Conference Information
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of MWLUG 2014, please contact us atinfo@mwlug.com.
Platinum Sponsor

IBM supports its clients, partners and its own operations in the evolution to becoming Social Businesses by putting people back in the center. Powered with IBM cloud-based and on-premises software, services capabilities, and extensive expertise, this evolution provides significant opportunities for organizations to collaborate, engage, contribute, create, and unlock new opportunities for business growth.

IBM is also helping clients drive business growth by delivering exceptional digital experiences whenever and wherever customers and employees choose to receive it --- thereby, improving customer propensity to buy with compelling and targeted rich media content and offers, and empowering LOB professionals with rich media and social capabilities to engage with and respond to customers changing expectations. For more information visit:

Gold Sponsor

BCC's solutions make managing your IBM Notes and Domino environment easier by automating tasks with maximum security and reducing TCO in the process.

  • AdminTool - Automate routine admin tasks, save valuable admin time
  • DominProtect - Secure Domino servers & facilitate automatic restart, prevent changes & audit for compliance
  • MailProtect - Protect emails with instant PDF Encryption, maintain email signatures & branding, manage Out of Office & Delegation
  • ClientGenie - Manage Notes clients centrally

Also meet our implementation partner in the US, Maarga Systems, a trusted service partner for IBM Notes and beyond. Maarga help their customers to overcome technical challenges to get the best out of their IBM Collaboration (ICS) Infrastructure.


User Identity Management – Get It Right, First Time, Every Time!

HADSL FirM takes the drudgery out of user identity provisioning and management by automating your business processes and letting you delegate the right tasks to the right people. By automating your processes, new starters, leavers and movers will all be configured correctly, first time, every time. With audit trails and requester / approver workflows you know who did what and with support for SPML and other automated feeds you might not need to load the Admin Client ever again! Automatically manage mobile devices as well as Active Directory users too!

Come and see us in the Sponsor Showcase and let us help you take control.


Headquartered in Vienna, Austria, panagenda is an innovative software solution provider for IBM Collaboration Solutions (ICS) infrastructures. With locations in Heppenheim, Germany and Boston, USA and a team of highly experienced developers, administrators, consultants and solution architects, panagenda understands the complexity of any IT infrastructure. Together with it’s broad network of Partners all over the World, panagenda provides operational and strategic guidance and solutions, granting clarity and value across any collaboration landscape. Also part of the panagenda group are Dutch company Trust Factory located in Den Haag, as well as panagenda Consulting, which are wholly owned subsidiaries.


With offices in downtown Chicago, Schaumburg, IL and Overland Park, KS, PSC Group is a professional services and information technology consulting firm that understands technology is fundamental in the development of business solutions.

It all starts with listening, and that's one of the things we do best. We then utilize our team of talented, experienced professionals with proven and emergent technology to design, deliver, and service solutions that meet specific and unique business needs. We turn IT into an effective, strategic resource that improves efficiencies and work streams, delivers a measurable return on investment, and helps companies grow.

PSC is the go-to IBM Collaboration and social software expert for the Midwest and beyond. We are an award-winning IBM business partner and IBM Collaboration Solutions (ICS) software advocate who has contributed to the leading edge of IBM technology for years.


Riva is the leader in CRM and email integration. Riva syncs a dozen of the world's best CRM systems – Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Oracle Sales Cloud, SugarCRM, NetSuite, and others – directly to IBM Notes, Domino, and SmartCloud. Seamlessly sync contacts, calendars, tasks, email, opportunities, cases, custom fields, and custom objects to IBM Notes, IBM iNotes, IBM Notes for Mac, IBM Notes for Citrix and Terminal Services, and all IBM Notes Traveler devices (iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone smartphones and tablets). With Riva, there are no client-side plug-ins to install or manage and no changes are required to your mail template.


Sherpa Software, a leading provider of policy-driven information governance solutions, has helped more than 3,500 companies worldwide. Sherpa's award-winning software, services and support address information management, regulatory compliance, electronic discovery, PST management, email archiving and more. Sherpa Altitude IG, Sherpa Software's signature information governance platform, connects to more data sources than traditional platforms, leaves your data in-place and offers robust analytics and metrics, while addressing core business issues.


SugarCRM enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative and affordable CRM solution in the market. Recognized by leading market analysts as a "visionary" company, Sugar is deployed by over 1.5 M individuals in 120 countries and 26 languages.

SugarCRM and IBM together have a global strategic alliance that provides customers with an exceptional fit of technologies, services and vision. Through tight integrations to IBM Notes, Connections and SmartCloud for Social Business, SugarCRM is the only major CRM solution that has earned the IBM “Ready for Social Business” validation. Many customers, including IBM itself, use Sugar and IBM Social Business solutions to increase revenue, increase efficiency and increase customer satisfaction.


We are committed to providing software tools that facilitate the job of IBM Notes and Domino administrators and developers to create and support a productive and collaborative environment. 

Improve how you manage everything from servers to documents, ACLs, agents, application design elements, etc.  Our suite of powerful tools offers you global views, mass modification, analytics and reporting functions, and numerous other built-in features to give you complete control over all the elements of your domain.

Whether you are an individual consultant or a team member in a global organization, contact us today to learn how you can accomplish your tasks faster and better. Founded in 1999, Ytria is an IBM Advanced Business Partner and has a client base in over 70 countries worldwide. 

Silver Sponsor

Crossware Mail Signature is "Email Branding and Compliance Made Easy", giving you the ability to manage enterprise-wide email signatures - ensuring consistency and compliance. It is a server-based application for Lotus Notes that automatically adds compliant, personalized and attractive email signatures to emails compatible with Notes, iNotes, Traveler, and Blackberry.


Instant Technologies specializes in developing innovative, enterprise-class compliance and productivity solutions for Microsoft Lync and IBM Sametime, including IM archiving and compliance, IM click to chat solutions, and IM administration tools.  Our solutions enable organizations to meet regulatory requirements, provide live chat across websites, improve customer service, and increase employee productivity.

Instant applications for IBM Sametime include IMtegrity, a chat archiving, search and eDiscovery tool and Chime (formerly Queue Manager), an enterprise level click to chat application that leverages the power of live, integrated chat to improve your internal service desk operations. Instant Technologies is a Microsoft Silver ISV Partner and IBM Advanced Business Partner based in Portsmouth, NH.​


At Phora Group, we focus on delivering business solutions to empower your business for growth. Our iPhora series of business solutions include:

  • iPhora BPM
  • iPhora Foundation
  • iPhora Touch

Come to booth #8 at MWLUG 2014, to learn more about our latest version of iPhora Touch, a purpose-driven social collaboration platform for organizations to share business data and processes in a highly secured and scalable environment. With iPhora Touch social collaboration becomes an integral part of your business processes through its built-in BPM technology and extensive API. iPhora Touch is available as a SaaS, on-premises, or hybrid environment.

To learn more about iPhora Touch and other iPhora products go to:


Prominic.NET helps small and mid-sized companies navigate their cloud transformation, quickly and safely. Our innovative StartCloud(tm) platform delivers cloud-based desktops, servers, data backup, content management and collaboration tools. Our optional on-site appliance solves the "where's my data?" problem and offers real-time data synchronization between your site and the cloud.


Asymmetric modernization services for Notes applications.


RPR Wyatt is your premier provider for IBM Domino and Microsoft Solutions. We are renowned for our intuitive administrative tools that help IT management monitor, manage, and deliver high performance environments. We complement our administrative tools with administrative expertise by offering administrative management (remotely or on-site) of your Collaboration/Messaging environment. RPR Wyatt's flagship solution is VitalSigns, a comprehensive monitoring tool designed to help IT administrators deliver high performance collaborative environments. VitalSigns offers:

  • Monitoring of IBM Domino and Microsoft solutions
  • 100% browser based, intuitive interface
  • Flexible and sophisticated alerting
  • Detailed reports that facilitate insight sharing and decision making
  • VitalSigns features a comprehensive yet elegant, manager-friendly Dashboard which is continually updated with the collaborative environment's latest statistics that can be shared safely with everyone in the organization. You can find more information about VitalSigns at www.rprwyatt.com/products/vitalsigns


    Mobilize, modernize, and manage your business applications with software and solutions from Teamstudio. Our Unplugged mobilization platform provides uninterrupted offline access to mobile applications, while our NotesTools products provide IBM Notes and Domino developers and admins the tools necessary to do their work faster, better and easier.


    We4IT is an international provider of software solutions and information technology, committed to delivering the highest quality products and services to our clients since 2001. We have a comprehensive set of offerings ranging from infrastructure installation, management and support to groupware and e-business solutions aimed at organising information for you in the most practical and efficient way. As IBM Premier Business Partner, we excel in the delivery of the entire IBM Collaboration Solutions software product portfolio. We also offer Aveedo, a solution for creating new applications in, or converting existing applications to Xpages in a radically reduced time-frame.

    Event Sponsor

    NotesCode provides the Notes and Domino community with webinars (about Domino and vendor solutions), interesting surveys for the community, and promotions for the Domino community (ie "Win a Trip to MWLUG 2014" and "Win a Trip to Connections 2015").

    NotesCode also offers a XPages services thru Maarga Systems, a mobility solution from Mobilite, a PDF/Notes integration tool from Anderson Techs, iPhora Touch secure social communities from Phora Group and Dcom -the Notes database "decommission-to-web" tool from Rivit.

    Mobilite and NotesCode are providing the the MWLUG mobile agenda app. Download "Mobilite (Salient Solutions)" from the AppStore or GooglePlay


    O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

    Publisher of the iconic "animal books" for software developers, creator of the first commercial website (GNN), organizer of the summit meeting that gave the open source software movement its name, and prime instigator of the DIY revolution through Make magazine, O'Reilly continues to concoct new ways to connect people with the information they need. O'Reilly conferences and summits bring alpha geeks and forward-thinking business leaders together to shape the revolutionary ideas that spark new industries. Long the information source of choice for technologists, the company now also delivers the knowledge of expert early adopters to everyday computer users. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation.

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