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Hot Tech Firms at the 2012 DoDIIS Conference

The Exhibitor List for the 2012 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference is up at http://www.ncsi.com/dodiis12/exhibitor_list.html

Many of the firms there are technology firms, which is why this is one of the great events of the year. The text below is based on the current exhibitor list.  This event is getting HUGE which makes it very hard to spend more than about a second with all the vendors. Everyone seeks ways to focus on the vendors that are most relevant and have the most disruptive technologies. I am frequently asked for suggestions on which firms to visit and am working on my personal list of recommendations.  But we are also preparing a survey so we can solicit your views and will be rolling that out in a day or so. The survey will ask you to nominate what you believe to be the most significant technologies, the ones that people absolutely “must see” at the event. We will ask you to name them and to name why they are so important to get a look at.  Then we will boil down the results and post them here.

In preparation for the survey please glance over the list below. It will give you a feel for why we need a way of selecting the best firms to visit.  There are a huge number of firms here, and just seeing a name gives no indication why you should drop in on them.

Here is the list:

  • 2d3 Sensing
  • AccessData
  • Acronis, Inc.
  • Active Navigation
  • Activu
  • Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Advanced Programs, Inc.
  • AirWatch
  • Akamai
  • Allied Telesis
  • Anixter, Inc.
  • Apple
  • Application Security, Inc.
  • ASG Federal, Inc.
  • Aspera
  • AtHoc, Inc.
  • Avocent
  • Axway
  • Basis Technology
  • Battelle
  • Belkin
  • Berico Technologies
  • Biometrics Identity Management Agency
  • Bivio Networks
  • Bloomberg Professional
  • Blue Coat Systems
  • Blue River Information Technology
  • BlueCat Networks
  • BlueSpace Software
  • BrightPlanet Corporation
  • Brocade
  • BTRG, Inc.
  • CA Technologies at FedResults
  • Carahsoft Citizen Engagement
  • Carahsoft Intelligence Solutions
  • Carahsoft Open Source Solutions
  • Carahsoft Storage and Security Solutions
  • CGI
  • CIS Secure Computing, Inc.
  • Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • Cloudera
  • CollabNet, Inc.
  • CommVault
  • ConcealFab Corporation
  • Control Room Group, a Division of AVI-SPL
  • Copper River Information Technology
  • Coraid, Inc.
  • CRU-WiebeTech
  • Cubic Cyber Solutions, Inc.
  • Cyviz
  • Data Direct Networks
  • Datameer
  • Data Security, Inc.
  • Dell
  • Eaton Corporation
  • eIQNetworks
  • EMC at Carahsoft
  • EMC Greenplum
  • EMC Isilon
  • Emerson Network Power
  • Endgame Systems, Inc.
  • Epoch Concepts LLC
  • Esri
  • Exelis Visual Information Solutions
  • Extron Electronics
  • F5 Networks
  • FCN Technology Solutions, Inc.
  • Fire Eye
  • Fixmo
  • FGM, Inc.
  • Fiberplex Technologies, LLC
  • FireMon
  • F5 Networks, Inc.
  • Ford Audio-Video
  • Fortinet Federal
  • Fusion-io
  • Future Point Systems, Inc.
  • GammaTech Computer Corporation
  • Garner Products, Inc.
  • GATR Technologies, Inc.
  • GBH Communications
  • General Atomics, Nirvana Division
  • Gigamon
  • Global Technology Resources, Inc.
  • GTSI
  • Guidance Software
  • Haivision Network Video
  • HandySoft Global, Inc.
  • HBGary, Inc.
  • Hitachi Data Systems
  • HP Enterprise Security
  • HP Software at Carahsoft Technology Corporation
  • i2, an IBM Company
  • iDirect Government Technologies
  • Infoblox
  • Invertex
  • Informatica
  • Integrity Global Security
  • Iron Bow Technologies
  • JackBe
  • Janya
  • Jaspersoft Corporation
  • Juniper Networks
  • Jupiter Systems
  • K2
  • Kapow Software
  • Kelyn Technologies
  • KGS
  • KLAS Telecom, Inc.
  • L-3
  • Lancope
  • Layer 7 Technologies
  • Leica Geosystems, Inc.
  • LexisNexis OSINT
  • Liebert
  • Lockmasters, Inc.
  • LogRhythm
  • LTI DataComm
  • Lucid Imagination, Inc.
  • Lunarline
  • Lynux Works, Inc.
  • MadCap Software, Inc.
  • MarkLogic
  • McAfee
  • Microsoft
  • Media Excel, Inc.
  • Merlin International, Inc.
  • MicroStrategy, Inc.
  • Military Information Technology
  • Namtek Corp
  • Napatech, Inc.
  • National DEFENSE Magazine
  • NetScout Systems, Inc.
  • NetIQ
  • Nimble Storage
  • NuWave Solutions
  • NJVC
  • Objective Interface Systems, Inc.
  • Objectivity, Inc.
  • Obsidian Strategics, Ltd.
  • Occam Solutions
  • Océ North America
  • Oceus Networks
  • Octo Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Oculus Federal Corp.
  • ONI Hopper/JDISS Program Office
  • OPSWAT, Inc.
  • Oracle America, Inc.
  • Orbis Technologies, Inc.
  • ORION Program
  • Owl Computing Technologies, Inc.
  • Palantir Technologies
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Panasas
  • Pante Technology Corporation
  • Phoenix TS
  • Projility, Inc.
  • PTFS
  • Qbase-MetaCarta
  • Quark Software, Inc.
  • Quest Software
  • Raritan
  • Raytheon BBN Technologies
  • Recommind
  • Red Hat, Inc
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Rose Electronics
  • RSA Security
  • SafeNet, Inc.
  • SAS
  • SDL Language Technologies (Language Weaver)
  • Secure Ninja
  • Security Engineered Machinery
  • Serena Software
  • SES Government Solutions
  • SitScape, Inc.
  • SmartCloud IT
  • Sourcefire, Inc.
  • Spectra Logic
  • Splunk, Inc.
  • SPYRUS, Inc.
  • StorageHawk
  • Syncsort
  • Symantec
  • Tableau Software
  • TechGuard Security
  • Technical Innovation
  • Technical and Management Resources, Inc.
  • Technically Speaking
  • Telos
  • TerraGo Technologies
  • Texas Memory Systems
  • Thales e-Security, Inc.
  • The Boeing Company
  • Thermopylae Sciences and Technology
  • Thinklogical, LLC
  • ThunderCat Technology, LLC
  • TIBCO Software, Inc.
  • Tom Sawyer Software
  • Transition Networks
  • TransLattice, Inc.
  • Tresys Technology
  • Trident Solutions, Inc.
  • Tripwire, Inc.
  • Trusted Systems, Inc.
  • Trustwave
  • TVAR Solutions
  • Unified Cross Domain Management Office
  • Unisys
  • VCE-The Virtual Computing Environment Company
  • Verdasys Inc.
  • Verizon
  • Vidyo
  • Viewfinity
  • Violin Memory
  • Virtual Instruments
  • Vision Solutions Double-Take
  • Vivisimo
  • VMware
  • Vormetric
  • Virident Systems
  • Xsigo
  • Zolon Tech, Inc.

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