Vendor Partners 2013

Platinum Vendors


Avasant is a next-generation management consulting, research and globalization advisory firm servicing global clients across the public, private and non-profit sectors. Avasant’s experienced team of consultants, analysts and technologists’ average more than 15 years of industry-honed experience and have conducted over 1,000 sourcing, IT strategy and globalization engagements in over 40 countries worldwide.
Avasant is recognized as a leading strategic sourcing, technology optimization and globalization-consulting firm. The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has consistently ranked Avasant among the “World Best Outsourcing Advisors”. Vault Consulting recognized Avasant among “Top IT Consulting” and “Best to Work For” consulting firms for 2013. The Black Book of Outsourcing as the ‘Number 1 BPO Advisor’ and a ‘Top 10 Full Service Advisor’ has also ranked Avasant.

For more information, please visit www.avasant.com or email Mr. Kevin S. Parikh.


Assess, Train and Transform
Platinum Edge is an agile-focused team of MBAs, behavioral science experts and certified project leaders that assists companies wanting to strategically improve project ROI, and have been doing so for over 10 years. We offer multidimensional (strategic, financial, behavioral, operational) expertise in a single area — Agile-based project management. It is all that we do and we do it everywhere.

For more information, please visit platinumedge.com or email Brian Dreyer.


Gold Vendors


For more than thirty years SMCI has been an IT staffing solutions leader in the regional markets we serve. Our staffing services include consulting, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire opportunities for a broad range of information technology disciplines and platforms. SMCI’s core business values, which include integrity, professionalism, and collaboration, are at the heart of everything we do. Our company prospers as a result of our emphasis on long-term results rather than short-term gains.

We welcome you to review our website at www.smci.com and contact us directly or email Tammy Hawkins for more information on our staffing services, and our history of successfully finding top notch IT Talent for our clients.



Project Insight, project and portfolio management software, is powerful for project managers, and easy for team members to learn and adopt. Because Project Insight is 100% web-based, your project team can access, edit and update your project information anytime, anywhere, with any supported browser, tablet and mobile device. Project Insight is robust and flexible for experienced project managers, yet maintains high usability for team member of all levels. Some features include: MS Project import/export, intelligent scheduling, resource allocation, Outlook integration, document management, approvals, time/expense tracking, issue management, 100s of dashboards, advanced permissions.

For more information, please visit www.projectinsight.net or email Janelle Abaoag.



With 24 data centers across the Western U.S., ViaWest is one of the largest privately-held data center and managed services providers in North America. Our enterprise-class data centers in Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Texas, and Nevada provide a comprehensive suite of colocation, cloud and managed services to business of all sizes nationwide. Our commitment to service excellence and customized IT infrastructure solutions drives our success.

Please visit www.viawest.com or email Ramona Gaerin for more information.



Galorath Incorporated’s mission is to empower our customer’s personnel to prepare and execute successful projects. Galorath’s SEER solutions are employed by thousands of users worldwide to obtain a rapid and powerful view of the critical factors driving program decisions and success. Galorath assists organizations to better estimate, plan and control their projects. SEER by Galorath enables organizations to develop an early, accurate assessment of costs, schedules, and risks for Software, Hardware, Electronics, Systems, Information Technology and Manufacturing projects and their ongoing support to achieve on-time, on-budget performance. For nearly three decades, Galorath Incorporated has been dedicated to the mathematical science of parametrics in the application of cost estimation technology, developing solutions that assist project estimation, planning and management. SEER® by Galorath solutions combine an intuitive interface, extensive project-applicable knowledge bases, sophisticated project-modeling technologies and rich reporting features to expedite the planning process and keep projects on track. The SEER estimation engine accurately replicates real-world outcomes by combining sophisticated modeling technology with a database of industry and user-defined metrics. Our technical support staff and training instructors are experts at cost analysis in general, and the use of SEER in particular.

Please visit www.galorath.com or email Arlene Ross for more information.



University of California, Irvine Extension is the continuing education arm of UC Irvine. Through thousands of courses and programs offered on campus, online and on-site, UC Irvine Extension helps adult learners reach their career advancement and personal enrichment goals. For more than 50 years UC Irvine Extension has provided universally accessible, university-level learning to local, regional, and global communities.

Learn more at extension.uci.edu; join us on Facebook at facebook.com/uciextension or send an email to Student Services



Business Runs on IT. IT Runs on BMC Software.
Business runs better when IT runs at its best. Tens of thousands of IT organizations around the world – from small and mid-market businesses to the Global 100 – rely on BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to manage their business services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments. BMC helps customers cut costs, reduce risk and achieve business objectives with the broadest choice of IT management solutions, including industry-leading Business Service Management and Cloud Management offerings.

For more information, visit www.bmc.com or email Lynda Yana



Seilevel is a professional services company that creates software requirements for Fortune 1000 companies. Leading companies turn to us to identify and delineate their needs because Seilevel’s proven approach to software requirements saves you development dollars and maximizes resources. Seilevel gets the software requirements right, so our clients get their software (and business outcomes) right.

For more information, visit seilevel.com or email Melanie Norrell



University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning can help students pursue personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.

For more information, visit phoenix.edu or email Torye Nguyen



DocVerify is the trusted leader and innovator in digital document verification – developing extensible solutions that manage secure e-signatures, prevent transaction fraud and protect intellectual property. DocVerify’s digital document verification solutions, built upon the proprietary VeriVault™ Verification Platform, provide irrefutable proof of the integrity of digital documents – streamlining processes, saving money, protecting sensitive information and ensuring legally binding transactions.

For more information, visit docverify.com or contact DocVerify Sales, Darcy Mayer at 949-222-2900.



CSS Corp is a global technology consulting and support company. More than 140 clients continue to leverage our expertise in cutting-edge technologies to effect strategic business transformations. We help organizations virtualize their IT assets and applications by harnessing cloud and mobility to create highly responsive and agile processes. Our innovation arm, CSS Corp labs create platforms and solutions to accelerate IT transformation and enable faster go to market for customers.

With more than a decade of optimizing complex IT landscapes, we are built from the ground up to create, manage and secure virtual environments. Our enhanced customer support backed by strong analytics-led approach gives you an edge in driving world-class customer experience. Our strong partnership led approach has enabled us create our mission of 100% referenceable customers. With over 5400 professionals, we deliver best in class technology consulting and support from 13 locations globally.

For more information, visit www.csscorp.com or contact Anil Parambath or PRabhu Meruga.



Creedenz Solutions is a cutting edge software company specializing in highly customizable and robust CRM solutions. Designed for businesses of every size and market, CXM provides enhanced automation, communication, and integration. It sets the standard for consistent customer experiences and prompt responses. Our integrated Reporting Without Limits delivers a unified and unparalleled view of your business. CXM: World Class CRM for world class companies.

For more information please contact Randi Verin or call 951-999-4195.