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Our BLUG sponsors for 2011
Contact: Laurent Boes <email@example.com>
Messaging and collaboration solutions
As the Web has evolved, the IBM Lotus portfolio has been built out to include abroad set of collaboration offerings. Business-grade instant messaging and Web conferencing, Web team spaces, and enterprise portals are among the collaboration categories pioneered by Lotus. Now Lotus is at the forefront of the next wave of collaboration tools, as organizations seek the benefits of social networking and other “Web 2.0” modalities as ways to communicate and collaborate and gain competitive advantage.
Contact: Alexia Azzopardi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Integra for Notes is a solution platform which enables the integration of Lotus Notes Data to Microsoft Excel and Word. The solution is used either as a form of better reporting and data analysis of Notes data or so as to incorporate Office documents as a part of the business process. Integra for Notes allows the sending of reports as Attachments, utilising its in-built PDF writer, Notes Rich Text or Document Links and saving of data and/or attachments back into Lotus Notes.
| Web: www.gbs.com|
Contact: Andreas Richter, Director International Marketing <email@example.com>
GBS (GROUP Business Software) is the leading provider of IBM Lotus based solutions and services in the fields of Cloud Computing, Email Management and Archiving, Instant Messaging and CRM. Over 3,000 customers with more than 3 million users have already deployed GBS solutions.
Contact: Ken Janssen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Groupwave is specialized in ‘collaboration through communication’. The Lotus Portfolio is all about working together faster, better, stronger. Groupwave wants to take this one step further! We can integrate the provided Lotus solutions with VoIP thanks to our UC˛ knowledge. This is communication on another level! Mail, instant messaging, fax … are already widespread in the business. Telephony and VoIP are used on a daily basis. Integrating these two worlds is not the future, it is the present. Your communications will be more efficient and you will save time, which means money.
Groupwave is also known for all its custom made applications. Not only websites, intranets, but also timesheet applications and … we build what customers need!
Contact: Herman Clicq <email@example.com>
EASI is a software editor (EASI Business Solution: CRM and accounting), realises IT infrastructure projects and tailor-made development.
EASI is the number one in Belgium and Luxemburg for IBM Lotus Notes/Domino and one of the leading companies for IBM Power Systems (AS/400).
EASI is also the number one for accounting and purchase management solutions for the mid-size enterprise.
EASI is active in Belgium, Luxembourg and France and counts 4 sites (Nivelles, Mechelen, Luxembourg, Paris). The company realises a turnover of 20 millions EUR, counts more than 100 employees and more than 700 customers.
Contact: Arne Bergmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Panagenda’s client management, server monitoring and group & ACL management products save you time and money by managing your Lotus environment with the right tool at the right time. Tried and proven solutions significantly lower your TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) of your IT investment and significantly shortening your project time and cost. Over 3’500’000 licensed modules in over 70 countries can’t be wrong.
Panagenda – Technology the way it should be!
For more information, go to our website.
Contact: Kris Van Der Stappen <email@example.com>
GFI – the e-process company – offers a range of innovative solutions that improve the execution of your business processes using Information Technology. Our mission was created from our conviction that companies and organizations need to improve the integration of people, data and applications in the context of business processes to deliver better performance and better quality to their customers.
We deliver turn-key development projects, use and integrate off-the-shelf products and offer expertise on a wide range of technological and functional domains & products - all aiming to improve your business.
GFI Belgium is part of the European IT services group GFI with over 10.000 employees, and is present in the Benelux through 4 offices: Leuven, Wavre, Gent, and Luxemburg.
As an IBM Premier Business Partner, GFI has been a prime reference in the Lotus world for over 15 years. Today, the famous “GFI Lotus Competence Centre” has more than 45 consultants and more than 160 Lotus certifications, making it the largest concentration of experience in Belgium.
Our consultants are capable of executing a large variety of projects, and are supported internally and externally by the latest state-of-the art collaboration tools. GFI continuously invests in training and education to keep our people up-to-date. Next to the functional domains of Notes, Domino, Quickr, Sametime, and Connections, our certifications cover all technical domains such as installation, migration, administration, development, auditing, support, and hosting.
GFI combines Lotus products to build complete collaboration solutions consisting of traditional groupware, mobile groupware, email management, team places, social networks, etc… Strong strategic partnerships with renowned global Lotus software houses assure the completeness of our solutions. Some of these partners/products are IOnet Workflow, iExtentions CRM, Trilog ProjExec, GFI QuickrMate, GFI WebDotNsf, etc…
In Belgium, GFI has more than 100 Lotus customers who all together represent more than 100.000 seats!
Contact: Roland Driesen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Silverside is a pragmatic implementation partner, which translates complex collaboration challenges into userfriendly and innovative solutions for Social Intranet, Document Management and Collaboration. Silverside realizes these solutions on standardized Lotus, Docova, Lanteria and or Dolphin software on the IBM or Microsoft platform.
The consultants of Silverside build bridges between business and IT and work focussed on improving efficiency, productivity and ROI with customers. We strive for an optimal mix of collaboration of people, business goals and technological best of breed platforms.
Our vision is to make people more productive in their daily work by providing people smarter collaboration tools. We are aiming for long term relationships with their employees, suppliers and customers. We want to realise our business goals by keeping transparancy, entrepreunership and involvement in top of mind.
Contact: Roland Driesen <email@example.com>
Collaborative Content & Document Management
On-Premise and in the Cloud
Manage. Automate. Control.
Better manage your every day business content for improved efficiency and effectiveness - inside or outside your processes. Create content or workflow-centric applications.
Docova's flexibility is clear: Ideal for any and all areas involving the handling, sharing or using business documents, records, content or other electronic files within your team or across the organization.
Contact: Wouter Aukema <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Armed with factual evidence collected from your own environment, Trust Factory’s DNA® Analysis service enables IBM Lotus Notes & Domino customers to:
- make well-informed strategic decisions based on factual evidence
- improve efficiency and performance in the application and infrastructure landscape
- calculate server consolidation requirements for network bandwidth, server and storage capacity in each office location
- quantify migration costs and risks involved with migration applications away from their existing platform
Contact: Marie-Delphine Colin <email@example.com>
BASF IT Services, a BASF Group company, is among the leading IT service providers for the process industry in Europe. The company employs some 2,300 employees and recorded an annual turnover of €412 million in 2008. With its many years of experience and proven expertise, the company offers innovative and competitive solutions in the areas Business Solutions and Managed Services. Today, BASF IT Services operates one of the world’s largest networks and approx. 3,800 servers for some 60,000 users in more than 280 locations. The company's objective is to create value for its customers as an innovative IT service provider. BASF IT Services is certified under the international quality management standard ISO 9001:2000 and the international standard for information security ISO 27001:2005.
As a major, long standing IT Service provider within BASF Group, BASF IT Services manages one of the largest Lotus Notes installations in Europe, with over 60 000 Users. Our experts support over 100,000 mailboxes for our customers-providing operational and functional stability around the clock. Our business is based on the Service Level agreements (SLA) and Key Performance indicators (KPI) that we define with our customer. We provide you with comprehensive reporting, ensuring our service quality remains transparent and measurable.
Contact: Ronny Cochet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Brain˛ delivers high level consulting and quality services to make your business work.
Brain˛ is an ICT company, having two activity focuses: ICT professional services and EDI.
Brain˛ professional services is organized around three competence centers, Managed Services, Professional Services and Business Integration. To assure high standards we work in collaboration with the largest vendors. We follow our own project methodology and are capable of programming in Java, .Net and Notes environments.
Contact: Marten Vosmer <email@example.com>
Lialis is a Dutch Lotus Solution Provider. We are specialized in high quality Lotus Domino Solutions / Lotus Notes Solutions with a high 'what you see is what you get' level, supplied with outstanding personal support, for fair prices and without nonsense. Our key services:
- Lotus Domino Archive Solution
- Convert Notes databases to SQL
- Folder Restore Tool Lotus Notes mail
- Notes & Web Lotus Domino Full Text Search Engine
- Lotus Domino Change Manager
- Website content management
- Quickr portal solutions
- Lotus Domino Workflow
Contact: Bert Ceuppens <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Since 2000, PIXELIXIR has been helping companies in Belgium, Luxembourg and France reach their main business goals. We have developed a strong partnership with IBM and are today recognized as IBM Premier Business Partner.
We combine our expertise with a deep understanding of Lotus and JAVA technologies to provide our customers with solutions to enhance business processes & collaboration, mobility, security, e-business, e-commerce and many more.
Contact: Meryll Moreau <email@example.com>
GSX Solutions is a global technology leader in monitoring software for unified communications servers for IBM Lotus Notes®, Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry ® Enterprise Server. Monitoring more than 5 million email boxes for over 500 enterprise customers, GSX enables global enterprises to achieve unparalleled value through rapid installation, on-demand reporting and predictive analytics. GSX products are used by over 600 companies worldwide of which are 30% of Fortune 100.
Contact: Joris Derden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Avnet Technology Solutions worldwide is a value-added distributor of enterprise-computing products, software and services with locations in more than 34 countries. As a global technology sales and marketing organisation, Avnet Technology Solutions has sales divisions focused on specific market segments and a strategy enabling an exceptional level of attention to the needs of its customers and suppliers.
As a leading distributor of computing technologies and services, Avnet Technology Solutions connects its partners to more customers and more solutions. Our comprehensive suite of services and established partnerships with leading technology providers, ensures that you have the right combination of resources to capture new revenue generating opportunities.
Our customers include:
Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) representing US$ 8.19 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2010.
- Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
- Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)
- Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
- System Builders
- System Integrators
Contact: Howard Greenberg <email@example.com>
The Learning Continuum Company, Ltd.
TLCC is the leader in Notes and Domino Training. Learn Notes and Domino at your own pace and in your own home and/or office with TLCC's Notes based courses for developers, administrators, and users. Try a free course!
TLCC is giving away 2 free training certificates at the event (one during Paul Calhoun's session, and one during the closing raffle)!
Check out the special offer for BLUG attendees: a 20% discount ! (details will appear in the Event Guide).
Contact: Peter Woodford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
More Speed and Power for Notes Developers: No more needless coding! The EZ Developer Suite's powerful diagnostic, modification and automation features let you develop, maintain and upgrade Notes applications faster than ever before. Control, Efficiency and Ironclad Security for Domino Admins: The EZ Administrator Suite gives you unparalleled tools for preventive maintenance, security reinforcement, easier server management, powerful troubleshooting and much more.
Ytria is giving away a dev or admin suite of products to a lucky winner !
| Web: www.teamstudio.com|
Michaela Murray <Michaela_Murray@Teamstudio.com>
We help our customers get the most from Notes throughout the entire application development life cycle, by reducing the time and cost of developing applications, gaining control over managed applications in production, and extending the ROI of Lotus Notes.
Over the last year we have grown our offerings with the introduction of Teamstudio Unplugged and our partnership with Ytria, enabling us to provide you with the most comprehensive collection for Notes/Domino professionals on the market.
Check out www.teamstudio.com and www.freeyourapps.com for more information.
Teamstudio is giving away one of these products: Analyzer, Validator, Delta, Undo, Configurator, Design Manager, Profiler
Contact: Thomas Waebens <email@example.com>
Fern is a distributor of high-level e-learning, documentation and online help tools. We also develop e-learning standard content for Lotus Notes Basic, Lotus Notes Eclipse, Lotus iNotes, MS Office, SAP and BlackBerry. By using our e-learning courses, you will gain many benefits: the help desk will be able to work much faster, you can transfer knowledge with ease, the users will become more productive and workflows can be explained in detail.
We offer a special promotion to the visitors of the BLUG event. We give a discount of 15% on our Lotus Notes Basic, Lotus Notes Eclipse and Lotus iNotes e-learning courses. This promotion will expire on April 30th.
(see the Event Guide for more information)