Sponsors

Atos

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The world is moving fast – too fast to rely solely on traditional routes to IT. That’s why Atos offers an agile digital platform for the Defence community to deliver its vision.

We bring world-class digital transformation and integration capabilities. We constantly innovate, with a relentless focus on delivering experiences that transform outcomes for users and budget-holders alike. We’ll help you harness what’s possible – and deliver measurable benefits from the frontline to the bottom line.

BAE Systems

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BAE Systems is a defence company with a 40 year history of driving innovation. We enable the largest nations and global businesses to defend themselves against advanced threats.
Our mission is to connect, protect, enhance and transform our customers’ vital interests.

CONNECT – Linking complex global networks of forces, allies, agencies & industry.
PROTECT – Securely managing business & mission critical infrastructure & information. ENHANCE – Supporting improved decision making in the connected world.
TRANSFORM – Delivering innovative information services across industry, governments & defence . 

Cisco

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Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in IT that helps organisations seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Digitisation offers countries, enterprises and the military unprecedented access to new operating models, operational efficiencies and robust security.  Cisco is building the platform for Digitization, simplifying IT operations through open, agile & secure technology architectures and delivering automation, analytics & cloud management. 

We are proud to sponsor the Technology Innovation Hub at CIO Symposium 2016.

Leidos

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Through our culture of innovation and history of performance, we develop deep customer trust built on integrity and create enduring solutions that improve our world. Our experts look beyond the limitations of today to deliver innovative capabilities that will matter for your organisation tomorrow.

Supporting your most critical of decisions across all domains, making sense of the complexity across your environments to enable timely and informed decisions making. Leidos is providing solutions for defence’s most complex problems.

BT

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Our aim at BT is to enable information superiority – on the home base, on the move, or when deployed. With our adapted COTS portfolio of Smart Bases, Global Connectivity, Mobility, and Secure Services & Cyber; and our integration expertise, we can bring together the best of breed suppliers and deliver an end-to-end solution that connects your existing legacy systems with new to create a secure and easy-to-use service. Visit our Smart HQ demonstration.

McKinsey

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McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm, deeply committed to helping institutions in the private, public and social sectors achieve lasting success. For over eight decades, our primary objective has been to serve as our clients' most trusted external advisor. With consultants in more than 100 offices in 60 countries, across industries and functions, we bring unparalleled expertise to clients anywhere in the world. We work closely with teams at all levels of an organization to shape winning strategies, mobilize for change, build capabilities and drive successful execution.

Microsoft

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Over the last three decades, Microsoft has consistently transformed the way people live, work, play and connect through great technology. We are inspired every day by the genuine belief that we can change the world for the better. Attend our theme sessions to find out how we are driving advances in cloud computing, developing new ways for people to interact with technology at home, at work and on the move, while transforming education and public services and supporting the UK economy.

AWS, FireEye & Splunk

AWS 
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and nonprofit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments.  

FireEye 
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FireEye protects the most valuable assets in the world from those who have them in their sights. Our combination of technology, intelligence, and expertise — reinforced with the most aggressive incident response team — helps eliminate the impact of security breaches. We find and stop attackers at every stage of an incursion. FireEye helps organizations detect attacks as they happen, offers insights on the risk these attacks pose to today’s most valued assets, and provides the resources needed to quickly respond and resolve security incidents. 
 
Splunk
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Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software searches, monitors, analyses and visualizes machine-generated big data from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 11,000 organisations use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, improve service performance and reduce costs.

Raytheon

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Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Fujitsu

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Fujitsu’s ambition is to make it easier for UK MOD to achieve its strategy and vision. MOD’s Global Connectivity partnership with Fujitsu forms a platform for this future and delivering at pace. Our information solutions enable command, control and decision making across battlespace and business. With over 50 years’ experience working with the MOD, Fujitsu understands the military, its challenges today and how to maximise the gain from its ICT assets.
 

General Dynamics

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General Dynamics Mission Systems is a leading integrator of C4ISR systems for land, sea, air, space and cyber defence. We have an established global presence in secure communications systems, command and control systems, imagery sensors and cyber products. We undertake continual innovation to deliver solutions and services to our customers which support their evolving mobility and information needs.
 

KPMG

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KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, employs 12,000 people from 22 offices across the UK. As one of the UK’s largest providers of tax, audit and advisory services, KPMG helps Defence professionals better understand the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, providing innovative approaches and deep expertise to deliver real results. 

KPMG is currently helping to upskill MoD personnel to become ‘intelligent customers’ through the Acquisition Support Partner framework using a whole system approach.

Northrop Grumman

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Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. 

We are an industry leader in all aspects of computer network operations and cyber security, and play a key role in supporting the UK’s Armed Forces, and security and resilience requirements. We are committed to delivering advanced technology solutions, superior capabilities, and creating value in the defence, security and cyber sectors.

Boeing

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Boeing Information Services takes an engineering-led, agnostic approach to meeting the requirement of every customer by delivering differentiated, innovative and business outcome-aligned services.

Boeing doubled its UK workforce in the five years since 2011 and more than doubled its spending with the UK supply chain over the same period. In 2015 Boeing spent £1.8 billion with more than 250 UK suppliers, many of which were small and medium sized enterprises. This growth continues in 2016 and beyond.

Airbus

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Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group, is Europe's number one defence and space enterprise and the second largest space business worldwide. Its activities include space, military aircraft and related systems and services. It employs more than 38,000 people and in 2015 generated revenues of over 13 billion Euros. We are world leaders in providing global fixed and mobile communication services to governments, militaries and security forces. Indeed, as the world's number one private-sector military communications provider, we deliver the flexibility, resiliency and security required by demanding governments and militaries.

CSC

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As the provider of Military HR services to the MOD, supporting over 900,000 serving and retired members of the UK Armed Forces, CSC is a world leading independent ICT services company. Supporting Governments and associated agencies, CSC specialises in delivering integrated “End-to-End” information capabilities and services at all classifications levels. CSC excels in delivering secure Government Enterprise and Next Generation services and prides itself on developing long term partnerships with customers, users and suppliers alike.

PA Consulting

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We make the difference
PA is a consulting, technology and innovation firm. We define success as achieving exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities and individuals worldwide. We are experts in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, healthcare, life sciences, and transport, travel and logistics. Our clients choose us because we don’t just believe in making a difference. We believe in making the difference.

Mark Logic

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For over a decade, organizations around the world have come to rely on MarkLogic to power their innovative information applications. As the world’s experts at integrating data from silos, MarkLogic’s operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database platform empowers our customers to build next generation applications on a unified, 360-degree view of their data. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, MarkLogic has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia.

IBM

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IBM provides defence organisations with the ability to unlock new capabilities and to
enhance operations by increasing efficiency, developing deep data driven insights and
applying innovative solutions. Built upon deep field experience, research, and extensive
relationships with defence integrators, IBM has deep expertise in helping defence
organisations plan, manage, and agilely execute operations. IBM also helps defence
organisations take advantage of new capabilities, such as analytics and cognitive computing, mobile platforms, and cloud computing, further enabling our clients to become more efficient
and transparent.
 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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HPE is one of the world largest IT companies and a long standing supplier of ICT services to the MOD and HMG. Our skilled staff provide very large scale, secure, modern IT systems and run processes that enable the MOD and Armed Forces to operate efficiently, wherever they are operating in the world. We are constantly introducing new ways of working so that the MOD can take advantage of the rapid advances in technology as the world moves to a New Style of IT, which is cheaper, faster, more agile and more intuitive for all of us. HPE does this professionally and securely and is proud to be a long term partner of the MOD and UK Government.

Improbable

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Improbable is a London-based technology company dedicated to solving the world's hardest problems. It has developed SpatialOS, a simulation platform for virtual worlds that can power massively multiplayer online games, immersive VR experiences, and models of complex, real-world systems. SpatialOS also provides the ultimate tool to visualise, simulate and interact with the most complex problems - particularly those focused on infrastructure, and massive-scale physical networks.

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