.agilenetworks.ie.

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  • Silver level
  • GreenQloud

    GreenQloud is a cloud solutions company offering Truly Green™ cloud computing virtual servers and data storage (IaaS) powered by renewable energy. GreenQloud services, such as ComputeQloud™ and StorageQloud™ feature an easy-to-use, self-service web console and advanced AWS-compatible API controls for full automation of IT services. With GreenQloud’s newest service, QStack, a private cloud software stack that enables users to move seamlessly between private, hybrid or public cloud deployment models, the company now offers cloud solutions for the full market, accelerating the market adoption of cleaner cloud technology.

    For more information, visit: www.greenqloud.com.

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  • Silver level
  • Comodo

    Comodo is Creating Trust Online by providing software and services that enable e-commerce merchants, enterprises, organizations, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business via the Internet safely and securely. Comodo secures and authenticates the online transactions, communications and endpoints for over 200,000 business customers and millions of users of our desktop security software. Continual innovation, core competencies in PKI, authentication, and malware detection and prevention, plus our commitment to reversing the growth of Internet-crime distinguish Comodo as a vital player in the Internet's ongoing development.

    For more information, visit: www.comodo.com.

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  • Silver level
  • RIPE NCC

    Founded in 1992, the RIPE NCC is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet. The most prominent activity of the RIPE NCC is to act as a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) providing global Internet resources and related services to a current membership base of almost 8,000 members in over 75 countries.
    The RIPE NCC performs a range of critical functions including the allocation of Internet number resources, the storage and maintenance of this registration data and the provision of an open, publicly accessible database where this data can be accessed.
    The RIPE NCC also provides a range of technical and coordination services for the Internet community including the operation of K-root (one of the 13 root name servers).

    For more information, visit: www.ripe.net.

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  • Silver level
  • Vidyo Inc.

    Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence, enabling natural, multi-point videoconferences on room systems, desktop computers, laptops, Netbooks, and smart phones. Vidyo´s patented VidyoRouter architecture delivers the only available H.264/SVC solution that eliminates an MCU while providing the industry´s best error resilience (click here to see a video) and lowest latency videoconferencing solution over the Internet and wireless networks. Learn more at www.vidyo.com. Follow Vidyo on Twitter@VidyoConf.

    For more information, visit: www.vidyo.com.

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  • Silver level
  • Kaltura

    Kaltura provides the first and only open source online video platform (OVP) for education, combining a full video platform with pre-integrated campus video tools. Kaltura enables educational institutions to handle all of their rich-media needs, and it is currently in use by hundreds of universities, including leading educational institutions worldwide.
    Kaltura is redefining the education experience, powering all of the latest video-based trends, including Flipped Classrooms, MOOCs, SPOCs, and Social Learning. Kaltura's CampusTube™ social video portal, and deep integration with all Learning Management Systems – including, Blackboard, Moodle, Desire2Learn, Sakai, and the upcoming release of Kaltura's Canvas App - enable the most engaging and effective educational video experiences across the campus and beyond.
    Education customers include Copenhagen Business School, Durham University, Canterbury University, MIT, NYU, Yale, Harvard, Columbia Business School, UPenn, Rutgers, Hunter College, and many more. Kaltura is also a leading provider in the Enterprise and Media markets, with more than 150,000 sites using Kaltura worldwide.

    For more information, visit: www.kaltura.com.

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  • Bronze level
  • ADVA Optical Networking

    ADVA Optical Networking is a global provider of intelligent telecommunications infrastructure solutions. With software-automated Optical+Ethernet transmission technology, the Company builds the foundation for high-speed, next-generation networks. The Company's FSP product family adds scalability and intelligence to customers' networks while removing complexity and cost.

    For more information, visit: www.advaoptical.com.

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  • Bronze level
  • Badges
  • ELCIRA

    Europe Latin America Collaborative e-Infrastructure for Research Activities

    Project funded by the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission that works to provide an interoperability framework to deliver collaboration services to facilitate the work of European-Latin American research teams in joint research initiatives. The Project activities involve: the development of Latin American Identity Federations integrated with Europe's EduGAIN for a secured access to services in both continents; the implementation of eduroam by the Latin American National Research and Education Networks and their members; and providing a high-quality video-conference service and a collaborative environment offered as a cloud that includes webconferencing, large files transfer and wiki.

    For more information, visit: elcira.eu.

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  • Bronze level
  • XKL

    XKL was launched by Cisco Systems founder Len Bosack. The company has set itself an aggressive mission: to identify problems in emerging network infrastructure even before these obstacles become evident to the Internet community. With this forward-looking approach, XKL provides the solutions necessary for the future growth and development of the communications industry.

    For more information, visit: www.xkl.com.

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  • Bronze level
  • BOX

    Box provides a secure way to share content and improve collaboration on any device. Desktop, tablet or mobile. From huge corporations to family owned businesses, Box believes technology should never limit anything you do. Businesses of any size can be more productive, inventive and powerful on Box. Box is used in 225,000 businesses and is the go-to product of 25 million people.

    For more information, visit: www.box.com.

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    HEANET

    Ireland's National Education & Research Network

    HEAnet is Ireland’s National Education and Research Network, providing cutting edge Internet, associated ICT and e-Infrastructure services to Educational and Research organisations throughout Ireland.HEAnet’s e-Infrastructure services underpin academic research and education activity in Ireland with approximately 200,000 students & staff (third-level) and approximately 800,000 students & staff (first and second-level) relying on the HEAnet network each day for their learning and research needs.

    For more information, visit: www.heanet.ie.

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    European Commission

    The European Commission's FP7 is the short name for the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. This is the EU's main instrument for funding research in Europe and it will run from 2007-2013. FP7 is also designed to respond to Europe's employment needs, competitiveness and quality of life.

    For more information, visit: http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/.

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    GÉANT

    GÉANT is the pan-European research and education network that interconnects Europe’s National Research and Education Networks (NRENs). Together, we connect over 50 million users at 10,000 institutions across Europe. Operating at speeds of up to 500Gbps, and offering unrivalled geographical coverage, GÉANT remains the most advanced research network in the world.

    For more information, visit: www.geant.net.

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    University College Dublin

    University College Dublin is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities. At UCD undergraduate education, master's and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity. Today UCD is Ireland's largest and most diverse university with over 30,000 students, drawn from approximately 124 countries. It actively promotes university life as a journey of intellectual and personal discovery through its highly innovative and flexible UCD Horizons undergraduate curriculum and is the most popular destination for Irish school-leavers. UCD is Ireland’s leader in graduate education with approximately 7,000 graduate students, and almost 2,000 PhD students. Over 50% of UCD undergraduates progress to graduate studies.

    For more information, visit: www.ucd.ie.